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St. Andrew's Church

Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR, England
+44 1752 661414
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Good for concerts

I have attended many a good choral concert at this venue in the evening. the organ sounds good to... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2015
francess56
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Tavistock, United Kingdom
A place for reflection

This church has a warm welcome for all. They have services and a cafe and a chat mid week. Also... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2015
pippa599
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR, England
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Reviewed September 22, 2015

I have attended many a good choral concert at this venue in the evening. the organ sounds good to me and space for several hundreds in the audience. nice coffee area at the back during the day (not sure if every day?) the stewards at...More

3  Thank francess56
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Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

This church has a warm welcome for all. They have services and a cafe and a chat mid week. Also great books for sale. If you need a quiet place to reflect and take stock of life .the door is open.

4  Thank pippa599
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Reviewed August 28, 2015

My wife and I visited St. Andrew's last week. WOW WOW WOW . It's not the most distinctive church in the UK but if you speak to one of the warders of the church it is one of the most fascinating. The information these lovely...More

4  Thank tonynic1053
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Reviewed August 22, 2015

A charming example of good architecture to create a feeling of comforting welcome, even if you do not hold strong religious views.

3  Thank Fiona M
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Reviewed August 17, 2015

This beautiful church was very badly damaged during World War II. Services were later held in the open-air shell of the building until it was reconstructed. Displayed on the walls are many 18th and early 19th Century memorials and there are magnificent contemporary glass windows.Those...More

2  Thank William091241
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Reviewed August 14, 2015

This church was Rebuilt after being bombed in World War 2. It has now risen to become a minster. Peace and tranquility in the middle of a busy city. Parking is not free though. However it can be accessed via free parking at park and...More

5  Thank LindaWilson134
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Reviewed August 13, 2015

When I waiting for a bus I dont care if I miss the bus there is always another one. I stop to watch weddings if there is any on.

2  Thank PatriciaJohnston
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Reviewed July 30, 2015

In a previous existence, I was a member of HM Forces, here in Plymouth, and every year, we had to attend religious ceremonies there. Then the place would have been full of uniformed people. but on later occasions, family type affairs, we would visit, and...More

4  Thank 123Lenny
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

What an amazing church, the building has a wonderful history and the staff are very friendly & helpful, with its own shop and tea area its a must for patrons and visors alike. This church did surely rise again

4  Thank SteveA25260
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Reviewed July 10, 2015

Welcomed as you arrive, history of church being rebuilt, the new windows are beautiful. So peaceful inside to sit for a while.

3  Thank Pendley
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Before matins Sunday morning, at least one night a week and sometimes before weddings. I've always though that it would be good if the very best was put in for a funeral but apart from a single tolling bell I've not noticed... More
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