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An afternoon tour of Worksop Priory

10th January 2019
Worksop Priory Church

Spend an afternoon enjoying a guided tour of the Worksop Priory Church, its gatehouse and the site of the ancient Augustinian priory. An impressive restoration programme has just ended, resulting in a breathtaking transformation of the town’s 12th century Norman church.

There is a thousand year old wall carving, a 17th century Fox’s Book of Martyrs hidden within its walls, and much else to learn about. Find the 14th century Crusader Crosses and the 15th century skull from the battle of the War of the Roses — a Gateford girl’s part in the execution of Henry Vlll’s fifth wife, Catherine Howard.

There is no need to book, just go along and enjoy an afternoon at the Priory. They don’t charge admission but will ask for a donation if you have enjoyed your time with them… otherwise it’s free. The next tours are on Wednesday 16th January at 2.00pm and Wednesday 20th February at 2.00pm. If you have any queries call 01909 475934.