Welcome to St Nicholas’ Church

On Palm Sunday in 2008, St Nicholas church in Radford Semele was destroyed in a deliberate fire. In May 2013, the restored church was reopened…

St Nicholas' Church Radford Semele after the fire in March 2008

From this in March 2008..

St Nicholas' Church Radford Semele Restored

.. to this in May 2013

This is our website, giving details of what is available through St Nicholas Church. You are very welcome to explore and if you don’t find what you are looking for, please contact us. 8747179805_2370550f70_b


If you would like to visit and see the amazing work that has been done restoring this medieval church, please click here to view details of opening times.   If you want to look at the story of the fire and the rebuilding process, please visit the restoration website: www.stnicholasrestoration.com.


If you want to see what’s on each month, please look at our noticeboard 

A Note about Coronavirus

Sunday services have been suspended, but we are not shutting down, just doing things differently.  The noticeboard has a link to a special video service each week

Our Easter Programme 2021

Palm Sunday (March 28)

  • Online service on YouTube channel, church website and Facebook
  • Messy church on YouTube channel
  • Palm crosses – these will be left in a basket in the church lychgate

Holy Week

Daily reflection walking through Holy Week together – these will be on YouTube in the usual way, or the Marton team are planning to host a live reflection on zoom at 7pm each evening for the whole deanery :

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 836 1844 8038

Passcode: 293548

By phone dial 0203 481 5240


Good Friday (April 2)

  • Hour at the cross reflection – on YouTube channel, church website and Facebook
  • A Labyrinth – in the churchyard of words from the cross
  • Church open – 10-12noon for private prayer

Easter weekend (April 4)

  • Cross of flowers – please bring a daffodil or spring flower to put into the cross outside church
  • Easter Day celebration – online service



Winner of the National Churches Trust 2015 Architecture Awards


St NIcholas church complies with the church’s Safeguarding Policy and General Data Protection Regulations 

If you are concerned about a Safeguarding issue, you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team using a 24 hour phone number