St Nicolas' Church Blog

See and read about the new "Spiritual Garden at St Mark's School Swanage

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Christingle coming soon

After several years the Christingle service is back at St Nicholas Church on Sunday 15th December at 3.00pm. This a wonderful joy filled and special service filled with innocence, laughter and "magic". Do come along whatever your age and simply enjoy the experience....

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Pimm’s and Hymns and the Songs of Solomon

Pimm's and Hymns and the Songs of Solomon. It sounds an unlikely mix but this particular cocktail worked really well. As John Mann said in the introduction to the reading "It's not something you expect to find in the Bible." John and Jane Hawksworth read the two...

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After the rain the Sunshine

Caroline and her team of flower arrangers did a fantastic job arranging and creating the floral arrangements for Juliette and Tom's wedding. Friday the wind blew and the rain fell but despite the weather Caroline's team pressed on. By Saturday the sun was shining and...

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Three Little Maids in a row

A glorious sunny day was the backdrop as Matt and Katie were married. As an Olympic Gold Medallists Matt proved the point that he lived up to his name "The Cotswold Gentleman ". For Katie St Nicholas was the special place she wanted to be married. She has a lifetime...

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Sam and Emma got Married

On a glorious mid-summer day at noon Sam and Emma were married. It was a very happy occasion as the couple made their wedding vows. The three short readings which Sam and Emma had chosen with great care, from Corinthians, Ecclesiastes and Isaiah were a reflection on...

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Pimm’s & Hymns

Pimm's and Hymns is back for the Summer starting on Sunday 28th April at Thereafter the Last Sunday of the Month. Come along and join us for a relaxed service with a few favourites and time after to enjoy a refreshing glass of Pimm's.

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As we celebrate the coming of Jesus at midnight we remember that precisely 50 years ago three American Astronauts saw the Earth for the first time as they circled the Moon 238,900 miles from Earth. Imagine what they felt that sense of awe, a sapphire jewel the only...

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Nothing like an infant to make the point

We were so delighted to welcome the Thurston family to St Nicholas on the 9th December. Ben and Natalie were married in St Nicholas Church, Both are Doctors now, living in Australia at present. Since then baby Arthur arrived and whilst returning back to visit the...

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 Revd Tony Higgins


Tel No: 01929 450691

Mobile: 07761 658124

St Nicholas' Church, Studland,




Please take time to be still, pray, and get to know our church and its surroundings. This unique Romanesque Norman building has been here for about 1,000 years, but it was built on the site of an earlier Saxon church dating from the beginnings of Christianity in Dorset. Read more