Churchyard Update (8/8)

As the hot, dry weather continues, we will focus on keeping alive the big-ticket items, like small trees and shrubs. Selective and thoughtful watering will need to be the way forward for the foreseeable future. 

Churchyard Tours on 13 July & 16 July

Local historians David and Jack Baker will offer free ‘Churchyard Trails’ tours in July, telling the ‘stories behind the stones’ of some of the fascinating people buried in St Mary’s […]

Churchyard Update (11/7)

A very hot week, great for summer fetes, barbeques and playing in the fountains. Much of the remaining green in the churchyards will brown off this week, leaving various shades of brown and yellow as the prevailing colour. 

Churchyard Update (14/6)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener Last week’s “Churches Count on Nature” concluded with an excellent bat walk on Sunday night, when we saw Pipistrelle and Leisler’s […]

Churchyard Update (31/5)

This week, we will engage in grassland management, just as the meadow grasses are at their best.

Holy Week & Easter 2022

Join us for Holy Week and Easter 2022 at St Mary’s and in the Parish of Walthamstow. We’ll begin Holy Week on Tuesday 12 April with a free printmaking activity in […]

Churchyard Update (8/3)

We have completed our major tree planting now, with the addition of a second Walnut in the older churchyard. It will not be until the end of April until we can be sure of success, but we are hopeful.

Churchyard Update (23/2)

As the storms subside, we are left with some tidying up. A big Ash bough fell in Vinegar Alley and will be sawn-up to add to the “Wall of Wood” down there. Other woody debris will be collected too.