St Botolph’s Church

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St Botolph’s is the parish church of Helpston.  The priest in charge is Revd. Dave Maylor who took up the post in February 2012.

The church was built mainly between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries, though what was originally a Norman tower was rebuilt in 1865.  The first known rector of the church was Galfrid de Helpeston in 1230.

The poet John Clare is buried in the Churchyard.

There is a service each Sunday: these are generally Communion services with a congregation of about 25 and 30 people. There are also  two “all age” non-communion services a month.

The Church  manages Botolph’s Barn in Church Lane as a community facility offering 2 meeting rooms which is available for renting by groups or individuals.

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Jackie Bedford April 9, 2017 at 8:57 pm

Thank you for the warm and friendly welcome John and I had today when we came to the Palm Sunday service at your Church. We were visiting my cousins Suzanne and Brenda after the occasion of our marriage in Stamford, we really enjoyed the service. We are now safely back home in Somerset, look forward to visiting again when we are in the area. Jackie.


Kate Hinchliff April 18, 2017 at 11:32 am

Dear Jackie and John
We are very pleased to see you both.
Come again!
PCC member


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