Downside Abbey Contacts

We look forward to welcoming you to Downside. Please do feel free to contact us and we will respond as soon as we can.

Downside Abbey, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Somerset, BA3 4RH, United Kingdom

Tel | +44 (0)1761 235 100
Fax | +44 (0)1761 235 124

Press Enquiries

Jane Vines, Director of External Communications
+44(0)1761 235158


List of contacts and details.


Prior Administrator
Dom Nicholas Wetz

Sub Prior
Dom Michael Clothier
01761 235111

Chief Executive
Mr Scott Treloar
01761 235125

Monastic Bursar
Dom Christopher Calascione
01761 235308
Abbot Aidan can still be contacted on and post should continue to be sent to the above correspondence address.


Vocations enquiries
Dom Anselm Brumwell

Abbey Church and Monastery 

Master of Ceremonies
Dom James Hood
01761 235113

Monastic Choir Master
Dom Anselm Brumwell


Guest Master of the Monastery Guest House
Please e-mail:

Monastery Library and Archives (Keeper)
Dr. Simon P. Johnson
01761 235313 (voicemail)


Mr Steven Parsons
01761 235 323

Monk in Charge
Dom Michael Clothier
01761 235111 or 235153

Downside Review

Associate Editor and Secretary
Dr. Simon P. Johnson
01761 235313

Other Parishes served by Downside Monks

The Parish Priest, The Presbytery, 2 Grange Road, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9NR
All enquiries should be addressed to or via the Abbey’s main postal/contact details as given above.

Right Rev. Dom Charles Fitgerald-Lombard, St Edmund’s, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1AX
01986 893355

Little Malvern
Dom Edward Crouzet, The Priest’s House, Ledbury Road, Little Malvern,Worcestershire, WR14 4JL
01684 574658

Oblates of Downside Abbey
Oblate Master
Dom Alexander George
01761 235114