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Choral Evensong (First Sunday)

This is a formal sung service using the traditional words of the Book of Common Prayer.

There is a sermon and the service lasts about an hour.

Compline (Second Sunday)

A traditional and simple said service for the end of the day. It is normally preceded by a Bible study or Meditation.

Healing Eucharist (Third Sunday)

A simple, modern language communion service with hymns and an opportunity for the laying on of hands for the healing of the sick.

It lasts about 45 minutes.

Said Evensong (Fourth Sunday)

A said service using the words from the Book of Common Prayer, with slightly more emphasis on the intercessions.

It lasts about 30 minutes.


For fifth Sunday services, see our list of forthcoming services.

St Nicholas Church

Regular Services


Holy Communion (Not first Sunday)

This is a quiet, said service using the traditional words of the Book of Common Prayer. It lasts about half an hour.

(These services are followed by refreshments in church).

Family Service (First and third Sunday)

An informal service at which families and young children are especially welcome. It lasts about 35 minutes.

Parish Communion (Second Sunday)

A lively, sung service using modern language. There is a sermon. The service lasts about an hour.

Family Communion (Fourth Sunday)

A slightly more informal version of the second Sunday parish communion at which families are particularly welcome. It lasts about 50 minutes.


For more information please see


Grade I Listed and 10th Century ancient church


'The most interesting church in the county'

H Alderman - The Charm of Old Surrey


Surrey's flagship Norman Church

Simon Jenkins - England's Thousand Best Churches


The tower and chancel pre-date 1066


Pre 1150 Norman 'graffiti'


In 1929 a square cell was discovered, thought to have been the home to achorites


Double Chancel


St Nicholas Church

The Street




Office Liza Gane

(Enquire at Watts Gallery Visitor Centre)

01483 901811

Tues & Fri 9.00am - 1.00pm



Mr Michael Chastell

01483 568851


Deputy Churchwardens:


Mrs Linda Chastell

01483 568851


Lady May (Stella)

01483 810254

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