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Heritage – a busy weekend at St Mary’s

We are open for Heritage weekendhttps://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/
We are open all day every day with coffee and cakes on Saturday 9th September 10.30am – noon and with guided tours on Sunday 10th September 2pm and 3.30pm. This year we celebrate the 800th anniversary of the first recorded priest in Buckden.
Sunday Services on the 10th are at 8am Communion and 11am Morning Service

St Mary’s Engage Awardhttps://wordpress.com/read/feeds/194604/posts/1585702591
Bishop David (see the above link to the Bishop’s Blog) will be visiting on Saturday morning 9th September to present us with our 2nd Engage Award from Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust.  This year’s award is for the new stars which have been installed on the tower to shine out to the community during Advent.

Churches on the Airhttp://www.wacral.org/
A local group of radio enthusiasts will be with us all day on Saturday 9th September, broadcasting from St Mary’s as part of the Churches on the Air event

Ride and Stride https://www.camhct.uk/ride/
We welcome all visitors taking part in the event.  Please help yourselves to refreshments and the facilities.  A group from St Mary’s will be visiting Cambridge city churches on Saturday 9th September as part of the annual national Historic Churches Ride, Drive and Stride Day.  If you want to sponsor us there is a form at the back of church or contact churchwardens@stmarysbuckden.org.uk

and finally …. a few pictures from Heritage weekend last year

Churchyard Tidy – Heritage Weekend – Ride & Stride

Saturday 13th September there is a Churchyard Tidy at St Mary’s 10.00am – 12.30pm. Please come along and help. All are welcome.  Please bring your own tools.
garden                         tidy

It is also Heritage Weekend and the Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust Ride & Stride event.  We do not have any guided tours going on this year.  However, St Mary’s will be open during the day and there are guidebooks available. As always, visitors are very welcome.
cycle

Saturday Coffee and Cakes takes place as normal 10.30 – noon.
cream tea