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Has an aura about itself, lovely and majestic. Definitely worth a visit when at Lancaster. Historic... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2017
Old fashioned but vibrant

This church is now host to music festivals and one off quirky events and we always pop in if they... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2014
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Apr 29, 2018
“Rather rundown”
Oct 1, 2017
““Looks derelict now””
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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North Road, Lancaster, England
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

It always saddens me to see church buildings in this unloved state. Wandered past and just looked untidy and unloved. Not open for visitors when we went, but not sure the inside wold be any better than the outside.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

I went past today and it looked closed down so if you’re thinking of visiting go on the website and get the latest details or phone up if you can. The graveyard looks like it’s had no attention for years. Architecture looks very interesting and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit Georgian architecture at its best please note that access is by arrangement as it is only open to the public on special occasions such as evenings and lunchtimes for lectures, concerts, tours etc.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed January 30, 2017

Has an aura about itself, lovely and majestic. Definitely worth a visit when at Lancaster. Historic and quaint !

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed November 9, 2016

This is no longer a church but was open and selling coffees with some tables and still the pews in place. It's right on the ring road and easy to drive past. Will be good if it gets formally turned into s new venture.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed August 27, 2015

You felt like you were in pride and prejudice it was so delightful, really stunning stained glass windows very fine in detail and colour by Shrigley, a company now closed as recently as in the 80's. Fine rich toned mahogany polished pews, wood re used...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed July 15, 2015

A wonderful Georgian church with beautiful Victorian stained glass windows . Fantastic box pew's looked after by the churches Consrvation trust we where lucky enough to be visiting on a concert day wonderful period music being played so fitting for this place , we where...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Betty C
Reviewed August 27, 2014

This church is now host to music festivals and one off quirky events and we always pop in if they are opening the doors. It has a lovely ambience and old fashioned charm, and the helpers who keep it going and help with the events...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Pat98_13
Reviewed July 3, 2014

St John's is a Heritage site and music centre, which both organises and hosts a variety of events. The accoustics are marvellous and concerts have been performed here for more than 200 years. Preserved for its unique Georgean architecture, it is a must see for...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Mandy H
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