The Beauchamp Community at Newland
and St Leonard's Church

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The Beauchamp Almshouses and the church of St Leonard were completed in 1864 for the benefit of retired workers from the Madresfield Estate and for the poor of the parish.

The then Earl Beauchamp was heavily influenced by the Oxford Movement.  From the outset the community enjoyed daily Anglo-Catholic worship of the very highest standard which continues to the present day. Our benefactors encouraged an atmosphere of prayer, hospitality, friendship and care.

Residency in the community has been expanded to welcome worshipping Anglicans from anywhere in the country, and under today's Trustees, chaired by Lady Rosalind Morrison, the founder's vision is still embodied in our corporate life.  ​

Daily and Sunday Masses are well attended; the magnificent grounds are maintained entirely by members of the community; there is a thriving social life; and Beauchamp continues to be a vibrant and nurturing place in which to live.

​Although St Leonard's is no longer a parish church, we are enriched by the many visitors who attend regularly our Sunday celebrations of the Mass at 8.00am and 11.00am. 

We are always happy to answer any questions concerning the Beauchamp Community and St Leonard's.

Forthcoming Concerts & Visiting Choirs
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Saturday 12 May

Festal Choral Evensong
& Benediction
Trinity Sunday
27 May

sung for us by the choir of
St Matthew's, Northampton
guest organist
Dr Roy Massey

Solemn Choral Evensong,
Procession of the Blessed Sacrament & Benediction
in the octave of
Corpus Christi

Saturday 2 June 
sung for us by a
visiting choir

The superb a cappella singers
 from Sweden

in concert at St Leonard's

All welcome!

All welcome!