Oswestry

St Oswald, King and Martyr

Oswestry

An imposing and welcoming town centre church - the Cathedral of the Borders. It dates from the eleventh century, and is dedicated to St Oswald, killed in battle near here in 642 AD. It has interesting stained glass, a unique seventeeth century painted tryptich and a ring of eight bells. A fine choir supports the worship. Visitors are always welcome. 

South end of Church Street. Open 09.00 - 17.00 daily.


GERRY HOWE, OUR ORGANIST, WILL GIVE A RECITAL IN ST OSWALD’S (part of
Whittington Music Festival) on Thursday 17 TH MAY. Programme will include music by Stanford, Tippett, Stanley, Walford Davies and Edward German.  

Admission is free.

Tea/coffee will be available from 12.00 in the Parish Centre and you may bring your packed lunch to eat in the centre if you wish. The recital begins at 13.00 and finishes at 14.00.


A friendly welcome at the Community Drop-In 

PLACE OF WELCOME 1030 - 1230 in the Parish Centre every Tuesday offering local people a welcoming hot drink, a friendly face and a chance to enjoy conversation and companionship (entry from the Broadwalk, not through church). All welcome, no charge. For more detail  contact Elaine on    leek1@btinternet.com

St Oswald's website