All Saints Church
Alrewas shown within Staffordshire
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Points of interest
In the 2011 Census Alrewas had a population of around 2,852. Until 1 April 2009 it was part of the civil parish of Alrewas and Fradley, but is now a parish in its own right. Situated close to Alrewas are the villages of Wychnor, Barton-under-Needwood, Fradley and Kings Bromley.
- All Saints Church, restored in 1997 this particular church, just off Church Lane, dates from the 12th century. Some Norman work remains but there is much Gothic enlargement. The font dates from the 15th century and the pulpit is 17th century. There is a monument of c. 1707 by Thomas White.
- Methodist Church, on Post Office Road, opposite the Crown Inn. It plays a large part in the Arts festival. In 1989 due to rot it was necessary to renew the entire roof. A new floor had to be laid also, involving the removal of pews and organ.
Culture and arts
The village runs the annual Alrewas Festival during the summer. This is a traditional village festival. The Alrewas Arts Festival is a bi-annual event that intends to showcase local artistic and artisan talents. As well as this there are many workshops that everyone can take part in from silk painting to film making, there is a lot of fund raising that has to happen in order for this event to run smoothly this includes, auctions and sales.
Each year, there is a village show.
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|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alrewas.|
- The official Alrewas Archives website
- Website of the biennial Arts Festival
- Alrewas Community Portal, Forum, News & Email.
- Archive of Alrewas pages from previous Parish, 24 May 2009.
- Alrewas in the Domesday Book