Burials in Bloom 2020

Our popular Burials in Bloom scheme is back! Join in with other local volunteers as we care for graves that are no longer looked after by planting beautiful flowers around them. No gardening experience is needed, just an interest in growing and spending time outdoors in Walthamstow Village’s biggest green space. You can spend as […]

Modern Church, Ancient Ideas

By Revd Vanessa Conant, Rector, St Mary’s Walthamstow In the earliest years of the life of St Mary’s, some 900 years ago, the church was given into the care of Holy Trinity Priory, Aldgate, City of London. An ancient monastic order, Holy Trinity Priory was founded by Queen Matilda I, and developed under the advice […]

Candlelit Tales on 15/11

Back by popular demand and for one night only, on Friday 15th November 2019 we’re offering guided candlelit storytelling tours of St Mary’s, Walthamstow’s ancient church and oldest building. Bring family and friends to experience St Mary’s Church by candlelight and listen as storytellers unfold fascinating tales of people from Walthamstow’s past. Each tour is […]

Grant Celebration 13/10

We’re celebrating the £1.45 million National Lottery grant St Mary’s received last month to regenerate Walthamstow’s ancient church and oldest building, and all of Walthamstow is invited! This Sunday 13th October, join us at St Mary’s from 3-4.30pm for tours, project presentations, free refreshments and children’s activities. We’ll share more about why we want to […]

St Mary’s Awarded £1.45m by The National Lottery Towards Restoration

After Years of Planning, St Mary’s has been Awarded Confirmed Funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to Create a Centre for Music, Art and Culture in Walthamstow; Works to Begin in 2021 Walthamstow will benefit from a National Lottery grant of nearly £1.5 million to make St Mary’s Church in Waltham Forest a centre […]