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Heritage Open Days at St. Mary’s Lydiard Tregoze
Category: Uncategorized Published on: 4th September 2020

Cancelled due to latest government advice on Covid19   St. Mary's Church is opening its doors for Heritage Open...

Swindon Council embark on repairs to Lydiard House
Category: Uncategorized Published on: 23rd July 2020

Swindon Borough Council Corporate Projects team are embarking on a programme of external restoration and repairs to Lydiard...

Historic Heroines - A Series of Online Talks
Category: News Published on: 24th June 2020

The Friends of Lydiard Park are delighted to bring you a new series of live online talks commencing on Tuesday July 14th...

‘Henry, the King’s Cavalier’ – a new story for fans of The Lydiard Chronicles
Category: News Published on: 4th June 2020

A man may think his life is only measured by battles fought for the king. Until he meets a woman worth fighting for! For...

Building repairs to St. Mary’s completed
Category: Uncategorized Published on: 5th May 2020

Observing strict working practices necessitated by Coronavirus, Ellis and Company completed repairs to St. Mary’s Church...

New appointments for the Friends and St. Mary’s Church
Category: News Published on: 1st April 2020

We are delighted to let you know of two important new appointments in the Lydiard community.  Writer and historian Nicola...

Behind Closed Doors
Category: News Published on: 10th February 2020

St. Mary’s may be closed until Easter but while the congregation worships in other locations, young people are gaining new...

St. Mary’s Church seeks Volunteer Co-ordinator
Category: News Published on: 23rd January 2020

The St. Mary’s Conservation Project has involved local schools, youth theatre and family activities, introducing many new...

Latest Lydiard Chronicle wins acclaim
Category: News Published on: 21st January 2020

Elizabeth St.John’s much anticipated historical novel ‘Written in their Stars’ was recently awarded “2019 Historical...

Unique Archive Secured for Posterity
Category: News Published on: 14th January 2020

In December 2019 the Friends achieved their ambition to find an appropriate home for the late Brian Carne’s irreplaceable...