Church celebrates with centenary display

David Tindale, Hilda English and Harry Graham (L-R) helping with an exhibition to celebrate 100 years of St Oswald's Church in Shiney Row.

David Tindale, Hilda English and Harry Graham (L-R) helping with an exhibition to celebrate 100 years of St Oswald's Church in Shiney Row.

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DELVE deep into the history of a Wearside church and its people as it marks a special milestone.

St Oswald’s Church in Shiney Row, is celebrating its centenary with an exhibition which traces its long and interesting past.

The display includes stories and photos about the church from the past 10 decades.

Sylvia Haswell, social secretary at the church, said: “We’ve called the display An Exhibition of The Church and Its People, and it’s a really interesting look back at our history. Anyone is welcome to come along and have a look. They may even spot themselves in one of the photos.”

The exhibition is open every day until Saturday, 10am to 4pm.