National Lottery supports our heritage project

Thanks to National Lottery players and the
generosity and support
of local people,
funds, trusts and local organisations

we have been able to repair St Leonard’s Church

Wall paintings can be saved

Once these paintings, dating from the 13th century, have dried out, we can raise the funds to conserve them.

Roof timbers have been repaired

Rot and deathwatch beetle had attacked the oak beams…

Heritage will be shared

We have an exciting programme of activities and displays …

Preparation and repairs

The major repairs have now been completed. Preparing for them involved detailed survey work using high tech laser scanners Read more…

An evolving heritage building

The church contains medieval wall paintings dating from the 13th century, graffiti carved in the 1500s. Read more…

Project progress report

After a three-year fundraising campaign and over a year of repairs to save the church, we now want to share its heritage. Read more…

You can help too

It’s not just about money, it’s about getting people interested and involved as volunteers in our project. Read more…

Flamstead Heritage has been saved, but...

... there is still much to do. So now let us share this beautiful church and its medieval murals
How You Can HelpBonus donations

Upcoming Events

10:00 am Community Archaeology Project @ St Leonard’s Churchyard, Flamstead
Community Archaeology Project @ St Leonard’s Churchyard, Flamstead
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am
A special project delivered by Flamstead Heritage, in association with Herts Geo-survey and University College London. Working alongside professional archaeologists, there will be opportunities to get involved with the geophysics survey; using ground penetrating radar[...]
all-day Flamstead Arts Festival 2024 @ St Leonard’s Church, Flamstead
Flamstead Arts Festival 2024 @ St Leonard’s Church, Flamstead
Jun 6 – Jun 9 all-day
The inaugural Flamstead Arts Festival is now being planned. It will take place in June 2024 and include a variety of arts and heritage events. Details will be published as they become available. For now,[...]

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Community Archaeology Project

Planning is underway for a community archaeology project in Flamstead. Dr Kris Lockyear senior lecturer at University College London has visited St Leonard's church to assess its potential for a geophys survey. Watch out for a volunteer call later in the year. Full...

Slides from Open Evening 13th October 2022

If you were unable to attend the Heritage Project's Open Evening on 13th October - or want to see them again - you can download them here (a low resolution version to keep the file size down). To register interest as a volunteer, just download the registration form,...