Further to announcements on the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, the following are the local arrangements.

In line with the Palace’s request, there are no physical books of condolence.  

We are requested to do this online (link below) and to make a donation to a charity, in honour of Prince Philip.

St Mary’s Church Rolleston and The Priory Church of St Mary’s Tutbury will be open at various times for people to light a candle, sit in silence and / or following a simple order of service giving thanks to God for Prince Philip.

Both Tutbury and Rolleston Churches will be open on

Sunday 11 April, 11.15am – 12.15pm (after the morning services)


Rolleston on Monday 12 April from 11am to 12 noon.

Tutbury on Wednesday 14 April from 11am to 12 noon.

Rolleston on Thursday 15 April from 11am to 12 noon.

There will be more details once the funeral is announced.



… to St. Mary’s Priory Church, Tutbury  (also on Facebook).

The Priory Church is re-opening on Sunday 28th March – see the News item on the right.

Anslow, Rolleston and Tutbury Churches

** Important Covid-19 announcement**

For simplicity this website has been left as it was before the Covid-19 pandemic struck.  Important differences are as follows (updated 1 December Nov 2020)

  • Please see NEWS on the right for the latest information
  • There are no services and limited private prayer – see Covid 19 Latest Service and Opening Times
  • Also see the latest NiPs (News in the Pews) for information about Church Openings etc.
  • All social events, Priory Pantry and Priory Crafters have been suspended for the duration
  • There are no tours or talks
  • There is little Churchyard maintenance due to the absence of the Sudbury volunteers – some parts are being maintained due to the superb efforts of a few people – see Thank You
  • Check the News items on the right for the latest information
  • See Facebook  for videos of  Services

For further information please contact one of the Primary Contacts listed.

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Services and opening times of the Church can be found here

Interested in coffee and home-made cake (Priory Pantry) or crafting (Priory Crafters) then try here

Do you want to see what’s on, then see the Priory Diary or see the new Events page

For the latest News see the News blog

The NiPs (weekly News in the Pews) will be found in News.

If are planning a Wedding, a Christening or a Funeral please see Ceremonies

Updates on Priory Projects, particularly CoPAA (Conservation of the Priory Alabaster Arch), Lighting and SDEA (South Door Easy Access) can be found on the Priory Projects page

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