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    ShaftesburyCofESaturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 9:23am
    News from the churches: 23rd July 2017
    ShaftesburyCofEFriday, July 21st, 2017 at 11:52am
    An evening of beautiful baroque music awaits at St James', at 7.00pm on Saturday 22nd July as part of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations. There will be music by J S Bach, William Boyce, Dittesdorf, a selection of arias, Vivaldi, and Corelli, with members of the English National Baroque performing. Admission is by voluntary contribution. On Sunday 23rd July at 10.00am there will be a Patronal Festival, Choral Eucharist and at 3.00pm the Shaftesbury Community Choir performs. Free admission with a retiring collection.

    ShaftesburyCofESaturday, July 15th, 2017 at 11:11am
    Famous Shaftesbury organist! Video from St Paul's Cathedral of an arrangement by St Peter's Director of Music, Harold Jackson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdEyEE-6o1I
    Fantasia on British Sea Songs - H. Wood
    Harold Jackson's stunning arrangement of this favourite from the Last Night of the Proms. Played as part of a lunchtime recital on the famous Willis organ of...
    ShaftesburyCofESaturday, July 15th, 2017 at 10:42am
    St Peter's bells are ringing this morning to celebrate the consecration later today of the Very Revd June Osborne, until recently our Dean at Salisbury Cathedral, as the new Bishop of Llandaff in the Church in Wales.
    ShaftesburyCofESaturday, July 15th, 2017 at 6:00am
    News from the churches: 16th July 2017
    ShaftesburyCofESaturday, July 8th, 2017 at 5:59am
    Everything you need to know for this Sunday the 9th July 2017. Do let us know if this new-look eContact works for you.