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Abbey Zoom Book Club to begin on 13 January

January 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Abbey Zoom Book Club to begin on 13 January
The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
Our Abbey Pastor, Chantal will be hosting a weekly evening zoom call as we explore together “The Screwtape Letters” by C. S. Lewis, in our next Abbey Zoom Book Club. The book club will run for eight evenings starting on…

Merry QRistmas from the Bath Abbey Choir

December 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Merry QRistmas from the Bath Abbey Choir
QR code linking to Bath Abbey Choir singing medley of three Christmas songs
The Bath Abbey Choir is bringing some festive cheer to shoppers with their music all around town – in the form of a QR code. Posters with a QR code that will enable shoppers to listen to a Christmas medley…

Bath Abbey’s Christmas tree of hope

December 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey’s Christmas tree of hope
Christmas tree in the Abbey with Tree of Hope information board
Christmas is a time of celebration, comfort and joy – however, we recognise that while looking forward to the new year, many of us may also be grieving losses and feeling anxious about what it will bring. Bath Abbey is…

Bath Abbey Choir perform during The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Royal Train visit

December 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey Choir perform during The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Royal Train visit
Huw Williams, Bath Abbey's Director of Music, conducting the Choir who are singing Christmas music for Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Members of the Bath Abbey Choir, led by our Director of Music, Huw Williams, performed Christmas music for Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their visit to Cleeve Court Care Home on Tuesday 8 December. The…

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 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 2022-2023

The Annual Review for 2022-2023 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 Report for 2021 is here. The 2020 Financial Reports are available here: Bath Abbey Limited: Part 1 and Bath Abbey PCC: Part 2