The Vision Unfolds

Works to transform and preserve St John’s is now well underway as stained glass conservators began work this week. The foundations of a new annex, which will include a new kitchen and accessible toilets, have been laid and scaffold now surrounds many of the church’s historic stained glass windows. Joe Priestley, the church’s Heritage Learning…

Traditional Technique Provides Cutting Edge for Emma

St John’s is teaming up with Emma Gillon, a local estates manager, to return the venerable art of scything to the landscape. Inspired by a recent scything workshop at St John’s, Sharow, Emma will be replacing much of her petrol-powered mowing equipment with elbow grease and the trusty scythe. Emma says, “I love using the…