St Giles, Church Road
St Giles, Church Road, Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3TT View on map
Grade II listed church serving the suburb of Sheldon in Birmingham. Mostly 14th century (including a timber roof) with some Victorian restoration. The tower dates from 1461.
March - October: 2nd Monday of each month 10am - 4pm; every Monday (excluding Bank Holidays) 10am - 4pm. 1st Wednesday of the month (except January) for craft club, 1pm - 4pm. Fridays (bell ringing practice except Holy Week and Christmas) 7:45pm - 9:15pm. Easter Saturday - 26th March 2016, 10am - 4pm; Beer Festival - 18th June 2016, 1pm - 4pm; Heritage Open Day - 10 September 2016, 10am - 4pm; Harvest Festival - 1st October 2016, 10am - 4pm. Sheldon Country Fayre - 31 July 2016 (TBC) 10am - 4pm. 30th April - 2nd May 2016 - Art Exhibition (3 days) 10am - 4pm. Visits can also be arranged by contacting the Parish Administrator at the Parish Office, 149 Church Road, B26 3TT (tel. 0121 722 3978) between 9am - 10:30am Monday-Friday (not Bank Holidays) or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. It is appreciated if at least 48 hours notices can be given in order to ensure appropriate arrangements are made.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
M42 Junction 6/A45 towards Birmingham; turn right at Sheldon gantry lights into Church Road. Proceed for approximately a third of a mile until St Giles is on your right set back from the road and opposite Horrell Road. Rail: Birmingham International Station (3 miles) or Marston Green Station (2 miles). Bus: 60 from Birmingham to beginning of Cranes Park Road, Sheldon. 70 from Solihull/Chelmsley Wood, 71 from Solihull/Sutton Coldfield, 72 from Solihull/Chelmsley Wood, 73 from Solihull/Birmingham to Common Lane (Church Road end), Sheldon
Main car park behind church hall.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes