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May 2019

Saturday 25 May 2019

How to talk Science and God

With Rev'd David Jeans, theological educator and author of the Grove Booklet 'How to talk Science and God'

Christ the King, Deeble Road, Kettering NN15 7AA

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Sunday 26 May 2019

150th Anniversary Celebration of St Paul's

Bishop John is the speaker as we celebrate that on 28th May 1869 St Paul's was consecrated and opened in this new parish of New England.

Including the Young people from Fulbridge Academy.

St Paul's Church, New England, Peterborough PE1 2PA

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Monday 27 May 2019

Celebrating 150 years of being St Paul’s

Join us for light refreshments; view Church Registers from 1869 & other memorabilia as well as flower arrangements and a children’s Treasure Hunt at 3pm.

St Paul's Church, New England, Peterborough PE1 2PA

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Tuesday 28 May 2019

Anniversary Eucharist at St Paul's

On the 28th May 1869 at noon the first service was held in St Paul's. Registers from 1869 will be on display as well as other memorabilia. Light refreshments available.

2pm - 4pm the church is open for the OASIS Drop In time. Open to all.

St Paul's Church, New England, Peterborough PE1 2PA

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Friday 31 May 2019

A Concert of Music by Consensus Vocalis

This concert will be Supporting Local Churches

Marston St Lawrence OX17 2DA

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June 2019

Saturday 1 June 2019

Relaunch of The Diocesan Library

With refreshments available throughout the day and a talk by Rosie Rushton at 1pm. 

Bouverie Court, Bedford Road, Northampton NN4 7YD

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Saturday 8 June 2019

A Concert with Belcanto

The choir sings a wide range of music covering all styles and periods, including classical and contemporary works, gospel and musicals, both A cappella accompanied by their pianists, Judith Tomlinson and Edward Pick and ​conducted by Barry Clark.

The members love singing and aim to bring joy to all those who come to their concerts, always striving to uphold the tradition of Bel Canto (Italian for ‘beautiful singing’). 

All Hallows, Wellingborough NN8 1AS

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Sunday 9 June 2019

Newton Bromswold Open Gardens

Newton Bromswold are pleased to open a variety of our village gardens.  Refreshments in the Village Hall.

St. Peter’s Church, Newton Bromswold

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Wednesday 12 June 2019

Young Artists’ Recital Series

BBC Young Musician of the Year 2014

Martin James Bartlett (piano)

Music by Bach, Mozart, Liszt, Schumann,
Wagner and Prokofiev

Uppingham Parish Church Hall (LE15 9QH)

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Sunday 16 June 2019

A Night at the Opera

Peterborough Opera will perform some well known and popular opera arias, as well as some modern show stoppers. In the beautiful setting of a grade 1 church with wonderful acoustics.

St Mary’s Church, Main Street, Ashley LE16 8HF

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Monday 17 June 2019

Open Surgeries with Historic Churches Support Officer

A chance for a one-to-one discussion about your church building.
Appointments of approximately one hour are available.
Jon Breckon, Historic Churches Support Officer, will be available to provide advice to church representatives about topics such as:

  • Grants and fundraising tactics
  • Conservation approaches to church repair, maintenance and development
  • Maintenance Plans and ‘How To Look After Your Church’
  • Accessibility improvements, procedures for reordering and any other church building projects that you are developing or wish to develop

To book an appointment and check availability, please either:
E-mail: jon.breckon@peterborough-diocese.org.uk or call 07732 894457

 

St John the Baptist, Boughton, Northampton, NN2 8SF

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Tuesday 18 June 2019

PCC Tonight

This fun and informative evening is designed to clarify the purpose and place of PCCs, to explore some common dysfunctions, and to introduce material that can be used to shapes its life.

St James Fletchamstead, Coventry, CV4 9DP

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Friday 21 June 2019

Launde 900: Mark – The Gospel

Join us for this Ancient Wells – Living Water event to mark the 900th anniversary of Launde Abbey, as David Newman performs Mark – The Gospel.

The books we now call the Gospels began as stories passed from one person to another in marketplaces, synagogues and homes as people remembered and shared the amazing news about Jesus.

In a return to that ancient experience our 900th anniversary celebrations kick off with our Warden, David Newman, performing his acclaimed Mark – the Gospel, a compelling recitation of the entire Gospel of Mark from memory.

