Bombed during World War II, St George’s Garrison Church survives as an evocative ruin with recently conserved mosaics, and a modern canopy roof, for all to enjoy.

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In the programme "Who Do You Think You Are?" - about Joe Lycett's family history - broadcast on BBC1 on Tuesday 2nd November our Garrison Church St George's was one of the locations used in the filming - as you can see about 25 minutes into the programme. It's available on i-Player for 11 months and is part of the current season of fascinating investigations into the ancestry of different personalities. With thanks to Wall to Wall a Warners Production company for the still photo of Joe Lycett.

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St George's Garrison Church in Woolwich, with its modern canopy roof and stunning mosaics, is both an evocative ruin and a contemporary space. Designed by Thomas H Wyatt in an Italian-Romanesque style, the Church was built between 1862-63 to serve the Royal Artillery in Woolwich. Today it is run by a local group, the Woolwich Garrison Church Trust who are committed to making it available for all to visit and enjoy. Directly opposite the Barracks in Woolwich, South East London, come and enjoy its beauty and peaceful garden.

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