Secretary’s Newsletter 89 Summer 2021

The Secretary’s Newsletter: No.89: Summer 2021 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 of Gt Britain and Ireland Annual Conference – planning update: At the time of writing, life appears to be returning to some sort of normality, …

Hymn of the day July 2021

Today I awake and God is before me: Chris Moorsom

Today I awake and God is before me[1] Tune: SLITHERS OF GOLD Words and Music John L. Bell (1949 – ) and Graham Maule (1958-2019) © 1989 Wild Goose Resource Group, c/o Iona Community, 21 Carlton Court, Glasgow, G5 9JP, www.wildgoose.scot. [1] As published in Love from Below: (Wild Goose Songs 3) (Glasgow: Wild Goose Publications / The Iona Community, …

Graham Maule RIP

With great sadness, we have learned of the death of Graham Maule, whose collaboration with John Bell in authoring hymns was uniquely outstanding. Together, they worked hard at crafting a wholly distinctive page in the annals of contemporary English-language hymnody. That will surely stand as his memorial. We reproduce below some comments from Pat Bennett, on behalf of the Iona …

Keynes College

Annual Conference 2019 – Canterbury

The Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Conference – Canterbury Our 2019 two-day Conference was held on the Keynes College Campus of the University of Kent, on the edge of Canterbury, looking down towards the City and its Cathedral. There is ample parking for cars. The nearest train station is Canterbury where taxis are available. The campus is …