Angels and stained glass
Angels and Stained Glass

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Open Space
Carved Detail, St Benet's Church, Paul's Wharf

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The Friends of the City Churches

The Friends of the City Churches is an architectural heritage charity dedicated to preserving the beautiful and unique churches found within the square mile of the City of London. As part of our work we:

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Open churches

The following City Churches are open with Friends' Watchers present from 11am to 3pm each week (unless stated otherwise).


St Botolph Aldgate
St Ethelburga Centre (1st and 3rd Mondays of each month)
St Mary Abchurch
St Sepulchre Newgate


The Dutch Church (2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month)
St Dunstan in the West
St Katharine Cree
St Mary Abchurch
St Michael Cornhill
St Peter upon Cornhill (1 - 4pm)


St Anne & St Agnes (11.45am - 4pm, 1st Wednesday of each month)
All Hallows London Wall
St Botolph Aldersgate
St Magnus the Martyr (1 - 4pm)
St Mary Abchurch
St Stephen Walbrook


St Benet Paul's Wharf
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St Martin Ludgate
St Mary Abchurch
St Mary at Hill


St Andrew by the Wardrobe
St Clement Eastcheap
St Mary Abchurch
St Martin Ludgate

Please note that very occasionally these arrangements may be subject to closure by the churches concerned.

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What's new

March 2020 issue of City Events

Wednesday, 1 April 2020
Watchers’ Meeting

Learn more about the lives of City churches in London Undone, a podcast produced by Catherine Cartwright, with a new episode coming out every week!

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The Friends are on Twitter – and to date we have 1938 followers

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