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St Johns Leeds @LeedsStJohns Mark Lane, New Briggate Leeds

The oldest church in Leeds, full of magnificent features is cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust and open to visitors. For opening visit the website.

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We’re ready......are you? #LeedsLightNight https://t.co/cmXUNJSehB
10/10
2019
An explosion of colour greets visitors to Leeds St Johns this fine Saturday morning. Pop in and see the oldest chur… https://t.co/4T0ybRzXfY
7/20
2019
The Royal Arms seen here are dated from 1620, and are exceptionally well carved in Oak and are very well preserved.… https://t.co/MHZy9b01p1
6/8
2019
Did you know the portrait of John Harrison left St Johns for over 60 years? In 1860 it was taken by the Leeds Corpo… https://t.co/QvEFdYWIz9
6/1
2019
In the typical British tradition when the sun comes out ‘it’s too hot!’ Thankfully it’s nice and cool in the church… https://t.co/hDBBQotKpi
4/20
2019
We’re still discovering things in Leeds St Johns! Take these carvings on the pews for example. The left carving we… https://t.co/C30TEN4w05
4/13
2019
Today on this lovely spring Saturday starts #EnglishTourismWeek19.....and we’re open! Come along and see a piece of… https://t.co/yMKspXIuYy
3/30
2019
Something you may miss when visiting is the Mace holder, and it is an interesting example of wrought ironwork of th… https://t.co/jF6D1I8vkV
3/23
2019
Englands biggest free heritage festival Heritage Open Days is 6 months away! Is there anything you would like to se… https://t.co/ga94d0E1sL
3/21
2019
Ooooh what’s this? A book to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Leeds St Johns you say? Yes we would reply! This… https://t.co/v6kaGhE42S
3/16
2019
Here is a drawing done by Norman Shaw before the 1868 restoration. You will see the old church was vastly different… https://t.co/tmgYCO24gvDid you know that the church only narrowly escaped destruction in 1865? Local opinion in Leeds seems to have been a… https://t.co/qvX4xDtraq
2/23
2019
The sun is out in Leeds....hooray! and not only is the sun out in the sky, you can also see our own sun hiding out… https://t.co/lfVoeSvHge
2/22
2019
Happy #Valentines to all of our followers. We don’t have any Valentine’s Day church related stuff to show you, so h… https://t.co/6zF4OmCICW
2/14
2019
It’s true that #Leeds loves its Owls! As well as finding them dotted around the city centre on the Leeds Owl Trail,… https://t.co/3XmE7FH1Vw
2/13
2019
Apparently having stone animals on a church was a 19th century tradition! Good job we spotted this little doggie an… https://t.co/6WvLssQiSD
1/25
2019
It’s Saturday so that can only mean one thing....we’re open! Our fantastic #Volunteer team are in, and you will be… https://t.co/74qPa59Thn
1/19
2019
We ain’t afraid of no cold! Our fantastic #Volunteers are in today to bring the city of Leeds some historical goodn… https://t.co/z7NZ1q2v6A
1/12
2019
A rainy winter’s day is the perfect backdrop for the oldest church in Leeds city centre. #LeedsStJohnshttps://t.co/Sm5dbv1tZJ
1/7
2019
Check out our beautiful font. It was designed by Scottish architect Norman Shaw in 1868 and executed by James Forsy… https://t.co/HgHPyShuwI
1/6
2019
#HappyNewYear to all of our followers! What are your New Years resolutions? If you don’t have any yet, then add vis… https://t.co/HOTKoNWwZT
1/1
2018
Watch #TheABCMurders this evening as #JohnMalkovich plays an older Hercule Poirot. https://t.co/04i0HxXu7o It fea… https://t.co/ktXd2Rm1Ca
12/28
2018
Join us for some festive carols at our Christmas service tomorrow at 11:30am. Seasonal refreshments provided https://t.co/5XuQFLF1Vj
12/21
2018
