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): December 2013 · Spring 2013 · Six Months On

Wash the Face of an Angel

St Bride's needs at least £200,000 to restore and maintain its beautiful interior.

The Wash the Face of an Angel campaign is part of our Community Appeal which aims to let you become personally involved in helping safeguard the church's future by sponsporing the cleaning and restoration of items within the church.

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Talents Scheme

St Bride's needs at least £200,000 to restore and maintain its beautiful interior.

The Talents Scheme is part of our Community Appeal which aims to let you become personally involved in helping safeguard the church's future by accepting a financial handout and committing to increasing it.

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Dry For Lent

Join St Bride's in giving up alcohol for Lent and support the Inspire! Appeal.

All proceeds go towards the Inspire! Appeal.

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Sponsor the Team Taking Part

Lent at St Bride's

An Exclusive Evening with John Simpson

Join John Simpson CBE, world-renowned broadcaster and journalist, on Monday 28th April for an evening of lively debate as he is quizzed by other leading media personalities.

The event takes place in the former Reuters building next to St Bride's, now home to the Conran designed Lutyens Restaurant, and includes a drinks reception, 3 course dinner with wine, and an Auction of Dreams to raise money for the Inspire! Appeal conducted by a leading auctioneer from one of the world's most prestigious auction house.

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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

Sponsorship

Support our Wash the Face of an Angel appeal by sponsoring one of the many unique items inside the church.
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Standing Order

Set up a standing order. Please download and complete the mandate.
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Recent Appeal News

  • An Evening with John Simpson
    Join John Simpson CBE, world-renowned broadcaster and journalist, on Monday 28th April for an evening of lively debate as he is quizzed by other leading media personalities in aid of the INSPIRE! Appeal.
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  • St Bride's DryForLent
    Give up alcohol for Lent and support the INSPIRE! Appeal
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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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  • Online retailers donate to INSPIRE! for every penny you spend
    The perfect incentive to keep shopping! See how to join in.
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  • Making a splash for the angels
    The Rector asked a very direct question at Evensong: "What can you do?"
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  • INSPIRE! Appeal Phase 1 Work
    Project manager's report on the first stage in restoring St Bride's
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  • Routemaster Meara receives inspiring cheque
    Camden Bus Estate Agency hands over substantial cheque for the appeal
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  • Mayoress inspects St Bride's
    Lady Mayoress, Dr Clare Gifford, has set herself the target of visiting all the City Churches during her mayorial year
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  • Ken Shuttleworth to give this year's Wren Talk
    Renowned architect Ken Shuttleworth is to give this year's Wren Talk, an annual event to celebrate the life and works of Sir Christopher Wren.
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  • St Bride's Hands Out £20 Notes
    St Bride's is harnessing the entrepreneurial spirit of its congregation by giving them money to start their own fundraising.
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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