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Evensong at Chichester Cathedral – Monday 27th May 2013

July 4, 2013

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Arriving later than planned due to Traction Engines heading for the Surrey County Show, we made it to the refectory just in time to glimpse some of the famous Chichester Peregrines, whose progress we had been following on the web. As we ate lunch, the male (Tiercel) flew out from the nest into the tower […]

An evening of choral music from Denmark – Saturday 29th June 2013

July 4, 2013

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We welcomed the Girls’ Choir of the Musikkonservatorium, Esberg, Denmark, to Christ Church on Saturday 29th June for their first UK concert as part of a short tour. The girls arrived with their conductor Lone Gislinge, their accompanist David Butterworth and a group of Choir Mums and Dads at 5.30pm after a busy day which had […]

What are we fundraising for? Visit to the Teenage Cancer Ward

May 1, 2013

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On 29th April, members of the May Fair Committee were able to visit the Teenage Cancer Trust Ward at University College Hospital. We were shown around by Louise, the Ward Sister and accompanied by Carolyn from the Teenage Cancer Trust (the charity is the main beneficiary of the May Day Fair). The ward is the […]

Money, money, money – do we use our resources rightly?

April 5, 2013

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“Give us all a reverence for the earth as your own creation, that we may use its resources rightly in the service of others and to your honour and glory” Finding the ‘right’ way to use our resources – including financial resources – is always a hotly debated topic. Our Annual Parish Meeting, when we […]

From the Archives – “Discussing the propriety of erecting a new church”

September 18, 2012

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A chance visit to the Local History Library and the help of Kate Rogers the archivist has uncovered some fascinating documents from the time of the consecration of Christ Church. Copies of these have been taken for the church archive which Dr Ronald Lo is collating, and together we hope to put on a display […]

Open House Weekend! 22nd – Sunday 23rd September 2012

September 1, 2012

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Now in its 20th year, Open House is the annual event giving access to over 750 buildings across London – for FREE! Find out which buildings are open and when by searching the programme online www.londonopenhouse.org or picking up a free printed programme from the library! On both days a wide variety of churches are […]

Book Review : The Toaster Project by Thomas Thwaites

September 1, 2012

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The Toaster Project (or a heroic attempt to build a simple electronic appliance from scratch) documents one man’s quest to close the gap between our comfortable way of life and the lack of knowledge of the basic technologies that sustain it. Every year when we hear the words “Harvest Festival” we are reminded of the realities […]