The Civic and Parish Church of Bournemouth

Development Project

Tower & Spire Restoration Underway!

Our £175,000.00 restoration of the tower and spire of this beautiful Grade 1 listed building is underway.!!!! Stage Four of our Development Project objectives! So far we have restored the beautiful Resurrection Chapel which sits in our grounds, designed by Sir Ninian Co mper, delivered the “Stone and Voice” Project – telling the stories of […]

FINALISTS – National Churches Awards 2022

What brilliant news that St Peter’s Church has been shortlisted for two categories in this year’s awards! To be even considered was exciting but to be shortlisted an honour, when looking at all of the other’s in the categories from across the United Kingdom. Whether we win or not, our projects have been recognised by […]

St Peter’s Grounds Reimagined Project Video

In 2020, St Peter’s churchyard in Bournemouth town centre was so overgrown and unruly, with brambles and rhododendrons obscuring pathways and gravestones, creating a hotspot for anti-social behaviour.  However, fast forward two years and the St Peter’s churchyard has been completely ‘reimagined’, thanks to the determination of Jane Styslinger (Church Warden) and the Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Urban Green project, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund […]

Project Coordinator appointed

Following recent interviews, we are very pleased to announce that Alice Miller has been appointed as Project Coordinator for our HLF-funded Stone and Voice Project. Stone and Voice is a Heritage Lottery Fund supported project lead by the St Peter’s Church, Bournemouth as part of the St Peter’s Church Development Project. The project will tell […]

Story of little-seen chapel and fallen soldiers to be told

From the Bournemouth Echo St Peter’s Church project will share the story of little-seen Resurrection Chapel and World War One fallen BOURNEMOUTH’S civic church has won lottery money to share the story of a remarkable chapel and the World War One dead who are commemorated in it. The Chapel of the Resurrection, in the grounds of St […]