St Barnabas Church received Lottery funding to restore the building, and to spread the word about its story. An important part of the project was working with schools. We welcome school visits. The church offers many RE and local history learning opportunities. Please get in touch if you are a local school or teacher.
As part of the Heritage Project, pupils from Sir John Heron Primary School, Essex Primary School and Little Ilford School discovered the heritage of the church through a specially-created schools pack. You can explore the pack here:
Download your copy of the pack here:
Pupils were asked for their imaginative response to the ambience of the building. The resulting artworks were entered into an exhibition and competition, which was held at St Barnabas Church from 14 - 16 May 2016.
The three winning artworks: