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A more detailed description of the tours and all the necessary booking information can be found on the Events page of the Ecclesiological Society website ( 27 April 2024Tour of churches in Richmond-on-ThamesJoin us for a walking tour of some of the wonderful churches in and around Richmond, led by expert guide, Paul Velluet. Paul is a chartered architect and architectural historian, a long-standing member of The Ecclesiological Society, and President of the Richmond Local History Society. Highlights of the tour include the very fine Arts and Crafts church of St John-the-Divine, the recently re-ordered and restored sixteenth-century and later parish church of St Mary Magdalene, as extended by G.F. Bodley, and George Gilbert Scott’s St Matthias. We will pause briefly for lunch and finish with a visit to the beautiful church of St Peter’s, Petersham, which dates back to the thirteenth century.Saturday 22 June 2024Tour of churches in YorkRob Andrews, expert in York’s extraordinarily rich heritage of medieval churches, has kindly agreed to lead another tour for us this year. The tour will start at 11am, last about three hours and will include: Holy Trinity, Goodramgate; All Saints, Pavement; and All Saints North Street. There will be ample time for comfort breaks and lunch. Rob will guide us through each site’s history and key features of interest, paying special attention to their place in the medieval city, as well as their architectural history and evolution as unique liturgical spaces to the present day.Saturday 6 July 2024Study Day: St Cadoc, Llancarfan and St Illtud, Llantwit Major, WalesThis Study Day focuses on the exceptional medieval churches of St Cadoc, Llancarfan and St Illtud, Llantwit Major. Both sites were part of important monastic centres of learning in the early Middle Ages and today offer many significant features of interest, including medieval wall paintings and early medieval carved stone monuments. Our expert guides for the day will be Madeleine Gray, Professor Emerita of Ecclesiastical History at the University of South Wales and Philip Morris, former Archdeacon of Margam, who lives and ministers in Llantwit Major and is the author of a recent book about Llanilltud.Taking a minibus from Cardiff Central station at 11am, we will travel first to Llancarfan, have lunch, and then head for Llantwit Major where we will spend the rest of the afternoon, returning to Cardiff Central station by 6pm.

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