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15 The day thou gavest – Crothers

Text: John Ellerton (1826-93)Tune: ST CLEMENT, Clement C Scholefield (1839-1904)Public Domain John Crothers Picture a Sunday evening in September 1959. In the gathering twilight a primary schoolboy, not yet eleven years old, is making his way alone by bus and on foot (as was possible in those far-off days) into an empty Belfast city centre. The leader of his church …

Echoes of a Distant Music, by John Crothers

Book Launch – Save The Date! If you happen to be anywhere near Belfast, N Ireland, on 22nd November, feel free to pop into the Cathedral in Donegall Street for 7.30pm. And tell your friends who may not be on Facebook! The Official Launch of “Echoes of a Distant Music, a Biography of Ronnie Lee (1929-1992)” by John Crothers, with …

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Executive Committee member, John Crothers, on French radio, recording the annual programme that introduces French-speaking listeners to English-language Christmas hymns and carols. The programme, ‘Magazine anglican’, is beamed to the US and Canada via the Episcopal network, as well as to Francophone countries around the world, including much of Africa. It can be listened in to on Christmas Eve at …