Vestments & Flowers Brighten Up Bank Holiday Weekend

Vestments and Flowers Festival Hunstanton - photo by Stella Gooch

St Edmunds Church in Hunstanton is all decked out in an array of colour this bank holiday weekend.  Vestments and floral arrangements depicting the churches liturgical year are on display from Saturday 28 May through to Monday, 30 May 2016. Tour around this beautiful and historic old church and learn about the roles of the church hierarchy from bishop to priest or deacon and the variety of garments worn in the numerous religious rituals carried out throughout the year. The concept of the event is a variation on a traditional … Continue reading

Midsummer Jazz Night to Raise Funds to Save St Edmund’s Church Wall

Midsummer Jazz Night

What IS a church to do these days to keep their buildings safe and in active use? That is the question facing the Vicar of St Edmund’s Church in Hunstanton, Father John Bloomfield. Sadly cracks have appeared in the wall at the west end of the south aisle (the back inside wall nearest the main entrance) at St Edmund’s Parish Church over the past few months. Father John describes the wall as being in a ‘precarious state’. Since St Edmund’s is used for many community events including concerts, recitals, school … Continue reading