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Saint Bartholomew the Great is London's oldest surviving church. Founded in 1123 as an Augustinian Priory, it has been in continuous use since 1143. It is now an Anglican/Episcopal Church and is located in that part of London known as The City.

The Smithfield area, which includes St Bartholomew's Hospital and Smithfield Market, contains a large number of restaurants, bars & pubs. At its heart is a church built when Henry I, son of William the Conqueror, was King. It survived the Great Fire of 1666 as well as coming through both World Wars unscathed. In the late 19th century it was substantially renovated and restored to its medieval plan as far as possible by Sir Aston Webb, his first major restoration project.

Today the Church is noted for its wonderful architecture, traditional formal worship, marvellous music and intelligent preaching. It has appeared in many films including Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love, Amazing Grace, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, and The Other Boleyn Girl, as well as in many television programmes, including Richard II from the BBC's The Hollow Crown.

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Christmas Concert on Friday, 5th Dec
The Choir of the Priory Church
Directed by Nigel Short with James Sherlock (Organ)
Presented by the Priory Church and
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The Revd Martin Dudley BD MSc MTh PhD DArts FSA FRHistS AKC is the 25th Rector since the Reformation

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Christmas Concert 2014

On Christmas Night
A Christmas Concert
Choir of the Priory Church
Directed by Nigel Short
James Sherlock (Organ)
December 5th at 7:00pm

The Choir of the Priory Church will be presenting a concert of Christmas Music at 7:00pm on Friday, 5th December. The music will be directed by Nigel Short, and the organ will be played by James Sherlock. There will also be seasonal readings. The concert is being presented in association with Edition Peters Artist Management, part of the Edition Peters Group, the music publishing company that has been active since 1800.

The members of our choir also sing for Nigel Short in his professional ensemble Tenebrae, and the programme for this concert is a mixture of carols they will be singing in a concert in Germany in the following week and carols that are published by Edition Peters. Together, these include the following:

Venite, gaudete – Adrian Peacock; Alleluya – Peter Wishart; Quem pastores – Nigel Short; Silent Night – Jonathan Rathbone; There's a rose in the middle of winter – Bob Chilcott; The Twelve Days of Christmas – Humphris; This Day – Patric Standford; Unborn – Alec Roth; Awake glad heart – Jim Clements; On Christmas Night – Jamie Burton; Three Angels – Ben Parry; Christians awake! – Arr. Stephen Cleobury. There will be opportunities for the audience to join in.



Tickets: £15, Conc. £12
Tickets for this concert can be bought on line by following this link

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Advent, Christmas and Epiphany

We have a veritable feast of Advent and Christmas music for you in December this year, with a great variety in what we are offering. Here is a brief run down of the 8 carol services of different kinds in Advent Christmas & Epiphany

Sunday, 7th December 2014 at 6:30pm: Advent Carol Service
This is where it all begins, with a service of lessons and carols specific to the season of Advent. The music includes: Advent Prose Chant; Matin Responsory Palestrina arr. Stephen Cleobury; Adam lay y-bounden Ord; E'en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come Paul Manz; Remember, O thou man Arthur Oldham; Angelus ad Virginem Andrew Carter; I sing of a maiden Matthew Martin; How beautiful upon the Mountains John Stainer; Canite tuba Francisco Guerrero; Alma Mater Redemptoris

Sunday, 14th December 2014 at 6:30pm: Tomorrow I will come – A carol service linking Advent with Christmas
This is a new service, based on the famous O Antiphons that are used on the last seven days before Christmas. The music includes: O where shall wisdom be found William Boyce; Virga Jesse Anton Bruckner; Remember, O thou man Thomas Ravenscroft; Illuminare Jerusalem Judith Weir; Lift up your heads George Frideric Handel; Tomorrow shall be my dancing day Gustav Holst

