St Bride's: INSPIRE! Appeal

Introduction

St Bride's Church, Fleet Street is one of the finest examples of Christopher Wren''s work which has stood for more than 300 years, including surviving the Blitz. However, it is in serious need of restoration.

In 2012 the Parish started fundraising £2.5 million to carry out essential restoration to preserve the spire and ensure the future of St Bride's.

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APPEAL UPDATES (pdf): January 2015 · December 2013 · Spring 2013 · Six Months On

How To Donate

Online

Make a one-off or monthly donation online via JustGiving. Please remember to Gift Aid your donation if you are a UK tax payer. This enables us to claim an additional 25%.

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TextGiving

Donate up to £10 by text. The full amount plus Gift Aid comes to the church thanks to Vodafone.

Text STBA13 £3 / £5 / £10 to 70070. E.G. STBA13 £10

Standing Order

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Recent Appeal News

  • The Worshipful Company of Marketors' Donation
    The Worshipful Company of Marketors have a long standing connection with St Bride's. Following the Remembrance Service on Sunday 13thNovember, the Master was delighted to be able to present the Rector with a cheque for £2,500 to support the...
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  • Dancing in Fleet Street!
    Well it was actually in the nave of St Bride's Church. but I'm a sucker for a headline! It seems appropriate, if a little unconventional, to start this piece with the conclusion of Great Balls of Fire - a fundraising...
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  • "Bright and Beautiful!" Farewell to the Scaffolding ... and what wonders are revealed!
    Since Easter our church interior has contained more scaffolding than we would have believed possible.  It was truly a marvel to behold - and, it has to be said, something of a challenge to work around. Our sincere thanks...
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  • Pancake Party Review
    Party Image Gallery Tuesday's Pancake Party was a great success! A candlelit dinner for four was auctioned, anthems were requested and friendly rivalry broke out over the chance to go on a guided cycle tour of London with a...
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  • Inspiring! the Congregation Appeal: the Restoration Work begins!
    A work in progress: by Hirst Conservation, specialists in the cleaning and painting of traditional stonework. Note the test ceiling area behind the workmen which has already been cleaned. We are delighted to report that, with almost all the necessary...
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  • Wren Lecture Review
    David Blackwell's review of the Annual Wren Lecture 2015: "Accident or Artifice? Designing a capital from Wren to Abercrombie" - given by Simon Thurley.
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  • Signed Louis Hellman Wren Print
    Own a piece of the INSPIRE! Legacy. As part of the ongoing fund raising, to help restore the fabric of St Bride's, world renowned cartoonist, Louis Hellman, has graciously agreed to sign 100 limited edition prints of his interpretation...
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  • St Bride's Talents II - The Sequel
    Following last year's hugely successful talent initiative in aid of the Inspire! Appeal, St Bride's is launching Talents II: The Sequel
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  • Wannabe Wrens
    Adrian Tinniswood launched the latest INSPIRE! Legacy initiative
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  • Lucinda Lambton reports for BBC Inside Out: watch the video
    Lucinda Lambton, writer, broadcaster and general advocate for British heritage has been following the progress of the INSPIRE! Appeal
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Recent Press Coverage
  • BBC Inside Out - watch video →
    Lucinda Lambton reports - 6 January 2014

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  • Save St Bride's
    by Kieran Long - 25 January 2012

  • St Bride's seeks £2.5m to repair spire
    Simon Nias - 9 January 2012