History Week 16-22 May 2022

A wonderful week dedicated to the history of our church and village life.

Recordings of all the talks and our celebratory service are available here.

A timeline of one thosand years

Donwloadable here [9mB]

The medieval graffiti of the Church

Matthew Champion, author of Medieval Graffiti: The Lost Voices of England's Churches

Recording here.

The Sheela-Na-Gig , the female figure on the outside of the church

John Harding from the Sheela Na Gig Project

Recording Here

The Commonwealth War Graves

A talk by Sophie Newton,

Public Engagement Coordinator,
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Video recording Here

Audio recording here

A Thousand Years of Worship

A concluding service of celebration

in the Church

Service sheet here.

Recording available here.

All week EXHIBITION

Exhibitions in the church organised by the Whittlesford Society, suitable for adults and children, and including​ 

  • a pictorial timeline of local and national events over the last thousand years

  • Detectorist finds in the village [a thousand years of coins and buttons!]

  • "Whittlesford faces"

  • Model church

  • The new edition of the Whittlesford Society's Church History guide.