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Welcome to you all from St Mary Magdalene, and St John the Evangelist churches, Hucknall.
We are reopening both St Mary Magdalene and St John the Evangelist churches from Easter Day and will remain open as long as it is safe to do so. Sadly still no singing, masks must be worn and in order to be safe we do need to restrict numbers to ensure social distancing.

Please book via the Parish Office.

We will be open for worship Sunday:
8am StMM
9.30am StJE
11am StMM

First Sunday in the month:
6pm Hope and Remembrance Service for those who have been bereaved.

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.
The Vicar, Revd Helen Chantry (0115 8747369), or the churchwardens of this church can also 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
The Parish Office is not yet open again at the John Godber Centre but you can contact us to make enquiries about services, weddings, baptisms or funerals.
Click here to read the full advice and latest 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