Note. Prof Bill was head of music at Colchester Institute for 30 years; he is a member of the international study group for Liturgy – Universa Laus; He edited the international magazine Church Music for 8 years and on retirement became Church Warden at St Marys. Recently he has become Lay Preacher at St Marys and leads worship 2 or 3 times a month.
He founded the Friends of St Mary’s in 2008 to promote activities in the buildings and to raise funds for the fabric.
Dates for illustrated talks and other Friends-related events.
Mostly on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm:
|July 21st||Mary Magdalene – Was Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code fact or fiction?|
|August 7th||All Together Now! – A concert with village singers and poets|
|August 18th||The Blessed Virgin Mary – Patron of St Mary’s church – what is the enduring fascination with the BVM?|
|September 1st||Guest speaker 1 – Provisional, details TBA|
|September 15th||Concert – Autumn Song – a miscellany of words and music|
|September 29th||Guest speaker 2 – Provisional, details TBA|
|October 13th||No one in the tomb?|
|November 24th||The Church has left the building – Part 2 – talk and discussion.
Part Two of the talk that began on June 16th. Bring your own questions and observations.
|Monday December 20th||Carols round the Village – Carol singing around Peldon, departing from St. Mary’s at 6pm|