An installation of light and enchantment on the green next to St George’s Church.
Encounter a flock of Cherubs descending on Gravesend, working their cheeky, cherubic ways on the people of the town, lifting their spirits and dispelling the winter blues.
“While I was looking for the perfect place in Gravesend for a flock of winged cherubs to play their mischievous games, I came across a perfect green garden space, between Saint George’s Church and the shopping centre with its elevated walkways, overlooking the lawns.
“With its oasis of trees and glowing stained glass windows as a backdrop, I knew that this was the right spot.
“I imagined visitors stepping out of Jury Street and coming across the band of cheeky cherubs, bringing their own inimitable love and joy to Gravesend.”
Please note that this event will also run on Sunday 30 January from 5 to 8pm.
A few historic facts about St George’s Church:
St George’s Church was built as a Chapel-of-Ease and licensed for worship in 1497.
The current church was built in 1731 by local architect Charles Sloane and opened for worship in 1733. The inscription round St George’s tower, now mostly worn away, gives thanks to King George II.
A dying Pocahontas was brought ashore at Gravesend and buried in the church.
Her statue, unveiled in the Princess Pocahontas Gardens in 1958 by the Governor of Virginia, can be seen in the churchyard. There is also a beautiful glass window dedicated to her memory.