The Friends’ Festival

The Friends’ Festival 2019 will be  held on Sunday 7th July

The programme for the day is:

11.00am Sung Eucharist: visiting preacher Revd Tim Marks of Malvern Priory

c12.45pm Bring and Share Lunch in the parish hall

2.30pm AGM in the parish hall, followed by a talk by The Friends Scholar, Ellie March

4.00pm Tea

5.00pm Evensong

All Friends are then invited to the fundraising event ‘Brass on the Grass’ with Tewkesbury Town Band in the gardens of Abbey House. Tickets are £10 on the gate.

The Friends’ Festival 2018 was held on Sunday 8th July.

The programme for the day was:

9.15am Parish Eucharist

11.00am Procession and Sung Eucharis, Preacher: Revd Joanne Wetherall, Children and Families Officer for the Diocese of Gloucester

c12.30pm Bring and Share Lunch in the parish hall

2.30pm Annual General Meeting

c3.00pm Talk by Revd Joanne Wetherall

4.00pm Tea and biscuits in the Touching Souls Tea Room

5.00pm Solemn Evensong and Procession

There is also a summer event at the Abbey on this evening: ‘Brass on the Grass’ is a ticketed event being held on the lawns of Abbey House. Gates open at 5.00pm, bring a picnic, and from about 6.00pm Tewkesbury Town Band will be performing. There will also be a Pimms and Soft Drinks stall. Tickets £10/head