Barrow on Trent Village Trail

July 25, 2021

Below is our Village Trail which you can print out or view on your phone as you walk around the village.

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Tapestries repurposed

June 20, 2021

Around 40 years ago many people in the church congregation, and beyond, created kneelers (hassocks) using tapestry pictures that they had embroidered.  These were hung from the pews and used by congregation members for many years. When the transformation project was discussed, and the decision was made to move from pews to chairs, discussion was […]

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The history of the Knights Hospitallers and their connection to Barrow on Trent

June 6, 2021

In this video Nic Morton, lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, introduces the Knights Hospitallers and their connection to St Wilfrid’s church. He also shares details of the church’s past and its hidden secrets. To watch a longer version of this video plus our other videos please visit our YouTube channel    

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St Wilfrid’s Open Day

May 20, 2021

We are really excited to welcome you to our open day at St Wilfrid’s. Join us on Wednesday 2nd June between 10am – 2pm. Explore the church transformation and take part in our free medieval inspired clay tile workshop. Due to Covid restrictions, all visitors must please pre-book a slot in advance. To book your […]

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The role of a churchwarden

May 18, 2021

St Wilfrid’s was recently featured in “The World of Interiors” magazine, which is part of the Conde Nast media group.  The article focused on the role of Anne Heathcote as churchwarden and the discovery of the historic importance of the effigy. The full article can be read on the link below. World of Interiors article […]

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St Wilfrid’s Church – its secret past and hidden secrets

May 3, 2021

The Church of St Wilfrid in Barrow dates back to Anglo-Saxon times and has been a place of worship and community for over a thousand years.  Dedicated to the Anglo-Saxon Saint St. Wilfrid and gifted to the medieval Knights Hospitallers in 1165, our church building has changed little over time but it is full of […]

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