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    Image of the Week #4

    Over the years we have met many ex Christ Church Choir Boys and they always recall their time here fondly and remember the stern supervision of the Choirmaster and Organist, Edwin Gwalchmai and his wife Lilian. Edwin was the Organist here from 1904 until 1971 (67 years!) and was very dedicated, playing every week. Before he went away to serve…

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    Video

    Take a look at this great video filmed on Sunday’s Open Day by our talented friend Mike. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqODCkHMRRU&feature=em-share_video_user One day we’ll reminisce about all our clutter on the pews and the piles of insulation everywhere!

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    Thank you!

    A very big thank you to all 75 people that came to our Open Day on Sunday. It was a fantastic day despite the showers! We really enjoyed meeting everyone and hearing your thoughts about the church and our work. It was lovely to see some familiar faces, returning to see how we are progressing as well as meeting a…

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    Open Day

    The ‘Secret Garden’, as well as the church will be open this Sunday, 10am – 4pm. Fingers crossed for some fine weather!

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    Photographs

    I have been taking a lot of photographs of the church recently. In particular of the graveyard. While I am outside with the boys some of the Victorian designs of the gravestones really stand out. The slate stones are some of my favourites. The weathered floral imagery is just so beautiful. The pattern of the text ‘In loving memory of’…

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    A busy weekend…

    We had a fantastic turnout to our Open Days this weekend. 105 visitors dodged the showers to have a look round our displays and to view the interior of the nave. We are so touched by everyone’s support and encouragement. To have such positive feedback really helps us to keep going!

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    Open Days this weekend.

    We can offer some sanctuary from the rain this weekend. Come along to our Open Days this Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm. As well as seeing how the restoration work is progressing, you can get a close up of some of the amazing stained glass windows here. On display is some information on the history of the church, and…

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    ‘Be a Local Tourist Week’

    Our next Open Days are Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July, as part of Welshpool’s ‘Be a Local Tourist Week’. We’ll be open 10am – 4pm, and our (rather fragrant) Secret Garden will be open too. Check out http://memoriesofwelshpool.webs.com/localtouristweek.htm to see a full list of events.

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    A record breaking day!

    We had a fantastic day last Sunday with the first of our Open Days for 2012. We had a record breaking 115 visitors! It was lovely to welcome back old friends and to make lots of new ones. We had a long day on Saturday clearing away our clutter to enable access to the altar, as a new feature this…