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    Digger for sale

    We are selling our old ‘work horse’ – the digger, if anyone is interested in this very handy bit of kit – and your kids will love it! Ebay link here

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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…

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    Keeping Welshpool Tidy

    Fred and Victor were keen to get involved in ‘Keep Welshpool Tidy Week’ launched by Welshpool Town Council. The idea is for everyone, individually or as a group, to go out and tidy up a little bit of Welshpool. Nearly everyday we walk down the footpath leading to Chelsea Lane, and the boys were very enthusiastic to pick up all…

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    Booklet featuring Christ Church

    Welshpool Rotary Club have published a booklet ‘Welshpool Personalities – Issue 10’ which features an article on ‘Why did Christ Church close’, written by Roger L. Brown. We were invited to write and appendix on how we see the future of Christ Church. It is available from Welshpool Tourist Information Centre, priced £1, with all profits going to Water Aid.

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    A little less leaky…

      You may of noticed rather a lot of scaffolding around the church during recent weeks. This was due to roofing works on the south aisle roof.  Ten years ago we inherited this job and we have continually patch repaired it to prevent the drip, drip sounds we have grown to dread. Inside the evidence of leaky roofs was increasingly…

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    Open Day video

    A short snippet of video taken during our open day, including some atmospheric organ playing! Please excuse the camera shake… rushing to capture the moment! Now we have a Youtube channel, we’ll be doing some more videos of the church… watch this space! Open Day video

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    Some interior views

    We had a fantastic response to our Open Doors event on Sunday. Over 155 people came (breaking our previous attendance record!) to view the interior of the church, and to see our house conversion, and at one point people were queuing to get in! There was a wonderful atmosphere enhanced by impromptu organ recitals and people sitting on pews chatting…

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    Open Day – Sunday 8th September

    This Sunday 8th September, we will be open from 10am – 5pm as we are taking part in ‘Open Doors’. Organised by The Civic Trust for Wales, Open Doors gives everyone the opportunity to visit heritage buildings and sites not normally open to the public. Over 300 places are taking part throughout Wales, during September and you can view the…

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    A very big ‘thank you!’

    We had a fantastic response to our Open Day yesterday. A huge thank you to all 85 of you that came! Some traveling quite a distance to come to Welshpool to view Christ Church. The joy of having an Open Day is that you never know who is going to walk in! It’s wonderful to meet such a range of…

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    Sweeping and weeding…

    We are having a very busy week, preparing for Saturday’s Open Day. The church has been swept and tidied up, information panels updated and added too and all the displays set up. We were prompted to do this a little ahead of schedule, as we had a visit yesterday from Penybontfawr WI. As part of their summer trip, they came…