HSGBI Archive – Bulletins

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A Snapshot of the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland’s 2018 Conference, at Bishop Burton College, Near Beverley by Lesley Butland

Hymn Society Festival of Hymns 2018 by Martin Leckebusch

1. All things bright and beautiful / ROYAL OAK
2. Walk the hills and you will find him / GOTT WILLS MACHEN
3. Here terror stripped our Lord of hope / GUILDEN MORDEN
4. Ascended Christ, who gained the glory that we sing / BRYANSTON
5. We have a gospel to proclaim / FULDA
6. We seek your kingdom throughout every sphere / EVENTIDE
7. A preacher came from Nazareth / MORNINGTON CRESCENT
8. Spirit of God, in all that’s true I know you / INTERCESSOR
9. Blessèd city, heavenly Salem / WESTMINSTER ABBEY
10. As azure shades to cobalt blue / RICHMOND
11. Year by year, from past to future / EBENEZER
12. Our God, our help in ages past / ST ANNE

Hymnody and the Great War by Anne Harrison

Hymns as consolation
Hymns as connection or communication
Creativity through hymns
Hymns as prayer
Hymns as patriotic symbols
Hymns and ‘esprit de corps’
Hymns and morale
Subversion and humour
Hymns as lament or mourning
Hymns for remembrance


In Memoriam
A Memorial Tablet in Westminster Abbey to commemorate Owen Chadwick OM KBE and Henry Chadwick KBE


Kim Fabricius (1948 – 2018)
Ian Fraser (1917 – 2018)
Cecily Taylor (1930 – 2018)

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Among our contributors

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