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 The Priory 
 Pantry!

Coffee & Cake in  Priory Suite at  St. Mary’s on any Saturday morning
10 am -12 am

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Welcome to the beautiful, Grade I Listed, 927 year old, Norman (and Victorian)

Priory Church of St. Mary the Virgin

in Tutbury, Staffordshire, not far from Burton-on-Trent, Derby and Uttoxeter and only 16 miles north of Lichfield Cathedral.

Famous for the unique West Door with the only known Alabaster Arch (circa 1160) in the country.  Building started 14 years after the Norman Conquest and the Priory was completed in the mid 12th century.

The Dissolution of the Monasteries saw a large part of the Priory destroyed or removed, leaving only a large Parish Church.  

The explosion of church building in the Victorian era saw major additions to the Church overseen by the one of the most eminent church architects of the Victorian age, GE Street.

Further major additions occurred in the first half of the 20th Century, many as a result of the Remembrance of WWI.

Everyone is welcome - our church is open for people of all faiths and none - come and enjoy the peace and space of this beautiful building.

please join us for -

“There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t met yet”

W.B. Yeats

Welcome

This page last updated 03 December 2016

News

4 December - NEWS in the PEWS

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Christmas special events can be found here  - regular services here

21st November - Remembrance Collection

13th November - Pictures of the Tutbury Remembrance  Parade and Service

3rd Nov - Changes to the Website

3rd Nov - Additions to Whats On

30th October News in the  Pews

The Surprise Autumn Lunch on Sunday 6th Nov is no longer a surprise - read the details!

New Church opening times from 11th October 2016

Priory Crafters launch and success

Tutbury Remembers - Rededication of the War Memorial

Churchyard "tidy up" and "car park"

The Bishop's Pastoral Letter

St Mary’s Opening Times & Services

Enquiries & Who’s Who

Whats On