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Remembrance Sunday 2011

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2011, Remembrance Sunday Strange isn’t it that today is named Remembrance Sunday, because for us, as Christians, every Sunday is remembrance Sunday – the day when … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remembrance Sunday 2010

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2010, Remembrance Sunday   I’m a bit of a hoarder and love to collect things that have special memories for me. My collection comprises all sorts … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remembrance Sunday 2009

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2009, Rememberance Sunday In nearly every town or village that one visits in the UK, one will find a memorial to the Fallen, those who have … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Anniversary of the Queen’s Accession 2012

St Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, Sunday June 10th 2012, Sunday after Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. I am sure many of you will remember from your history lessons at school, … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Tomb of King Edward II

A reflection upon the Tomb of King Edward II in the light of the Feast of Christ the King  Brian Torode, St. Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham, 2013, the Feast of Christ … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

St Stephen’s War Memorial Chapel

ST STEPHEN’S CHURCH, TIVOLI, CHELTENHAM The War Memorial Chapel was created out of the existing South Transept. It was dedicated at 3 pm on Sunday May 9th 1920 by Edgar … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Story of Tivoli

INTRODUCTION This story of Tivoli has been written after several years of collecting material both written and oral, about one of Cheltenham’s most attractive areas. It is not written as … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment


This is the text of the Eulogy given by Brian’s great friend, Richard Barton, at Brian’s funeral on Wednesday 19th March 2014 at Saint Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham: Banjour, (banzhoor) (Good Day) … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 3 Comments