Holy Week

It’s my birthday this week and birthdays mean family days out! So J, C and I visited Tewksbury.

The abbey is quite small – but properly old, dating from the years after the Norman conquest.

The Norman pillars are massive.

I love the way colour is being reintroduced to our ancient churches so that we have more of a sense of the glamour they held in the Middle Ages:

It’s Holy Week this week and, amidst all the splendour of the building, all of the crosses were shrouded in purple, waiting for the miracle of the resurrection on Sunday:

Holy Week