Forthcoming Events

Paul Church Heritage Open Days

www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Saturday 15th September 2018 10:00 until 16:00

Come along and take part in a national event at Paul Church. 

Guided Tours of the Church and Tower - on the hour until 15:00

Also on show will be artefacts and other items of interest linked to the church's heritage.

 

Sunday 9th September

Evening Concert - drinks from 19:00 concert starts at 19:30

Heritage themed concert by Cambridge University G&S Society

 

For more information contact

Sarah Stevens 

E sarahstevensconsulting@outlook.com 

T 07928595528

W www.penleecluster.org.uk/st-pol-de-leon-hlf-project/

 

Events are free but donations are welcomed. 

 

 

PAUL CHURCH HERITAGE PROJECT ‘SACRIFICE REMEMBERED’

Summer Update

A lot is happening at Paul church and the Heritage Lottery Fund project is now in full swing.  The capital work in the church is now complete. Come along and see the ‘new’ window, check out the new loo and serving area, appreciate the benefits of the lovely new heating system.

WEEKLY HERITAGE TOURS OF THE CHURCH 

Guided tours every Wednesday until the end of October at 10.30am and 2.30pm. Meet in the church. Donations welcomed.

The tours will tell tales of bravery and sacrifice, piracy and philanthropy.

Wednesday is coffee morning in Paul church hall from 10 – 11.30am.  Local produce is also on sale.

GROUP TOURS OF THE CHURCH 

If your group is interested in booking a group tour please get in touch with Sarah Stevens (see details below). Tours can be tailored to suit your needs and interests. If required, refreshments can be provided at a small cost per person.

VOLUNTEER TOUR GUIDES WANTED

You don’t have to commit to long hours or many days, just to do as much as you want. You could do tours on your own or with someone else, learn more about the church and share what you learn about its history and heritage with others. For more information contact Sarah Stevens (details below).

ORAL HISTORY PROJECT 

The structural aspects of the Heritage Lottery Fund project are complete and concentration is now on promoting the heritage of the church and surrounding area. The oral history project is part of that, gathering stories and experiences for recording and sharing. Don’t worry if you haven’t been before, come and share your enthusiasm, memories and ideas.

So please spread the word, and if you or someone you know has a story to tell, or you'd like to be involved in doing some interviewing you can email Barbara Santi, who's overseeing the project.

Email: barbarasanti@hotmail.com Website: http://barbarasanti.co.uk

VOLUNTEERS

There are lots of volunteering opportunities for a range of skills and interests: from research, to admin, to running workshops or joining the choir. Or you may have an interest in local history or heritage - everyone is welcome.

For more information contact Sarah Stevens (details below).

2018 SUMMER LECTURES AT PAUL 

Another full programme of talks begins this week. Entrance is £5, proceeds to be shared between a charity of the speaker’s choice and Paul Church Maintenance Fund.

All talks start at 7.30pm with light refreshments served from 7.00pm

  • Tuesday July 24th Entranced by a Special Place: The Art of Lamorna Birch, RA by Louise Connell
  • Tuesday September 25th Peace and Reconciliation? 1918 And All That by Robin Lenman

RECRUITMENT - ARTS AWARD ADVISOR 

Paul church is an Arts Award supporter. Arts Award inspires young people to grow their arts and leadership talents. As part of the heritage project the church are looking to train a volunteer to become an Arts Awards advisor. The advisor will offer support to young people who visit Paul Church as they work towards their Bronze or Silver Arts Award.

If you are interested please visit Art Awards website (www.artsaward.org.uk) and/or visit Paul Church Heritage Art Awards page (www.penleecluster.org.uk/st-pol-de-leon-hlf-project/arts-award148014/). Training costs and out of pocket expenses will be paid.

Or contact Sarah Stevens (details below)

Sarah Stevens - Paul Heritage Participation Officer 

sarahstevensconsulting@outlook.com T 07928595528 /01736 331311