Come and experience perhaps the most dramatic and direct of the Gospels from beginning to end as it was originally meant to be heard.

The performance will include an extended intermission with finger buffet.

Launde Abbey, East Norton, Leicestershire (LE7 9XB)

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Saturday 22 June 2019

Music in Lyddington presents Alexander Ullman

Praised for his subtle interpretations and refined technical mastery, Alexander Ullman (piano) has impressed audiences and critics worldwide with his deep understanding of the scores he interprets, his elegant touch and crystalline phrasing. Alexander performed to much acclaim at Lyddington in 2016 with cellist Michael Petrov

More information about this programme and ways to book can be found on the flyer below.

Lyddington, St Andrew LE15 9LR

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Saturday 22 June 2019

Launde 900: The Great Celebration

Join us for this Ancient Wells – Living Water event to mark the 900th anniversary of Launde Abbey: a celebration of the Abbey’s anniversary and a great day out for all the family!

The day begins with a great service of celebration led by the Bishops from the dioceses of Leicester and Peterborough. During the service we’ll sing, hear readings and poetry, reflect together on the value of prayer, silence and retreat, and take an opportunity to give thanks for the work of the Abbey. We’ll also commit ourselves afresh to the continuing ministry of Launde: our heart of prayer, our warmth of hospitality, and our service of the wider church and community.

The service will be followed by an afternoon packed with events and activities to suit all ages and tastes: poetry readings with Malcolm Guite, medieval archery, walks in the grounds and Launde woods, tours of Launde, and so much more.

Launde Abbey, East Norton, Leicestershire (LE7 9XB)

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Saturday 22 June 2019

Launde 900: Gala Dinner

Join us for this Ancient Wells – Living Water event to mark the 900th anniversary of Launde Abbey: a fabulous black tie dinner with guest speaker Adrian Plass.

Served in a sumptuously arrayed marquee in the stunning grounds of Launde Abbey, this dinner will offer an opportunity to experience Launde’s famed hospitality and cuisine at it’s finest. Enjoy a superb meal and drinks, the sparkling company and conversation of your fellow guests, and the glorious warmth of a summer evening surrounded by the Abbey gardens.

Our after-dinner speaker, Adrian Plass, is a well known speaker and writer who is sure to bring his trademark mixture of humour and thoughtfulness. His book The Sacred Diary of Adrian Plass sold over a million copies worldwide and delighted its readers, helping to found a writing career which has included short stories, poetry and novels (a couple of which have been adapted as films).

Launde Abbey, East Norton, Leicestershire (LE7 9XB)

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Saturday 22 June 2019

Richard Beadon Lecture 2019

Motivating the million
Equipping and releasing people for evangelism and discipleship in the whole of their lives.

Given by Revd Canon Dave Male, Director of Evangelism and Discipleship for the Archbishop’s Council, and hosted by Bishop John Holbrook.

Gleneagles Anglican Church, Redwell Junior School Hall, Barnwell Road, Wellingborough NN8 5LQ

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Sunday 23 June 2019

Launde 900: Classical Concert and Cream Tea

Join us for this Ancient Wells – Living Water event to mark the 900th anniversary of Launde Abbey: music and a delicious cream tea in the grounds of the Abbey.

In the longstanding tradition of Launde Rising Stars classical concerts we’re joined by local musicians from Uppingham and Oakham Schools, both renowned for their superb music departments. We’re looking forward to an afternoon of excellent music in the gardens, followed by the delights of a Launde cream tea.

Launde Abbey, East Norton, Leicestershire (LE7 9XB)

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Sunday 23 June 2019

Launde 900: Choirs Together at Launde

Join us for this Ancient Wells – Living Water event to mark the 900th anniversary of Launde Abbey: traditional evensong bringing together the choirs of two cathedrals.

Gathered in our event marquee we’ll close our Sunday events with classic sung evensong led by the choirs of Leicester and Peterborough cathedrals. Coming together for the first time in their long histories, these two choirs (from the two dioceses who support Launde’s ministry to the wider church and community) will lead us in a wonderful expression of this quintessentially English service drawing on compositions old and new.

