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They shall grow not old…

This coming Sunday, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we will mark the end of the the Great War 100 years ago by ringing our bell, immediately following the Revd James A Turnbull’s sermon. The service begins at 1030.

Wanted: New Rector

The advertisement for our new Rector is now on the C of E Pathways site. It includes links to, among other things, our 2018 Parish Brochure.

November 2018 Magazine

The November 2018 edition of the magazine is now online. The magazine can be found here. It contains reports on the services of Collation and Induction of both Simon and Jonathan in their new positions, and an account of how we make impressive sums from exchanging all those foreign coins that we get in the […]

The search begins

Now that Simon Cowling has been installed as the Dean of Wakefield Cathedral, he is officially no longer our Rector, and we are able to begin the search for his replacement. The first step in that process was the so-called ‘Section 11 Meeting’, when representatives of the Diocese met with the PCC. The meeting agreed […]

October 2018 magazine

The October 2018 edition of the magazine is now online. The magazine can be found here. It contains a report on the successful 2018 Priory Concert Series, an appeal for more volunteer cleaners, and the fundraising results of the Ensemble Pro Victoria concert.

Friday 21st Concert – Important

As a result of roadworks by the Devonshire Arms in Bolton Abbey, the B6160 is completely closed there at the moment. Various diversions are in effect. We recommend the diversion via ‘Billy Bob’s Parlour’ and Halton East village, although do take care because the road is single track in places. We will be marking this […]

September 2018 Magazine

The September 2018 edition of the magazine is now online. The magazine can be found here. It contains an account of the Farewell Lunch for Simon and Anne Cowling, some details of what will happen during the interregnum, and the Cain family’s impressions of their time in Tanzania.

Farewell, Simon and Anne

Following Simon Cowling’s final service on Sunday 19 August, a lunch took place in Bolton Abbey Village Hall to say farewell to Simon and Anne. We wish them well in their new life in Wakefield.