Friends of St Nicholas Newsletter January 2020

Thanks to your support the Friends were able to donate £28,000 to St. Nicholas in 2019. This brings the total since we started to just over £128,000. In addition, we still have £15,000 ring fenced for the restoration of the West Window and another £6,000 which will contribute to the...

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Archdeacon’s New Year Message

2020 – Don’t Panic! When I wrote this in time for January publication, the General Election campaign was in full swing. Whatever the predictions I might have had about the vote in December. I’m pretty sure that they will, no doubt, now proved to be wrong! Whenever we look forward...

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Parish Garden Appeal

At St Nicholas’ we are working to create a parish garden for the church and wider community. Many of the dead and dying trees have now been removed. Now we need to remove the stumps of the old trees, plant a hedge, sow grass seed and arrange access to the...

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Sunday Group’s Night in the Church

On the night of 6th September members of St Nicholas’ Sunday Group spent ‘a night in the church’. This fun evening included a bbq, games, a film and spending the whole night in Arundel’s ancient parish church. The event was rounded off with a delicious breakfast of bacon sandwiches.

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Parish Garden Appeal

Donations requested to support the Parish Garden Project Prior to construction of the new London Road in the early part of the 19th Century, there was no major entrance into St Nicholas Church from the south of the building. Beyond the graveyard boundary wall there were fields with much of...

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Arundel Festival Church History Talks

A member of our congregation, John Barkshire, is one of several leading authorities on the history and special architectural features of St Nicholas Church. During the Arundel Festival John will give 40-45 minute presentations in the church on the special history that surrounds us. His talks will take place on:...

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Video Tour of St Nicholas’

St Nicholas’ John Barkshire takes The Bald Explorer for a tour round Arundel’s 14th century parish church. Check it out on YouTube:  

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Arundel School Sporting Success

On Friday 23rd November Arundel Church of England School won the Create Development, Active Primary School Of The Year award by Active Sussex, a County Sports Partnership championing school sports participation. This was a countywide competition involving over 500 primary schools. It was awarded in recognition of ACE’s high quality...

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Armistice Centenary Service

To mark the centenary of the Armistice St Nicholas’ Parish Church and Arundel Cathedral organised a very special service of remembrance. On the evening of 18th November Christians from across Arundel, along with the bishops of Chichester and Arundel and Brighton, and the Duke and Duchess of Norfolk, and representatives...

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