 

Launde Abbey, East Norton, Leicestershire (LE7 9XB)

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Monday 24 - Wednesday 26 June 2019

Prophetic Voice of the Church residential conference

With engaging speaker sessions, interactive workshops and inspiring bible studies and worship sessions.

Join us for the whole or part of the 3 day residential.

For more information and to book your place, visit:
http://www.uspg.org.uk/conference/conferencetemplate/

High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire EN11 8SG

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Tuesday 25 June 2019

An introduction to ‘Eco-church’

We are increasingly aware of the challenges before us and to our planet posed by climate change, the exploitation of earth’s resources, pollution and pressures on the natural environment.

An introduction to ‘Eco-church’ : Making your church good news for God’s earth with Dr Hilary Marlow, Lecturer in Environmental Theology, Cambridge & A Rocha.

Come to represent your community to explore and share how the churches can become centres of concern, prayer and action.

Friends’ Meeting House Thorpe Road, PE3 6AB

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Wednesday 26 June 2019

Young Artists’ Recital Series

BBC Young Musician of the Year 2012
 
Laura van der Heijden (cello)
Jâms Coleman (piano)

Music by Schnittke, Beethoven, Adès and Franck

Uppingham Parish Church Hall (LE15 9QH)

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Friday 28 June - Monday 1 July 2019

Brackley Flower Festival

Refreshments will be available

St Peter w St James, Brackley NN13 7BZ

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Saturday 29 June 2019

Gen2 Conference

For everyone involved in Children’s, Youth, Family & Inter-generational Ministry

Bringing together practitioners and thinkers to share current ideas and inspiring ways of being.

With plenty of helpful and practical tips, plus space to worship, be refreshed and network.

Bring your whole team. FREE. Booking opens on Eventbrite on March 1st

Speakers booked so far include Bishop Donald, Jason Royce, Anna Hawken… more to come!

Contact becky.wills@peterborough-diocese.org.uk for more details

King's Park, Northampton, NN3 6LL

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Sunday 30 June 2019

Milton Malsor Open Gardens

A real treat for a Sunday afternoon
MILTON MALSOR OPEN GARDENS


WITH DISPLAYS CELEBRATING THE VILLAGE'S LIFE

Tickets, with brochure and map, available from the Church

Access to all 10 participating gardens around Village

Refreshments and Toilets at the Church

Holy Cross Milton Malsor, NN7 3AJ

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July 2019

Saturday 6 July 2019

Parish Safeguarding Officer day

Aimed at Parish Safeguarding Officers but all welcome.

The day will include an opportunity to speak with someone from Thirtyone:eight, have an overview on safer recruitment and also an opportunity to network.

Refreshments and nibbles will be provided

To book a place please contact sharon.welbourne@peterborough-diocese.org.uk

Corby, St Columba & the Northern Saints (NN17 1LG)

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Saturday 6 July 2019

Newton Bromswold Village Fete

The music will be played by Rushden Mission Band and there will be the usual variety of stalls and games. Afternoon teas will be served. 

The Children’s Fancy Dress competition will be judged at 3.10pm.

St. Peter’s Church, Newton Bromswold

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Saturday 13 July 2019

Music in Lyddington presents Fantasiestücke Trio

Jâms Coleman read Music at Girton College, Cambridge and completed his Masters at the Royal Academy of Music. Recent highlights include the BBC Proms, song recitals at Wigmore Hall and the Oxford Lieder Festival.

Tim Crawford is a sought-after violinist, regularly playing across Europe. He recently completed an undergraduate degree at the Guildhall School of Music, being awarded a Concert Recital Diploma, Ivan Sutton Chamber Prize and Lord Mayor’s Prize.

Joy Lisney has collaborated with Dame Emma Kirkby, Allegri Quartet and Wihan Quartet. She also performs regularly with her father, James Lisney. Venues have included Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Leipzig Gewandhaus and St. John’s Smith Square

More information about this programme and ways to book can be found on the flyer below.

Lyddington, St Andrew LE15 9LR

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August 2019

Saturday 10 August 2019

Music in Lyddington presents National Youth Jazz Orchestra: Ambassadors Sextet

The NYJO Ambassadors Sextet is a bijou showcase for some of the best up-and-coming young musicians in the industry, stepping out of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra’s 23-piece ensemble setting to bring you the brilliance of the big band on an intimate scale. Founded in 1965, NYJO has helped launch the careers of many of the country’s most renowned jazz musicians including Guy Barker, Amy Winehouse, Mark Nightingale and Mercury Award Nominee Laura Jurd.

