Fri1 Jun 2012
12:45 - 13:30
Friday Lunchtime Concerts - A Jubilee Celebration!. A JUBILEE CELEBRATION!
John Young (organ) and Lisa Tustian (soprano) give a programme of music to start the celebration weekend for the Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth.
Retiring collection: St Margaret's Hospice, Taunton
Location: St John's Church, Park St, Taunton
R5. R5: Read, Retreat, Rest, Relax, Recuperate
Set in 45 acres of beautiful Devon Countryside and run by a small Christian community, Sheldon is a wonderful place to take time out. An R5 week is: open to everybody, a retreat time out with shared meals, the rhythm of community prayers to join in with if you wish, ideal for those who find it easier to take quiet time apart when it includes some social contact. 1-8 June. Come for all or part of the week. £32 - £50 per night.
Contact Details: The Society of Mary and Martha, Sheldon, Dunsford, Exeter, EX6 7LE
01647 - 252752
Location: The Sheldon Centre
Sat9 Jun 2012
09:30 - 16:00
Hymn Writing Workshop Led by Euan Tait. Have you always wanted to write the words of your own hymn but lacked the confidence to do so? Had the words in your head, perhaps to your favourite tune, but not known how to shape them? Here is your ideal opportunity to make your wish to become a hymn writer come true! You’ll be shown how different types of hymn words work, learning confidence to master different techniques, until at the end of the day you’ll have the thrill of hearing your work.
Contact Details: Tel: 01761 433709 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: The Ammerdown Centre
11:30 - 17:30
Jubilee Open Gardens weekend in The Charltons. Come and visit a mixture of delightful gardens in our beautiful villages on our Jubilee Open Gardens weekend which is being organised by our churches. Admission is £3.50 for one day £6 for both days and maps can be purchased from the Reading Room, Hillway Charlton Mackrell, TA11 6AN. On Saturday 9 June the gardens will be open from 11am until 5,30 and coffees, lunch and afternoon teas will be available and on Sunday 10 June the gardens will be open from 1pm until 5.30pm with afternoon teas.
Contact Details: Andrea de Berker Ph: 01458 223227 email: email@example.com
Location: The Charltons, Somerton, Somerset TA11 6AN
Jubilee Open Gardens -. Gardens great and small - 20 in all - 9th June Ploughmans lunches from 12 noon on Saturday 9 June plus tea and cakes !
Contact Details: Ring Penny Cooke 01934 733304
Sun10 Jun 2012
Open Gardens. Middle Chinnock Open Gardens - teas & plant sales - Sunday 10 June
Church flower festival all day 9 and 10 June
Contact Details: Liz Goddard
Tel: 01935 881948
Location: Middle Chinnock, Somerset, TA18 7PN
14:00 - 17:00
Jubilee Open Gardens. Day two of Open Gardens (great and small) in this delightful medieaval town. Gardens open from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with delicious teas to refresh you. Programmes £5
Contact Details: Penny Cooke 01934 733304
Mon11 Jun 2012
Leading Your Church into Growth National Conference. Now in its nineteenth year this highly popular course is specifically designed for clergy and lay leaders from across different traditions and denominations who are looking for help and encouragement
Location: High Leigh Conference Centre 11-14 June 2012
Thu14 Jun 2012
13:05 - 13:40
Lunchtime Organ Recital. Given by Paul Walton, Assistant Organist of Bristol Cathedral.
Free entry, with a retiring collection.
Contact Details: 01749 674483
Location: Wells Cathedral
Sat16 Jun 2012
09:30 - 15:00
Making it Happen Locally - a conference on environmental sustainability in the lead up to Rio+20. The conference will give an insight into where the church is moving forward in the areas of environment and development with particular emphasis on the UK, Brazil and Zambia. Join us as we look at what has been done and what is yet to be achieved with speakers including Mary Colwell (TV Producer), Rev Emmanual Chikoya (Archdeacon of Southern Zambia), Tim Aldred (Progressio), Ruth de Barros (USPG Mission Companion) and Revd Dennis Milanzi (CEO of Kachere Development Programme, Zambia)
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Location: The Forum, Bath
Mon25 Jun 2012
10:00 - 16:00
Quiet Day with Robin Ray. “…but the beauty of the old is their grey hair.” (Proverbs 20: 29)
A Quiet Day for those considered elderly by others - but not by themselves!
A day of reflections on advancing years inspired by the Elizabeth Frink statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Old Age, which graces the Cathedral Close at Salisbury
Robin Ray is a retired Anglican Priest. Since leaving his post as Rector of four Exmoor villages he has assisted various churches during vacancies or times of difficulty and has recently com
Contact Details: 01458 831112
Location: Abbey House Retreat
10:00 - 13:00
Developing a Response to Domestic Abuse and Violence. The Diocesan Social Justice and Environment Group is organising a morning to consider how best to equip churches to respond appropriately where domestic violence is encountered. There will be input and facilitation from Kathleen Ben Rabha, Community Affairs Adviser to the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich - a passionate advocate for action on domestic abuse. Lunch will be provided.
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Location: Wells Town Hall http://www.wells.gov.uk/contact/contact.php
Open Retreat with Prayer Book Worship. The Teaching Austin Farrer 1904 - 68 Led by Canon Arthur Middleton. This is a traditional preached retreat and most of the week will be spent in silence. All the worship will be taken from the Prayer Book.
Contact Details: Tel 01985 214824 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Ivy House, St Denys Retreat Centre, 3 Church Street, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 8PG
Wed27 Jun 2012
16:00 - 12:30
Looking to Jesus - Looking to the Future: Trinity College Bristol summer celebration. Summer conference 27-29 June featuring Trinity College Bristol teaching staff: John Bimson (environment), Nigel Scotland (revival), Gordon Wenham (psalms), George Kovoor (mission), and others
Contact Details: Jean Williams at Trinity College, tel. 0117 968 2803, email email@example.com
Location: Trinity College, Stoke Hill, Bristol BS9 1JP
19:45 - 21:30
Open lecture: Dying planet: perspectives on the environmental crisis from the book of Job. Open lecture by Dr John Bimson, Tutor in Old Testament at Trinity College, who is also involved in environmental issues. Cost £2.50 including cheese and wine.
Contact Details: Jean Williams at Trinity College Bristol, tel. 0117 968 2803,
Location: Chapel at Trinity College Bristol, Stoke Hill, Bristol BS9 1JP
Thu28 Jun 2012
Summer Organ Festival: Jonathan Vaughn, Wells Cathedral. Jonathan Vaughn, Assistant Organist of Wells Cathedral, give the second recital of the Summer Organ Festival. Audience members will be able to see the player's hands and feet via the new video link.
Tickets £10, including a glass of wine after the concert, are available from Wells Cathedral Shop and on the door.
Contact Details: 01749 672773
Location: Wells Cathedral
19:30 - 21:30
Martock Guardians outdoor concert: The Rex Trevett Big Band. The concert will take place in the orchards behind Mr & Mrs J. Bradford's house with car access signed to large car free car park by performance area. The band will play famous tunes from the Swing and Big Band eras, in an open-sided marquee with numerous gazebos for the audience if wet. Bring a picnic (rugs, folding chairs, tables) wine & fruit juice available. The Rex Trevett band plays outdoors in Bridport on market days and at regular concerts. Tickets £8 on entry or £7 in advance by phone.
Contact Details: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets by phone from Mrs Lewis 01935 822706
Website: Google www.martockonline.co.uk and scroll down
Location: Old Orchard, Water St, Martock, TA12 6JP (car park entry opposite Matfurlong)
Music for a Summer Evening. An Organ/Cello Recital by John Belcher (Organ); Elizabeth Bryan (Cello), both outstanding professional musicians, who have been on both radio and TV and have made a number of CD's Repertoire will include pieces by Bach, John Stanley, Haydn, Bruckner and Elgar.
Tickets in advance or at door £10 to include a glass of wine and nibbles.
Contact Details: David Mainhood Tel: 01278 723461
Location: St Mary's Church, Moorlinch
Sat30 Jun 2012
09:30 - 16:00
In Border Country - Exploring Celtic Christianity led by Robin Dixon. This day of reflection will explore Celtic Christian approaches to prayer, the Bible, church life and the natural world through music, art, conversation, meditation and times of quiet. Ways in which the gifts of Celtic spirituality can enrich the Christian journey today will be identified. Robin recently retired from the post of County Ecumenical Officer for Somerset.
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Location: The Ammerdown Conference & Retreat Centre nr Radstock Somerset