Church Tours

We organise tours around Churches in our diocese and beyond for which there is a nominal fee. If you would like to join a tour, please download this document .

The following tours are currently organised.  The booking form and these details can be downloaded here.


SUNDAY 17th MAY at 2.00pm. WALSALL


ST MATTHEW'S Church, the ancient Parish Church at high point above the Market Place.  Medieval Chancel, Nave Georgian Gothick 1820 (Francis Goodwin), splendid lofty interior, notable 15c Stalls with misericords, 13/14c Crypt beneath chancel.  WS1 3DG

https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/5384/


ST MARY THE MOUNT (RC) nearby in Vicarage Walk.  Classical 1825-7 (John Ireland). 

WS1 3NF


ST GABRIEL'S in Walstead Road,

Fulbrook.  Fine 20th Century church designed by Lavender & Twentyman (1939).  WS5 4LZ

https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4575/


Followed by Afternoon Tea.



WEDNESDAY 17th JUNE at 10.45am LICHFIELD


ST JAMES, LONGDON interesting restored medieval church, with S.Chapel built by John Stoneywall, last Abbot of Pershore.  (Starting here) WS13 7ND

https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4373/

CHRIST CHURCH, LICHFIELD (1847) Leomansly by Thomas Johnson.  Chancel roof painted 1897 (John Batten).  ST JOHN'S HOSPITAL CHAPEL Ancient Augustinian Priory, later Almshouse (1495).  Fine E.Window by John Piper (c .1980).  WS13 8BA

https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4359/


Lunch Break


ST MICHAEL'S, LICHFIELD ON Greenhill Medieval church with Perp. Tower & Spire.  Largely rebuilt 1842 (Thomas Johnson). WS13 6ED

https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4362/

ST CHAD, LICHFIELD by Stowe Pool where St Chad had his hermitage.  Ancient foundation with interesting features EE, Dec, Perp, Georgian, Victorian.  Colourful E.Window, glass in S.Aisle by Christopher Whall.  WS13 7ND

https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4360/

The Cathedral is not included in the Tour but is open to visitors through the day. 


SATURDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER 2PM

SWYNNERTON.


ALL SAINTS', STANDON a medieval church in attractive setting, much restored by Gilbert Scott in 1846. ST21 6RZ

https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4249/


ST MARY, SWYNNERTON (Parish Church).  Medieval church Norman base of tower, Nave and Chancel 14c, Screen 15c, large statue of Christ 13c of fine workmanship – thought to have come from the West Front of Lichfield Cathedral.  Good E.Window (1864) by Powell  designed by Sedding.  ST15 0RA

https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4553/


RC CHURCH Our Lady of the Assumption (1868) sumptuous Victorian Gothic, lavishly

detailed inside. 


ST LUKE, TITTENSOR (1880) by local architect, T. Roberts of Trentham in stone and brick, tower timber framed.  ST15 0QZ

http://www.ourladyoftheassumption.org.uk/


Followed by Afternoon Tea.


St Matthew's Church Walsall

St James, Longdon

Christchurch Lichfield

St Michael's Lichfield

St Chad Lichfield

All Saints Standon

St Mary Swynnerton

Our Lady of the Assumptiion

St Luke Tittensor