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Thought for the Day and prayers for 75th Anniversary of VE Day

May 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Thought for the Day and prayers for 75th Anniversary of VE Day
An old, black and white photo of the outside of Bath Abbey
Bath Abbey joins the nation in celebrating the 75th anniversary of VE Day tomorrow and is encouraging people to take part in the national programme of events remotely in their homes or gardens.  A special ‘Thought for the Day’ to remember…

Just Ask…prayer@bathabbey.org

April 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Just Ask…prayer@bathabbey.org
Just Ask Logo
Bath Abbey is encouraging people to “just ask” if they would like prayers said for themselves, loved ones or those at the frontline fighting the Coronavirus.  Because of the government’s lockdown measures, all church buildings are closed until further notice.…

Tell us 3 things you would like to give thanks for

April 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Tell us 3 things you would like to give thanks for
Two hands in the shape of a heart
“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances”…says Paul as he writes to the Thessalonian church. Take a look at what the Abbey community is giving thanks for and rejoicing over this week. Do please let us know…

Abbey bells heard by locals on Easter morning

April 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Abbey bells heard by locals on Easter morning
Ellacombe chimes rung on Easter morning 2020
Our church bells were still able to ring out on Easter morning thanks to two of the Abbey’s bellringers being given special permission to use the Ellacombe Chime which enables all the bells to be chimed by a single person.…

Come & See event brings together three exciting celebrations and unveilings

March 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Come & See event brings together three exciting celebrations and unveilings
Bath Abbey from the south
On Thursday 5 March, many of our Abbey congregation and extended family joined us for a special “Come and See!” event which brought together three exciting celebrations and unveilings, rolled into one: An Introduction to the Abbey’s Mission Action Plan for 2020-25…

Restoration of North Side of Bath Abbey Completed As Part of Footprint Project

March 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Restoration of North Side of Bath Abbey Completed As Part of Footprint Project
Newly restored floor in the North aisle of the Abbey completed as part of Footprint project
Two-thirds of Bath Abbey’s historic floor have now been fully restored and saved from collapse as part of Phase 2 of the Abbey’s Footprint project – with work on the final phase due to commence next week. Just this week,…

Free hands-on discovery day to be jointly hosted by Bath Abbey and Roman Baths

March 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Free hands-on discovery day to be jointly hosted by Bath Abbey and Roman Baths
Kingston Parade is to be turned into a hands-on discovery space where people can find out about the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey from a science and technology perspective on Saturday 7 March. The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey will…

New staff appointed to help achieve Bath Abbey’s vision for the Footprint project

February 6, 2020 | Comments Off on New staff appointed to help achieve Bath Abbey’s vision for the Footprint project
Mary Wickenden and Polly Andrews
Bath Abbey is delighted to have welcomed two new members of staff to its team, Polly Andrews as the Abbey’s Learning Officer, and Mary Wickenden as Volunteers Officer. Their roles will help to facilitate one of the Footprint project’s aims…

Abseiling stonemasons check Bath Abbey’s west front

January 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Abseiling stonemasons check Bath Abbey’s west front
Abseiling stonemasons from Sally Strachey History Conservation (SSHC) check Bath Abbey's West front
There has been a somewhat unusual sight at the West front of Bath Abbey over the last couple of days. A team of stonemasons were abseiling down the Abbey to carry out a condition survey – at a height of…

Bath Abbey Choirs celebrate start of the year with a new Christmas CD

January 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey Choirs celebrate start of the year with a new Christmas CD
Bath Abbey choirs of Girls and Lay-clerks singing at a service
Christmas is one of the busiest times of year for churches with Bath Abbey’s choirs singing at 15 different services in December. The choristers had a packed schedule totalling 18 hours of rehearsals and 20 in services and singing over 50 pieces…

Bath Abbey Annual Review 2023-2024

The Annual Review for 2023-2024 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.

 

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: