Site Warden – St Benet’s Abbey

Site Warden – St Benet’s Abbey

We are looking for volunteers to regularly check the site for signs of damage or other issues, using a supplied checklist and agreed route. The volunteer will also pick up any litter they spot along the route. What are we looking for? Good observation skills and an...
Why was St Benet’s Abbey spared by Henry VIII?

Why was St Benet’s Abbey spared by Henry VIII?

As the Annual Bishop’s Service at St Benet’s Abbey takes place on 1st August, we reflect on its unique status.  Remarkably, St Benet’s was the only monastery in the land not to be ‘dissolved’ in the Reformation, though its days as a monastic community were numbered. ...