Church Monuments Society

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Become a member

The Church Monuments Society is for everyone who is interested in tomb carvings. We cover every period from the early medieval to the very modern, in Britain and elsewhere. Members receive the Journal and regular newsletters and get discounts on excursions and other events.

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Our events

We organise a range of events – excursions, study days and conferences – at which you can meet other members and share ideas. Forthcoming events include our biennial symposium in Hereford in September.

Photo competition

Our competitions

We organise an annual competition for either church guide books, photographs of monuments, or essays suitable for the journal Church Monuments.

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We welcome contributions for the Journal, the Newsletter, the blog and the Monument of the Month series. If you would like to organise an excursion, contact the Events Co-ordinator, Mark Downing,, for advice.