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St Mary de Crypt is a
living church
sharing our faith in Jesus Christ,
the story of our history
and heritage
and the life of the city

Discover DeCrypt is open 11.00am – 3.00pm Wednesday to Sunday.

Coronavirus Information

For the protection of our more vulnerable visitors and for the safety of our staff and volunteers, we are asking people to continue to wear face coverings inside our buildings unless they are exempt.  

All those who enter Discover DeCrypt are encouraged to use hand sanitiser which is also available for use throughout the buildings.

We encourage visitors to make use of the QR code or to sign in for the purposes of Test and Trace.

For your reassurance, we are maintaining our current cleaning regimes and the one-way system round the building. Doors and windows continue to remain open to ensure the best possible ventilation.

Thank you for visiting and for your consideration.

We have gathered some resources for help during the Covid-19 pandemic

Upcoming Events

Wings of Hope

An interactive art installation for adults and children running throughout August.  After the difficulties we have all faced – and continue to face –  during …

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Women at the Well

Until the end of September we are pleased to be displaying the locally crafted ‘Women at the Well’ banner at Discover DeCrypt. This banner was …

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Rainbow Cuppa

A warm welcome to the LGBTQ+ community and allies. Come and enjoy a cuppa and some chat in the Schoolroom with the chance to pick …

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Archaeology Day

The past is right under our feet!  Find out more about the history of the Old Crypt Schoolroom. What did the archaeologists find when they …

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Three Shires Craft Guild Fair

Unique gifts, handmade arts and crafts products, homemade produce all brought to you by the Three Shires Craft Guild.  From jewellery to jam, you’ll find …

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Three Shires Craft Guild Fair

Unique gifts, handmade arts and crafts products, homemade produce all brought to you by the Three Shires Craft Guild.  From jewellery to jam, you’ll find …

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Invest in your Heritage: Volunteer or Donate

Discover DeCrypt relies on support from people like you to maintain these historic buildings and keep them open and accessible to all.  Some people donate their time and skills as volunteers, others make a financial gift. We are hugely grateful to all our supporters.  Without them our community and our projects wouldn’t happen. If you are interested in volunteering or would like to donate then please click the buttons below to find out more.

News and Updates

Family Fun outside for Half Term

During the summer half term holiday Discover DeCrypt will be running some special events for families to explore the wild side of the churchyard. On …

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National Day of Reflection

As we reach this unwelcome anniversary, Discover DeCrypt will be joining in the National Day of Reflection on Tuesday 23 March organised by Marie Curie …

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A Quiet Day on Zoom

‘Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God.’       Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-61) Pre pandemic, the thought of going on a Quiet …

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Art & Craft Workshop Vouchers for Christmas

Give the gift of a craft or art workshop this Christmas.  We are offering gift vouchers for our 2021 workshops.  The vouchers cost £25 each …

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Local, Hand-made, Fair-trade

Looking for a something special to cheer up a friend or loved one this Christmas?  We have a beautiful selection of gifts to suit all …

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All dressed up for Christmas!

We are all in need of a little comfort and joy this Christmas.  To help lift the spirits we have brought out all our lights …

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