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Bath BID Illuminate the City for Christmas

November 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath BID Illuminate the City for Christmas
The Bath BID has brought to life some of Bath’s iconic streets and buildings including Bath Abbey for the festive season, with a series of magical rainbow illuminations. The spectacular lighting was funded by the Bath BID and designed and…

Bath Abbey Choir has a new album out for Christmas

November 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey Choir has a new album out for Christmas
Choir recording
The Bath Abbey Choir has released a new Christmas album. The recording was made earlier this year in January with the full Abbey Choir of Girls, Boys and Lay-clerks conducted by Huw Williams, the Abbey’s Director of Music, and accompanied…

Bath Abbey receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

November 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund
Bath Abbey with We are here for Culture logo
Almost 450 heritage organisations, churches and cathedrals in England, including Bath Abbey have been awarded funding from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage Grants of up to £1 million will deliver a lifeline for churches, cathedrals and the…

Underfloor heating paves the way to a greener Bath Abbey

November 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Underfloor heating paves the way to a greener Bath Abbey
Underfloor heating pipes being laid in the Abbey as part of the Footprint project
Underfloor heating pipes are being laid in Bath Abbey as part of an innovative thermal heating system to heat the Abbey and adjacent buildings using Bath’s famous hot springs. As part of the Abbey‘s Footprint project, sections of the medieval…

Bath Abbey supports the Archbishops of Canterbury and York in a call to prayer for the nation

November 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey supports the Archbishops of Canterbury and York in a call to prayer for the nation
Hands in prayer with candles in the background
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have invited the nation to join them in prayer, in a message encouraging ‘calm, courageous and compassionate’ responses to the difficulties of the second national lockdown in England. In an open letter, the Archbishop…

Requests for candle-lighting videos for Advent Service

November 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Requests for candle-lighting videos for Advent Service
Candled with members of the congreation talking in the background
Bath Abbey is asking for our community of family and friends to send us a video of you lighting a candle, that we can include in the online Advent service, 2020. This will help to bring what would normally be…

Bath Abbey Choir to perform in virtual Remembrance Concert

October 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey Choir to perform in virtual Remembrance Concert
Bath Abbey choirs of Girls and Lay-clerks singing at a service
Join the Bath Abbey Choir on Friday 6 November at 7.30pm as they pay tribute to those fallen in the First World War, Second World War and all conflicts since.   Instead of the usual Remembrance Day concert in the…

Bath Abbey’s Annual Parochial Church Meeting 2020

October 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey’s Annual Parochial Church Meeting 2020
APCM 2020
Thank you to everyone who attended our APCM and for your continued support of the Abbey especially those carrying on or taking on roles. A very special thank you to Liz Westbrook who stepped down as Churchwarden – we’ll miss…

Bath Abbey receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

October 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund
Bath Abbey West Front
● Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including Bath Abbey, have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage ● Grants of up to £1 million will deliver a lifeline for the heritage sector…

New Zoom Book Club!

October 2, 2020 | Comments Off on New Zoom Book Club!
Front cover of book titled God and the Pandemic
‘God and the Pandemic’ by Tom Wright We are going to be running a new Abbey Zoom Book Club. Our Abbey Pastor, Chantal will be hosting a weekly evening zoom call as we explore together a brilliant book for our…

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 2019-2020

The Annual Review for 2019-2020 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. If you'd like a printed copy but are unable to print this yourself, please speak to a Churchwarden or pick one up from the Abbey Office.

Footprint Project News

You will find the latest news and developments about the Footprint Project here:

Footprint Update - July 2020
Footprint Update - October 2020