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Mark Byford - Annunciation : A Pilgrims Quest

Thursday 11 October 2018 - 7pm
The Wessex Centre, Inner Close, Winchester Cathedral

Mark Byford, award winning journalist and editor, former Deputy Director General at the BBC, and now a Lay Canon at Winchester Cathedral, in conversation with Debbie Thrower about his new book.
Inspired by a chance viewing of a painting in the National Gallery, on loan from Winchester College, Mark searches for the spiritual meaning of Luke's biblical story of the Annunciation through intimate conversations with more than a hundred senior clerics, world-class theologians, historians and artists. Come to discover what he learnt during his extraordinary, three-year, 30,000 mile devotional journey.
Mark Byford is a Lay Canon and Member of Chapter at Winchester Cathedral, an author and journalist.
Debbie Thrower is a broadcaster and journalist and now team leader of The Bible Reading Fellowship, BRF’s, programme The Gift of Years.

Tickets are £5.00 and are available from the Box Office or website.
Telephone 01962 857275

11/10/2018 19:00
Friends Lecture - Great Royal Events with Alastair Bruce

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER,7.00PM FOR 7.30PM
‘GREAT ROYAL EVENTS’ AN EVENING WITH ALASTAIR BRUCE

Alistair Bruce talks about his many roles as a TV commentator for royal events and his work as historical adviser to TV and film productions including Downton , Victoria and The King’s Speech.

The lecture is 45min with Q&A afterwards and a glass of wine.

Tickets £15 for Friends and £18 for non-friends + £1 per ticket booking fee if booking by telephone (capped at £5 per transaction)
Available from The Box Office 01962 857275

27/10/2018 19:30
Professor Michael Wheeler - Being Cathedral, Being Anglican

Tuesday 30 October 2018 - 7pm
The Wessex Learning Centre, The Inner Close, Winchester Cathedral

Almost 100 years ago, Dean Selwyn of Winchester edited a book of essays entitled Essays Catholic and Critical in which the contributors tried to ‘square the circle’ by holding a ‘liberal Catholic’ position within the Church of England.

In this talk, Professor Wheeler looks at Dean Selwyn’s ideas about tradition and biblical criticism and argues that we need to be more fully aware of who we are at the Cathedral, and of where we came from, if we are to square the circle by flourishing as Anglicans in a society in flight from Church affiliation.

Tickets £5 + £1 a ticket booking fee (capped at £5 per transaction)
Available from The Box Office 01962 857275

30/10/2018 19:00