Ethelflaeda Festival

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Taking place during the week running up to Sunday 21 October, the Tenth Ethelflaeda Festival combines art, music, words, and prayer in a reflective and inspiring experience. We’ve published an outline and will add more detail as it’s finalised. Put the dates in your diary and join us in October!

Sunday 7th October to Friday 2nd November 2018

An exhibition by Peter Eugene Ball  

With a career spanning more than 50 years and over 70 major works in churches and cathedrals throughout the UK, including 2 pieces installed at Romsey Abbey*, we are delighted to host an exhibition of religious and secular works by the sculptor, Peter Eugene Ball.

* i) Christus Rex in St George’s Chapel and ii) St Nicholas in St Nicholas’ Chapel.

Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th October

5.45pm VESPERS

Friday 19th October

The 10th ETHELFLAEDA LECTURE – DR JANINA RAMIREZ

Dr. Janina Ramirez is a ‘cultural historian, broadcaster, and author based at the University of Oxford with a passion for communicating ideas about the past’.

Saturday 20th October – 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Concert by SANSARA ‘FAIRE IS THE HEAVEN’

Sunday 21st October

10am FESTIVAL EUCHARIST: Preacher – TBC

6.30pm CHORAL EVENSONG & PROCESSION: Preacher – TBC

The service will include the “Legends of Ethelflaeda” culminating in a procession and prayers in the chapel dedicated to her.