St Nicholas Church

Annual Easter Vestry Meeting

Annual Easter Vestry Meeting

Tuesday 23rd April
in the Church

This is a public meeting and all comers are welcome.
Find out about how the Church is run, what happens to the funds raised
 (full accounts for the year are posted in the church), what challenges – and successes! – we have faced this year, and what hopes we have the coming year.

Your comments and suggestions are very welcome

Click here for the Agenda    Easter Vestry Agenda

Christian Aid LunchChristian Aid Poster 2019

We welcome visitors.

The church is open in daylight hours every day.

General Data Protection Regulation

To find out about the GDPR as it relates to St Nicholas Church, Grosmont please click here:
Data Protection Privacy Notice

Vestry Meeting – 26 April 2018

Below are the Minutes of the Vestry Meeting 2017 and all the relevant documents presented at the meeting on 26 April 2018.

Easter Vestry 2017 – Minutes
2017 Treasurer report
Slides Easter Vestry
Churchwardens report Vestry 2018

Parochial Church Council Meetings
Notes from PCC Meeting 17 January 2019
Notes from PCC Meeting 28 March 2019

News from the PCC Meeting 2 February 2018


Mid Week Service – Tuesday 9.15am Morning Prayer

Other Services:


18 April – Maundy Thursday
7.00pm – St Bridget, Skenfrith

19 April – Good Friday
2.00pm – St Nicholas, Grosmont.  An hour at the Cross

21 April – Easter Sunday
5.30am – Informal Communion in Grosmont Castle
11.00am – Holy Communion and Children’s Church

28 April – 2nd Sunday of Easter
11.00am – Holy Communion and Children’s Church

Bible Study Group:


4     Bible Study Group – 7.00pm.  01873 821404 for details

Events in the Nave and Church


5    Archery in the Nave.  Friday evenings from 5.30pm.  Cost £3.00 per head per
session.  Dates this month 5, 12, 19 and 26 April
9    The Lent Lunch will be held in the Church from 12.30 to 1.30pm.  A light lunch of soup, bread and butter will be followed by tea and coffee and then a talk from an invited speaker. Speaker today: Amanda Thompson.
21   Gypsy Jazz Evening  – 7.30pm to 10.30pm.
23  Coffee and Chat in St Nicholas.  An invitation for coffee and cake. 10.00am – 12.00noon.  Everyone welcome.

St Nicholas Church is a fine medieval building but, much more than that, it is also the people of the community who live and work in our beautiful parish. The church stands as a powerful reminder of what community life meant to the people of past centuries; today it remains a symbol for shared experience and the spirit of community.

St NicholasIn ancient times the church was an important community space; it was only much later that the building was reserved exclusively for ecclesiastical use. We are lucky still to have the dramatic original nave of St Nicholas with its fine acoustics. We are also fortunate to share with the parish community the vision of restoring the nave to its central and original community role.

We are an ecumenical congregation and welcome everyone who wants to meet and talk with us, question and challenge us, share our vision and join us.

For baptisms, weddings and funerals and other occasional services please contact:

Grosmont Ministry Team

Priest in Charge
Revd Gaynor Burrett

Lay Reader
Sandy Ireson LLM

Lay Eucharistic Assistants
Russell James
Louise Minford
Mary Moore
Pat Noakes

Church Wardens
Russell James
Mark Potter

Parochial Church Council
Louise Minford (Treasurer and Secretary)
Mike Noakes (Health and Safety)
Pat Noakes (Safeguarding)
Rob Phillips
Andrew Harter
Jenny Harter

Ex officio
Russell James (Vicar’s Warden)
Mark Potter (People’s Warden)
Mary Moore (Ordinand)
Sandy Ireson (Lay Reader)

Information on the previous incumbents of the parishes can be found here.


Events that have taken place in the Nave
Village Suppers, Archery, Annual Produce Show, Musical Performances, Ceilidhs and Monthly Market etc.

For more information on the Monthly Market click here.



Nativity Live
For the last 10 years on Christmas Eve, Mary and Joseph, a child and a donkey, shepherds and Wise Men have gathered at the top of the village to begin Nativity Live!

This is a special celebration for Christmas Eve which has become a very popular and colourful tradition in Grosmont. The procession pauses at the Angel Inn but finds “no room at the inn”, and continues on to the Nave of St. Nicholas Church.
All gather in the Nave for the familiar carols and a different presentation of the Christmas story.
Mince pies and mulled wine complete the special evening.



Archery in the Nave

Sandy Ireson runs her acclaimed Archery Lessons in the Nave on Friday evenings. These are suitable for all age groups (within reason!). All profits go to support St Nicholas, Grosmont. If you are interested in joining, further information is available from Sandy

Rent the Nave for your Event!

Grosmont Nave is one of the finest in all Wales. It makes a wonderful venue for all kinds of events. Do not overlook it!

Further information from Mike Noakes 01981 240798