We are raising money to save this beautiful 12th century church

Please donate £10 by texting  ROOF33 £10  to  70070

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

all-day Flamstead Scarecrow Festival @ Flamstead
Flamstead Scarecrow Festival @ Flamstead
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day
The Flamstead Scarecrow Festival has been running since 2002, and has now become a firm fixture in the annual calendar. People from all over the area flock to see the scarecrows, vote for their favourite,[...]
all-day Flamstead Book Festival @ St Leonard's Church
Flamstead Book Festival @ St Leonard's Church
Aug 30 – Sep 1 all-day
Books in the Belfry is back this year with a full festival – to help raise vital funds for the church roof repairs. The 2018 Festival will be held from Thursday August 30 to Saturday[...]

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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...

New thriller raises funds for church

Flamstead author Ian Ridley has swapped the buzz of sports books for the excitement of writing a thriller - and is selling copies in the village shop to help raise money for the St Leonard's roof appeal. Ian, writer of 12 sports books including Sober, the recent...