Welcome to the Parish of Cirencester
If you are visiting Cirencester then time to see the magnificent, refurbished, Parish Church in the Market Place is essential. Whether you are visiting for a service, attending a concert, are admiring the architecture, are here to learn something of the history of the Parish, or simply to spend time in quiet, we pray that you will feel nearer to God and enjoy His peace.
Tours of the Parish Church
Tours of the magnificent Parish Church of St John Baptist, adjacent to the Market Place in Cirencester, can be arranged to suit your itinerary, subject to service times.
Contact should be made through the Parish Office, Gosditch Street, Cirencester, Glos GL7 2AG Tel: 01285 659317
Tours cost £4 per person.
Groups (above 5 people) must contact the Parish Office and actually book a tour and check that the church is available at the time and then a steward can be allocated.
We are very sad to announce the death of Peter Bontoft.
A faithful member of The Parish Church, Head Sacristan and Server.
Funeral Service including Requiem Mass to be held on Monday 17th September
at 12 noon in The Parish Church of St John Baptist.
There will be no Midday Eucharist on 17th September as there will be a Eucharist during the funeral service to which all are invited.
Fundraising for the Parish
Find out more... about fundraising for our existing mission and ministry and our new appeal to enable us to have children's workers and a youth worker in the parish.
Visiting and touring the church
Tours are available throughout the year and on special days the Tower is open to visitors who are prepared to climb the narrow steps to the top in order to enjoy a panoramic view over the town.
Concerts, exhibitions and festival
A comprehensive list of concerts, exhibitions and festivals offers visitors a range of activities.
Cirencester is one of the largest branches in the Diocese of Gloucester.
For more information
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