Community Dig

Join us on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th August 2021 9:30-4:30 for an exciting community dig where we will be opening up a series of trenches and test pits in the field in front of Berwick Church, following the results of our Geophysical Survey.  Volunteers will have the opportunity to excavate using shovels, spades and…

Geophysical Survey

Join us on Saturday 7th August 2021 9:30-4:30 for a chance to take part in an exciting Geophysical Survey led Surveyor, David Staveley and Senior Project Manager, Caroline Russell from Chris Butler Archaeological Services Ltd. As part of this community event, volunteers will help to investigate the field in front of Berwick Church using resistivity…

Berwick Church Lunchtime Concert

On Sunday 1st August at 12:30pm Lord and Lady Lloyd invite you to attend a lunchtime concert at the newly restored Berwick Church. The Ludlay String Quartet will be performing Mozart Divertimento in F, K138 and Schubert String Quartet no. 13 in A minor, “Rosamunde”. Violins: Maeve Jenkinson and Marie-Anne Mairesse Viola: Robert Duncan Cello:…

Holy Ground 17th, 18th and 19th September 2021

Holy Ground is an exciting three-day conference exploring themes of art, the environment and their relationship with faith. Through a series of presentations, panel debates and discussions we will explore; how artists can contribute to the life of a rural church taking inspiration from the natural environment and religious traditions. the challenges facing the natural…

I Do Set My Bow – Genesis 9:13

After major conservation and renovation works to this beloved Downland church, the murals and frescoes by Bloomsbury artists Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Quentin Bell and Angelica Garnett have been restored and preserved for the future. Over seventy years later, Julian Bell joins his family in painting the interior of Berwick Church with the altar reredos…

The Waves at Berwick Church: 90th Anniversary Performance

In celebration of 90 years since the publication of Virginia Woolf’s most poetic work ‘The Waves’, a digital performance has been created combining music, from Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, withwords and art. The performance, which forms part of the Charleston Festival Edit, was filmed at Berwick Church, drawing inspiration from the Bloomsbury murals which reflect on the grief felt by the death of Vanessa…