Tuesday, 16th December at 6:00pm AND Sunday 21st December 2014 at 6:30pm: Nine Lessons & Carols
This is our traditional Christmas carol service, and because the numbers who like to attend are so great, we run the same programme twice to give more people a chance to attend.
NB, for the Tuesday carol service, the entire centre of the church is reserved for the livery companies that are part of our community. There is plenty of additional seating in the ambulatory and transepts if you wish to come to that service. On the Sunday, however, there is almost no reserved seating, and the central section is occupied on a first come, first seated basis.
The music this year includes: Adam lay y-bounden Peter Warlock; O Virgo Virginum Pierre de Manchicourt; Resonemus laudibus Willcocks; Sweet was the song Andrew Carter; A babe is born Peter Racine Fricker; Lullay my liking Gustav Holst; Les anges dans nos campagnes Bob Chilcott; The Three Kings Jonathan Dove; Gallery Carol John Gardner

Monday, 22nd December 2014 at 6:00pm: A Ceremony of Carols
This is an especially beautiful carol service based on A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten, performed by the upper voices of the Priory Church Choir with harp accompaniment, together with carols and hymns for the congregation also to sing between the readings. There is something especially wonderful about this service.

Tuesday, 23rd December 2014 at 1:00pm: Lunchtime Carol Service
This is a relatively brief carol service, designed to fit into lunchtime on a busy working day, and can be combined with a lunch at the Cloister Café. There are just four well-known choir carols, with Christmas hymns for the congregation to sing. The choir music is: The Lord at first did Adam make Traditional arr. David Willcocks; The Holly & the Ivy Henry Walford Davies; Quelle est cette odeur agréable arr. David Willcocks; In dulci jubilo Robert Lucas de Pearsall

Tuesday, 23rd December 2014 at 6:00pm: Stille Nacht
Although many elements of our traditional British Christmas have come to us from Germany (Christmas Trees and Christmas Cards, for example), relatively little German Christmas music has made the same journey. Yet, the German Christmas music tradition is also wonderful. This service gives an opportunity to enjoy something a little different. The congregation is only asked to sing in English (even if the carol is originally German) and the choir's music will be a mixture of the familiar and unfamiliar. The music includes: Wachet auf Johann Sebastian Bach; Süßer die Glocken nie klingen Karsten Gundermann; A tender shoot Otto Goldschmitt; Es steht ein' Lind' im Himmelreich Reginald Jacques; In dulci jubilo Johann Sebastian Bach; Stille Nacht Andrew Carter; Als ich bei meinen Shafen wacht' Traditional; Drei Könige wandern aus Morgenland Peter Cornelius; Alleluja! Freuet Euch! Andreas Hammerschmidt

Christmas Eve, Wednesday, 24rd December 2014 at 11:45pm: Midnight Mass of the Nativity
Christmas Day, Thursday, 25th December 2014 at 11:00am: Solemn Eucharist of the Nativity

Sunday, 4th January at 6:30pm: Epiphany Carol Service
The music includes: Tribus miraculis Marenzio; From the rising of the sun Charles Gore Ouseley; When Jesus our Lord Felix Mendelssohn; No small wonder Paul Edwards; Seek him that maketh the seven stars Edward Elgar; Let all the world Kenneth Leighton

Click this link to go to the page containing all the activities in the Priory Church from 27th November 2014 until 4th January 2015.
This shows details of all the many carol services and concerts taking place in the Priory Church during this period.

We look forward very much to seeing you during the forthcoming seasons.

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Rahere Singers: A Carol Service to lead us from Advent to Christmas

The Rahere Singers are invited to take part in a special kind of carol service on the evening of Advent III, which is December 14th this year. This service will involve both the Rahere Singers and the Priory Church Choir. It will be a special sequence of music taking us from Advent to Christmas using the great O Antiphons as its underlying structure. These are ordinarily sung at Vespers on the seven days preceding Christmas. If you would like to take part, please put the date in your diary. The prior rehearsals are currently planned for Friday, 28th November and Friday, 12th December. However, these are provisional rehearsal dates, and the location is likely to be S. Bartholomew the Less, because of wall-to-wall pre-Christmas events in the Great.

