Category Archives: Outside Northumberland

Saltaire, West Yorkshire – United Reformed Church

On Saturday 14 May Alex and I had a day on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway. On the way home I had time to get off the train at Saltaire and have a quick explore. The village is a World Heritage Site … Continue reading

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Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire – Holy Trinity church

Stratford-upon-Avon – Holy Trinity church – SP202544. Excellent website. I have been moaning about the lack of guidebooks. This church has a shop, guides galore, and the above book – £25. I didn’t pay £25 for it – it was … Continue reading

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Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire – the Guild Chapel

Sunday 20 February 2016. We could (should) have been good and gone to the Festival Eucharist in Bloxham church, or we could get up late, have a Holiday Inn breakfast, and drive into Stratford. We parked on the High Street, went … Continue reading

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Kineton, Warwickshire – St Peter

We stopped at St Peter’s church, in the middle of the village of Kineton – SP335511 – en route to the Bloxham Festival. It is in the Diocese of Coventry, in the county of Warwickshire. It looks a very lively … Continue reading

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Bloxham, Oxfordshire – St Mary the Virgin

We are having a marvellous couple of days at the Bloxham Festival of Faith and Literature – website – highly recommended! Just to prove we were here, here we are in a photo tweeted by the Reverend Richard Coles. Tell … Continue reading

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Cardington, Bedfordshire – St Mary the Virgin

We are driving south to the festival at Bloxham near Banbury, so the A1 and then south past Bedford is a reasonable route. St Mary’s church, Cardington (TL086479) has a church website here. This website has lots of photos, but … Continue reading

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York – St Mary’s Abbey, the Yorkshire Museum

On Thursday 11 February 2016 we had a day in York with friends Jean and Adrian. We spent most of the day in the Yorkshire Museum. Am I going to start blogging every museum I visit? Yes, if my public want … Continue reading

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Knaresborough, North Yorkshire – St John

Another day out with my  North East Ranger ticket. Knaresborough has a lovely station – water tank (dating 1851), tunnel, signal box (1890), station (1851 rebuilt  1890) – and The Old Ticket Office café (website). The Bacon Sandwiches were superb, and … Continue reading

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Halifax, Yorkshire – in 54 minutes

I ended up with a North East Rover Ticket – see the Northern Rail website for a ticket that means you can go on lots of lovely trains. On Tuesday 12 January 2016 I had had a meeting in Bradford, got back … Continue reading

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New year, new links

Happy New Year to my readers. When it stops raining I’ll take my camera out and photograph a church or two. Over the Christmas break my daughter taught me to tweet. I am @revpeterbarham – and still find it difficult … Continue reading

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