St Bride's: News

Updated 06/04/21: We are delighted that St Bride’s doors are now open five days a week for those wishing to worship, pray and visit. Our two Sunday choral serices have also resumed. Further Information & Opening Times →

St Bride's: News

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  • Covid-19 Update
    Updated: 6th April Recent easing in Covid restrictions and clarification of guidelines for worship have allowed choral worship to resume in church on Sundays. The church is also now open five days a week for private prayer and visitors. Services...
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  • Guild of St Bride's journalism bursary - the first decade
    Ten years up! - that's the record that the Guild of St Bride's journalism bursary has racked up with its funding of 11 young journalists at the start of their careers. The lucky nine, who are listed below with their...
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  • Edward and Pamela Bevin - a golden wedding story
    Two of the longest serving members of the congregation, Edward and Pamela Bevin, celebrate their golden wedding on Friday November 27. It was on that day and date in 1970 when the then Rector, the charismatic Prebendary Dewi Morgan officiated...
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  • Lecture Review: "The Mayflower 400 years on"
    Olsen Lecture 2020: "The Mayflower 400 years on: the Pilgrim Fathers and their quest for freedom" We were honoured to welcome author and broadcaster Rebecca Fraser to St Bride's on 8th October to deliver the annual Tom Olsen Lecture. The...
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  • Remembrance Tide 2020
    Updated 4/11/2020 following new government restrictions. St Bride's will once again be holding a series of services this Autumn focusing on the theme of remembering. These significant events bring us back in touch with those whom we love but have...
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  • Recitals "live" again
    The sun was streaming through the windows, birdsong was louder than the subdued bustle of Fleet Street, and in St Bride's, on Friday 11th September, a socially distanced audience was eagerly awaiting the start of our first live recital in...
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  • St Bride's Choir say thank you in song
    Free online concert in thanks for St Bride's generous support of its professional church musicians. Watch on YouTube TODAY at 7pm Services in Wren's wonderful St Bride's Church have long resounded with the sound of music-making from our professional choir...
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  • #RememberingJohn Schofield
    John Schofield was a young journalist who had reported in a number of war zones, covering conflicts in Northern Ireland, Beirut, the Gulf and the Balkans for ITN, Channel 4 and the BBC. Whilst working in Bosnia on Radio 4's...
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  • Exploring our pictorial history
    During lockdown I received a present from my good friend, Suzanne Bardgett. It was a copy of her recently published book, Wartime London in Paintings. Featured are over 82 enlightening paintings of scenes in the City during the Second World...
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  • Green shoots for music-making at St Bride's
    Despite the continuing tyranny of lockdown for live performance, music at St Bride's is not only surviving, but also finding ways to reach new people, in the form of our online Eucharist and Evensong services and recitals. Admittedly, with the...
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  • Book Review: Faith in the City of London
    Faith in the City of London by Niki Gorick published by Unicorn (14 April 2020) Faith in the City of London, by Niki Gorick, showcases over 200 photographs with well-articulated captions revealing the many different ways spiritual life is celebrated...
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