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Remembering Cardinal Newman

Newman memorabilia – Sunday 13th October 2019   John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801-1890) and his links with Gloucestershire   Notes written by Brian Torode and probably based upon a talk … Continue reading

October 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

St Saviour’s Church, Tetbury

Using St Saviour’s Back in May 2016 local newspapers reported serious vandalism at the redundant Church of St Saviour in New Church Street, Tetbury – pages were torn from the … Continue reading

October 10, 2019 · 3 Comments

Celebrating John Middleton – a chance to explore Clearwell Village

Explore Clearwell – 15th September 2018 Clearwell Church, Clearwell, Gloucestershire, GL16 8LY Guided tour of the delights of Clearwell   Meet at the church in Clearwell and join Isabel Winstanley … Continue reading

August 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Organ Family History of Berkeley & North Nibley

  Back in 2010 Andrew Plaster of Bristol produced a fascinating study, ‘Organ family history of Berkeley and North Nibley’. Richard Organ was Andrew’s 13th Great Grandfather and he was … Continue reading

June 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Our Lady and St Alphege, Bath

OUR LADY AND ST ALPHEGE, BATH  Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s “Little Gem of a Church”   A HISTORY BY CAROLINE SHAW With a foreward by the Late Gavin Stamp Former … Continue reading

February 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Holyoake’s Journey of 1842

George Jacob Holyoake’s Journey of 1842 by Catherine Howe (2012) Here is an easy to read and interesting book which follows the connection between early nineteenth century socialism and the … Continue reading

February 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Humanism

Chair of Gloucestershire Humanists 2017-2018 As you may already have read on our home page, Gloucestershire Humanists have a long history. In contrast, I am a relative newcomer. Our group … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Our Listed Churches and Cathedrals in an Age of Secularism

Our Listed Churches and Cathedrals in an Age of Secularism   Commitment to the development of a more secular society in which there are no unfair privileges for faith groups … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

‘Woodchester A Gothic Vision’

Woodchester A Gothic Vision: The Story of William Leigh, Benjamin Bucknall and the Building of Woodchester Mansion by Liz Davenport Kindle Edition Liz Davenport, Archivist of Woodchester Mansion Trust has … Continue reading

December 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thanks to ‘New Liturgical Movement’

Encouraging response from Gregory Dipippo, editor of the website -‘New Liturgical Movement’: ‘I am the editor of the website New Liturgical Movement. We cover every aspect of the Church’s liturgical … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment