Beachamwell open gardens –

Sunday, June 2  (noon to 5pm). Entry £5, under 16 free.

Refreshments – Light lunch noon to 2pm, tea and cakes from 2pm. Plant sale, raffle and tombola. Experts on hand include thatcher, entomologist and composters.

St Mary’s Church – Church warden Peter Berendt’s guided tours, 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

Church tours 2024

Round Tower Churches Society. All at 2.30pm 

Saturday, June 1
Framingham Earl, St Andrew NR14 7SD
Poringland, All Saints NR14 7LE
Howe, St Mary NR15 1HD.

Saturday, July 6
Hemblington, All Saints NR13 4EF
Little Plumstead, SS Protase & Gervase NR13 5FB
Old Catton, St Margaret NR6 7DR

Saturday, August 3
Bruisyard, St Peter IP17 2EG
Hasketon, St Andrew IP13 6JB
Ramsholt, All Saints IP12 3AE

Saturday, September 7
Ingworth, St Lawrence NR11 6PD
Tuttington, SS Peter & Paul NR11 6AZ
Brampton, St Peter NR10 5AA

Norfolk Church Tours

(All at 2.30pm)

Sunday, June 16
Talcolneston, All Saints NR16 1DF
Bunwell, St Michael & All Angels NR16 1SN
Carleton Rode, All Saints NR16 1RN
Old Buckenham, All Saints NR17 1RP

Sunday, July 21
Ickburgh, St Peter IP26 5JG
Lynford, Our Lady & St Stephen IP26 5EL
Mundford, St Leonard IP26 5DZ
Northwold, St Andrew IP26 5ND

All are welcome to join the tours, which are free. The guides, ‘Lyn Stilgoe, Richard Barham and Michael Pollitt will highlight details of the church and its history.

The Norfolk Church Tours finish each Sunday with a service at the final church visited – usually about 6.30pm.

Copies of the Society’s golden jubilee edition of East Anglian Round Tower Churches by Stephen Hart cost £5. The 28-page booklet, which lists all the country’s round tower churches, is for sale at the City Bookshop, Norwich, and Harleston’s bookshop. Copies may be ordered through the Society’s website –

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