A window fit for a man who had a eventful life, and to celebrate his philanthropic deeds. The Harrison memorial win… https://t.co/QTLDyzYc1g
12/19
2018
The beautiful communion table found in the church is probably the original. It is decorated with carved heads that… https://t.co/aiH6Dm3OKJJoin us for some #festive #carols at our #Christmas #service at 11:30am. Take a break from the #Christmasshopping a… https://t.co/CVPgpTyinB
12/18
2018
Do you want to see something that will illustrate our mortality and our fleeting time on this earth? Well look no f… https://t.co/WHJacA8blc
12/10
2018
When visiting Leeds St John’s you will notice that the pews still retain their fine 17th century carving even thoug… https://t.co/301NY50jaI
12/8
2018
Following on from our post yesterday, we had a quick chat with the descendants of the sister of John Harrison, foun… https://t.co/ZT7ZxCKpQIContinuing with our top 10 things to see at Leeds St Johns, we have the Harrison painting which is a magnificent pa… https://t.co/uruzjLUuTY
11/27
2018
Happy Monday everybody! On Saturday we were visited by the descendants of the sister of John Harrison, founder of L… https://t.co/wZsXvfknek
11/26
2018
Check out our ceiling! It is adorned with flowers, birds and male dryads playing pipes. The decoration is domestic… https://t.co/VROFVHqL5S
11/23
2018
At Leeds St Johns we are immensely proud of the church’s amazing collection of artefacts and objects, and we want t… https://t.co/RokyPaBH2o
11/20
2018
Free exhibition at the 17th-century Church of St John the Evangelist, Leeds city centre, telling the stories of Lee… https://t.co/FBOHUZbiST
8/14
2018
The oldest church in Leeds City Centre come and see the Jacobean fittings, the superb carved wooden screen and th… https://t.co/KJamPkubvG
8/1
2018
Have you picked up your tickets for next month's evening with historian Jessica Malay? Here she is discussing how s… https://t.co/L7bUyqtwtR
6/14
2018
We're welcoming acclaimed historian Jessica Malay to St John's in July, for a fascinating evening delving into the… https://t.co/81gKbpa8uq
6/8
2018
It's Friday, it's Day 1 of #VolunteersWeek 2018 and we have a short message for all our volunteers out there....… https://t.co/eT5fYhft5b
Retweeted by St Johns LeedsLove St John’s? Now you can work here! @TheCCT are looking for a friendly, efficient Admin Assistant to join our bu… https://t.co/l5rffkxQ40
6/1
2018
Just had a fantastic meeting with @TheCCT and @yorkcivictrust about the upcoming Anne Lister rainbow plaque… https://t.co/ifgOVMCSbX
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5/11
2018
RAWR! 🦁 we’ll be open to visitors from 11am on Friday - why not come along and see if you can spot them? https://t.co/71Q8pzFQBQ @TheCCT I think we’ll be seeing a lot more of Rosie! 🐕
5/2
2018
We’re a day early for #AnimalsInChurches... but we’ve got a little helper in @TheCCT North office today! #cutehttps://t.co/Gw8ELAdtdf
5/1
2018
We’re in the centre of #Leeds and open today until 3pm, why not pop in and take a look? https://t.co/IZ1fhumyKb
3/9
2018
@ChrisNickson2 @JonathanBliss @theleedslibrary And St John’s church on New Briggate! The Charles I story is depicte… https://t.co/ThtIEPHelb
3/6
2018
What a great photo! https://t.co/DfVdtacjn3
2/28
2018
We have a whole raft of wondrous beasties hanging out in the Jacobean carvings in Leeds! #AnimalsInChurcheshttps://t.co/c4Yj9MrvlP
2/21
2018
Help raise £20,000 in six weeks to save and transform historic Holy Trinity! #ValentinesDay #SendLoveToSunderland https://t.co/EWachCbBlP
2/14
2018
We're very pleased to welcome St Peter's Church in Gamston to the CCT collection. That makes 353 historic churches… https://t.co/R5sl2DjRVO
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2/5
