Over 90 historic churches, located across the stunning landscape of West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, are waiting to welcome visitors over two weekends: 7/8th and 14/15th May.
The message is clear: welcome back to this year’s Churches Festival, and what a glorious celebration is on offer as the people who care for these churches come together after two years of absence due to the pandemic.
The year 2022 sees the Queen’s platinum anniversary and in celebration, four churches in week one are holding exhibitions in honour of this wonderful achievement. Holy Trinity, Swallow will include personal reminiscences and souvenirs of the Queen’s seventy years reign and at St John’s, Southrey, which was built by the villagers during Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee year, a celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee with a red, white and blue themed flower display. At Middle Rasen, the theme of St Peter & St Paul’s is ‘The Queen – Service before Self’ and Nettleton St John the Baptist have chosen ‘Anniversaries’ as the theme with flowers and exhibits on view.
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