The Cathedral of the Marshes
A church building has stood in Blythburgh for a thousand years witnessing to the love of God and the faith of His people. It is a magnificent building which can be seen rising out from the Blyth estuary — sometimes affectionately called ‘The Cathedral of the Marshes’.
Holy Trinity Blythburgh has a small worshipping community who warmly welcome visitors to its services, for private reflection and prayer, to listen to inspiring music, or just to marvel at the wonderful angel roof.
The church has wonderful acoustics and is often used for concerts, and its light and airy space is used for art exhibitions. It is also a well used community space.
We take safeguarding seriously and the Parochial Church Council has adopted the Church of England's national policy 'Promoting a Safer Church'. For more information see www.cofesuffolk.org/safeguarding.
For any local concerns, our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Jenny Allen who can be contacted by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (01502 478314).
Following advice from HM Government that all churches should be closed in order to protect everyone’s health through social isolation, much to our regret, Holy Trinity will remain shut until further notice. We also greatly regret that the art exhibition Stations on a Journey will not now be on display in the church before and during Easter. However, we are very pleased to be able to present them to you online .
We are also making available recordings of Choral Evensong, led by the Blythburgh Singers under their director, Ellis Bell.
Although we are no longer open, we continue to hold our village, our nation and our world in our prayers at this troubled time.