St Katharine Cree was built to keep the riff raff out of the nearby Priory. It pre-dates the Great Fire of London. Every year a sermon is preached from here entitled 'In the Lion's Den'. And most movingly, it is the church where people who have a connection to the sinking of the Lancastria (1940) remember this tragedy. All of this, and more, is shared in this podcast - the 30th in the series.
Fish, coffee and smudgy windows all appear in this beautifully restored Christopher Wren church which is also very well attended by the young city workforce.
This church has the great combination of music and death! And who was St Sepulchre?
Prominently placed on Guildhall Yard, this grand church has strong links with the City of London Corporation and the livery companies. Step inside for ceremonies, symbols and sensational stained glass windows.
St Michael Cornhill looks like like all the other 18th century City churches on the outside, but walk inside to find a church full of Victorian gothic details.
The Dutch Church is one of the most hidden of the City churches and one of the newest… but its history stretches back to the 16th century and its internal features are extraordinary.
The movement and colours of the magnificent modern windows of this Christopher Wren church are a sight for sore eyes as the scenes they depict slowly emerge the more you look at them. Look closely at another window and you'll see the story of local man Dick Whittington. He was real!