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Abbey Community News – Sunday 15 August

August 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Abbey Community News – Sunday 15 August
Interior of Bath Abbey as seen from the altar on a Sunday
For our latest Abbey Community News for Sunday 15 August, please click here.

Abbey opening late to visitors on Thursdays throughout August

August 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Abbey opening late to visitors on Thursdays throughout August
Bath Abbey Summer Nights
This August, we will be staying open past our usual closing time so that visitors can explore the Abbey and enjoy the atmosphere after hours for our event, Summer Nights. Every Thursday in August (5, 12, 19 & 26), we’ll…

‘Dark Shadows’ poem written in response to memorials’ links to colonialism and slave trade

July 20, 2021 | Comments Off on ‘Dark Shadows’ poem written in response to memorials’ links to colonialism and slave trade
Mark De Lisser
Bath-based poet, Mark De’Lisser, has written a poem, ‘Dark Shadows’, in response to the memorials in Bath Abbey and their links to colonialism and slavery. You can watch Mark performing his poem here or read it in full on our…

Abbey Choirs on tour!

July 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Abbey Choirs on tour!
Bath Abbey choirs of Girls and Lay-clerks singing at a service
The Abbey Choirs are greatly looking forward to their forthcoming tours, with the Boys, Girls and Lay-clerks visiting Gloucester and St Pauls Cathedrals. The Boys will be singing at Gloucester Cathedral on the weekend of 17 and 18 July. They’ll…

Bath Abbey holds concert using 4 hands, 4 feet and 3 instruments

July 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey holds concert using 4 hands, 4 feet and 3 instruments
A view looking up at the pipes of the Klais Organ at Bath Abbey
Bath Abbey will be hosting a unique concert on Friday 9 July at 6.30pm that will feature two of the Abbey musicians playing with 4 hands, 4 feet and 3 different instruments. The concert forms part of the Abbey’s Evening…

South West Moon Landing

July 1, 2021 | Comments Off on South West Moon Landing
Museum of the Moon
In 2021, Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon artwork enters its south west phase, as it lands in three cities in the South West. There will be three opportunities to see the Moon at three different Church of England buildings,…

Bath Abbey to take part in 200th anniversary of the Ellacombe Chimes

June 24, 2021 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey to take part in 200th anniversary of the Ellacombe Chimes
Ringing the Ellacombe Chimes
Bath Abbey will be taking part in a worldwide celebration to mark the 200th anniversary of a unique bell-ringing invention, the Ellacombe Chimes, on Saturday 26 June. The Abbey bells will be chiming at 12midday this Saturday to mark the…

New purpose-built home for Bath Abbey Choir

June 21, 2021 | Comments Off on New purpose-built home for Bath Abbey Choir
e of the Bath Abbey Boys Choir and Huw Williams, Director of Music, during practice session in Song School
The Bath Abbey Choir has now resumed singing in their new home as another significant milestone in Bath Abbey’s multi-faceted Footprint project was reached. A new purpose-built Song School for the Abbey’s choirs, visiting choirs and musicians has been in…

Bath Abbey To Host Panel Discussion To Learn From Legacy Of Slavery To Shape The Future

June 21, 2021 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey To Host Panel Discussion To Learn From Legacy Of Slavery To Shape The Future
Panelists for Bath Abbey and legacy of slavery panel discussion
Bath Abbey is hosting a panel discussion to explore the Abbey’s historical connections with slavery and empire, and how we can all learn from the past to shape the future. The event will be held on 25 June, 7.00-8.30pm via…

Abbey Chorister awarded Choral Scholarship

June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Abbey Chorister awarded Choral Scholarship
Daisy - Bath Abbey Choritster
One of the members of our Abbey Choir of Girls, Daisy is leaving the Abbey Choir at the end of this academic year to study History at Nottingham University. She has also been awarded a Choral Scholarship to sing at…

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

Footprint Project News

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

Footprint Update - July 2020
Footprint Update - October 2020
Footprint Update - December 2020
Footprint Update - February 2021