We are delighted to announce that the new artworks created for the church by local artists as part of the Pathways to the Past project have been recognised by inclusion within the fringe programme of the prestigious and well-regarded Folkestone Triennial, now in its fifth year. The Triennial has an international standing as the largest … Continue reading Pathways art joins the Folkestone Triennial Fringe
What an absolutely super weekend we have all had! The weather was kind and there has been lots of fun for everyone. For many, the highlight was the encampment of Anglo-Saxon re-enactors on Tayne Field. Not only did we have two local groups, Ost Centingas and Haestingas, putting on a excellent joint show, but we … Continue reading The End of the Pathways to the Past Project – a grand finale
New path to the north door When we launched our project, there was always more to it than just excavating the Anglo-Saxon church, important though that was. A key benefit, which counted a lot with the National Lottery Heritage Fund, was the proposal to create step-free access into the church for the first time. This … Continue reading New access to the church for those with reduced mobility
So here is the new path surface complete at last throughout the church yard. For the first time it is possible to see the outline of the 7th Century Anglo-Saxon church excavated last summer and understand its full ground plan. Work began yesterday fitting the metal rails that form the mould for the outline of … Continue reading The church yard paths completed
I am delighted to report great progress after a full week of work laying the new paths in the church yard. The path leading from the main gate was laid up to and beyond the Priest's Door on the south side of the Chancel this morning. This area will be open to walk on by … Continue reading The Church Yard re-opens!
Our contractors have made good progress on the paths since they were able to return to work earlier this month. The aerial view above shows the line of the new path that leads round to the north door where the new threshold will allow step-free access into the church. In this current phase of work, … Continue reading Progress on the church yard paths