Stained Glass & Altar Cloths - Shrewsbury

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
7th September 2017 - 9th September 2017
Free event - donations appreciated
St Mary's Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1DX
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Come and explore Shrewsbury's most complete medieval church with special talks and tours for Heritage Open Days.

Looking Up; A Stained Glass Tour of St. Mary’s - Thursday 7th, Friday 8th & Saturday 9th at 2pm
Come and discover the history behind the beautiful glass housed at St. Mary’s Church, from the world-famous fourteenth-century Jesse window to the remarkable examples brought from Europe and installed during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Altar Cloths Uncovered - Friday 8th & Saturday 9th 1pm-4pm
We will be opening our altar cloths cupboard up to the public to have a look at the intricate design and colours of these textiles. We will also answer your questions about the significance of the colours and the history of the cloths.

The church will be open to explore from 10am until 4pm Thursday to Saturday, with the Battlefield 1403 serving delicious cakes and lunches.

Fiona Hanan

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