St Peter's Church, Formby

Heritage Week

Monday 28th March – Saturday 2nd April

The Church was open daily from 11:00am to 4:00pm, for visitors to view our Photographic Exhibition of the history of the church and its people.

Objects of historic interest were on display.

There were displays in Church including:

  • A Timeline
  • History of the Church Building
  • Incumbents
  • Formby Family
  • Uniformed Organisations
  • The Church School
  • Parish Events
  • War Graves and The Somme Cross
St Peters Church before churchyard extension
Monday 28th14:00John Phillips: Formby, a Glimpse Over Time
Tuesday 29th19:30Sally Sheard: From Cradle to Grace – Formby Health Histories
Wednesday 30th14:00Tony Pawson: Formby in World War 1
Thursday 31st19:30Joan Rimmer and Nic Dickson: Formby Memories

There was a series of illustrated talks on local historical times and events:

Monday 28th March at 2:00pm – Local historian John PhillipsFormby – A Glimpse Over Time – An overview of the history of Formby from Viking settlement to the thriving town of today

Tuesday 29th at 7:30pm – Professor Sally SheardFrom Cradle to Grave: Formby Health Histories

Wednesday 30th at 2:00pm – Local author Tony Pawson on Formby in World War I

Thursday 31st at 7:30pmFormby Memories, by Joan Rimmer and Nic Dickson
An engaging presentation with images of old Formby, songs, poems, chat and humour.

Saturday 2nd April at 10:30am & 12 noonFurther Voices from the Churchyard – Revd Ted Woods will take visitors round the churchyard to hear more voices from beyond the grave