Uncovering the 1960s cover-ups

Now that our scaffolding is complete, and the weatherproof roofing installed, we’ve started to uncover the areas needing restoration work. These were last worked on in the 1960s: the copper roof replaced the original lead roof in 1961, and the Glass Reinforced...
Let the repair work begin…

Let the repair work begin…

The 14th September 2020 marked a significant milestone for the Flamstead Heritage Project: the first lorry arrived onsite to start the 9-month work of repair and restoration at St Leonard’s Church! This project is being supported by the National Lottery Heritage...

Flamstead Children’s Village Show

We had planned another exciting heritage scarecrow tableau in the Church during our 2020 Scarecrow Festival, and to add some arts and crafts classes focused on the history of St Leonard’s to the children’s competition classes in the September Village Show....

Delivering a heritage project during a pandemic

In early March (2020) we heard the fantastic news that the National Lottery Heritage Fund had decided to award us the funding for the Delivery Phase of our project to repair the medieval nave roof and clerestory windows of St Leonard’s Church in Flamstead, and...