George Herbert in Bemerton Group - Events
George Herbert’s life and work is rich and varied. Since 2002, the George Herbert in Bemerton Group has produced a range of events to appeal to a wide audience, a tradition that continues with this year's programme.
Our programme for the 2013 season includes the following events:
Thursday 6 June and Friday 7 June:
Tuesday 18 June, 7.00 p.m. in St. John’s Church, Lower Bemerton:
The Group is supporting the Salisbury International Arts Festival’s George Herbert Walk
- conducted walks across the water meadows from Salisbury Cathedral to St. Andrew’s Church, Lower Bemerton. Led by John Cox, with Jay Battle, Alec Roth
and Sally Bradshaw
. Followed by refreshments in a local garden.
Meet at 10.20 a.m. - start point to be confirmed when booking. £7.50 including light refreshments. Booking Essential – Festival Box Office 0845 241 9651.
'A Man That Looks on Glass'
Tuesday 16 July, 6.30 p.m. in St. Andrew’s Church, Lower Bemerton:
– with the Rt Rev Nicholas Holtam
(Bishop of Salisbury)
Followed by wine in a local garden.
Tuesday 10 September at 10.00 a.m. in Belvedere House, Lower Bemerton:
– An illustrated discourse on parish church music in George Herbert’s time, with Simon Jackson
and Barry Ferguson
. Followed by wine in a local riverside garden.
A Poetry Workshop - led by members of the Group. Facilities available for those wishing to bring a picnic lunch.
Due to space limitations, we do ask those wishing to attend to book in advance - please send an email to email@example.com stating the event(s) and number of places required, together with a telephone number for confirmation. We make no charge for admission to our events; however there is a retiring collection.