Events at Alton Abbey

Home » News » Events at Alton Abbey

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; guesthouse@altonabbey.com.

An Evening with Rudyard Kipling by Philip Geddes & Friends
to be held in Alton Abbey church, GU34 4AP
on Saturday May 6th 2017
at 7.30pm
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: friendsofaltonabbey@gmail.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: friendsofaltonabbey@gmail.com or ￿uro;￿ 01428 712938

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Lake scene
Alton Webteam: Fri 03 Jul 9:04am

Dear Friends,I don't know about you — but I miss gathering as a church even if...Abraham Lincoln once said:'If all the people who fell asleep in church on Sunday Morning were laid out end to end... they would be a great deal more comfortable!'I miss the warmth of the welcome on the door.I miss the rousing worship offered to God as we lift the roof singing 'How Great Thou...

Worship July
Alton Webteam: Thu 02 Jul 6:56pm

We welcome you all as we share together in worship.The service is led by Rev Philip Simpkins and the sermon is by Rev Michael Hopkins of the Spire Church in Farnham (Methodist/URC).The bible readers are Alison and Mike Morris from Rowledge Methodist Church.Liam Sheridan also...

Pause For Th
Alton Webteam: Mon 29 Jun 5:21pm

An opportunity to Pause, pray and reflect during the week — led by Rev Philip...