Benedictine Bath Festival 2016

Rediscover over 1,000 years of Benedictine history and heritage. Enjoy displays of rare books and manuscripts, with daily tours, vespers and family-friendly events celebrating this hidden chapter of Bath’s past. 

Festival Event Listing

Date

Event

How to book

Friday 8th July – Monday 18th July Benedictine Bath Exhibition, Bath Abbey Entrance to Bath Abbey by donation. 
Friday 8th July 6pm Benedictine Bath Opening Service, St Michael’s Within, St John’s Hospital Free event, just turn up
Saturday 9th July 11am – 4pm Benedictine Food Family Fun Day. Cookery for kids on the hour (11.00-3.00) The Bubble, St John’s Hospital. Free event, just turn up
Sunday 10th July, 9.30am Sunday Service, Bath Abbey Free event, just turn up
Sunday 10th July, 10am Sunday Service, Downside Abbey Free event, just turn up
Sunday 10th July, 10am Sunday Service, St John the Evangelist, Bath Free event, just turn up
Monday 11th July, 11am – 12.30pm Benedictine Bath Walking Tour, departs from outside Bath Abbey’s West Door. Free event, just turn up
Monday 11th July, 2pm – 3pm Talk on Bath’s Benedictine Monastery (for over 55’s), The Bubble, St John’s Hospital Free event. Booking required. Email Anna Ferguson, or call 01225 486403
Tuesday 12th July, 10.30am – 12noon Learn about Lectio Divina, St John the Evangelist Church, Bath Free event, just turn up
Tuesday 12th July, 11am – 12.30pm Benedictine Bath Walking Tour, departs from outside Bath Abbey’s West Door. Free event, just turn up
Tuesday 12th July, 1pm – 1.30pm St Benedict and the Ladder of Humility in words and music. Bath Abbey Free event, just turn up
Tuesday 12th July, 6.15pm – 7.45pm Twilight Tour of Bath Abbey including light refreshments £5.00 per person. To reserve your place email Oliver Taylor, or call 01225 303322
Wednesday 13th July, 11am – 12.30pm Benedictine Bath Walking Tour, departs from outside Bath Abbey’s West Door. Free event, just turn up
Wednesday 13th July, 2pm – 4pm Cookery Workshop and Tea Party (for the over 55’s), The Bubble, St John’s Hospital Free event. Booking required. Email Anna Ferguson, or call 01225 486403
Wednesday 13th July, 6.15pm – 7.45pm Twilight Tour of Bath Abbey 
including light refreshments
£5.00 per person. To reserve your place email Oliver Taylor, or call 01225 303322
Thursday 14th July, 9.30am – 3pm Tour of Downside Abbey, including lunch. £10.00 per person. Click here to book. 
Thursday 14th July, 11am – 12.30pm Benedictine Bath Walking Tour, departs from outside Bath Abbey’s West Door. Free event, just turn up
Thursday 14th July, 6pm – 7.30pm Choral Vespers sung by Downside monks and the Choir of St John the Evangelist. St John the Evangelist Church, Bath  Free event, just turn up
Friday 15th July, 9.45am – 5pm Benedictine Bath Conference, Old Theatre Royal.  £10.00 per head to include refreshments. Click here to book. 
Friday 15th July, 11am – 12.30pm Benedictine Bath Walking Tour, departs from outside Bath Abbey’s West Door. Free event, just turn up

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