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ST JAMES’ spire celebrating 500 years

In Celebration of 500 years since the construction of Louth St James’ Church spire, this website has been created with the aim of creating awarness and to bring to life the history that surrounds the church, its spire and Louth and the surrounding area.

Discover St James Church and Louth and see the importance that St James has within the local community. Ever wondered how many weddings and important family and religious ceromonies that the chuch conducts within one year?
Discover the history behind the church and see how far back in time this magnificent building goes. See how major historcal events effected the church and the community around St James over the centuries.
Experience St James like never before and see St james from a complete new angle, listen to the atomspheric sounds and music that echo between the wall of this beautiful building full of history. Or way not climb the tower and experience the view for yourself.




Spire celebrates its birthday in style!

The celebrations of the 500th birthday of the graceful spire that crowns the Parish Church of St James came to a dramatic climax on Sunday with a series of events ending with a spectacular firework display from the church itself.

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BBC Radio 4 Gardeners Question Time

In a couple of weeks time the GQT team are visiting Louth to record two episodes of Gardener’s Question Time.

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Be inspired by the majesty of the music and the superb singing of the choir.

Enjoy Haydn’s masterpiece of choral invention The Creation together with a rare performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture complete with cannons, bells and choirs!!

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Sunday Spire

Firework display to Handel’s Zadok the Priest from the roof of St James

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