First Quarter Peal by a Belgian trained in Ypres at St Georges Memorial Church

27 May 2018

St George's, Ypres, Belgium

Saturday, 26 May 2018 in 45 minutes (6–1–11 in B)

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An Episcopal Visit to St George's Memorial Church

4 May 2018

The ministry of St George’s memorial church is not like that of a typical parish church in the UK. It is a place where remarkable events and encounters t...

There But Not There

4 May 2018

In 2018 a variety of creative projects have been launched to mark the centenary of the Armistice. One such project is the “There But Not There” campaig...

The Anglican Faith

1 May 2018

Anglicanism is a modern term, only in common usage from the 19th century: beforehand the term Church of England was used to refer to the English Church esta...

The Rededication of Headstones for Australian Soldiers of the Great War

28 April 2018

On Saturday 21st April I took part in the Rededication of two headstones for two Australian soldiers of the Great War. This took place as part of the cycle...

Session 3: Bellringing Training at St Georges Memorial Church Ypres 4th – 9th April 2018

21 April 2018

St Georges Memorial Church Bellringers Ypres, have just finished their third session of training with the ART team of trainers from the UK led by Clare McA...

Bell Ringing at St Georges

26 March 2018

Every new venture has a steep learning curve and Ypres was no exception. St George’s Memorial Church was designed by Reginald Blomfield and built after t...

Private Thomas Edmundson

17 March 2018

“I ONCE WAS LOST BUT NOW AM FOUND ... AND GRACE WILL LEAD ME HOME” reads the very poignant epitaph on Pte. Edmundson's new headstone.

On Wednes...

Mothering Sunday

12 March 2018

The Doox Book: The story of a mother's love

Last Friday I took part in making an inventory of all the church plate and valuables for the annual rep...

Latest Bellringing Update

24 February 2018

The Bellringing training at St George's church has been moving ahead apace this week. The bellringing instructors have been teaching three groups of ringer...

Bell Ringing- 10th January 2018

19 January 2018

5088 Ypres Surprise Major

Composed by Robert D S Brown

1 David A Town
2 Philip Rogers
3 Charles P Quartley
4 Graham A Duk...

Christmas Carols

1 December 2017

On 17th December, St George’s Church celebrated its Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. In this service the story of the Nativity was retold through rea...

Advent

29 November 2017

Advent is a season of expectation as the Church prepares to celebrate the coming (adventus) of Christ among us and also looks ahead to His second coming at...

Latest Newsletters

26 November 2017

The lastest Friends Newsletters, Church Newsletter and Advent Reflections can be be accessed here.

Armistice Day

18 November 2017

Only Remembered: Armistice and Remembrance at St George’s Church 2017

Fading away like the stars in the morning,
Losing their light in the ...

Bells for St Georges- Dedication

29 October 2017

The Blessing of the Bells service took place on Sunday 22nd October and was attended by 200 people..There was a Procession of Standards led by the Rt Revd ...

The Bells have Arrived

3 September 2017

On the 30th August the vehicles travelled, under their own power, from Tyne Cot Cemetery to the Menin Gate via Hooge Crater Cemetery, Perth Cemetery (China...

Journey of the Bells for St Georges

29 August 2017

The bells spent the weekend at the Great Dorset Steam Fair and got a very good send off to Ypres via a WW1 military escort.

Passchendaele Centenary

16 August 2017

A superb video recorded in St Georges on 30th July has been published by the DCMS about some of the men who gave their todays for our tomorrows. Take a loo...

Latest News on the Bells for St George

3 August 2017

All 8 bells have been cast and tuned at the foundry of John Taylor & Co. in Loughborough and are ready for the journey to Y...

Camden Youth Orchestra and Concert Band

1 August 2017

Last Thursday, we hosted the Camden Youth Orchestra and Concert Band and were treated to a truly wonderful concert. The programme was as follows:

Ov...

The Chaplain's Letter

14 July 2017

I’m pleased to introduce myself as the new Chaplain of St George’s. My home town is Harrogate in North Yorkshire, which is r...

The Essential Bit of Great War Kit

6 July 2017

There is a piece of kit used by all British and French soldiers that defines the Great War in my mind, capturing it in time and space. It delineates it fro...

Early Pilgrims

29 June 2017

As someone who is currently researching Ypres as a memory site; as a place of competing narratives about the war and its meaning where each combatant natio...

Bells for St George's Ypres

24 June 2017

Many of you will know about this ongoing project, but as a reminder, an outline of it objectives were as follows:

Installation of a new set of ...

Friends Pilgrimage 2017

25 May 2017

Latest report from our recent pilgrimage

Caterham School Concert

5 January 2017

We look forward to welcoming the Chamber Choir and Chapel Choir from Caterham School in England