St Nicholas Church

We welcome visitors.

The church is open in daylight hours every day.


Mid Week Service – Tuesday 9.15am Morning Prayer

Other Services:


21 January – Epiphany 3 – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Service 11.00am – Holy Communion and Children’s Church
Rev. Michael Smith

Genesis 14. 17-20
Revelation 19. 6-10
Psalm 128
John 2. 1-11

28 January – Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Service 11.00am – Holy Communion and Children’s Church
Rev. Gaynor Burrett

Malachi 3. 1-5
Hebrews 2. 14-18
Psalm 24 1-10
Luke 2. 22-40

Bible Study Group:

25 January – 7.00pm  01873 821404

Events in the Nave

5 – Archery in the Nave.  Dates this month 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th.
27 – Burns Night Supper. 7.30pm in the Nave

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 Assistant
Russell James
Louise Minford
Mary Moore
Pat Noakes

Church Wardens
Russell James
Mark Potter

Rev Michael Cooper Smith

Parochial Church Council
Chantel Dunn
Jean Cooper-Smith
Kirsten Hopkins
Sandy Ireson
Helena Jackson
Louise Minford
Witek Mintowt-Czyz
Mary Moore
Mike Noakes
Pat Noakes

Wardens and Licenced Clergy ex-officio

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

Our New Priest in Charge

The Revd Gaynor Burrett is our new Priest in Charge of the Grosmont Group and Ministry Area Leader of the Abergavenny Rural Area. Her parishes were Kingston, Langton Matravers and Worth Matravers near Swanage in Dorset.


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!
Nave Hire

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