Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick


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Welcome to St Mary's

The nave
The Nave of St Mary's, Warwick
 
 
 
 

St Mary’s Church is an historic landmark, tourist attraction and busy parish church which is set in the ancient town of Warwick. People have worshipped on this site for over 1,000 years and our present building is one of the largest and most interesting churches in Britain. We are open every day of the year (apart from Good Friday and Christmas Day) and welcome a large number of visitors from across the world.

We offer a wide range of services from those involving our choirs to others that are quiet and reflective.  Visitors can discover more about those on this website. St Mary’s aims to be an inclusive church, so it’s used by the local community to celebrate baptisms, weddings and funerals as well as significant national events and we welcome people in for concerts, exhibitions and recordings for television and radio as well as the weekly round of worship.

I do hope that you will be able to visit us to explore our Norman foundations in the crypt, look at the Beauchamp Chantry (the finest medieval chapel in England) or gaze from the tower with stunning views over Warwick Castle and the surrounding town. Feel free to take time to pray and be still in this place hallowed over centuries of prayer, or join in any of our regular acts of worship.


Join with us in handing this architectural and spiritual gem onto succeeding generations.One of our pressing challenges at the moment is to raise the funds to restore and maintain this wonderful building. Our Capital Campaign has already raised £1m and is seeking to raise a further £1.4m. We are enormously grateful to all who have contributed so far. If you would like to help, please visit our fundraising section or look out for fundraising events posted here and in our weekly newsletter available from the News & Magazine page.

 

Vaughan Roberts                          Vicar of St Mary’s Church and Rector of the Warwick Team Ministry

 

   

Join us for a memorable evening in St Mary's at 7.30pm on Saturday 18th March, and help support the restoration of the iconic church tower.

In an evening to delight the senses, the fabulous Da Capo choir will be singing a selection of music on the theme of love while you indulge in a delicious six-course taster menu in our beautiful church.

Tickets are £50, or take advantage of a group discount: tables of 10 can be reserved for just £400, or tables of 6 for £250.

A glass of bubbles will be served on arrival from 7pm. Further drinks may be purchased from the bar.

Tickets are available from the Parish Office events@stmarywarwick.org.uk or 01926 403940.

   

 

Be a Chorister for a Day

On Sunday 22 January 2017, boys and girls are invited to "Be a Chorister for a Day" at St Mary's Collegiate Church, Warwick, from 2pm – 6pm. This is aimed at all children in school years 3 – 7 who enjoy singing and music, including those who wish to find out more about being a chorister.

The afternoon will include:

The event is free. Places will be limited, and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

To reserve a place email musicadmin@stmaryswarwick.org.uk by 13th January 2017

 

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