As usual, if you would like to join in, please contact Zoë McMillan by
emailing zoe.mcmillan@btinternet.com or call her on (020) 7638 1659

The music for this service is now available and can be obtained from Zoë

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Music Notes
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Music Notes for Advent Sunday
Click here for the Music Notes Archive 2013/2014

Monthly Church Diary
NB These diary files are correct as at the time the printed version (available at the entrance desk) goes to print.
Please check the live diary below for any new bookings or changes to the church's schedule.

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Church Diary for December 2014
Church Diary for November 2014
For the diaries for earlier months, please click here to go to our archive page

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DAY BY DAY IN THE PRIORY CHURCH


Church Diary 24th to 29th – Week 34 Ordinary Time
Mon 24th
       
Tue 25th S. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin & Martyr, 4th century
6:30pm Publication Service, The Haberdashers' Company
Click this text for more information about the Haberdashers' Company
       
Wed 26th
       
Thu 27th Today is Thanksgiving in the United States of America
We wish all our friends in the United States a wonderful day
8:30am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
7:30pm Penna Carol Concert
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Fri 28th
       
Sat 29th
       

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Sunday, 30th 2014, Advent Sunday
The church is open 8:30am–8:00pm
9:00am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
9:30am–6:30pm Cloister Café open
10:00am Family Eucharist with hymns at S. Bartholomew the Less
Celebrant: The Revd Mark Young, The Pastor
11:00am Solemn Eucharist
Setting: Mass in the Dorian Mode – Howells
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
At the Offertory: Prepare ye the way – Wise
Voluntary: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland BWV 661 – Johann Sebastian Bach
Music Notes for Advent Sunday
12:30pm Holy Baptism of Maxwell Pugh
6:30pm Choral Evensong & Sermon
Canticles: First Service – Tomkins
Anthem: Ad te levavi – White
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
Voluntary: Fancy in D minor – Byrd
Music Notes for Advent Sunday

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Church Diary 1st to 6th
Mon 1st Anniversary of the Death of Henry I, 1135
8:30am Requiem Mass in the Lady Chapel
       
Tue 2nd
       
Wed 3rd
11:00am Marriage Blessing
6:30pm Mencap Carol Service
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Thu 4th S. Barbara, Virgin & Martyr
8:30am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
       
Fri 5th
7:00pm Christmas Concert with the Choir of St Bartholomew the Great
Directed by Nigel Short with James Sherlock at the organ
Click here for more information about Edition Peters
Click here for more information about the concert and to book tickets
       
Sat 6th S. Nicholas of Myra, Bishop, c.342
       

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Sunday, 7th 2014, The Second Sunday of Advent
The church is open 8:30am–8:00pm
9:00am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
9:30am–6:30pm Cloister Café open
10:00am Family Eucharist with hymns at S. Bartholomew the Less
11:00am Solemn Eucharist
Setting: Missa Conditor alme siderum – Annimuccia
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
At the Offertory: Jerusalem surge – Isaac
Voluntary: Fantasy on Veni, Veni Emmanuel – Leighton
6:30pm Advent Carol Service
Music: Advent Prose Chant; Matin Responsory Palestrina arr. Stephen Cleobury; Adam lay y-bounden Ord; E'en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come Paul Manz; Remember, O thou man Arthur Oldham; Angelus ad Virginem Andrew Carter; I sing of a maiden Matthew Martin; How beautiful upon the Mountains John Stainer; Canite tuba Francisco Guerrero; Alma Mater Redemptoris
Voluntary: Prelude from Suite, Op. 5 – Maurice Duruflé

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Church Diary 8th to 13th
Mon 8th The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
8:30am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
       
Tue 9th
6:30pm Bowel Cancer UK Carol Service
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Wed 10th
6:30pm Feltmakers' Carol Service
Click here for more information about the Worshipful Company of Feltmakers
       
