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Bath Abbey Community News – Sunday 23 January 2022

January 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey Community News – Sunday 23 January 2022
Guide Book
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Congratulations to our new Head and Deputy Head Choristers and new recruits

January 18, 2022 | Comments Off on Congratulations to our new Head and Deputy Head Choristers and new recruits
Congratulations to our new Head and Deputy Head Choristers, Wilf and Lawrence who were installed in their new posts of responsibility by Rector of Bath Abbey, The Revd Canon Guy Bridgewater, at Sunday’s Choral Evensong and presented with their medals…

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022

January 18, 2022 | Comments Off on The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022
Hands in prayer with candles in the background
From 18 to 25 January, Christians around the world are invited to pray for the unity of all Christians, to reflect on scripture together, to participate in jointly-organised ecumenical services, and to share fellowship. Attend an in-person service If you…

Exhibition of hand-crafted diptychs to celebrate Epiphany

January 12, 2022 | Comments Off on Exhibition of hand-crafted diptychs to celebrate Epiphany
Bath Abbey Diptychs
An exhibition is currently on display in Bath Abbey until 6 February in the newly restored east end of the church. The exhibition features a collection of diptychs (double panels of artwork) that depict stories from the Bible about Christ’s…

Bath Abbey to receive £246,000 from third round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

December 21, 2021 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey to receive £246,000 from third round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund
Bath Abbey among nearly 140 heritage organisations to benefit from share of the £15.5 million latest round of awards This award will help safeguard the historic fabric of Bath Abbey and help ensure it continues to offer a warm welcome…

Young Bath student wins top prize in national music competition

December 20, 2021 | Comments Off on Young Bath student wins top prize in national music competition
York Minster's Grand Organ
One of Bath Abbey’s choristers, Gavin Phelps, aged 12 from Bath, has been announced as the runner-up in a competition to celebrate the return of York Minster’s Grand Organ, following a £2m refurbishment of the majestic instrument earlier this year.…

Royal visit to Bath Abbey

December 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Royal visit to Bath Abbey
HRH Earl of Wessex
We were delighted to welcome HRH Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward to the Abbey on Tuesday 7th December and meet with our Rector, Guy. We were able to show him the completed work from our Footprint project including our restored…

Experience Rachmaninov’s iconic ‘All Night Vigil’ performed by the Bath Abbey Choirs under the Moon

November 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Experience Rachmaninov’s iconic ‘All Night Vigil’ performed by the Bath Abbey Choirs under the Moon
Luke Jerram's Museum of the Moon at Bath Abbey - day time
Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon will be ‘landing’ in Bath Abbey on 20 November. Among those who have been hard at work preparing for its arrival are Bath Abbey’s Choirs of Girls and Lay-Clerks. For the past 8 weeks,…

Bath Abbey Shop to reopen after complete refurbishment

November 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey Shop to reopen after complete refurbishment
New Abbey Shop
Bath Abbey will reopen its shop to the public on Monday 15 November revealing a totally refurbished interior and a range of new displays designed to appeal to visitors and local shoppers alike. Located in the 1920s Jackson extension on…

Abbey offers Moon guided tours for school groups

November 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Abbey offers Moon guided tours for school groups
Museum of the Moon
Luke Jerram’s incredible Museum of the Moon will soon be on display in the Abbey from 20 November – 24 December. We are anticipating that the Abbey will be very busy while the Moon is on display so have created…

Bath Abbey Weekly Notice Sheet

This weekly publication, distributed in our Sunday services, includes information about our services, upcoming events as well as our community and prayer groups. This will be sent to you by email if you use the sign up. Or, you can download the latest week below:

Abbey Annual Review 2020-2021

The Annual Review for 2020-2021 is now available here. If you'd like a printed copy, we kindly ask if you could please download and print this yourself, as we're only printing a small number of copies this year.
The Financial Reports for 2020 are also available here: Bath Abbey Limited: Part 1 and Bath Abbey PCC: Part 2