Our Project

Restoring our Grade II listed, iconic stone-built church of 1911-12

With thanks to The National Lottery Heritage Fund, St Mary and St Egwin Catholic Church can realise its vision to carry out urgent repair works to the exterior of the building at a cost of £236,000. Thus securing this Grade II listed, iconic stone-built church of 1911-12, for future generations.

Parishioner Jim McArdle, who was part of the team to put the funding bid together, said: “It was with great excitement that we recently discovered the award of substantial funding for the necessary repairs to the exterior of our church.  I have been a parishioner for over 40 years and whilst some repair work has been carried out over that time, it has no way enabled us to undertake a major refurbishment of this nature.  This is a real boost to our parish, using National Heritage Lottery Funding, which will be put to good use.  Thank you for the award.”

A programme of activities, many of which are being delivered remotely due to Covid-19 guidelines, is running until May 2021. To date, a variety of short videos have been produced and shared to keep the community abreast of developments. You can view these videos here and to keep abreast of developments, keep visiting this website and our social media pages for updates.

If you wish to get involved, or want to find out more, please contact our Heritage Consultant, Sue Pope, on 07875 377243.

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20 hours 17 minutes ago

Good Afternoon Everyone! Our new website is now LIVE! Do visit to find out more about the history of the church, events and further developments

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1 day 20 hours ago

Hi Everyone. Just to let you know there are only 16 apple kits remaining for the Apple of My Evesham project so, if you would

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History Hit! 1900( - 1901) A red brick school was built next to the iron church. This was later converted into the current Parish Rooms

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History Hit! 1897 The Diocese of Birmingham was extended to include Evesham. The current site of St Mary and St Egwin Catholic Church was purchased

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1891 St Catherine Catholic Church in Chipping Campden was opened. The site was acquired and the building works funded by the Noel family – Charles

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1 week 5 days ago

History Hit!1887 An ‘iron church’ was established in Magpie Lane(?), Evesham by the Passionist community of Broadway. It was opened on 21st April 1887 by

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

1 week 5 days ago

Hello Everyone! Only 20 Apple of My Evesham packs remain!! If you would like one, or the chance to do another, please email Sue on

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

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History Hit! 1887 An ‘iron church’ was established in Magpie Lane(?), Evesham by the Passionist community of Broadway. It was opened on 21st April 1887

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Our brilliant Research Volunteer Ellen has been digging through archives to find a little more information about our church and community development in the area.

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Find our more about the stories of Evesham and how to undertake historical research with Paul Hudson, from The Hive. Come and join our FREE

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

2 weeks 5 days ago

Good Afternoon Everyone! What a fantastic response to the Apple of My Evesham Project! By the end of tomorrow only 27 kits remain so if

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

3 weeks 2 days ago

Find our more about the stories of Evesham and how to undertake historical research with Paul Hudson, from The Hive. Come and join our FREE

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

3 weeks 5 days ago

Hi Everyone! Just to say tomorrow is Apple posting day so, if you would like to take part in our wonderful stitching project, please contact

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

4 weeks 1 day ago

Good Morning Everyone! Almost 100 apples have been distributed but there are still more to grab! If you would like to take part in our

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

1 month 2 days ago

Good Morning Everyone! Still the apples come in and aren't they fabulous! Thank you to all who have created these mini-masterpieces! There are still more

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1 month 1 week ago

Hello Everyone! Our first Apples are coming in! How wonderful they look! There are still more to go around so, if you have a WR11

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

1 month 1 week ago

Good Morning Everyone. Thank you for requesting your 'Apple of my Evesham' kits! There are still plenty to go around, so if you would like

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1 month 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Everyone. Thank you to those of you who have requested an 'Apple of my Evesham' Kit - they are on their way! If

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

1 month 2 weeks ago

Good Morning! Do watch this short film to find out more about our 'Apple of My Evesham' Stitchworks project with Woolly Mammoth Stitchworks CIC. Do

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1 month 3 weeks ago

Happy New Year Everyone. A New Year is always an opportunity to try something new and we have just the project for you! Register NOW

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2 months 4 days ago

Do you have a WR11 Postcode? Are you looking to try your hand at a new craft in 2021, or even carry on with your

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2 months 1 week ago

A short film giving you an outline of the work undertaken at our church so far. A very Merry Christmas to you all!

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2 months 2 weeks ago

Here are wonderful winners from St Mary's Catholic Primary! Well done everyone and what a fab end to the term! BTW - the chap with

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

2 months 2 weeks ago

Here is our overall winning design - one so very appropriate to this time in the church's history! Congratulations! Unfortunately this is not a great

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

2 months 2 weeks ago

Here are our fantastic competition winners from each of year 1-6 at St Mary's Catholic Primary School - didn't they do well!

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

2 months 2 weeks ago

A selection of entries to our Logo Competition from the pupils at St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Evesham.

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2 months 2 weeks ago

Could portraits of former parishoners be hiding in plain sight on the reredos screen at the church?

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2 months 3 weeks ago

Father Christopher explains why the font is near the main entrance to the church.

The Church of the Immaculate Conception and St Egwin, Evesham

2 months 3 weeks ago

Friends at Orchestra of the Swan are delivering a FREE ZOOM carol singing session on 15th December. Visit their page to find out how you

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2 months 4 weeks ago

Father Christopher explains whey the nave of the church can be compared to a ship.

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