All Saints Church, Woodham
This church includes stone carvings, each with a story to tell, beautiful mosaics, stained glass windows and other interesting features. The churchwarden will be giving tours. Then just relax and refresh with tea and cake.
Event Details: Free guided tours.
There will be free guided tours of this large Grade II listed church, built in 1893.
Features of interest include:
- The stone reredos behind the main altar, carved in 1915 in the Gothic style, including figures of Our Lord with kneeling angels and 16 statues of saints.
- The panel of Carrara marble above the Lady Chapel altar, depicting the Blessed Virgin Mary and Holy Child carved in the 10th Century and originally from a church in Rome.
- The Lady Chapel decorated in the style of the Arts and Crafts movement and featuring a 1907 mosaic of the Annunciation using opus sectile (glass mosaic).
Nine beautiful stained glass windows of different religious scenes.
A Harrison & Harrison pipe organ.
A framed letter from former US President Ronald Reagan making a donation.
Refreshments will be available, as well as some historic guide books and cards for purchase.
Time: Saturday 14 September: 11am to 6pm
Address: All Saints Church, 564 Woodham Lane, Woking, Surrey, GU21 5SH
Booking Details: No booking required
Access: Wheelchair access is via the entrance ramp next to the disabled parking bays. There is also a bell at the door to ring for assistance. There is an accessible toilet in the Parish Room which is attached to the church.
Additional Information: The churchwarden will be on hand to guide people, or your can just look round on your own with the help of our free guide booklet.
Directions: Just off the six ways roundabout on the outskirts of Woking. Note that there are two All Saints churches on Woodham Lane! We are All Saints Woodham, GU21 5SH (not All Saints New Haw, though no doubt they would be delighted if you visit them also!).