Lunchtime Talk: Churches of Devon
Devon historian and Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, Todd Gray talks about the amazing art you can find hidden away in our region’s churches.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Lunchtime Talk: David Hockney: Life and Works
Join Alan Read for a talk about the life and works of well-known British artist, David Hockney.
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Plymouth Lord Mayor’s Carol Service took place this evening at the Minster Church of St. Andrew. Whilst it was raining outside, inside the warmth of the glowing candles, which had been lit from the Peace Light from Bethlehem delighted.
The Lord Mayor, Michael Wright was accompanied by the Deputy Lieutenant of Devon, the High Sheriff of Devon and the Recorder of Plymouth.
The service of nine lessons was read from the scriptures by Jeremy Clark, Assistant Organist at St. Andrew’s, Father Sam Philpott, the Lord Mayor’s Chaplin, Rear Admiral C Johnstone, Flag Officer Sea Training, Ms T Lee, Chief Executive Plymouth City Council, Lieutenant Colonel E Dawes, Commanding Officer, 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery, Reverend Steve Nichols, Curate Minister Church of St. Andrew, Judge W Taylor, Recorder of Plymouth and the Lord Mayor.
The collection from the well attended congregation will go to support the Lord Mayor’s Charity Fund, Parkinsons UK.
St. Andrew’s Choir sang a range of Christmas songs and the organ was played by the Assistant Organist Jeremy Clark.
The church was decorated with a tall Christmas tree, flowers and a nativity arrangement.
Friday 29 June 2012 Midday The annual ‘Door of Unity’ service at St. Andrew’s Church, Plymouth to commemorate the enduring peace between Britain and the United States ceremony will take place. Contact details
27th June 2012 19:30, A concert at the Minster Church of St Andrew will take place to celebrate our seafarers and the Plymouth Youth Concert Band and the HMS Drake Volunteer Band will be playing. More information
As part of Armed Forces Week, on Sunday 24 June 2012, 09:30 prayers will be said in St Andrew’s Church, Plymouth. Details
Armed Forces Day National Events Plymouth Events
SATURDAY 30 JUNE
Day of exhibitions and displays on land, on sea and in the air on Plymouth Hoe with late afternoon and evening entertainment on the Hoe and the Barbican.
It will be followed on the Sunday 1 July with Sea Sunday and churches will come together to remember our seafarers.
Between 10am to 11.30am the annual RAF and Allied Air Forces Monument Service will take place Plymouth Hoe at the war memorial together with the band of the Royal Air Force.
11.15am a thanksgiving service at Sea Sunday service at the Minster Church of St Andrew dedicated to all those who serve in the Royal and Merchant Navies and ‘they that go down to the sea in ships and occupy their business in great waters’ will take place.
At Midday there will be Forces Family Day hosted by the Friends of Devonport Park to celebrate Devonport’s naval and military heritage, including a concert on the new bandstand in Devonport Park, with music provided by the Soundhouse Brass and the Devonport Park Choir together with a wide variety of entertainment and fun activities. Further details
Flower Festival at St. Andrew’s Church, Plymouth 15 – 17th July 2012
A HISTORY exhibition is being held in Eggbuckland to commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. on June 12 and 15th open between 10am and 2pm at St Edward’s Church, Eggbuckland and covers the parish of Eggbuckland in the reigns of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II. Also commemorative gifts will also be on display for everyone to see.