HERITAGE TOURS

Discover the fascinating history of one of the finest neo-Gothic churches in the country.

Free Guided Tours

Join our friendly and knowledgeable Volunteer Guides for a Lunchtime Highlights Tour and learn about St Mary Magdalene’s rich Victorian heritage, appreciate the great vision of architect G. E. Street, marvel at the building’s recent extensive restoration work, and visit our new, state-of-the-art community wing.

Duration:

Approximately 90 minutes

No. of people:

1-15 (Limited to 2 spaces per booking)

Accessibility:

Step-free access to all levels
(exc. Chancel)

Cost: Free

All donations are gratefully received and go towards delivering arts and heritage-focused activities for the local community. If you would like to donate prior to your visit, please click the Donate button at the top of the page.

Our free guided tours will run on the following dates:

  • Monday 18 May, 1–2:30pm
  • Monday 29 June, 1–2:30pm
  • Monday 20 July, 1–2:30pm

To book, please contact Sara Peskett, Volunteer Manager, on 020 7266 8262 or sara@grandjunction.org.uk

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Specialist Group Tours

For a unique opportunity to delve further into the extraordinary heritage of St Mary Magdalene Church, join our resident expert, Father Henry Everett, for a dedicated, specialist tour.

Our group tours can be tailored specifically for you; focusing on art, architecture, social history, the history of the church (or even the church’s many film and television appearances over the years). Or touch on all of these topics with a General Specialist Tour.

Duration:

Approximately 60 minutes

No. of people:

1-20

Accessibility:

Step-free access to all levels
(exc. Chancel)

Cost: £80 +£2.50 per person

To book:
To discuss your requirements, and availability, please contact:  info@grandjunction.org.uk or call 020 7266 8258

Complement your tour with a visit to Grand Junction’s Community Café, and enjoy a coffee, a cake, glass of wine, or try one of our delicious hot meals, overlooking the canal.

*Specialist Tour Groups exclusive offer: a hot drink and croissant or pain au chocolat – £3.50.
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Self-Led Tours

St Mary Magdalene Church welcomes visitors to independently explore the building at the following times, but please confirm by calling 020 7266 8258 ahead of your visit:

  • Mondays, 9.30am–5pm
  • Tuesdays, 3–5pm
* Please note that this excludes Bank Holidays.

Our Visitor Guide and Young Explorers Activity Booklet offers fascinating facts, an explorer trail and colouring activities to captivate the whole family!

Groups of eight people or more must book their visit in advance by email: info@grandjunction.org.uk or telephone: 020 7266 8258.

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EXPLORE THE CHURCH

Discover more about the history and heritage.

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VISIT OUR CAFE

Enjoy a Heritage Tea and Cake Special at our Cafe on Mondays for £3.50

MORE DETAILS

VISITING:

St Mary Magdalene Church is open for Self Led Tours at the following times: 

Mondays: 9.30am–5pm
Tuesdays: 3pm–5pm

Please confirm by calling 020-7266-8258 ahead of your visit.

WORSHIP:

St Mary Magdalene’s is a working church, with daily worship taking place. Sunday Mass is at 9.30am, and Evening Prayer is normally said at 5.30pm Monday–Friday. There is also Mass at 8.30am on Wednesday.

For full details contact Fr Henry Everett on:
frhenry@yahoo.co.uk

“It is most necessary to avoid rusticity in any way, whether in material, design, or execution.”

George Edmund Street