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St Cuthbert Lecture 2015

The second annual St Cuthbert Lecture, ‘Building Bolton’, took place in the Priory on Sunday 22 March at 15.00. We were fortunate to have as this year’s Lecturer Professor Richard Morris. As both an archaeologist and historian, Richard has an unrivalled knowledge of the Yorkshire Dales and the historical secrets that lie hidden within its landscape and ancient […]

Bolton Priory Mystery Play

The Priory and ruins will be the setting for a Mystery Play on 4th and 5th July this year. The Mystery Play is a re-telling of the life of Christ in 12 scenes, beginning in the Priory Church and moving down to the river and around the ruins before returning to the church for the […]

Lighting Mock-up

On 3 March 2015, we created a mock-up of a potential new lighting scheme for the Priory. Our lighting consultant, Bruce Kirk, assisted by contractors and a ‘spider’, put various types of light fitting in strategic locations throughout the building, to illustrate how a larger-scale new lighting scheme might operate, to provide a better liturgical setting and highlight […]

March 2015 Magazine

The March 2015 edition of the magazine is now available online. In addition to reminders about the forthcoming St Cuthbert Lecture and the ongoing Lent Groups, it includes full details of this year’s Celebrity Organ Recitals and Concert Series, and advance notice of the Bolton Abbey Show in May. It can be found here.

February 2015 Magazine

The February 2015 edition of the magazine is now available online. It includes details of the forthcoming St Cuthbert Lecture and the Lent Groups, and a first hand account of the Consecration of Bishop Libby Lane. It can be found here.

St Cuthbert Lecture 2015

The annual St Cuthbert Lecture will take place on Sunday 22nd March 2015, at 1500. The Priory has been particularly fortunate to have Professor Richard Morris accept our invitation to deliver this year’s lecture. Further details can be found here.

December 2014 Magazine

The December 2014 edition of the magazine is now online. It includes more details on Jonathan Cain, who is to join us as Curate in 2015, and an introduction to the PCC’s project to plan for a new lighting system. It can be found here.