Alton Webteam: March 2017
Quiet Day Before Holy Week
At Alton Abbey, Beech, Alton, GU34 4AP
April 8th Saturday 2017
The day starts at 10.15am with a welcome, followed by the first of two talks by a member of the Community of Our Lady and St John — an Anglican Benedictine Monastery near Alton.
There is a Eucharist at 9am in the church to which all are welcome, followed by coffee in the Green Room. The day will finish at 4pm
Soup and hot drinks will be available, please bring anything else you might need.
The cost of the day is £10. Booking is not necessary.
For more information please contact the Guest Master: 01420 562145; firstname.lastname@example.org.
An Evening with Rudyard Kipling by Philip Geddes & Friends
to be held in Alton Abbey church, GU34 4AP
on Saturday May 6th 2017
This will tell the story of Kipling's life with readings from his poetry and prose. It takes Kipling from his early days as the chronicler of Britain's Indian Raj, through to his high point as poet of Empire for Edwardian England and as voice of the nation in the First World War. The show includes many Kipling favourites — "If", regularly voted Britain's favourite poem "The White Man's Burden", and extracts from "Plain Tales from the Hills" and the "Just So stories".
Tickets £15 include wine, soft drinks and light refreshments
Available from: "Tickets" Friends of Alton Abbey, Alton Abbey, Beech, Alton, GU34 4AP
Cheques should be made payable to "Friends of Alton Abbey".
Please include a SAE, a telephone number, and an email address if possible.
For further information — email: email@example.com uro;
01428 712938 / 01420 562126
This will be very popular so be sure to book early
Ascension Day Concert on Thursday May 25th
by the Maria Magdalena Chamber Choir, from Stockholm
who will perform Northern music from Sweden, and their neighbouring Countries.
Pre booking not required, as no tickets will be sold. A leaving collection will be taken, and
Donations of at least £5 would be appreciated.
6.45pm for a glass of wine in the Green Room, Concert 7.30pm
Alton Abbey, Beech, Alton, GU34 4AP
For more information — email: firstname.lastname@example.org or uro; 01428 712938
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