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The Hymn Society of
Great Britain and Ireland
London Regional Day
The People’s Song - Three Key Traditions
Saturday 9 March 2019 10.30am - 4.30pm
All Saints Church, Lovelace Road
West Dulwich SE21 8JY
The Revd Dr Janet Wootton on the Centenary of Billy Graham’s birth
The Revd Dr Gordon Giles on the English Hymnal tradition
John Ainslie on Catholic Hymnody since the Second Vatican Council
Committee Member Anne Harrison was interviewed by Premier Christian Radio’s Northern Correspondent Ian Britton on Sunday 11 November at 12 noon in an hour-long programme on Hymns and the Great War. Here is a link to the recording: https://www.premier.org.uk/Across-the-UK/North-of-England/Hymns-of-the-Great-War
New: A list of Hymnology Collections from around the UK and Ireland
The latest addition to the website is a list of Hymnology collections, open to the public, from around the UK and Ireland.
The executive wish to extend our thanks to Christine Purcell who works with the Pratt Green Library in Durham and the various libraries that have provided the information. We hope this will provide a useful resource.
The Interactive Bulletin index now available on the website
We have created an interactive index for the Bulletin which covers the historic issues going back to 1937 (as new issues are published these will be added to the index).
The index comprises seven categories which are searchable, downloadable and printable and are made available to everyone visiting the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland website. For members there is an added advantage, each entry will be linked to its relevant article within an issue, directly opening that article when logged into the website. Non members will have the option of becoming a member to view the content.
Volumes XVII, XVIII, XIX and XX (numbers 234-281) are fully linked within the indexes with some parts of volumes of XXI and XXII (numbers 282-296) linked. All of these issues are available to our members to read.
Volume XVI will be started shortly.
The new Bulletin index page can be found here
If you are a member of the society but do not have a user name or password for the new site (previous user names and passwords will not work on this new site), please contact the webmaster and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
We hope you find this new resource useful.
The Executive of the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland