Worship and Events

The following events are taking place in the benefice of Bamburgh,

Lucker and Belford.

Carol and Crib Service at 4pm at St Hilda's, Lucker on Sunday 15th December.

Carol singing around Bamburgh 6pm on Monday 16th December. Come along and join in.

Carols at the Blue Bell, Belford. 6.30 for 7pm. Thursday 19th December. Come along and enjoy.

School Carol Service at St Mary's, Belford 9.30 on Friday 20th December.

Christingle and Carol Service at 4pm on Tuesday 24th December at St Aidan's,


Crib Service at St May's, Belford at 6pm on Tuesday 24th December.

Midnight Mass at St Hilda's, Lucker at 11.30pm on Tuesday 24th December.

Christmas Communion at 9am on Wednesday 25th December at St Mary,s, Belford.

Christmas Communion at 11am on Wednesday 25th December at St Aidan's, Bamburgh.

Carols and Songs for the Christmas Season performed at St Aidan's, Bamburgh, by

professional baritone, Charles Luxford, at 7pm on Saturday 28th December. Entry £5 on

the door. Raffle and refreshments.

Daily Prayer

The Church of England has a pattern of daily morning, evening and night prayer. Each day, and each time of day, uses different readings from the Bible, and different prayers.
Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer
Daily Prayer provided by the official Church of England web site, © The Archbishops' Council of the Church of England, 2002-2004.

PrayerWeekly Services


The Parish Eucharist • at 11.00am (Common Worship, except on the first Sunday of the month when the Book of Common Prayer is used)

Said Evening Prayer  • at 5.15pm (BCP)

Holy Communion
at 10.00am (BCP


Morning Prayer • at 8.45am


The schedule for this year's Lent series is as follows, all at 7pm on


More up to date information about services here...

Thinking About Getting Married At Saint Aidan’s

The Bride at St Aidans church BamburghThe Parish Church of St Aidan’s offers a splendid venue to celebrate your marriage with prayerfulness and dignity in a fabulous setting.

There are several ways that you can be legally married in the Parish Church of St Aidan’s.

These are the two simplest:

  • If one of you live in the parish, then you can be married by banns
  • If you have a “Qualifying Connection” with the parish, then again you can be married by banns

If neither of these applies to you then it may be possible for you to be married by licence and the first step is to have a conversation with the Vicar.

If you are not able to marry in the church it may still be possible to have a “blessing” service, Prayers and Dedication after a Civil Marriage and, perhaps after a civil ceremony nearby, this is a route that you will be happy with.

If you thinking about getting married in the Church of England, then there are plenty of resources from which you can draw. This web site for instance www.yourchurchwedding.org/project/

Remember, the first real step is to be in contact with the Vicar and to talk things through with him. He will also be able to advise you of available dates and the current fee for weddings.

Thinking About Having Your Child Baptised At Saint Aidan's

Baptism Group inside St Aidans church BamburghWe would be delighted to baptise your child into the Christian faith here at Saint Aidan’s. If you live within the parish or have a substantial connection with the parish church, then do please be in contact with the Vicar to talk about this possibility. If you do not live within the parish then it is important that you seek the good will of your own parish priest first.





Funerals And Memorial Services

Memorial Service While we recognise that Bamburgh has a very special place in the hearts of many people, not everyone is legally entitled to be buried in our churchyard. A copy of our churchyard policy is available for download… along with a copy of Memorials Intro...

However it may be that it is appropriate for the funeral service to be held in St Aidan’s, followed by a committal elsewhere, or else to have cremated remains (ashes) buried or scattered here, perhaps after a memorial service. If you are planning your own funeral, or coping with the death of a loved one, then please do talk with the vicar about these possibilities.


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