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2019.11 Lyme Bay Choirs Festival
 

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by Michael Ford last modified 11 Nov, 2019 03:43 PM

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Updated Listing Friday 23 November, 7pm
Dutch band Trinity at Southampton's Colbury Memorial Hall SO40 7EL
Trinity are a faith-based band that mixes music styles from all over the world to create a magnetic sound. From Peruvian folk to African rhythms, they blend genres into an eclectic music experience that is sweet to the ears and uplifting to the soul.
Full info and booking

Updated Listing Saturday 23 November 7.30pm
Royal Marines Brass Band Quartet in Concert at St Andrews Church, Yetminster DT9 6LG
Tickets cost £12.50, in aid of the Tower Restoration Appeal.
Inquiries to David Gould via 01935 873814.

Updated Listing Saturday 23 November, 7.30pm
‘The Golden Ages of Guitar’: a recital at St Mary's Church, Sturminster Newton DT10 1DH
Michael Partington, world famous guitarist, will play a programme of music by Diabelli, Ponce, Johanson, Goss, Coste & Mertz. He plays a huge cross range of music which is a pleasure to watch as well as listen to. This will raise funds for maintenance of the Hele organ.
Tickets at the door are £12 or £9.
Inquiries to Isobel Wyatt via 01258 472264 or .

Updated Listing Friday 29 November, 6.30 for 7pm
‘Operation Pedestal - the convoy to relieve Malta in WW2’ at Sutton Veny Church, BA12 7AP
Free and open-to all-talk by Andrew Campbell, followed by ticketed supper in aid of Friends of Sutton Veny Church.
Please book by 24 Nov for supper. The talk is free and does not require booking.
Inquiries to Richard Jackman via 01985 840899 or .

Updated Listing Sunday 1 December, 3-5pm
Hark! A Nativity Story at St Nicholas' Church, Corfe Mullen
Saltmine Theatre's charming, funny and enchanting re-telling of the Nativity story, jam-packed with beautiful music, audience participation and bags of family fun.
Flyer here
Tickets just £5 each!
Sneak preview here

Updated Listing Saturday 7 December
Christmas Coffee Morning at Comrades Hall, Broadwindsor DT8 3QP
Coffee morning with Christmas theme.
Christmas stalls, cake stall, tombola. Coffee & Biscuits on entry (£1.00). Raising Funds for Broadwindsor, Blackdown & Burstock Churches.
Inquiries to Philip Hardwill via 07980 864169 or .

Updated Listing Sunday 8 December, 4pm
Carols in the Pub at the Brewers Arms, Martinstown DT2 9LB
Come and join us to sing all your favourite Carols - with mulled wine and mince pies.
Inquiries to the Revd Jean Saddington via .

Updated Listing Wednesday, 11 December, 7.30pm
Beer and Carols at the Bell on the Common, Broughton Gifford SN12 8NX
A festive and fun time to join together and enjoy singing carols and Christmas songs. Come and sing along with us in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of The Bell. A great way to get into the Christmas spirit!
Inquiries to Lucy Waterman via .

Updated Listing Thursday 19 December
Blue Light Carol Service at St.Mary's Church, Bridport DT6 3NW
Carols for all who work in the Emergency Services, their families, friends and supporters .
Inquiries to the Revd Philip Ringer via .

Updated Listing Thursday 19 December, 7.30pm
Beer and Carols at the Tollgate Inn, Holt BA14 6PX
Come and enjoy an informal, festive time in the run up to Christmas. Sing-a-long to carols and Christmas songs in the lovely atmosphere of The Tollgate Inn.
Inquiries to Lucy Waterman via .

Updated Listing Saturday 21 December, 11am
The Bridport Nativity in Bucky Doo Square, Bridport DT6 3NJ
A Churches Together presentation of the story of the Birth of Jesus.
Inquiries to the Revd Philip Ringer via .

Updated Listing Saturday 21 December, 11am
Carol singing in and around Canford Cliffs “village/ high street”, BH13 7LP
Inquiries to David Williams

Updated Listing Christmas Eve, Tuesday 24 December, 7pm
Carols at the Brace, Plush, nr Piddletrenthide, DT2 7RQ
The annual Carols at the Brace of Pheasants (Dorset dining pub of the year 2017) starts at 7pm with a selection of Christmas carols and a collection for charity.
Organised by Alton Pancras Church.
Just turn up!

Updated Listing Boxing Day, Thursday 26 December, 12.30pm
Carols, cake and coffee after the swim at St John's Church, West Bay DT6 4EN
Come and enjoy some seasonal carols with coffee and cake and warm up after watching the Boxing Day swim at West Bay. An enjoyable informal service.
Inquiries to the Revd Philip Ringer via .

