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Secretary’s Newsletter 78 Autumn 2018

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.78: Autumn 2018 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Phone: 017687 78054 Email: Please see our Contact page The Hymn Society’s Canterbury 2019 Conference Next year’s Conference will be a 2 Day Conference held from mid-day Tuesday 23rd to Thursday 25th July 2019 at the University of Kent’s Canterbury Campus which …

Secretary's newsletter summer 2018

Secretary’s Newsletter 77 Summer 2018

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.77: Summer 2018 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Phone: 017687 78054 Email: Please see our Contact page GDPR Consent Forms 200 of our members have returned their GDPR Consent forms – thank you to all 200! If you haven’t returned your form yet, please do so. Please Note: there are …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.76: Spring 2018

Secretary’s Newsletter 76 Spring 2018

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.76: Spring 2018 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Phone: 017687 78054 Email: Please see our Contact page GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Enclosed with this mailing is a paper with information about GDPR on one side and a Consent Form for completion on the other. This is a new legal …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.75: Winter 2018

Secretary’s Newsletter 75 Winter 2018

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.75: Winter 2018 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Phone: 017687 78054 Email: Please see our Contact page This Quarter’s mailing: With this mailing you will find enclosed the 2017 Festival of Hymns booklet from our Carmarthen Conference which was deferred from our Autumn (October) 2017 mailing. The accompanying Commentary to …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.74: Autumn 2017

Secretary’s Newsletter 74 Autumn 2017

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.74: Autumn 2017 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Phone: 017687 78054 Email: Please see our Contact page This Quarter’s mailing: Occasional Paper instead of Festival of Hymns booklet. Normally, at this time of year, we circulate the Festival of Hymns booklet from our recently held Conference Festival together with its …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.73: Summer 2017

Secretary’s Newsletter 73 Summer 2017

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.73: Summer 2017 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Phone: 017687 78054 Email: Please see our Contact page This has turned out to be a Congratulatory Newsletter And none the worse for that! It is good to have the opportunity to share news of our members when their contributions to Worship …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.72: Spring 2017

Secretary’s Newsletter 72 Spring 2017

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.72: Spring 2017 From the Secretary:Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Phone: 017687 78054 Email: Please see our Contact page 3 Day Carmarthen Conference; July 18th -21st 2017 There’s still time to book! Cost: £260.00. As you will see from the programme, this is excellent value! Forms available on the Society website or from …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.71: Winter 2017

Secretary’s Newsletter 71 Winter 2017

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.71: Winter 2017 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Phone: 017687 78054 Email: Please see the Contact page An opportunity for all our members to vote Hitherto, the opportunity to nominate and vote for members of our Executive Committee has taken place at our Annual Conference and has therefore been limited …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.70: Autumn 2016

Secretary’s Newsletter 70 Autumn 2016

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.70: Autumn 2016 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page Our 80th Anniversary Radio Broadcast Extract from the first entry in the Minute Book of The Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland: ‘A Conference of those interested in the Study of Hymnody was held in …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.69: Summer 2016

Secretary’s Newsletter 69 Summer 2016

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.69: Summer 2016 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page BBC Radio 4 Sunday Worship The third aim of The Hymn Society is ‘Encouraging the discerning use of hymns and songs in worship’. Sunday Morning Worship a few weeks’ ago (19th June) came from the chapel …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.68: Spring 2016

Secretary’s Newsletter 68 Spring 2016

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.68: Spring 2016 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page Please see below for important information about Risk Assessment, Investments and Reserves and the Structure and Future of the Executive. ******* Annual Conference, St Andrews, Fife Bookings are coming in well for this year’s Conference which …

Secretary’s Newsletter 67 Winter 2016

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.67: Winter 2016 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page Annual Conference, St Andrews, Fife This year’s Conference is being held from Tuesday, 26th July to Thursday, 28th July 2016. The international flavour of last year’s Conference is to some extent being sustained with lecture contributions …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.66: Autumn 2015

Secretary’s Newsletter 66 Autumn 2015

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.66: Autumn 2015 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page A Note From Our Executive President and Executive Vice-President On behalf of everyone who attended this year’s spectacularly successful International Conference in Cambridge we would like to thank all those who helped to make it such …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.65: Summer 2015

Secretary’s Newsletter 65 Summer 2015

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.65: Summer 2015 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page Cambridge 2015 International Hymn Conference The International Conference is now little more than days away. A few facts and figures: about 170 people are coming with 46 people from the Inter-nationale Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Hymnologie (IAH), 42 …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.64: Spring 2015

Secretary’s Newsletter 64 Spring 2015

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.64: Spring 2015 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page Cambridge 2015 International Hymn Conference Hymns in Liturgy and Life from Sunday 26th July – Saturday 1st August We are delighted to report an encouraging response to our Cambridge International Conference. We anticipate over 150 attendees …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: Winter

Secretary’s Newsletter 63 Winter 2015

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.63: Winter 2015 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page Cambridge 2015 International Hymn Conference Hymns in Liturgy and Life from Sunday 26th July – Saturday 1st August The application form for our Cambridge Conference was circulated with our Bulletin mailing last November and a further …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.62: Autumn 2014

Secretary’s Newsletter 62 Autumn 2014

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.62: Autumn 2014 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page Honorary Vice-President The Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland, at its AGM at Cirencester, was delighted and honoured to welcome the Revd Canon Alan Luff as an Honorary Vice-President of the Society in recognition of …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.61: Summer 2014

Secretary’s Newsletter 61 Summer 2014

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.61: Summer 2014 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page 2014 Cirencester Conference This year’s Conference is almost upon us and, with around 100 attendees signed up, and a varied programme, it is shaping up into what we hope will be another informative and enjoyable occasion. …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.60: Spring 2014

Secretary’s Newsletter 60 Spring 2014

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.60: Spring 2014 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page Booking for our 2014 Cirencester Conference Our 2014 Conference at Cirencester Agricultural University begins on Wednesday 30th July, concluding Friday August 1st. Application Forms were sent out with the previous mailing. If you would like to …

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.59: Winter 2014

Secretary’s Newsletter 59 Winter 2014

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.59: Winter 2014 From the Secretary: Revd Robert A. Canham Windrush Braithwaite KESWICK CA12 5SZ Email: Please see the Contact page The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology was launched in Bristol on 19th/20th October 2013. It is the result of ten years’ work initiated by Prof. J. R. (Dick) Watson, one of our Honorary Vice-Presidents. The monumental nature …