Events in Lastingham








In Aid of St Mary’s Church Lastingham


[Photo of Professor Harold Mytum] Lecture with slides


Professor Harold Mytum

monuments can tell us more about the culture and beliefs of those who commissioned and made them……

October 7th 2023

at 7.00pm in

Lastingham Village Hall

After the lecture, you will never look at a churchyard in the same way again!

Tickets £10 on the door 


​The Friends of Lastingham Church 18th Annual Lecture

Why Lichfield Cathedral re-established the shrine of St. Chad

The Very Reverend Adrian Dorber Dean of Lichfield from 2005 - 2023, who oversaw the re-instatement of the shrine of Lichfield’s first Bishop, Chad, who was also brother of Cedd of Lastingham

Saturday 28th October 2023

11.00 am St Mary’s Church, Lastingham Y062 6TN 

Admission £10 (Lecture only) available on the door For advance tickets including lecture and lunch £15 served in the Village Hall - must be booked in advance before 24th October To book please contact: Penelope Dawson-Brown 01751 417251 or email stating any dietary requirements

" Chad established his episcopal seat in the town of Lichfield, where he also died and was buried, and where succeeding bishops in the province have their see to this day "

The Venerable Bede from The Ecclesiastical History of the English People