• © Rich Carter

  • © Matthew Price

  • © Rich Carter

Christ Church with Saint Ewen

  • Saturday 10AM - 4PM

Venue number: 17

Christ Church with Saint Ewen

  • Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM

Venue number: 17

  • © Rich Carter

  • © Matthew Price

  • © Rich Carter

Christ Church with Saint Ewen

Discover the only church now open for services in the old city of Bristol. Hear about the church’s history from passionate volunteers, hear a professional organist play, and catch a glimpse of one of the Quarter Jack figurines that struck the clock with their hammers for almost three centuries.

Key Information

Design Information

  • Built1786-92
  • Designed byArchitect: William Paty
  • Building styleGeorgian

This = classical Georgian building, designed and built by Thomas Paty, opened in 1792 to replace the earlier church which was declared dangerous and had to be demolished. It was much changed in Victorian times, but the graceful columns and vaulted ceiling make the church light and airy internally.

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