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Weʼre raising £11,500 to Install LED lighting in St Peter's, Preston Park

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St Peter's, Preston Park, Brighton is a grade 2* listed 750-year-old church. It's a beautiful gem and is treasured by the community. It's no longer in use for regular religious services but can be hired for events and celebrations. Our voluntary group, the Friends of St Peter's, helps look after the church and keeps it open every day for all to enjoy. The church contains 3 ancient murals, one of which - the murder of Thomas Becket - is rare.

Our current lighting system is poor, dull, mostly not working. Our voluntary group is responsible for the lighting and want it replaced with greener, cheaper LED lighting. It will transform the church interior and enable everyone to really appreciate the beautiful stencilling, its beams and of course the precious murals.

The total cost of the new lighting will be £25,000. The Friends of St Peter's have contributed £10,000; Pride have generously given £1,000. Donors and contributions from events have raised even more, so now we just need to raise £11,500.

So, shut out the dark - turn on the light and help to give this wonderful little building the bright illumination it deserves - both now and for the future!

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    27

    • Jordan P

      Jordan P

      Jan 27, 2024

      It's a beautiful little church I found completely by accident. Hope this helps!

      £20.00

    • The Fittock/Elliott family

      The Fittock/Elliott family

      Dec 25, 2023

      Enjoyed our Christmas Day visit

      £10.00

    • William and Pepe Murray

      William and Pepe Murray

      Dec 9, 2023

      We got married here in 1983So happy this beautiful church is still open.. Thank you! Xx

      £20.00

    • Stephen and Angela Owen for themselves and on behalf of the late Derek and Hazel Owen.

      Stephen and Angela Owen for themselves and on behalf of the late Derek and Hazel Owen.

      Dec 8, 2023

      Very happy to contribute as this was the Owen family marital church.

      £20.00

    • Celia Harvey

      Celia Harvey

      Dec 8, 2023

      I always appreciate spending quiet moments in St.Peter’s when I’m back in Brighton. Thank you all for keeping it open every day and looking so good.

    • Mark and Anna

      Mark and Anna

      Dec 8, 2023

      £50.00

    • Vivien Scale

      Vivien Scale

      Dec 8, 2023

      Thank you for keeping this lovely old church alive.

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