Church will be open as part of heritage days

St Cuthbert's Church in Bedlington.
St Cuthbert's Church in Bedlington.

A county church will be opening its doors to the public this weekend as part of Heritage Open Days.

There has been a church in Bedlington for more than 1,000 years, and at the weekend there is a chance for anyone who would like to view St Cuthbert’s Church, as part of the nationwide event.

The church will open its doors as part of Heritage Open Days in Northumberland, on Saturday, September 12, from 10am to 2pm.

There will a craft fair in the church featuring stalls from local professionals and gifted amateurs.

Home made produce will also be on sale and refreshments available throughout the day.

Brian Thompson from the church, said: “There will be an opportunity to view the architecture ranging from a Norman arch through to the Memorial Chapel and enlistment book from the First World War.”

For those wishing to visit at a quieter time, the church is also open from 2pm to 4pm on Sunday, September 13.

n Heritage Open Days celebrates history, architecture and culture, and offers people the chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences from September 10 to 14. Visit www.heritageopendays.org.uk