2017
Join us for a Festive Carol Service in @LeedsStJohns with the team from @LeedsMinster tomorrow morning at 11.30am 🎄… https://t.co/7pNmOnyfg0
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12/15
2017
Ok @YorkHolyTrinity we were feeling seeeeriously left out for a while there but #snow has finally arrived in #Leedshttps://t.co/3jWAesh3rP
11/30
2017
Nominate your outstanding CCT volunteer of the year today! https://t.co/T2BQReJWiV
11/29
2017
Two days left to apply for our Digital Media Officer vacancy. Here's some guidance on the skills we're looking for!… https://t.co/q8kyTCyhoL
11/25
2017
We’ve got carols on 16th December for a festive break in your Christmas shopping - discover one of the city’s hidde… https://t.co/SMp1XKs57m
11/22
2017
Calling digital whizzes and regeneration experts: we have #job vacancies & want to hear from you!… https://t.co/oAPMOJK19K
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11/3
2017
It’s a beautiful morning in #Leeds and we’ll be open 11-3. Drop in and say hi! #DiscoverChurches https://t.co/Z62Kjrubrj
10/27
2017
Introducing the newest (and cutest) member of @TheCCT North team - seems to be fond of a morning coffee like her mu… https://t.co/hFsPVYkU9U
10/24
2017
Feeling Halloween-y? Have we got the event for you? Yes. Yes we have! https://t.co/uPf7hnxwxx Come join us for wi… https://t.co/y8unH51Rm7
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10/18
2017
@PeterAiers @TheCCT Looks delicious, we’ll look forward to getting our bit in the post!It’s gone fully autumn in #Leeds this morning. Wonder if the churchyard will have any leaves left by the end of the… https://t.co/IXeQSOLyVo
10/16
2017
So exciting! We can’t wait to pop down and see the new space! #LAGisBack https://t.co/qvm6HUhtei
10/13
2017
HUGE thanks to our incredible @TheCCT volunteers, who helped us to welcome almost 3000 visitors to St John’s across… https://t.co/Y1wmi19sJ4Thanks so much Tony, they looked amazing! We had a great time @LightNightLeeds, can’t wait for next year https://t.co/aUzZj7QOvLOn Ilkla Moor Baht ‘at - @LFChorus at @LeedsStJohns are my #lightnightleeds faves! They’re back for more at 8.15pm! https://t.co/x5b9fGDwlw
Retweeted by St Johns LeedsWe’re open for the second #lightnightleeds and @LFChorus are here for their 6.15 performance! @LightNightLeedsTONIGHT in #Leeds: #LeedsLightNight @LeedsStJohns #LoveHeritage https://t.co/zQbNBOJCuQ
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10/6
2017
We had a fantastic first evening for #LightNightLeeds - come along tomorrow for another chance to make your own lov… https://t.co/ukN4qUXosdTa dah! Our churchyard is lit up for @LightNightLeeds - come along and join in! @LeedsDads @TheCCT https://t.co/5kN2f1gx18It’s @LightNightLeeds and St John’s is open! Come along and make your own jam jar lantern for our community install… https://t.co/cWx55kYtFH
10/5
2017
We're sending out a #SunderlandSOS with @DaveStewart and launching a campaign to save Holy Trinity from the brink… https://t.co/pRhUxx1b66
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10/3
2017
Trio Literati getting everyone on their feet for #HODS - catch today's last performance at 1:30! @heritageopendayhttps://t.co/RL4dlutY4tEscape from the rain in #Leeds today with FREE spoken work performances at 11:30am, 12:30pm, and 1:30pm! Part of @heritageopenday
9/8
2017
We can't wait to welcome the brilliant Trio Literati to #Leeds for @heritageopenday performances in two weeks! https://t.co/AIKAbn9v6o
8/24
2017
Huge congratulations to Peter Aiers as he is appointed as our new Chief Executive! https://t.co/HfJnDAn1De https://t.co/e4wuAox9FR
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8/9
2017
