Beth Lonsdale, Heritage Learning Assistant, on Cherishing Churchyards Week

Cherishing Churchyards Week What fun! I would really encourage every church to get involved with Cherishing Churchyards week – a week of activities in which the whole community can come together to enjoy heritage, biodiversity, and good company (and, in our case, plenty of cake!). The week ran from the 3rd-11th June and is organised…

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Sepia Soldier

The 11th November was marked by an intimate, poignant evening of poetry, music and anecdotes, delivered by Michael Severn. ‘Sepia Soldier’ was an evening loosely orientated around exploring the history of Reginald James Oliver Severn, an ancestor of Michael who was killed in World War 1. The portrait of Reggie, passed down to Michael through the family,…

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