Voices from the Pews

Events Programme

Voices from the Pews exhibition 

Discover fascinating stories of St Nicholas Church and Castle Hedingham, uncovered by our dedicated team of research volunteers. 

Admission free. Suitable for all ages.

Open daily 9.30-5.00 until the end of September(except Sunday mornings and the following dates- 16,17,19,20 July, 6,7,20,21 August and 3,4 Sep)

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A History of Heddingham village trail and Young Explorer’s Guide

Available from the church


Enjoy a family-friendly walk to discover the fascinating history of Castle Hedingham, using a colourful trail sheet, inspired by an Elizabethan map. The church also has its own Young Explorers Guide.


A History of Hedingham follows a wheelchair-accessible route round the centre village and takes about 30 minutes to complete. Collect a trail sheet at St Nicholas Church to start your adventure. Suitable for all ages.

Heritage Crafts taster day

Fri 13 Aug, 11 to 4pm

Find out about some of the fascinating heritage crafts associated with Castle Hedingham and St Nicholas Church, from wood carving and stone-masonry, to pottery and straw-plaiting. See the recently completed community mosaic and tapestry. And have a go at some of the crafts!


Heritage Open Days

Sunday 12 Sept 2021,

12 to 4pm

Explore historic St Nicholas Church. With free guided tours, an exhibition of church and village heritage and creative activities. Refreshments will be served.


Free drop in event, suitable for all ages. Small charge for refreshments.

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Finding our Voices knowledge sharing event

Wed 15 Sept, 7 to 8pm

Discover how the Voices from the Pews team created an inclusive activity programme for a wide range of audiences, inspired by church and village heritage. Learn how to deliver a similar project and make it sustainable. Zoom talk. Booking via Eventbrite.

Presented by Voices from the Pews Heritage Engagement Officer Martin Crowther, the Friends of St Nicholas Church and project volunteers.

Coming soon
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Take part in some fascinating online and socially distanced events this summer as part of the St Nicholas Church Voices from the Pews project.