St Peter's Church, Formby

Heritage Week

Monday 28th March – Saturday 2nd April

The Church will be 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 will also be on display.

There will be 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


Please note that parking is available in the Car Park of the former St Anne’s Church, on Timms Lane.
Please be considerate to our neighbours, and avoid causing difficulties in adjacent roads – taking care not to block pavements, or restrict access.

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 will be 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

Refreshments and memorabilia will be available all week

There will be Anniversary Merchandise on sale:

  • Engraved wine glasses
  • Tea towels
  • Tote bags
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