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Melton Mowbray Christmas Tree Festival starts tomorrow

Visitors come from far and wide to St Mary’s Church Melton Mowbray for the Christmas Tree Festival Excitement has been building for this year’s Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church, Melton Mowbray.  Renowned for its spectacular display of trees, which are sponsored by local organisations and individuals, this year will be even more special […]

The big clean up

The big clean up continues as we prepare for the reopening of St Mary’s Church There’s a big focus on cleaning our beautifully re-ordered building in advance of the 24 November deadline.  Ceiling and Chancel have both been cleaned and protective boards which have been in place on plaques, memorials and around the altar have […]

Final stone is laid

The final stone is laid in the floor of St Mary’s Church   Ian Neale and stonemason Phill Wright have ceremoniously laid the final slab in the floor of St Mary’s Church, as the march towards the final handover deadline of 24 November continues.  The team at Midland Conservation Ltd is working extremely hard to […]

Work is progressing well

Work on the exciting £1.9m Re-ordering Project in St Mary’s Church, Melton Mowbray, is going very well and is now moving on apace. The sub-floor has nearly all been laid with just a small area of the North Aisle and the centre of church and the porch to complete. The work is due for completion […]

The 2017 Christmas tree festival

We are delighted to announce that this year’s spectacular Christmas Tree Festival will take place in the beautifully renovated St Mary’s Church, Melton Mowbray.   Whilst the renovation project continues apace, the planning team is already working hard on our fifteenth Christmas Tree festival.  Our Christmas tree festival is the largest in the country and runs from […]

How much do things cost?

This gives you an idea of how much things cost: INTERNAL PAVING – the natural paving stones are of varying size so difficult to price individually. However, if you include the work to raise the floor and install under-floor heating, you can sponsor a 1m2 area of floor for £100. ORGAN – there will be over 2461 […]

Funds raised so far

To date we have raised the amazing sum of £1,676,451, leaving us just £223,549 short of our target of £1,900,000 for the project. Members of the Church family have already started making donations on behalf of loved ones, and groups associated with the Church and the Town are also raising funds towards particular elements of the project and a gift from […]

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