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! I’m sure you’ll forgive a personal perspective on...

Flamstead Children’s Village Show

With our annual Scarecrow Festival and traditional horticultural show with its popular dog show both cancelled this year due to COVID-19, opportunities for children and families to relax and have fun after 6 months of restrictions seemed limited. We had planned...

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...

Scarecrows tell the heritage story

Visitors to St Leonard’s Church during Flamstead’s Autumn Fayre will have encountered a scarecrow group of 13th century stonemasons busy going about the task of widening the building – and encouraging the 21st century onlookers to lend a hand! This...