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Bath Abbey welcomes Revd Chantal Mason

September 4, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey welcomes Revd Chantal Mason
Revd Chantal Mason
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Revd Chantal Mason who will join our team on Monday 7 September as Abbey Pastor. Chantal says:  “I am delighted to be appointed as Bath Abbey Pastor, and I am greatly looking…

Abbey Electoral Roll Annual Revision

September 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Abbey Electoral Roll Annual Revision
Bath Abbey West Front
The annual revision of the Abbey Electoral Roll will take place between Thursday 17 September and Friday 2 October prior to the APCM on Tuesday 20 October. If you are a member of the Abbey Community and are not yet…

‘I’m fine, thanks’: a touching memoir by Chris Doveton

August 28, 2020 | Comments Off on ‘I’m fine, thanks’: a touching memoir by Chris Doveton
I'm Fine thanks cover and image of author Chris Doveton
I’m Fine, Thanks’, recently published, is a touching memoir exploring one man’s journey through grief and destruction, finding love in the depths of despair! Chris and Anne are enjoying a loving marriage in the prime of their lives when Anne is…

Bath Abbey receives £155,800 National Lottery funding to help address impact of Covid-19 pandemic  

August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey receives £155,800 National Lottery funding to help address impact of Covid-19 pandemic  
National Lottery Heritage funding
Bath Abbey has received £155,800 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to support the Abbey in its recovery from the impact of the closure of all places of worship for over three months. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown…

Bath Abbey receives 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award based on outstanding 2019 Reviews

August 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey receives 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award based on outstanding 2019 Reviews
Bath Abbey receives Tripadvisor Traveler's Choice Award
Bath Abbey has been recognised as a 2020 Travellers’ Choice award-winner by popular travel website Tripadvisor. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award winners are known for consistently receiving great…

Abbey Choir Boy offered place at Chetham’s School of Music

August 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Abbey Choir Boy offered place at Chetham’s School of Music
Hayden Payne
Bath Abbey is delighted to hear that 16-year old Hayden Payne, who has been part of the Abbey’s Melody Maker and Boys’ Choirs over the last eight years, has been offered a place at the prestigious Chetham’s School of Music…

Bath Abbey Diptychs: The Life and Miracles of Jesus

July 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey Diptychs: The Life and Miracles of Jesus
Bath Abbey Diptychs
A selection of Diptychs from the Abbey’s extensive collection is now on display. Created by Bath Artist Sue Symons, the left-hand panel in each Diptych comprises detailed and beautifully decorated calligraphy. Each text from the Bible recalls an occasion in…

Black Lives Matter

July 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Black Lives Matter
Votive candles
At Bath Abbey we have been closely watching events in the USA and UK, and we recognise the great gravity of the issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement. We support the CTE (Churches Together England) Presidents’ call for…

Bath Abbey Choir

July 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Bath Abbey Choir
Bath Abbey choirs of Girls and Lay-clerks singing at a service
Here is a joint statement from Revd Canon Guy Bridgewater, Rector of Bath Abbey, and Huw Williams, Bath Abbey’s Director of Music: “We are thrilled to be starting public services in the Abbey from 2 August. While we’ll have music…

Abbey Bounce Back Appeal

July 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Abbey Bounce Back Appeal
Bath Abbey West Front
Since its recent re-opening, Bath Abbey has launched a Bounce Back Appeal to raise urgently needed funds to support its continuing work and care of its building. During lockdown around 140,000 people have not been able to come to the…

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
Footprint Update - December 2020