Alton Webteam: November 2016
The Benedictine Abbey of Our Lady & St John Invites you to join the Monks & the Friends of Alton Abbey to spend an evening of Advent Anthems on Saturday 10th December 19.30
As the birth of our Blessed Lord approaches join us in waiting on the coming of the Messiah as we hear readings & sing Advent Hymns & Anthems with Choirmaster Richard Potter and the Choir of St Mary the Virgin, Frensham.
There will be a Charge of £5.00 to stay on for hot mulled wine & mince pies
Also there will be beautiful stationary to buy and the 2017 Friends of Alton Abbey Calendar
For Tickets contact Br John OSB (email@example.com)
Tel: 01420 562145. or pay on the door
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