Songs for Sighing 29th February 2020

Psalms for the Common Era Hebrew Psalms in Modern Metrical English for Individuals, Choirs and Congregations. Songs for Sighing Healing the Wounds of Hurt and Failure Using Adam Carlill’s fresh and lively translation of the Psalms, we will explore a variety of metrical psalms set to well-known hymn tunes, with special emphasis on those for use during Lent. Saturday 29th …

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Annual Conference 2020 – Postponed due to Coronavirus

Unfortunately the Conference has been postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic Dear Hymn Society Members, It is with considerable regret that I have to notify you of the cancellation of our 2020 Hymn Society Leyland Conference. This was to have taken place from 14th– 17th July 2020; it is yet another casualty of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  However, having considered all aspects, …

Study Day on Psalms: Saturday 6th June

A study of the book of Psalms, with a chance to sing several, will be held at St. John’s Church, East Dulwich, SE22 9AT on Saturday, June 6th from 10.30 am – 3.30 pm. It will be led by Revd Dr Adam Carlill, Sue O’Neill and John Webber. There will be a cost of about £10-£12. More information from John Webber on maggieandjohn1@gmail.com …

Vintage Hymns: Saturday 7th March

Following a successful event at St Gregory’s Church, Sudbury last October, our members, Phil Price and Nicholas Markwell, are holding a similar afternoon at St Mary the Virgin, Elsworthy Road, Primrose Hill, LONDON NW3 3DJ from 2.00 – 5.00 pm on Saturday, 7th March. Called ‘Vintage Hymns’, the aim is to bring the singing of some classic and wonderful hymns …

2020 Winter

Secretary’s Newsletter 83 Winter 2020

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.83: Winter 2020 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Phone: 017687 78054 Email: Please see our Contact page The Hymn Society Website: www.hymnsocietygbi.org.uk The Hymn Society’s 2020 Conference The Application Form with details of this year’s 3-Day Conference, is enclosed. It will be held from mid-day Tues. 14th to Fri. 17th July …

Martin Ellis RIP

Dear Hymn Society members, I am very sorry to have to let you know, if you have not already heard, that following a short but aggressive illness, Martin Ellis died on the afternoon of Thursday, 30th January. Although he had been in hospital, he was able to die at home both peacefully and at peace. Martin will have been to …