The Friends of St. Peter's Berkhamsted

The Friends of St Peter's Berkhamsted

Our quarterly Friends’ Newsletters keep you informed about our latest events, projects and heritage news in Berkhamsted. Recent issues of our Newsletters are available to download here.

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  • Issue 11. Autumn 2017
  • 10. September 2017 - E-Bulletin
    We’ve ‘won’ the Lottery so what is next? Work begins on transforming the cemetery, news of our 2017 Heritage Open Day, and a touching letter from a recent visitor.
  • 09. Spring 2017
    Winners of the 'Seat to Remember' design competition, restoration of the church clock dials, and an obituary to David Pearce
  • 07. Autumn 2016
    The cemetery bench design prize competition, our 2016 Heritage Open Day, and David Pearce writes about the history of John Incent. PLUS news about the chamber organ in St Peter's.
  • 06. Spring 2016 - Royal Visit Issue
    Her Majesty the Queen visits St Peter’s to unveil the newly restored Coats of Arms; the Friends appoints a new Project Manager; and the Edinburgh Festival comes to Bekhamsted with a new play about Elizabeth I.
  • 06. July 2016 (e-bulletin)
    A busy summer in the cemetery surveying and repairing monuments and clearing trees; restoration work begins on the Seat of Remembrance; and exciting news about our Heritage Open Days event coming up!
  • 05. Autumn 2015
    Restoration of memorials; David Pearce's talk on WWI graves; work on the Royal Coat of Arms; and the 2015 Heritage Open Day
  • 04. Spring 2015
    You can read about the fascinating glimpses of the past that have been uncovered in this area in this month's Friends Newsletter.
  • 03. Autumn 2014
    Repairing the church clock; greetings from the new Rector; and a wonderful day at the Graveyard Shift event
  • 02. June 2014
    We celebrate our 1st anniversary; history of the Smith-Dorrien family; caring for the Rectory Lane Cemetery; the Royal Coat of Arms; and a new Zimbelstern for the church organ
  • 01. September 2013
    The Friends of St Peter's is launched; an introduction to Rectory Lane Cemetery; mediaeval brasses in St Peter’s Church; conservation of the Royal Coat of Arms; and re-ordering of the west end of St Peter's - can it be done?