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Welcome to Britain's Finest Baroque Church

We hold regular Anglican services to which all denominations are welcome. 
Everyone will be most welcome at any of these services.

The Crypt will be open 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Weekends and Bank Holidays
from 25th March until 30th October 2016


Church Opening Times

  2 Nov 2015 to 3 Jan 2016 From early May 2016
Day From To From To
Monday     10.00 am 5.00 pm
Tuesday     10.00 am 5.00 pm
Wednesday 12.00 pm 3.00 pm 10.00 am 5.00 pm
Thursday 12.00 pm 3.00 pm 10.00 am 5.00 pm
Friday 12.00 pm 3.00 pm 10.00 am 5.00 pm
Saturday 11.00 am 4.00 pm 10.00 am 5.00 pm
Sunday 11.00 am 4.00 pm 10.00 am 5.00 pm
Bank Holidays     10.00 am 5.00 pm

The Church is closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Click the link to see full details 
of forthcoming Services and Events

Calendar of Services and Events  

http://teamup.com/ksedf6fc087266bd1e/


This now links to a central electronic calendar with 
the times for all of the services in our Benefice, 
and is 
the same page that viewers are directed to from the 'A Church Near You' website.


photo ©C.Prior

Welcome
We hope you will find the following pages interesting and informative and if you have not already visited us, you have a treat in store. This church is not a museum but an active live church to the Glory of God.

The interior of the church is spectacular and historically fascinating and attracts visitors from all over the world, but our primary purpose remains the ministry of the Word, not only in our parish but also in the wider community and for all who have not yet received the good news of Jesus Christ.    more

As the parish church, it is used regularly for services and concerts. Many musicians consider its acoustics for music to be as fine as any building of its size outside London. 
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About Our Church
Great Witley Church displays a splendour which is unique amongst country churches in Britain, with exquisite gilded decorations throughout, numerous paintings by Antonio Bellucci, ten painted glass windows depicting scenes from the Bible, highly decorative carving and a large monument by Rysbrack. It also has a fine organ, its case being from the instrument upon which Handel played.

How to find us
Great Witley Church lies 10 miles NW of the city of  Worcester, off the A443 road from Ombersley-Tenbury Wells just east of Great Witley Village.
Our postcode is WR6 6JT,
and can be found on
OS Map 150  ref 769 649    


Visiting us

See local road map    
See plan of the village


Virtual Tour
Take a new improved Virtual Tour
 of our Church by 
clicking here


Meet our Ministry Team
 
  
Contact Us

Our Church Now
 
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photo ©C.Prior


Our Church in 1762
Our church in 1762
"The Chapel is so very superb and elegant, 
that Mrs Gataker has nothing to do but send 
you and me thither, to say our Prayers in it.  
In reality, it is perfect Luxury"...   

William Shenstone, poet   
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Wilden to Witley Trail
This church has become part of  a larger United Benefice  which includes the neighbouring parishes of Shrawley, Astley and Abberley.  Find out more about visiting  the  churches in this area of Worcestershire...  more

In Depth
About the Benefice     60 Second Interviews

What You Have Told Us
Read what some of our visitors have said about their visit to us by clicking here

News and Events

5th Great Witley 
Art & Crafts 
Exhibition 2015

Many more photographs are
on our News & Events page

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Great Witley Music 
has its own website at
www.greatwitleymusic.com

The Garden Tea Rooms are situated 100 metres down the slope from the church.
For full details go to:

www.witleytearooms.co.uk

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From our Visitors Book
"Absolutely magical, the moment I walked in I was mesmorised, it's the most beautiful church I've been in, in my 12 years on earth!"

Can you help us?
 Join our team of Stewards
How to make a Donation
e-mail us

Last updated 19 January 2016   

©  www.greatwitleychurch.org.uk
Britain's finest Baroque Church.  St. Michael and All Angels Church, Great Witley,  A443 Worcester - Tenbury Wells road, 10 miles north-west of Worcester.    As the parish church for the villages of Great Witley and Little Witley  it is used regularly for services and concerts. The church is open to visitors daily. The church, now almost fully restored, displays a splendour which is unique amongst country churches in Britain, with exquisite gilded decorations throughout, numerous paintings by Antonio Bellucci, ten painted glass windows depicting scenes from the New Testament, highly decorative carving and a large monument by Rysbrack. It also has a fine organ, its case being from the instrument on which Handel played.   Many musicians consider its acoustics for music to be as fine as any building of its size outside London