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    School visit

    Yesterday we had the pleasure of welcoming some pupils from Ysgol Maesydre to Christ Church. They were looking at churches for inspiration for an art project. It was fascinating to see their response to the church (and to the idea of us living here!).

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    We had the pleasure of a visit from Llanymynech Historical Society last night. They came to Christ Church for a talk about it’s history and the work we’re doing and had a look around the interior. It was of particular interest to many as St. Agatha’s Church in Llanymynech is also a Penson Church, designed just after Christ Church, so…

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    Restoration of the entrance porch

      For the past couple of months we have been restoring the entrance porch on the south side of the nave. If you follow our Facebook or Instagram page you will have seen this in progress and now we are very pleased to show it to you – all finished! Historically the entrance porch has been very prone to damp…

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      This week we have been putting together a leaflet for the ‘Discovering Gravestones Trail’, which we are launching next Sunday 8th June at our Open Day (10am – 5pm). The trail will hopefully encourage people to explore the churchyard to discover some of the interesting gravestones here and learn a little more of Welshpool’s heritage. The event is part…

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    We’re open!

    Breaking news!! Christ Church will be open every Thursday afternoon 1 – 2.45pm. After years of procrastination, discussion and seeking advice, we have set up as an official not-for-profit company limited by guarantee – ‘Christ Church Welshpool’. As a result we can now open regularly to start in a small, low key, humble way, to realise the idea of enabling…