Happy #YorkshireDay! Celebrate with our list of historic churches and lovely walks in God's Own County… https://t.co/m7HmoIR6Zh
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8/1
2017
We're currently hosting @LeedsCC_News to talk about their plans for a new Grand Quarter Conservation Area:… https://t.co/tM27h2GM3K
7/25
2017
#ChurchTourismWeek has started! Find an event near you & discover the wonders of historic churches & chapels. https://t.co/0gjsG3jb3v
7/21
2017
The final countdown is on. 7 days until #ChurchTourismWeek
Retweeted by St Johns LeedsDiscover forgotten artwork at @LeedsStJohns #DiscoverChurches https://t.co/u7298VwsTE https://t.co/nTisk207rw
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7/14
2017
This #VolunteersWeek we say a huge thank you to our dedicated volunteers at #Leeds St John's. Want to join the team… https://t.co/zR2vyyn3aw
6/8
2017
It may have started to rain but the church is open. Come and have a cup of tea and a piece of cake @TheCCT Racheal… https://t.co/QcQwajS1jq
5/27
2017
Join us for a free concert, tea and cake tomorrow at 12pm #SummerTeaparty with Rachael Cawte and Friends
5/26
2017
Join Rachael Cawte & Friends from @LeedsMusic and @LCoMAlumni for a free concert on 27/5 #Leeds #VisitLeedshttps://t.co/XkNITKn6tk
5/9
2017
Hosting @TheCCT North Pot Luck today to raise funds to save our historic churches! Who else is hosting… https://t.co/AqX0kUcJzH
4/18
2017
There's blossom in the yard at @LeedsStJohns maybe spring is here after all ⛅️🌍🌱 https://t.co/DaMg6OXIDR
Retweeted by St Johns LeedsIt's a beautiful day in Leeds and we're open! Pop in and say hello! https://t.co/fkpPwtacCF
3/24
2017
We've noticed some new residents in the church... Find out how to make these super-cute egg cosies on @TheCCT blog… https://t.co/kAJC2OjHvL
3/6
2016
Join us on Wednesday for Departure Lounge Collective with Lara Jones Saxophonist. Pay what you feel on the door. 7:30pm @TheCCT
10/3
2016
We are putting up the big screen! @TheCCT @heritageopenday Tonight 6pm! https://t.co/BSdFE3Jjxt
9/8
2016
Tomorrow at 6pm see #SommeFilm free at St John's #Leeds + a talk by @mayleaves on Brothers in #WW1 #HeritageOpenDays https://t.co/g5GZif0zOl
Retweeted by St Johns LeedsLive in #Leeds? Want to listen to some live #pianomusic? Join me on Friday 4 Nov @leedsstjohns
Retweeted by St Johns LeedsReally looking forward to seeing the big screen in @LeedsStJohns @MakingAMemorial tomorrow for the Somme screening & talk by Linda Maynard
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9/7
2016
On this day in 1916: Lieut John Charles Miller Stewart (Flying Corps) killed in action on Western Front, age 24 #StJohnsFallen #Leeds #WW1
Retweeted by St Johns LeedsLike history? Art? #Leeds? Then you’ll love our free #WW1 exhibition at St John’s church #NewBriggate Open today until 3pm, why not stop by?
Retweeted by St Johns LeedsLast chance to see at Leeds St Johns @TheCCT https://t.co/36ZvXz4bYc
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7/3
2016
https://t.co/VfCJFhdAjjOur Tommies are heading home but back tomorrow 11-3 @TheCCT @MakingAMemorial with their fascinating collection of #WWI memorabiliaMaking a memorial: a new exhibition about the parishioners of St Johns during WWI launches today with refreshments @TheCCT Funded by @HLFTea, coffee and cake in the beautiful church @LeedsStJohns @TheCCT until 3pm today https://t.co/MOOWqCi4tO
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7/2
2016
You can visit St John’s Wed-Sat 11-3, subject to availability of volunteers. We’re always on the lookout for new volunteers @LeedsStJohns
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6/16
2016

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