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Little Gidding Pilgrimage 2019

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starting at St Mary’s Church

Leighton Bromswold

PE28 5AX

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Little Gidding Pilgrimage

A walk through the Huntingdonshire countryside from George Herberts church at Leighton Bromswold to Nicholas Ferrar’s tomb at Little Gidding. The 2019 Pilgrimage will be led by Canon Mark Oakley, Dean of Chapel at St Johns College, Cambridge, and formerly Canon Chancellor of St Pauls Cathedral.

10.30 am: Pilgrimage Communion
at Leighton Bromswold Church

whose restoration was funded by George Herbert and directed by the Ferrars.

12 noon: Lunch
Enjoy lunch with fellow pilgrims
(lunch tickets available, or bring your own).

1 pm: First Station
at Leighton Bromswold

The Pilgrimage Walk begins from the Hundred Stone outside Leighton Bromswold churchyard.

2 pm: Second Station at Salome Wood
2.15 pm: Pilgrimage Walk continues.

2.45 pm: Third Station at Hamerton
3 pm: Pilgrimage Walk continues, cutting across the meadow to Steeple Gidding.

3.45 pm: Fourth Station
at Steeple Gidding Church

4.00 pm: Pilgrimage Walk continues to Little Gidding.

4.15 pm: Fifth Station
at the Tomb of Nicholas Ferrar

All gather around the tomb of Nicholas Ferrar. Followed by …

Pilgrimage Evensong
at Little Gidding Church

5.30 pm: Tea at Ferrar House

The walk from Leighton Bromswold to Little Gidding is about five miles, mostly along the country roads. Sturdy shoes are recommended. If sunny, don’t forget to bring hats and water. Drinks and toilets available at Hamerton. It will be possible to join in along the route, particularly at the Stations, where there will be a pause and a short act of worship and commemoration. Timing of intermediate Stations approximate.
We will co-ordinate drivers’ return to Leighton Bromswold. For more information see www.littlegidding.org.uk/pilgrimage


We are using Eventbrite to take reservations and pre-payments for the Pilgrimage. This year you can buy an all-inclusive ticket which covers Lunch at Leighton Bromswold and Tea at Little Gidding, together with a donation to Leighton Bromswold and Little Gidding Churches and a contribution to other Pilgrimage costs. Large groups are invited to contact us directly at pilgrimage@littlegidding.org.uk before booking.


To assist with catering, the refund deadline is Saturday 11 May, one week before the Pilgrimage. Should you need to cancel after this date, you won't be able to do so through Eventbrite, but please get in touch with us via pilgrimage@littlegidding.org.uk and we'll do our best to sort things out.

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starting at St Mary’s Church

Leighton Bromswold

PE28 5AX

United Kingdom

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