St Andrew’s

Penrice Church

The church is dedicated to St Andrew. It is a Norman church of the early 12th Century. It was renovated in the late 19th Century. A comprehensive history of the church is available at:

Pastoral care for weddings, funerals and occasional offices, visiting and sick communions is available from Rev Andrew Pearce.  Tel 232140 or

rector.bishopston at


Service Times

January 2018

at 08:30

1st Sunday,        07 January                    Morning Worship

3rd Sunday,        21 January                    Holy Eucharist

4th Sunday,        28 January                    Holy Eucharist

Other Services

There will be a United Benefice Service on 31 December 2017 at St Illtyd’s Church, Oxwich, at 10 am.


Opening Times Key available via the rector

The graveyard, memorials and the parish registers have been catalogued and published by the Glamorgan Family History Society.

A number of distinguished individuals and established Gower families have memorials at the Church.

Public Transport

please look at the link to the explore Gower bus timetable


Regular talks are held in Penrice church.  The 2017 season is as follows:

Tuesday 25th April: ‘The story of William Crach – Murder in Gower’  Andrew Dulley, Assistant County Archivist.

Tuesday 23rd May: ‘Mosses and Lichen in Gower’  Barry Stewart

Tuesday 20th June: ‘Gower’s Lost Lanes’  Richard Daugherty

Tuesday 12th September: ‘Alfred Parkman in Gower’  Ronald Austin


All lectures start at 7 pm.  Admission £7.50 payable on the door, to include wine and refreshments.

Friday 4th August:  Concert in the President’s Marquee, Gower Show-ground, Penrice

To see the concert poster click on the link on the next line:

Penrice Concert_Poster 2017



To be added to our mailing list for the Penrice Lectures and other events please contact Angela Barnett:

Details of previous lectures can be found at the link on the following line.

Penrice Lectures 2006-15


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