Thu 11th
8:30am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
6:00pm Travers Smith Christmas Carol Service
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Fri 12th
6:00pm Information Technologists' Carol Service
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Sat 13th S. Lucy, Virgin & Martyr, 304
Today is a very special day in Scandinavia
We wish all our friends there Glad Lucia Dag!
1:30pm Wedding of Damien Molony & Sarah-Jane Barry
3:00pm Wedding of Alexander Blaney & Sarah Bridge
       

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Sunday, 14th 2014, The Third Sunday of Advent – Gaudete Sunday
The church is open 8:30am–8:00pm
9:00am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
9:30am–6:30pm Cloister Café open
10:00am Family Eucharist with hymns at S. Bartholomew the Less
11:00am Solemn Eucharist
Setting: Missa Prudentes virgines – Lobo
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
At the Offertory: There is no rose – Lane
Voluntary: Fugue et Hymne sur Ave Maris Stella – Peeters
6:30pm Tomorrow I will Come – a special carol service to link Advent with Christmas
Music: O where shall wisdom be found William Boyce; Virga Jesse Anton Bruckner; Remember, O thou man Thomas Ravenscroft; Illuminare Jerusalem Judith Weir; Lift up your heads George Frideric Handel; Tomorrow shall be my dancing day Gustav Holst
Voluntary: Toccata sur Ave Maris Stella – Flor Peeters

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Church Diary 15th to 20th
Mon 15th
6:00pm Addleshaw Goddard Christmas Concert
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Tue 16th
6:00pm A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
Music: Adam lay y-bounden Peter Warlock; O Virgo Virginum Pierre de Manchicourt; Resonemus laudibus Willcocks; Sweet was the song Andrew Carter; A babe is born Peter Racine Fricker; Lullay my liking Gustav Holst; Les anges dans nos campagnes Bob Chilcott; The Three Kings Jonathan Dove; Gallery Carol John Gardner
Voluntary: Fête – Langlais
       
Wed 17th
5:45pm Barts Health NHS Trust Carol Service
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Thu 18th
8:30am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
3:00pm Abbeyfield Carol Service
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6:00pm Cameron McKennaCarol Service
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Fri 19th
6:30pm Saving Faces Christmas Concert
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Sat 20th
2:00pm Wedding of Matthew Edwards & Camilla Frapell
4:00pm Wedding of Richard Leonard & Martine Skinner
       

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Sunday, 21st 2014, The Fourth Sunday of Advent
The church is open 8:30am–8:00pm
9:00am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
9:30am–6:30pm Cloister Café open
10:00am Nativity Play at S. Bartholomew the Less
11:00am Solemn Eucharist
Setting: Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis – Haydn
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
At the Offertory: Angelus ad virginem – Anon
Voluntary: Fugue on the Magnificat BWV 733 – Johann Sebastian Bach
6:30pm A Service of Nine Lessons & Carols
Music: Adam lay y-bounden Peter Warlock; O Virgo Virginum Pierre de Manchicourt; Resonemus laudibus Willcocks; Sweet was the song Andrew Carter; A babe is born Peter Racine Fricker; Lullay my liking Gustav Holst; Les anges dans nos campagnes Bob Chilcott; The Three Kings Jonathan Dove; Gallery Carol John Gardner
Voluntary: Final from Symphonie VI – Charles Marie Widor

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Church Diary 22nd to 27th
Mon 22nd
2:00pm Wedding of Alastair Bennett & Emily Weal
6:00pm Carol Service: A Ceremony of Carols
Music:
A Ceremony of Carols – Benjamin Britten
Choir directed by Nigel Short; accompanied by harp
Congregational carols are sung between the movements of
A Ceremony of Carols and the readings
       
