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Latest update: our churches St Mary Magdalene, and St John the Evangelist are now both open for on-site services at the following times:

Worship for Sunday
8am Holy Communion at St Mary Magdalene
9:30am Holy Communion at St John the Evangelist
11am Holy Communion at St Mary Magdalene (also broadcast via Facebook Live when possible)

Worship for Thursday
10:15am Holy Communion at St Mary Magdalene

IMPORTANT: You do need to book in by calling Chantelle on 07538 735103 (before Friday lunchtimes), as due to social distancing measures, spaces are limited. For everyone’s safety: You will need a face mask and will be asked to sit in certain seats. There will be music but sadly no singing yet. Services will be conducted with all Covid precautions.

“Hope and Remembrance” – the service for those who have been bereaved will restart in October with the first service on the 4th at 6.00pm

PLEASE REMEMBER: you need to book in for ALL services with Chantelle on 07538 735103 and leave a message before Friday lunchtime to book a place for Sunday worship. If we are already fully booked you will receive a call – if not, you have a seat, but won’t receive a reply.

Please consider whether you can give at this time. If so, here’s how you can help: make a secure, online donation to our churches via the Give A Little website.

Welcome to you all. To offer support in the best way we are able to at present, our website home page has been changed to include information, guidance, and links to worship resources. It is updated on a weekly basis.

The Church continues to be alive and active, but we cannot open the building as often as usual. Our worship of God and our care for each other continue. The Vicar Rev Helen Chantry (0115 8747369), or the churchwardens of this church can be contacted in an emergency by telephoning 0115 9631503 or 0115 9636643, or by emailing helenchantry@btopenworld.com or jane_haywood@hotmail.com or kowalskimh@aol.com
Thursday evening bookings through the Church Office are suspended until further notice.
Click here to read the full advice and guidance on the Church of England website.

The church offers a haven of peace and reflection, a reminder of the presence of God at the heart of community life in Hucknall.

A Heritage Lottery Fund supported restoration project in 2014-2015 has seen significant refurbishment and creation of a history and heritage hub. Visit us for worship and see interpretive displays, take interactive tours and discover its 1,000 year history.

St Mary Magdalene church is the burial place of the poet and 6th Lord Byron, his daughter and famed mathematician Ada Lovelace, and bare knuckle boxer Ben Caunt (after whom the bell Big Benn is reputedly named). The church is also home to one of England’s largest collections of stained glass windows by the acclaimed Victorian artist, Charles Eamer Kempe.

Our address:
St Mary Magdalene Church
Hucknall, Nottinghamshire NG15 7AS – In the centre of the town by the Marketplace and Ogle Street.

General opening times:
Monday – Saturday, 10am – 12 noon; 2 -4pm. Admission is free, donations welcomed.
Please note: St Mary Magdalene is a working church and there are times when (especially weddings at weekends and funerals during the week), the church is not open to general visitors. Please check before planning your visit by calling Imelda Johnson on 0115 9636862 or Barbara McDonald on 07709 969241.

St Mary Magdalene Church holds two services every Sunday:
8:00am Worship – Holy Communion will take place at St Mary Magdalene (PLACES MUST BE BOOKED)
11:00am Worship – Holy Communion will take place at St Mary Magdalene, and broadcast via Facebook Live when possible (PLACES MUST BE BOOKED)

St John the Evangelist Church holds a single service every Sunday:
9:30am Worship – Holy Communion will take place at St John the Evangelist (PLACES MUST BE BOOKED)

St Mary’s is available for baptisms, weddings and funerals. For baptisms and weddings, please contact Chantelle, the Church Administrator on 07538 735103 or the Rector on 0115 874 7369.

St Mary Magdalene church is ideally positioned for access via public transport, being on major bus routes through the town and 10 minutes walk from the NET tram stop and Robin Hood Line train station.

• All areas accessible to disabled visitors (with use of access ramp)
• Indoor attraction
• Disabled and assisted toilets within the building
• Refreshments area with seating for 40
• Hearing loop
• Stewards
• Large print versions of all visitor guides/tour leaflets
• Easy access town centre location
• Pay and display car parks either side of the churchyard
• Limited, free on-street car parking
• Assistance dogs welcomed