Updated Listing Wednesday 8 January, 7pm
Bereavement Journey Course at All Saints Church Hall, Poole BH13 7BP
A six week course, starting with a meal, looking at issues around bereavement and loss, whether recent or some time ago, led by an experienced team and a trained Cruise counsellor.
Please book by January.
Inquiries to Peter Drysdale

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November 2019

Tuesday 12 November, 1.10pm
Autumn Lunchtime Recital at St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome BH13 6BT
With Jane Pickles (flute), Peter Castle (violin), Justin Ward (viola), and Clare Lowes (cello).
Series poster here
Lunch and light refreshments are from 12.30pm; the recital concludes at 2.30pm.
Free admission.
Inquiries to Ray Beverley via , or the Parish Office on 01202 764420.

Thursday 14 November, 7pm for 7.30pm
Devizes Deanery Synod Meeting No 148 at Southbroom St James 
Speaker: The Reverend Rhona Floate, Rural Field Officer for the Wilts Archdeaconry.
Initial inquiries via .

Thursday 14 November, 7.30pm
Ruth Fazal with Gil Pentzak in Bournemouth
Christian violinist and composer Ruth Fazal and Orthodox Jewish linguist and Hebrew teacher Gil Pentzak share their faith journey together through worship, teaching and conversation.
£5 admission includes refreshments.
Full info and booking

Tuesday 19 November, 1.10pm
Autumn Lunchtime Recital at St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome BH13 6BT
With the Dorset Accordion Orchestra.
Series poster here
Lunch and light refreshments are from 12.30pm; the recital concludes at 2.30pm.
Free admission.
Inquiries to Ray Beverley via , or the Parish Office on 01202 764420.

Important Listing Wednesday 20 November, 9.30am-2pm
Breakfast Church Hub Meeting at Canford Magna, BH21 3AF
Share experiences, gain new ideas, find out about our new resources!
9.30-11: Pre-booked 1-2-1 appointments for teams
11.30-12.30: Paul Bradbury, head of Poole Missional Communities
12.30-2pm: Bring lunch and share experiences.
Flyers here
Info and appointments: 

Saturday 23 November
Lyme Bay Choirs Festival at St Mary of the Annunciation, Beaminster DT8 3BA
A Deanery & Royal School of Church Music service celebrating St Cecilia and music in worship.
1.30pm: Singers arrive for rehearsal
4pm: Festival Service (everyone welcome)
For choirs, individual singers, clergy & worship leaders from the
Lyme Bay Deanery, surrounding areas & further afield
ORGANIST: Harold Jackson, Honorary Assistant Organist at Sherborne Abbey
DIRECTOR: Martin Schellenberg, Director of Music at St Mary of the Annunciation
With the Revd Canon David Baldwin, Team Rector of the Beaminster Area Team Ministry
Poster with contact details

Tuesday 26 November, 1.10pm
Autumn Lunchtime Recital at St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome BH13 6BT
Folk music with the Weyland Band.
Series poster here
Lunch and light refreshments are from 12.30pm; the recital concludes at 2.30pm.
Free admission.
Inquiries to Ray Beverley via , or the Parish Office on 01202 764420.

Thursday 28 November, 6 for 6.30pm
Mind the Gap- an Economy where ALL can Thrive?
St Mark’s Church Hall, Talbot Village BH10 4HY
Inspiring speaker Dr Wanda Wyporska, executive director of the Equality Trust, will talk on the gap between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’. She will show how EVERYONE in societies which enjoy more equality is healthier and happier. The audience will have opportunities to take part in workshops and the Q&A session – and can enjoy a light supper!
Free of charge.
Full info and booking

Saturday 30 November, 10.30-2pm
Christmas Fair at St Thomas' Church, Ensbury Park BH10 5BN
Our Christmas Fair has all the usual stalls, Father Christmas will visit, Refreshments and Grand Raffle. Pay on the door.
Inquiries to Barbara Clark via 01202 772640 or .

Saturday 30 November to Sunday 8 December, 10am-4pm daily
Christmas Tree Festival at St Nicholas Parish Church, Bromham SN15 2EU
All welcome. There will be no charge for entry to see the display, though we will invite donations from visitors.
On Saturday 30th November, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December there will be various stalls selling some of those ‘different’ Christmas presents.
Also on Sunday 8th December the Wroughton Silver Band will be playing from 3pm. It’s free and you can sit or walk around and look at the Christmas Trees while you listen to the Band.
Refreshments will be available throughout the Festival.
Initial inquiries via .

