The Knitted Bible

The St George’s Knitted Bible

CONTACT -Kathryn Humberston 01429 425847

Or email humberstons@ntlworld.com

St George’s URC are happy to loan their Knitted Bible Exhibition without charge. The exhibition has 36 scenes which are packed for transport, also a number of scenery items. To transport them a medium sized Transit Van is needed.

Kathryn will happily discuss any queries you have. Please see phone number or email address above.

A share of any donations that you may acquire would be gratefully received.

Have a look at our review from the Guardian Newspaper from November 13th 2023

https://www.theguardian.com/global/2023/nov/13/behold-the-miracle-of-the-knitted-bible?fbclid=IwAR1gX2yqAYk4VEaCcklg6NkQbkS6iAqhXzVQ_n-gvW4-YiJBvgPbDxrN8OA

KNITTED BIBLE 2024

January

Saturday 20 January 2024 – Thursday 29 February 2024, St Michael’s Church, Thorpe le Soken, Essex

February

Saturday 20 January 2024 – Thursday 29 February 2024, St Michael’s Church, Thorpe le Soken, Essex

March

Thursday 14 March 2024 – Saturday 23 March 2024         Keelby Methodist Church, Keelby, Lincolnshire

Monday 25th March 2024 – Tuesday 23rd April 2024      Baginton Road URC, Coventry

April

Monday 25th March 2024 – Tuesday 23rd April 2024      Baginton Road URC, Coventry

Thursday 25th April 2024 – Friday 24th May 2024      Jerusalem Chapel, Presbyterian Church of Wales, Berriew, Powys, Wales

May

Thursday 25th April 2024 – Friday 24th May 2024      Jerusalem Chapel, Presbyterian Church of Wales, Berriew, Powys, Wales

June

Saturday 1st June 2024 – Wednesday 31st July 2024      Shiloh Newydd, Tregarth and St John’s Methodist Church, Bangor, Gwynedd

July

Saturday 1st June 2024 – Wednesday 31st July 2024      Shiloh Newydd, Tregarth and St John’s Methodist Church, Bangor, Gwynedd

August

Thursday 1 August 2024 – Sunday 31 August 2024, The Parish Church of St Oswald King & Martyr, Oswestry, Shropshire

September

Sunday 01 September 2024 – Monday 30 September 2024,          St Peter’s Church, Lindal with Marton, South Cumbria

October

Tuesday 1st October 2024 – Thursday31st October 2024        Bridge URC, Otley, West Yorkshire

November

Friday 1 November 2024 – Friday 8 November 2024, St Hilda’s Church, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday 9 November 2024 – Saturday 30 November 2024, Bilton Area Methodist Church, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

December

Sunday 1 December 2024 – Wednesday 15 January 2025, Altrincham United Reformed Church, Altrincham, Cheshire

KNITTED BIBLE 2025

January 

Sunday 1 December 2024 – Wednesday 15 January 2025, Altrincham United Reformed Church, Altrincham, Cheshire

Thursday 16 January 2025 – Friday 31 January 2025, Alderley Edge School for Girls, Cheshire

February 

Thursday 13th February 2025 – Friday 28th February 2025, St Anne’s Church, Dunbar, East Lothian

March 

Monday 10th March 2025 – Sunday 23rd March 2025, St Mary the Virgin Church, Godmanchester, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Monday 24th March 2025 – Monday 7th April 2025, St Joseph’s RC Parish Church, Wetherby, West Yorkshire

April 

Monday 24th March 2025 – Monday 7th April 2025, St Joseph’s RC Parish Church, Wetherby, West Yorkshire

Monday 14th April 2025Monday 28th April 2025, Keswick Methodist Church, Keswick, Cumbria

May

Thursday 1st May 2025 – Saturday 31st May 2025, St Andrew’s Church, Rushmere, Ipswich, Suffolk

June

Monday 2 June 2025 – Monday 16 June 2025, St Hugh’s Church, Old Brumby, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Thursday 19 June 2025 – Tuesday 22 July 2025, Chapel Field Road Methodist Church, Norwich, Norfolk

July 

Thursday 19 June 2025 – Tuesday 22 July 2025, Chapel Field Road Methodist Church, Norwich, Norfolk

Thursday 24 July 2025 – Tuesday 5 August 2025, St Nicholas Anglican and Methodist Church, Sturry, Kent

August 

Thursday 24 July 2025 – Tuesday 5 August 2025, St Nicholas Anglican and Methodist Church, Sturry, Kent

September 

Wednesday 10 September 2025 – Thursday 25 September 2025, St Everilda’s Church, Nether Poppleton, York, North Yorkshire

October 

Saturday 4th October 2025 – Monday 10th November 2025, the Benefice of Haughmond and Wrekin, Telford, Shropshire

November 

Saturday 4th October 2025 – Monday 10th November 2025, the Benefice of Haughmond and Wrekin, Telford, Shropshire

December 

When we started knitting at the end of February 2008, we were only intending to create the scene of ‘The Last Supper’, but, enthusiasm and imagination, combined to make us much more ambitious!

Our hope is that in depicting some of the best-known stories in the Bible, everyone who sees them will be able to understand and enjoy them – and may discover some detail that they had forgotten or never noticed before – whilst learning more about God and his love for this world and its people.

The project has involved most of our own congregation as well as friends from other churches and places, who have knitted, sewn, constructed scenery and props, made donations of materials, taken photographs, made videos, typed this script and produced the Knitted Bible Booklet. None of it would have been possible without their help and support, for which I am extremely grateful. My apologies to anyone who has been omitted in error from the list below, of those who have worked together so well in order to produce ‘The Knitted Bible’ at St. George’s.

Rev. Val Towler, MA (Minister), June 2008

St. George’s Junior Church, St. George’s Pilot Company, Wyn Parkinson, Nancy Stephenson, Chris Eddowes, Ruth Miller, Frank Whittaker, Margaret Humberston, Margaret Welford, Enid Bushnell, Valerie Waite, Irene Walton, George Parkinson, Margaret Carter, Sheila Deacon, Ann Foster, Aileen Whittaker, Marilyn Armstrong, Alison Kaye, Janet White, Ida Hodgman, Val Towler, Charlotte Glaze, Emily Rodgers, Philippa Longstaff, May Ord, Elma Welsh, Elizabeth Granger, Betty Woodhall, John Ross, Bill White, Alastair Bushnell, Harry Goulding, Moyra Mudd, David Towler, Jenny Garlick, Alan Woodhall, Richard Eddowes, Gladys Hall, Shirley Hockborn, Janet Henderson, Jackie Burnett, Betty Thompson, Lou Lewis, Mary Daniel, Connie Ross, Rosemary Neat and Les Lee.