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Bath Abbey Diptychs A new collection of 23 diptychs depicting Bible stories from the Old Testament by Bath-based artist Sue Symons are on display in the Abbey's newly restored east end. Created especially for the Abbey by the artist, each diptych comprises one panel of calligraphy, with beautifully illustrated verses from the Old Testament, and an adjacent textile panel. The Bible stories portrayed are amongst the most familiar ones from the Old Testament including of The Creation and The Fall,…
A popular, informal 20 minute service with traditional carols. Ideal for weary shoppers. All welcome, no reserved seating or tickets required. During the Bath Christmas Market 2019 (28 Nov-15 Dec), every Thursday and Friday at 12.30pm and 2pm and Saturdays at 12.30pm, 2pm and 3.30pm.
Bath Choral Society’s annual and ever-popular performance of Handel’s Messiah with the Bristol Ensemble, conducted by Shean Bowers. Tickets available from the Bath Box Office: £6-£32
This beautiful service of Holy Communion, using the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, begins at 8.00am every Sunday. This service includes a sermon, but no hymns, and lasts for approximately 40 minutes.
Parish Communion takes place at 9.30am each Sunday. The atmosphere is relaxed and children are welcome. There are children's groups during term-time and a crèche all year round. The service lasts for one hour and features a mix of classic hymns and worship songs. Stay on after the service to chat over a cup of fresh coffee
This formal service, which lasts approximately 70 minutes, combines elegant liturgy, thoughtful preaching and glorious music.
Choral Evensong takes place on Thursdays at 5.30pm and Sundays at 3.30pm and lasts for approximately 45 minutes. This formal service combines the memorable cadences of Thomas Cranmer's Book of Common Prayer with a distinctive repertoire of English Church music. During term-time these services are sung by the Abbey's choirs of Girls and Lay-clerks, or Boys and Lay-clerks. During the holidays these services may be sung by visiting choirs.