Thursday, 18 August 2011
St Helen and the Holy Cross, Sheriff Hutton, home of one of the Diocese's pioneering 'green' churchyards will be open from Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 September. There's a video about the Churchyard above.
There will be tours and talks on the history of the Grade 1 listed early C12th church, which has connections to Richard III and featuring the tomb of Edward of Middleham, the only Prince of Wales buried in a parish church.
On Thursday, the church is open from 9am to 5pm, on Friday the church is open from 9am to 6pm, with a BBQ and Big Sing at 6pm.
On Saturday, the church is open from 9am to 5pm with history talks at 2pm and 3.30pm, and a visit to Sheriff Hutton Castle at 5pm.
On Sunday the church is open from 9am to 6pm, and Evensong with the Bishop of Selby is at 6pm.
Refreshments are available on Saturday and Sunday. Contact: Roy Thompson, Churchwarden email: firstname.lastname@example.org 01347 878644.