Round Tower Churches Society

Season ended on Saturday, September 2.

Around 60 members and guests joined the final vist to three churches – Stockton, Kirby Cane and Geldeston.

The 2024 programme will be announced in the new year.

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.

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 –

Norfolk Church Tours

The 2024 programme will be announced in the new year.

Other events

Friday, September 29

Geldeston Flower & Patronal Festival. 6 to 7.30pm. Evening with flowers and wine – preview of the flower festival. Tickets £12, apply below.

Guided walk and bats – 7pm to 8pm. Book a place on the tour, starting from the church. Apply below. Places limited.

Saturday, September 30

Get ready with your Teddy (from 2pm) at Geldeston

Flower festival 10am to 4.30pm, includes launch of Teddy bears from the tower, treasure hunt, stalls, music, teas.


Sunday, October 1 – 11am.

Special service with the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev Graham Usher, celebrating repairs to the church.

Flower festival – 12noon to 4.30pm

Details of the events – and bookings to or telephone 01502 713384.


October 14 and 15

10th annual Harvest of a Quiet Eye weekend, Clippesby NR29 5JL. Free entry.
Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, OCtober 15.
Refreshments etc 10am to 4pm. 

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