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Our safeguarding statement can be viewed in the downloads section of this page.
Blythburgh church has reopened for private individual prayer.
This is in accordance with the relaxation of Government lockdown regulations.
Open from 9am to 6pm.
Standard Service Pattern
1st Sunday of Month 2nd Sunday of Month
6pm Choral Evensong 11.15am Eucharist (CW)
3rd Sunday of Month 4th Sunday of Month
9.30am Morning Prayer (BCP) 9.30am Eucharist (BCP)
5th Sunday of Month No service
Special services are undertaken throughout the year so please check our upcoming services page
Eucharist = Holy Communion.
BCP means that we use the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.
CW means Common Worship, using contemporary language. Mostly traditional hymns, piano or organ
Choral means with choir and organ and traditional hymns
In March 2020, the choirs fell silent. The Voice Project had planned to start rehearsing a new show, Arc of the Sky, inspired by the idea of a bird’s-eye view of Holy Trinity Church, Blyth-burgh, known as the Cathedral of the Marshes, the landscape it sits in – the Blyth estuary – and the coastline. Performances were planned in July. In-stead, we made this film with the singers recording and filming themselves. This is the result.
Holy Trinity, Blythburgh is a very large church that is of international renown. It is a Grade 1 listed building of serene presence and atmosphere, overlooking the River Blyth and the marshes. Due to its elegant profile and prominent position, it is often called ‘The Cathedral of the Marshes’;. Look out for the angels in the roof, elegant survivors of the worst ravages of Cromwell’s troops and the iconoclast’s fundamentalism. Legend tells that the satanic dog ‘Black Shuck’ prowled the church during a great storm in 1577. Can you see his claw marks on the door?
Please visit our Church page for more information