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December 2019

Monday 2 December
The Theology and Mission of the Salvation Army
Mr Andrew Wileman – Deputy Director, Older People’s Services, Salvation Army
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

Saturday 7 December, 7.30pm
The Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge at Edington Priory Church
Director: Richard Pinel
The first visit to Edington by a Cambridge choir.
An Edington Arts event at the usual prices – always less £2 for Edington Angels. 
Mulled wine and mince pies will be served during the interval.
Email  or ring Chrissy on 01380 831256 to reserve your tickets – they are selling fast!

Sunday 8 December, 3pm
‘Running to Resurrection’, by Clark Berge ssf
You are invited to a book launch at Hilfield Friary!
Details and booking here

Wednesday 11 December, 7.30pm
Beer and Carols at the Old Mill, Harnham SP2 8EU
An evening of beer, mulled wine and carols in the beer garden of the Old Mill Hotel.
Inquiries via Linda Baker, Parish Administrator (07925 108856 or ).

Friday 13 December, 7pm
Carols at the New Inn, West Knighton DT2 8PE
Carol singing in a cosy local pub.
Inquiries to Julia Denham via 01305 852626.

Tuesday 17 December, 7.30pm
Poole Hospital Carol Service at Spire Methodist Church, Poole
Always a special date in the year, the venue will be the newly furnished Spire Methodist Church in Poole High Street. The Rose Hall is likely to be used and the guest preacher will be the Bishop of Salisbury, the Right Reverend Nicholas Holtam.
Initial inquiries via .

Wednesday 18 December, 5pm onwards
Children's Storytime and Christmas Carol Singing at the Drovers Inn, Gussage All Saints BH21 5ET
Storytime for the children will start at 5 o'clock, gathered round the cosy fire, followed by Christmas Carols for young and old. The singing will be led by our fine local tenor, Chris King who will provide song sheets. Come and join in the seasonal atmosphere at this lovely community-owned village pub with refreshments available. A voluntary collection will be made for charity. Booking not required unless you want to reserve a table for dinner.
Inquiries to Harvelle or Martin at the Drovers via 01258 840550 or .
www.thedroversinn.info

Wednesday 18 December, 6.30pm
Carols at the Old Ox Pub, Shilllingstone
Our annual carol singing in the Local, with seasonal refreshments.
Inquiries to Sue Rawlinson via 01258 853733.

Friday 20 December 6pm-7pm
Village Carols around the Tree at Codford Village Hall and Social Club BA12 0PP
A chance to gather around the Christmas Tree outside our Village Hall to sing well known traditional carols. The Social Club will be open for hot and cold drinks.
Inquiries to Derek Buckles via .

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January 2020

Monday 6 January
Befriending Age? – Exploring a Reframing of the Social, Theological and Political Dimensions of Age
The Revd Canon Prof James Woodward PhD - Principal Sarum College at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

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February 2020

Monday 3 February 
Love, Sex and Power 
Jayne Ozanne - LGBT Evangelical and campaigner, Director Ozanne Foundation at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

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March 2020

Monday 2 March
Ministry to Victims - Forgiveness, Healing and ‘Chesed’
The Revd Dr David Wheeler - St Thomas’ Church, Ensbury Park at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

Friday 13 March to Friday 20 March, 2020
The River Were Benefice Lenten Retreat at the Bishops House on the Isle of Iona, Scotland PA76 6SJ
The Revds Jacques Desrosiers and Liz Smith will be leading the retreat, travelling by coach and ferries.
The £650 cost includes accommodation.
Inquiries to Sheila Pomeroy via .

Tuesday 31 March until Saturday 4 April
Poole Passion Play 2020
A biennial open air production: early information is being circulated. A new version of the story called “Footsteps” will be presented. The event usually begins at Parkstone United Reformed Church. Workshops are scheduled and rehearsals began in September 2019. Intern placements for students to work with professionals in lighting, costume, music, projection and stage management are also needed. Those with experience in dance for younger members will also be part of the community experience, as before. Those interested, who need to be seven years old or over by March 2020, should contact .

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April 2020

Sunday 5 April, 7pm
The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and Youth Chorus are doing St Matthew Passion on Palm Sunday.
Do include this as part of your Holy Week planning and perhaps bring a group of people to it.
Inquiries to the Revd Heather Waldsax: .

Monday 6 April
Son of Joseph? Son of God?
Dr David Catchpole - Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies, University of Exeter at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

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May 2020

Monday 11 May
Getting Ready for Lambeth
The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam - Bishop of Salisbury at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth
The Bournemouth William Temple Association welcomes Christian men and women of all denominations who want to learn more about our faith and its application to contemporary issues. Dinner (optional) for members and their guests is served at 7pm, and this is followed at 8.10pm by a talk and question time.
Programme here
Monthly non-member charge: £2. Charge for 2-course dinner (including coffee): £16.50. Hotel charge for lecture only: £2 (to include coffee at 8pm).
Further information from John Newbold: tel 01202 761749 or email .

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