St Bride's: News

Updated 07/08/20: St Bride's Church is open for general visiting and prayer; however, due to COVID-19 restrictions, our Sunday choral services and lunchtime recitals remain online. NB: From 8th August face coverings in places of worship are a legal requirement. Further Information →

St Bride's: News

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  • Covid-19 Update
    Updated: 7th August 2020 We are pleased to announce that, in accordance with government advice, St Bride's is now able to welcome tourists and visitors from 5th July, having opened its doors for private prayer on 15th June after three...
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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 200 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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  • Clergy Moves
    One of our associate priests is moving on Mark Fox is taking up the role of Associate Priest at St Margaret's Lothbury, where he served as Assistant Curate when first ordained in 2013. Mark's background in journalism and his long...
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  • Lunchtime recitals go online
    Despite the restrictions of lockdown, we're delighted that lunchtime recitals will resume in 'virtual' form - being streamed as live on Facebook - every Tuesday lunchtime from 1.15 to 1.45. There has been a recital series at St Bride's for...
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  • Obituary: Revd Wallace Boulton
    Here at St Bride's we are very sad to share the news of the death of Revd Wallace Boulton on Wednesday 27th April. Wallace had a long relationship with St Bride's that began in the early '70s and spanned the...
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  • Seeds of stewardship
    Mothering Sunday is a time when we give thanks for our mums, but more importantly it is a celebration of our mother the Church. As Mothering Sunday gifts this year we purchased little balls of wildflower seeds to give to...
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  • A light shines in the darkness
    When the Guild of St Bride was originally established in 1375, its primary purpose was to maintain a light burning before the statue of 'St Bridget the Virgin' (St Bride), our patron saint. This ancient part of our tradition has...
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  • Commemorating our past
    One of the wonderful things about St Bride's is that we are continually uncovering new and remarkable characters from our past. Recently, two people in particular have stood out and we have chosen to commemorate them with permament stone memorial...
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