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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

Johnny Coleman: Humanist Wedding Celebrant for Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Humanist Wedding Celebrant for Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds See: https://humanist.org.uk/johnnycoleman/ JOHNNY COLEMAN I live in Tetbury, Gloucestershire and conduct wedding and partnership ceremonies all over the Cotswolds, the Southwest of … Continue reading

January 11, 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

The Story of Father Ignatius’s Community at New Llanthony Abbey by Hugh Allen

The Story of Father Ignatius’s Community at New Llanthony Abbey by Hugh Allen To the diarist Francis Kilvert, his near neighbour Father Ignatius (born Joseph Leycester Lyne in 1837) seemed … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Moment in Time

To celebrate the publication of Allan Ledger’s book “A Moment in Time; John and Thomas Keble and their Cotswold Life”, please find attached pamphlet with further information. Should you wish … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Closure of Clearwell Chapel

Closure of Clearwell Cemetery Chapel. From Isabel Winstanley: ‘In his book John Middleton Victorian, Provincial Architect, Brain refers to the Mortuary Chapel and says it is in a poor state … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · 3 Comments