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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Victorian Society Visit

On Saturday the 21st August thirty eight members of the Victorian Society visited the Church before moving on to the Town Hall and St Peter's Church. As one might expect they were well informed and had lots of questions after hearing a talk about the history of the Church and its current use. It was the Society's first large scale visit to a Victorian location since lockdown, and they enjoyed the occasion as much as we enjoyed hosting it.

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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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