Previous Events


Thank Hallé It's Friday! - SINGING MEET-UPS

The Hallé ran a number of  singing meet-ups from June to September, inviting people to come and join in a free singing session designed to be accessible to all, fun to be a part of and inspiring to sing in.
St Lawrence's Church was delighted to host one of these events on Friday 13th September.

A BIG thank you to Michelle, Rory and Jenny from the Hallé who guided us through the meet-up which was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.
More photos are available HERE!
On the 4th November 2018 we welcomed Rev Jules Mambu as our new Priest in Charge
shared with St Anne Haughton.
Rev Jules is pictured with Bishop Mark, Archdeacon Cherry, The Mayor of Tameside and her Consort and MP Andrew Gwynne.
Time to Talk Day February 1st 2018 10am-3pm
CHRISTMAS SERVICES 2017 - Please take a look at our CHRISTMAS SERVICES Invite
Thursday 7th to Tuesday 12th September 2017 - Heritage Open Days 10am-4pm
Wedding and Hats Week June 12th-18th 10am-4pm

Organised by the Jo Cox Foundation in
conjunction with Near Neighbours it is all about bringing communities together.

June 17th 10am-4pm
Sunday 29th January 2017
Rev'd Elizabeth Pope handing back her Licences to Bishop Mark on her retirement.
Thursday 19th January 2017 Come and See Event From 7.00pm

Monday 21st November to
Saturday 26th November 2016

Experience Church
(See photos here)

10.00am to 4.00pm

Over 300 children attended from Greswell,Corrie and Linden Road Schools.
Tuesday 11th October to
Sunday 16th October 2016
Denton Local History
Society Exhibition
10am-4pm daily
Friday 10th June to
Friday 17th June 2016
Queen's 90th 10am-4pm daily
The exhibition was a huge success. 
135 adults, 280 children and 1 dog visited.
Please take a look at  the
Exhibition PHOTOS
Sunday 15th May 2016 Whitsuntide 2.30pm in the Park
Sunday 20th March to  Sunday 27th March  Holy Week and Easter Events With Rt Rev'd Mark Davies Bishop of Middleton

WWII Exhibition

Denton Local History Society hosted their annual exhibition in Church from
Tuesday 13th  to
Sunday 18th October.

(details opposite)

Please see some
 photos of the event.

 Rev Elizabeth Pope and Rev Sheila Cant 

with the new altar rail made by C M Fair.
 Everyone is delighted that the altar rail is now complete again!!

Ordination of Deacons

Service at 

Manchester Cathedral 

on 28 June 2015

Rev Sheila Cant

 St Lawrence Church

with family and friends ouside the Cathedral following her ordination as Deacon 

History BookletsHistory Booklet

History of St Lawrence Church Booklets  are on sale from Church (£3 each) or from Thackeray's bookshop.


Have your say in shaping the future for children, young people and families in Denton North East

Rev Elizabeth Pope proudly displays the Angel Award from English Heritage. The judges commended the tremendous time, effort and determination involved in the rescue of St Lawrence Church Denton.
Denton Community College students receive their certificates for interviewing people and recording their memories of Denton. They also put together photographic displays for the Heritage exhibition. Denton Community College students

Local free-lance Artist Jonathan Howson has kindly donated one of his paintings to the Church. 

He is seen here presenting it to the Rev Elizabeth Pope.

Presentation of painting by Jonathan Howson

We would like to say a BIG Thank You to Andrew Gwynne M.P. and to Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council for their generous contribution of £12,000 towards the repairs and renovations of the path at the west end of the building.
We now have a level mud free area with disabled access from Market Street.