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: