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English Martyrs Catholic Church

Goring Way | Goring By Sea, Worthing BN12 4UE, England
+44 1903 506890
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Poor man's Cistine chapel

Well worth a visit. Check opening times if travelling from afar. Beautiful representation of an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Validreview
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A copy Sistine chapel ceiling

As soon as you enter this church you will be knocked for six by the ceiling. The 2/3rds copy of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Goring Way | Goring By Sea, Worthing BN12 4UE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Check opening times if travelling from afar. Beautiful representation of an artwork which would cost an arm and a leg to visit the flesh - so to speak. It is not an exact replica but an artwork in its own right.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as you enter this church you will be knocked for six by the ceiling. The 2/3rds copy of the Sistine chapel ceiling was one man's 5 year work. The ceiling is amazing. This gentleman has also painted marbling on the walls and pictures...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After an excellent lunch at the North Star, Goring, this seemed worth a detour. Always wanted to see it. Didn't expect much, wasn't disappointed. The Sistine Chapel it isn't but as a labour of love by a local artist to create his own version it...More

Thank christina g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you can't get to Rome, then you must get here. The ceiling has been painted by Gary Bevans after going on pilgrimage to Rome. It's been scaled down but the Sistine chapel ceiling is fantastic.also there are lots of paints he has done. All...More

Thank Djmorley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had been recommended to visit this Church, the ceiling of which is amazing. Very lucky to have arrived when a coach tour arrived and had the full commentary of how this amazing décor came to be. Fascinating and well worth a visit to see this...More

Thank Solotraveller933
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Went to Sistine Chapel three times last year (2016) and I saw different things each time. Go and see it, it is a must

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Just to see the copy of the Michelangelo painting I recommend a quick visit to this church..not much more to say than this.

Thank patricia p
Reviewed 11 June 2017

`Worth a visit if you can find it got off the bus 2 stops too early hoping I would find a sign for it had to stop a lady to ask where the church was as I was ready to give up trying to find...More

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E M C, Parish Secretary at English Martyrs Catholic Church, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for persevering - we have bus stops in both directions immediately outside the church on the 700 route and technically the stop is called 'Jupps Lane'. There is a sign by the bus stop and if you ask the driver often someone in...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Having seen both the original at the Sistine chapel and this art work at Worthing both are just as good and breath-taking beautiful If ever on a visit to Worthing please don't miss this wonderful church ceiling.

Thank carolinegreaves
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My husband and I drove past this church twice before we found it. Do not expect the outside to look like a traditional church building, think prefab. Look out for the sign outside. My husband is not religious in the slightest but he joined me...More

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Kay S
30 March 2016|
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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
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