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 Room A of Westminster Central Hall on Monday October 5th 1936 to consider the question of forming a Society for that purpose…Rev. Canon G. W. Briggs, Worcester, was called …

Treasure No 10: Hymns on the Air

As these programmes stand at the moment, no less than thirty hymns are broadcast every week. 1. The Daily Service (Home Service, 10.15 a.m.). From the very first this has been one of the foundations of British broadcasting. It contains two hymns, the first being linked with the opening prayers of worship, thanksgiving, or confession, the second with the closing …