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January 2017


1st January 2017 @ 11:30 am - 30th September 2019 @ 1:30 pm

The church is open on Tuesday and Wednesday lunchtimes, 11.30 till 1.30, and on the third Sunday in each month 2.00 till 4.00 pm between May and September each year.  On each of the Sunday afternoon openings there will be a guided tour of our ancient and historic building at 2.30 pm. 2018 is the centenary year of women being given the vote in this country and Miss Lydia Becker, a resident of Moorside House in Altham, was one of the pioneers…

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March 2018


23rd March 2018 @ 12:00 am - 23rd March 2025 @ 12:00 am

The history and heritage of this ancient and spiritual church building, and the people associated with it, is considerable and guided tours are available to interested groups. The “new” church, built in 1512, just three years after Henry VIII was crowned king of England, replaced a much older church. There is documentary evidence dated 1140, in the reign of King Stephen, which refers to a church in Altham, although there is other evidence which points to a church here during…

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May 2019

Altham Angels

18th May 2019 @ 10:00 am - 19th May 2019 @ 4:00 pm

 After the success of the 2016 and 2017 Festivals we will be taking a break in 2018 but this splendid  initiative by St James Parish Church in Altham, will return in 2019. We have pencilled in the weekend of 18-19 May, subject to agreement when the 2019 committee comes together. We have a dedicated Altham Angels website so follow the link below or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/althamangels/

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