St Bride's: News

Updated 08/09/20: St Bride's Church is open for general visiting and prayer. There is a weekly 11am Sunday Choral Eucharist and recitals resume from 11th September. Choral services and lunchtime recitals also remain available online. NB: Face coverings in places of worship are a legal requirement. Further Information →

St Bride's: News

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  • Covid-19 Update
    Updated: 8th September 2020 We are pleased to announce that, in accordance with government advice, St Bride's is able to welcome worshippers, tourists and visitors. There is a Sunday Choral Eucharist at 11am each week. Our recital series resumes on...
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  • Wren Talk: Jeremy Melvin discusses Nicholas Barbon, the man who transformed London
    Wren Talk: Jeremy Melvin discusses Nicholas Barbon, the man who transformed London on Thursday 29th October, 7pm'It was not worth his while to deal little; that a bricklayer could do' an admiring contemporary wrote of Wren's contemporary Nicholas Barbon. This...
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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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  • 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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