Tue 23rd
1:00pm Lunchtime Carol Service
Music: The Lord at first did Adam make Traditional arr. David Willcocks; The Holly & the Ivy Henry Walford Davies; Quelle est cette odeur agréable arr. David Willcocks; In dulci jubilo Robert Lucas de Pearsall
6:00pm Stille Nacht – A Carol Service based on the German Christmas Music Tradition<
Music: Wachet auf Johann Sebastian Bach; Süßer die Glocken nie klingen Karsten Gundermann; A tender shoot Otto Goldschmitt; Es steht ein' Lind' im Himmelreich Reginald Jacques; In dulci jubilo Johann Sebastian Bach; Stille Nacht Andrew Carter; Als ich bei meinen Shafen wacht' Traditional; Drei Könige wandern aus Morgenland Peter Cornelius; Alleluja! Freuet Euch! Andreas Hammerschmidt
Voluntary: Dieu parmi nous – Olivier Messiaen
       
Wed 24th CHRISTMAS EVE
8:30am–1:00pm Church open – Please note the special hours
8:30am–1:00pm Cloister Café open – Please note the special hours
12:30pm Vigil Mass in the Lady Chapel
After this service, the church will be closed for preparations until it opens again for the Midnight Mass at 11:00pm. We apologize for any inconvenience if you were planning to visit us during the afternoon, and hope that we will have an opportunity to welcome you on another occasion
11:00pm Church opens: trumpet music will be played until shortly before the Blessing of the Crib commences
11:45pm Blessing of the Crib, Procession & Midnight Mass of the Nativity of the Lord
Introit: Hodie Christus natus est – Sweelinck
Setting: Missa Ego flos campi – Padilla
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
At the Offertory: Bethlehem Star – Chilcott
Voluntary: In dulci jubilo – Johann Sebastian Bach
       
Thu 25th CHRISTMAS DAY – The Nativity of the Lord Jesus Christ
9:00am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
11:00am The Solemn Eucharist with Procession to the Crib
Setting: Mass in D minor – Antonín Dvořák
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
At the Offertory: My Lord has come – Todd
At the Communion: O babe divine – Pettman
Voluntary: Radetzky March – Strauss
This service is particularly suitable for children
There is no Evensong today, and the church closes after the
Solemn Eucharist for the rest of the day
       
Fri 26th S. Stephen, Protomartyr
All DayThe church is closed today
All DayThe Cloister Café is closed today
       
Sat 27th S. John, Apostle & Evangelist
All DayThe church is closed today
All DayThe Cloister Café is closed today
       

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Sunday, 28th 2014, The Holy Innocents
The church is open 8:30am–8:00pm
9:00am Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
All Day The Cloister Café will be closed today. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to be able to welcome you on another occasion
11:00am Solemn Eucharist –in the Lady Chapel
Setting: Missa de Angelis – Chant
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
At the Offertory: Three Kings – Cornelius
Voluntary: In dir ist Freude – Johann Sebastian Bach
6:30pm Choral Evensong & Sermon
Canticles: Eveing Service – Causton
Anthem: Lullay my liking – Holst
Preacher: The Revd Dr Martin Dudley, The Rector
Voluntary: In dulci jubilo BWV 751 – Johann Sebastian Bach

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Church Diary 29th to 31st
Mon 29th 10:00–4:00pm
       
Tue 30th 10:00–4:00pm
       
Wed 31st S. Silvester, Pope, 335
10:00–4:00pm
       

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Family Eucharist

A Family Eucharist is held at St Bartholomew the Less most Sundays of the year at 10.00am.
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Grants & Gifts towards our Music

The Priory Church is very grateful to the Trusts, companies, and individuals mentioned below for grants and gifts that are supporting the musical life of the church:


For funds to support the training and development of choir members:


* GE and especially Corey Anderson, for support of Marie Macklin
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* Westminster Almshouses Foundation, for support of Amy Lyddon
Click here for details about the Westminster Almshouses Foundation


For assistance with acquiring and purchasing music:


* The Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust, for a grant to enable us to purchase music by Ralph Vaughan Williams
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* The Ouseley Trust, for a grant for the purchase of music
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* Banks Music Publications
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* Oxford University Press, Music Publishing Department
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* Music Sales Ltd, Music Publishers
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* The Edition Peters Group, Music Publishers
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For funds to support the music in general:


* Dr Monica Darnbrough
* a number of anonymous donors

for donations to the Heritage Trust to support the performance of music in the Priory Church


We are very grateful to all our donors who make it possible for us to continue a high standard of music in this special place.


