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English Martyrs Catholic Church

Goring Way | Goring By Sea, Worthing BN12 4UE, England
+44 1903 506890
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what a gem

we have some clever folk in our beautiful land , very impressed , we had a lovely irish lady... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not really one for churches or the like, but this is a really surprising treat and worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worthing, United Kingdom
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“the real thing” (14 reviews)
“amazing ceiling” (12 reviews)
“goreng” (23 reviews)
Goring Way | Goring By Sea, Worthing BN12 4UE, England
+44 1903 506890
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we have some clever folk in our beautiful land , very impressed , we had a lovely irish lady explain all to us , lovely building a lot of love has gone into the church , we love it

Thank richardhearn
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not really one for churches or the like, but this is a really surprising treat and worth popping in to see one day.

Thank Dronners
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have taken a number of people to is venue and not one has been disappointed. It is free to go into the Church and the volunteers are very helpful should you require any information or assistance. An outstanding piece of work by the artist.

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first saw this painting on the Church ceiling when it was,still being done and spoke to the artist, probably 25 years ago. I recently visited Rome and the Sistine chapel. Then I revisited the copy in Worthing. It is quite brilliant and something to...More

Thank toby b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had already seen this on television but I passed it a number times before I realised where/what it was and have visited it 3 times. Its one of those places where everytime is different with new facts learnt and new aspects of the panorama...More

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a pure delight. Upon walking in to the church you are amazed by the ceiling. A copy of the Sistine chapel. Was expecting it to be in the old barn next door but surprised it is actually in a modern church.The volunteers are...More

Thank BargeeGirl
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The ceiling in this church is truly amazing! No need to go all the way to Rome to see the amazing ceiling painted by Leoardo. Ok it is a copy, but what a copy! So much more atmospheric than the actual Sistine Chapel in Rome....More

Thank Jaypee046
Reviewed 6 September 2017

When you visit the English Martyrs Church is is like going to see the Cistene Chapel in a smaller version. It is really beautiful and they give great informative talks on the artist.

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I'm Catholic , I like to pop in for prayers and respect when I visit different towns , but This Worthing RC church boasts a replica off Sistine chapel - it's not a replica I suspect , but well worth a look

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This has the most amazing ceiling. Well worth a visit. Could look at this for hours.The paintings are very colourful.it is based on the Sistine chapel in Rome. Free to visit and the staff are very friendly.

Thank gina522016
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Kay S
31 March 2016|
Response from E M C | Property representative |
Dear Kay, We are open to people wishing to view the ceiling on Mondays 10.00 am - 1.00 pm and Tuesday - Friday 10.00 am- 4.00 pm until the end of October. For further details please see our website It is worth contacting... More