Heritage Open Day – Christ Church – Saturday 14th September 12 – 4pm

Come along to our Autumn Fayre and enjoy the atmosphere of a tradional church fete with attractions, refreshments, stalls and games for the children and while you are here why not visit our Heritage Open Day at the same time.

Local Studies, Swindon share some smashing history.
NEW! The Albert Beaney Collection & more from the Swindon Society
Meet local author John Stooke who will introduce his new book “Last Orders”, with an attractive discounted price for visitors who pre-order.

Church bell talk in the Tower. Climb the 46-steps of Christ Church’s tower (unsuitable for the very young or those with medical conditions).
Have a go at ringing our historic church bells. You will be amazed what a buzz it is! Talk at 12noon; 12:30; 13:00 and 13:30. Please call Helen tel. 522832 to reserve your place

Historic England – find out what they do in Swindon and nationwide
NEW! Hand bell ringing: 12:15-13:15 and 14:30-15:30

Church Tour 13:30-14:30 Discover the fascinating local history of Christ Church and its people.

Lace making demonstration and patchwork on display

Wiltshire Family History Society Swindon – explore your family using
ancestry.com, findmypast & the National Newspaper Archive

Friends’ of Christ Church stall – join us to help to protect our cherished Grade II* building for later generations.

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