Friesthorpe • St Peter

Friesthorpe - Copyright Churches Festival
This peaceful, rural and quiet parish church looks out over original Lincolnshire farmland. But it has seen a lot of history since 1285, one of the harshest stories would have been the loss of at least 7 men in WWI, 5 of whom came from the same family. Study our stained glass window which depicts their story and watch their tale unfold in our walls. 


Newly commissioned window commemorating the Beechey family, by Andrew Seddon 
Photo courtesy of BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Read a detailed account of the window and its creation at The Stained Leaded Glass Company's website here: Friesthorpe Beechey Brothers Memorial Window


Read about the Beechey family and WWI here: The mother who lost five sons: On Armistice Day, the heartbreaking story of the biggest loss by a British family in the Great War

Postcode: LN3 5AL, click here to find on Google Maps

Open: 12-13th May, 
Saturday 11am-2pm • Sunday 11am-2pm


Get Involved and Spread the Word!


Click these links to find us on FacebookTwitter or Instagram.

Get the latest news about the festival on email - subscribe to our newsletter - it's free and easy to do, and easy to cancel if you change your mind. Click here to Subscribe to The Churches Festival Blog by Email.

No comments:

Post a Comment

AddThis Smart Layers