Grants & Gifts to the Great Project

The Priory Church is very grateful to the Trusts, companies, and individuals mentioned below for grants and gifts towards our Great Project. Details of this substantial and important project that is intended to equip the church for the next 900 years will be posted on the website soon.


* We are very grateful to Alan Baxter & Associates , for their contribution to the Great Project
Click here for more information about Alan Baxter & Associates


Joining the Electoral Roll

Membership of the Priory Church is based on the Electoral Roll, and gives you, among other things, the right to take part in electing the PCC and Churchwardens. If you are over 16, baptised, resident in the parish or habitually worshipping here, you will qualify to be entered onto the Roll. Please contact the Parish Office for an enrolment form, or you can download one here and send it to the Parish Office or hand it in at church. More information is available by clicking this link


Booking the Priory Church

If you would like to book the Priory Church for a Group Tour, for a concert or other kind of performance, or for filming or a photoshoot, we have application forms for each of these that can be downloaded from here, filled in, and emailed to us. These are for Microsoft Word, so you will only be able to use them if your software is able to work with such files. Please note: filling in a form and sending it in doesn't mean acceptance. It must first be confirmed by the Parish Office in writing.

Group Visit Booking Form

Concert & Performance Booking Form

Film & Photoshoot Booking Form

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Our Charities

• The Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great (Registered Charity No. 1128471) is run by the elected PCC (Parochial Church Council) & church officers and exists to promote the whole work of the church.

• The St Bartholomew the Great Heritage Trust (Registered Charity No. 283623) is run by a board of Trustees independent of the PCC. It exists to maintain, preserve and improve the fabric, ornaments, furniture and monuments of the church. It is not itself a religious charity.


Become a Friend of St Bartholomew's

The Friends are an essential part of the Trust providing ongoing annual revenue, enabling the trustees to plan for future projects.
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Support us

You can make a donation to The Priory Church registered charity through the Charities Aid Foundation by clicking below:
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Stewardship

You can provide regular support to the Priory Church and its work by clicking this link and joining our Stewardship Scheme


Key Dates at the Priory Church in 2014


30th November Advent Sunday
7th December Advent II – 6:30pm: Advent Carol Service
14th December Advent III – 6:30pm: Tomorrow I will come
From Advent to Christmas Carol Service
16th December Tuesday – 6:00pm: Nine Lessons & Carols I
21st December Advent IV – 6:30pm: Nine Lessons & Carols II
22nd December Monday – 6:00pm: Carol Service, including
The Ceremony of Carols – Benjamin Britten
23rd December Tuesday – 1:00pm: Lunchtime Carol Service

Tuesday – 6:00pm: Silent Night
Carol service with music from the great German Christmas tradition
24th December Christmas Eve – 11:45pm: Midnight Mass
25th December Christmas Day
which falls on a Thursday in 2014
11:00am: Solemn Eucharist of Christmas Day
28th December Holy Innocents

Key Dates at the Priory Church in 2015


4th January The Sunday of the Epiphany
6:30pm: Epiphany Carol Service
6th January The Epiphany
1th February The Sunday of Candlemass
2th February Candlemass: Presentation of Christ in the Temple
18th February Ash Wednesday
15th March Mothering Sunday
29th March Palm Sunday
2nd April Maundy Thursday
3rd April Good Friday
4th April Holy Saturday
5th April Easter Day
14th May Ascension Day
17th May Sunday of the Ascension of the Lord
24th May Pentecost: Whitsunday
31th May Trinity Sunday
4th June Corpus Christi
7th June The Sunday of Corpus Christi
23rd August Patronal Festival
24th August S. Bartholomew's Day
30th August Feast of Dedication
21st September Founder's Day
18th October S. Luke the Evangelist
1st November All Saints' Day
8th November Remembrance Sunday
29th November Advent Sunday
25th December Christmas Day
which falls on a Friday in 2015
27th December S. John, Apostle & Evangelist

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