CATHOLIC HISTORY WALKS:
Come and enjoy discovering the history of the Church in Britain, in good company and in a great city. All welcome and the walks are free. Wear suitable clothing and shoes, we’ll be walking whatever the weather. Each walk last about an hour and a half, obviously you can leave at any time.
TUESDAY October 27th – Meet 5.30pm Church of the Most Precious Blood, O’Meara Street, London SEI. Come and discover a ruined episcopal palace, a prison, and the house where Catherine of Aragon stayed. Precious Blood Church is in O’Meara Street, just off Southwark Street. Nearest tube: London Bridge or The Borough
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 6th – Meet 6.30pm (after the 5.30pm Mass) on the steps of Westminster Cathedral. Was there a Gunpowder Plot? What’s the story? We’ll walk down to the Houses of Parliament, discovering lots of intriguing history on the way. Nearest Tube for Westminster Cathedral: Victoria or St James’ Park
MONDAY November 16th – Meet 1.30pm (after the 1.05pm Mass) at Precious Blood Church, London Bridge. We’ll explore The Borough and walk along the river to the Tower of London. Precious Blood Church is in O’Meara Street, just off Southwark Street. Nearest tube: London Bridge or The Borough
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 28th: TOWARDS ADVENT Festival of Catholic Culture. ALL DAY from 10am, Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue. ADMISSION FREE: all welcome. Discover life with the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. Music workshop: come and learn Gregorian chant! Stalls and displays by Catholic groups and organisations: gifts, Christmas cards, books, DVDs, rosaries, craft goods and much more on sale. Freshly brewed coffee and delicious refreshments available all day.
MONDAY November 30th – Meet 1pm at St George’s Cathedral, Southwark.
We’ll discover the history of this Cathedral and the surrounding area. St George’s Cathedral is opposite the Imperial War Museum. Nearest tube: Lambeth North or Waterloo
MONDAY December 7th – Meet 2pm Westminster Cathedral. Come and learn about this great Cathedral and the City of Westminster. Nearest Tube: Victoria or St James’ Park