More information about this programme and ways to book can be found on the flyer below.

Lyddington, St Andrew LE15 9LR

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September 2019

Saturday 7 September 2019

Music in Lyddington presents Passacaglia Baroque Ensemble

‘They have played together for many years now and there is an effortlessness about the sound no matter which combination of instruments is involved, there is never a sense of one striving to take the lead: rather the voices balance one another... finely crafted performances from a star line-up’.
Early Music Review


More information about this programme and ways to book can be found on the flyer below.

Lyddington, St Andrew LE15 9LR

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Thursday 26 September 2019

Leading Well (Kettering)

An evening of ideas and inspiration on how to grow as a Christian leader led by James Lawrence there will also be a range of related resources being made available to purchase.

Christ the King, Deeble Road, Kettering NN15 7AA - Parking available

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Monday 30 September 2019

Read Mark, Learn and Inwardly Digest

A bible reading on the gospel of Mark with Revd Dr Rob Bewley
Vicar and Mission Leader of the Church of Christ the King, Kettering;
Regional Director for New Wine Midlands and East and member of the Editorial Board of Grove Books Biblical Series.

Drinks provided, but please bring your own lunch.

Christ the King, Deeble Road, Kettering, NN15 7AA

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October 2019

Saturday 5 October 2019

Music in Lyddington presents Atéa Wind Quintet

The Atéa Quintet is the foremost British Wind Quintet of their generation. Internationally acclaimed, they became double prize winners at the 2015 Carl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition in Denmark. As the Associate Ensemble in Residence at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and former Quintet in Residence at the Purcell School, they mentor some of the finest up and coming musicians in the country.

More information about this programme and ways to book can be found on the flyer below.

Lyddington, St Andrew LE15 9LR

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Sunday 13 - Monday 21 October 2019

A 9 day Pilgrimage to Israel and Palestine

Following in the Footsteps of Jesus led by The Rt Revd Donald Allister

A pilgrimage to the Holy Land is a very special experience. My testimony, shared by many who have travelled with me before, is it that the bible comes to life in remarkable ways. In addition, today’s situation in Israel and Palestine, inseparable from the very complex history, is seen and experienced quite starkly.
We will have opportunities to meet, listen and talk to ordinary people as well as community and other leaders.

The pilgrimage is open to all. However, please bear three things in mind: first, we will be worshipping as Christians each day; second, a reasonable degree of fitness is needed, as we will have to do quite a bit of walking, including up hills and steps and on uneven rocky ground; third, although we will eat well with lovely Mediterranean/Middle Eastern food, and the restaurants we use are very helpful and hospitable, it may not always be possible to meet every dietary requirement in the way you might be used to.

This won’t be a holiday, though it may well refresh those parts that holidays can’t reach.  It will be stimulating, deeply moving, perhaps emotionally exhausting. You will almost certainly be changed.

I hope you can join us.

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For prices and more information please click here to view the brochure.

The Holy Land

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Saturday 19 October 2019

The Wandering Minstrels sing Gilbert & Sullivan

A welcome return from The Wandering Minstrels whose superb singing & acting brings the songs and music of Gilbert & Sullivan to life.

This Anniversary Concert is not only a fundraiser but is also in memory of Harry and Gwen Hurst as their son, Tim Hurst-Brown, is one of the singers. We are planning that this Concert launches an Organ Fund for a new organ dedicated to this couple who were so dedicated in their work and ministry at St Paul's for many, many years.

St Paul's Church, New England, Peterborough PE1 2PA

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Saturday 19 October 2019

Binding up the Brokenhearted

A Practical Day of Resourcing your Church with guest speaker Becky Harcourt - Author of ‘Walking on Water’

We will also be exploring the following workshops:
• Emotional Healing
• Wellbeing Cafes
• Parish Healing Ministry Course
• Churches as places of healing

Bring your own packed lunch. Beverages will be available

Christ the King, Deeble Road, Kettering NN15 7AA

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