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HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Following the death of Prince Philip on 9 April, the Union Flag is flying at half mast on the tower, and will remain there until his funeral on Saturday 17 April.

Breage Church now open for Sunday worship

Weekly Sunday services will take place from now on at 11:15: Holy Communion on the first three Sundays in each month, and a Service of the Word on the fourth Sunday. At present, there will be no hymn singing.

Breage Church is no longer open to visitors, until further notice

in accordance with coronavirus regulations St Breaca Church in Breage will be closed to visitors for the foreseeable future.

No Christmas lights in Breage in 2020

Due to the second lockdown, there were no Christmas lights around the village. As a consequence, the usual December Friends event, when the church is open for mince pies etc. after the lights switch on, did not take place.

Friends May event postponed

We had hoped to celebrate five years of the Friends of St Breaca Church in May 2020 with a formal opening of the Heritage Centre, but the coronavirus pandemic means we must wait.

Heritage Centre opening delayed by coronavirus

The Heritage Centre will contain information about the 10 Saints of West Cornwall (including St Breaca), the history of the building and the wall paintings. A sculpture representing St Breaca, by local artist Bob Dawson, is already in church.

New church history booklet to be published

As part of the work on the new Heritage Centre, a new booklet explaining the history of the church is in preparation and will be available soon.

Church open after Breage Christmas lights switch-on

The church was open on 7 December 2019 for mince pies, mulled wine and seasonal music after the Breage Christmas lights were switched on. It was lovely to have the stars back on the tower, after the pinnacle repairs; we’ve missed them these past few years.

Friends’ Summer Concert: Cadgwith Singers AND Celtic Fiddlers

Church was packed for our summer concert featuring two leading local music groups. This took place in church on Wednesday 21 August 2019, and a good time was had by all. Donations and raffle proceeds came to over £400 for the Friends.

Regular services in Breage Church

Sunday morning services in Breage are normally at 11:15; different arrangements are made on the fifth Sunday of a month. An evening service takes place on the third Sunday of each month at 6pm. There is also a Holy Communion service on Thursdays at 10am.

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