Welcome to the website of Crowland Abbey, a place of prayer and worship in the town of Crowland, Lincolnshire. Although we call ourselves an abbey, we are actually the parish church of Crowland. As such, we are a part of the Church of England in the Diocese of Lincoln.

You can find out more about our history and the St Guthlac scroll, as well as taking an interactive virtual tour around the church and abbey ruins. We hope you can visit us and find out more about our church and Crowland Abbey and we look forwarding to welcoming you to our church.

Ascension Day
May 5 @ 7:00 am

7 a.m. Holy Communion followed by breakfast in the Abbey Pantry.
If you wish to attend the breakfast, please sign the sheet under the Abbey tower before Monday, 2 May.

Rogation Walk
May 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Rogation Walk Sponsored by Christians Together in Crowland on 8 May

The custom of praying for good harvests in the spring dates back to the Middle Ages. Today we keep this custom by walking around Crowland, stopping at various points along the way to pray not just for good harvests but for all the people and activities that take place in our community. The word ‘rogation’ comes from the Latin rogare, which means ‘to ask.’ Our walk will take place on Sunday, 8 May, beginning at the Abbey at 3 p.m. and ending back at the Abbey about 4 p.m. At our walk’s end we have refreshments in the Abbey. Join us! Everyone is welcome.

Christian Aid Service
May 15 @ 3:00 pm

Special service to mark the start of Christian Aid week. (15 – 21 May 2016)

Speaker: Mick Thorley, Christian Aid Regional Co-ordinator

Choral Evensong with Quorum
May 22 @ 6:00 pm

Choral Service by Quorum on 22 May

Quorum, a choir based in Milton Keynes, will be singing at a service of sacred music and readings in the Abbey on Sunday, 22 May, at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome

Isabel Gray (Mezzo soprano)
May 28 @ 7:30 pm

Click on the following link for details:
Poster for Isabel Gray Recital May 2016

Much Ado About Nothing
Jul 14 @ 7:30 pm

Peterborough Mask Theatre presents: Shakespeare’s – Much Ado About Nothing

Set in a modern London speakeasy, you are invited to join us at Leonato’s for our 2016 annual Shakespeare in the park production of Much Ado About Nothing.
Don Pedro, head of a London mob gang, and his men have just returned from their‘war’with his half-brother Don John.
Now that the fight is over, their thoughts turn to the ladies they have come back to.
Come and see what London speakeasys are all about; music, entertainment, and gin!

When and where
14th July – Crowland Abbey – 14th July
15th July – Moonhenge, nr Abbotts Ripton
16th July – Oakham Castle
19th-23rd July – Central Park

£7.50 – On the door or online at http://www.masktheatre.co.uk/much_ado

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Find out the latest news on Crowland Abbey

Church Services

All are welcome to our range of services at Crowland, and find out information on weddings & baptisms etc


Find out more about the fascinating history of Crowland Abbey

360° Tour & Gallery

Take a virtual look around our church and grounds using the latest technology

St Guthlac Roll

The Guthlac Roll dates from around 1210 AD. Take a closer look at this document

Contact & Abbey Hire

If you wish to contact us or are interested in hiring the Abbey please use our details here

May – Thought for the month

Letter from the Assistant Priest Dear Friends I spend a great deal of my time travelling from Crowland to Lincoln for my ongoing training as a Priest. The majority of these sessions take place at Edward King House in the grounds of Lincoln Cathedral, and it is a... read more

April – Though for the month

Hope  Dear Friends, This month we continue to celebrate Easter, the greatest festival of the Christian year. Although Easter this year was, for the Western Church, on 27 March, the period when we celebrate it goes on until Whitsunday, which falls on 15 May. It’s a... read more

Methodist-Anglican Partnership (MAP)

MAP is a coming together in mission and fellowship of Methodists and Anglicans here in Crowland. It is a new initiative, one that only began in April of this year. Under the aegis of MAP Crowland Anglicans and Methodists have organized a tots and carers group, a youth... read more

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