News & Parish magazine

  • Sad death of HRH Prince PhilipSad death of HRH Prince Philip

    Following the sad death of HRH Prince Philip,  Escrick Church will be open tomorrow, Saturday 10th April, between 2pm and 4pm should people wish to call in to light a candle, pay their respects and for private prayer.  Should anyone wish to lay flowers, they are very welcome to do so near the War Memorial ...

  • Day of Celebration Press releaseDay of Celebration Press release

    The successful completion of the National Lottery Heritage Fund supported “Walking through the centuries with a Legless Knight” project at St Helen’s Church, Escrick, was celebrated with a day of varied activities and thanksgiving. The project has seen St Helen’s conserved and reordered for a sustainable future and a heritage hub created, bringing to life ...

  • Lady Wenlock’s nose is clean – not her ownLady Wenlock’s nose is clean - not her own

    “THE idiom “as plain as the nose on your face” turns out not to be applicable to Lady Caroline Wenlock. The nose on her effigy in St Helen’s, Escrick, near York, was damaged in a fire that gutted the church almost a century ago.”
    Caroline Wandless is interviewed by the Church Times – read the ...

  • That’s York TV features Escrick HeritageThat's York TV features Escrick Heritage

    Escrick Church Hold Their Own Heritage Open Day Event – That’s York TV. Interview with Michala Pearson and Caroline Wandless.

  • Escrick Church Building UpdateEscrick Church Building Update

    As part of the Heritage Lottery Fund project,  extensive refurbishment is taking place at Escrick Church.   This includes the cleaning, restoration and repair of all the monuments, walls, ceiling and windows,  installation of new heating and lighting systems, installation of a Servery, ramped access to the building, the addition of a secondary glass and oak ...

  • Our Heritage ProjectOur Heritage Project

    Amazing views from the top of Escrick Church Tower. And yes we can see York Minster.

    We’re recording the view as part of our heritage project.