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Medieval wall paintings are under threat

Some of these paintings date back to the 13th century…

Roof timbers need urgent repair

Rot and deathwatch beetle have attacked the oak beams…

Will you help us transform St Leonard's?

We need to raise £200,000 as matched funding…

We can transform this church

St Leonard’s can be repaired and better equipped to serve the whole community. Read more…

It has valuable heritage

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

We have a plan!

The Flamstead Heritage campaign aims to raise enough money to save St Leonard’s church. 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 is at risk

We are raising money to save this beautiful church and its medieval murals
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Upcoming Events

Oct
31
Wed
8:00 pm “Parish church treasures” talk b... @ St Leonard's Church
“Parish church treasures” talk b... @ St Leonard's Church
Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Our parish churches are living repositories for a breath-taking array of artistic treasures. From painting to ironwork, sculpture to stained glass and furniture and architecture, their riches are as marvellous for their diversity as their[...]
Nov
10
Sat
2:30 pm “Wall paintings in Flamstead” ta... @ St Leonards Church
“Wall paintings in Flamstead” ta... @ St Leonards Church
Nov 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Have you ever puzzled over why St Leonard’s has such an extensive series of wall paintings, and what they mean? This talk will examine how they were made and by whom, their differing dates, meaning[...]
Nov
24
Sat
2:30 pm “Medieval graffiti” talk by Matt... @ St Leonard's Church
“Medieval graffiti” talk by Matt... @ St Leonard's Church
Nov 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
‘Medieval graffiti – putting Flamstead into the bigger picture’ – a talk by Matthew Champion (Historian and expert on medieval graffiti, and author of the acclaimed Medieval Graffiti: the lost voices of England’s churches)
Feb
23
Sat
2:30 pm “Stained glass in parish churche... @ St Leonard's Church
“Stained glass in parish churche... @ St Leonard's Church
Feb 23 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
‘Stained glass in the English parish church: through the ages’ Dr Jasmine Allen, (Curator, The Stained Glass Museum, Ely Cathedral)
Mar
9
Sat
2:30 pm “Who lies in the tomb? A Flamste... @ St Leonard's Church
“Who lies in the tomb? A Flamste... @ St Leonard's Church
Mar 9 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
‘Who lies in the tomb? A Flamstead mystery unlocked’ Professor Nigel Saul (Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at Royal Holloway, University of London, and author of English Church Monuments. History and Representation)

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Matched funding pledges

When the St Leonard's Parochial Church Council (PCC) submits a first round Heritage Lottery Bid on 25th May, it has to declare the level of funding the community will raise as a contribution to project costs. Heritage Lottery will then require that amount to be...

Over two thousand votes for St Leonard’s

This was a really welcome sight on the Ashtons website at the end of their online poll for "Life's Great Causes". The Friends of St Leonard's charity is really grateful to everyone who voted for us as we face the huge challenge of raising £1 million to save this...