Learn secrets of the past at family open day
ST NICHOLAS’ Church in Blundellsands is sharing the story of its rich heritage as part of a national heritage project.
The 144-year old church will open its doors to the community over four days as part of Heritage Open Days England.
The Grade II listed church, recently awarded a Sefton4Good grant to run a volunteer-led heritage project, will be open this Thursday, September 6 from 2pm till 4pm.
The other heritage days are Friday, October 7 (2pm-4pm), Saturday, October 8 (9am1pm), and Sunday, October 9 (9am-6pm).
Trained volunteers will be available to provide information about the church’s heritage and lead free guided tours for visitors.
Extensive restoration work has been carried out in recent years.
Edwin Paling and Roslin Lazaroff of the Scottish National Orchestra will be performing music by Mozart, Beethoven and others.
There will also be children’s activities, making it a day the whole family can enjoy.
The organisers are also encouraging visitors to bring their old photographs of the church and surrounding areas.
The open day also marks the launch of a heritage photography competition which will run throughout September.
More details are available on www.stnicholasblundellsands.org or the church’s Facebook page.
St Nicholas’s Church: sharing story