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Abbey Booklets on sale

A range of booklets about Tewkesbury Abbey are now on sale in the Abbey Shop. Buy any two of the...
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Early Music Young Composers Award

National Centre for Early Music, Young Composers Award 2014 Freya Ireland, our very own Head...
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Mahler 2

Would you like to sing Mahler's Symphony No2 in the glorious surroundings of Tewkesbury Abbey? The...
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Today's Events

Morning Prayer


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Holy Communion

There is a service of Holy Communion every day in the Abbey


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Evening Prayer


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Philomusica

Our Spring Concerts: Mendelssohn's Elijah
Our choir and soloists are performing of one of the...


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Prayer Tree

A Prayer for

 

Mum may you rest in peace, and your soul be in heaven

 

Posted by David Ralphs at 10:21 on 16/02/2015

A Prayer for

 

Please prayfor all parents, especially for parents of children with special needs.

 

Posted by Anonymous at 05:06 on 03/02/2015

A Prayer for

 

I pray for all those who visit our churches, abbeys and cathedrals. May they be filled with the knowledge of God's love and receive strength and comfort for their needs. I pray for all those who are lonely, confused, afraid, ill or bereaved, that they may find comfort and hope for the future.


I give thanks that the love of God is with all His people. May we always feel His presence within us and surrounding us.

 

Posted by Anonymous at 09:56 on 02/02/2015

A Prayer for

 

Please pray for my sister's brother in law Mark in New Zealand who has been diagnosed with cancer. Lord, I pray for healing for him and that treatment is successful.

 

Posted by at 11:25 on 30/11/1899

A Prayer for

 

Please pray for our friend who is visiting her family in South Africa, before facing cancer treatment for a second time. She is a very special friend and desperately needs your prayers.

 

Posted by at 12:12 on 30/11/1899

The Abbey Guild of Bell Ringers

 

If you live in England, whether in a large city or a small village, you have probably heard the sound of church bells. Bells have formed part of life in this country since the Middle Ages.

Church bells are the biggest and loudest musical instruments in the world. Their sound can be heard miles away from their towers.

 

Bells are rung to call people to church, to celebrate happy occasions and commemorate important events. They are also rung simply for the enjoyment of hearing their sound. Most church towers have bells. A set of bells is called a 'ring' or a 'peal'. Village churches may have a small ring of bells, comprising six or eight bells. Bigger churches and cathedrals usually have a larger ring.

 

Tewkesbury Abbey Guild of Ringers

 

Service ringing:

Sunday morning from 10.15am to 11.00am

(except on the first Sunday when there is a quarter peal)

Sunday evening from 4.00pm to 5.00pm on second and fourth Sundays only.

Practice night is on Thursday from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Meet outside the North Transept door.

Visiting ringers are always welcome.
Please contact the secretary for more details on 01684 293764.

 

The Bells of Tewkesbury Abbey 

For more details about the bells of Tewkesbury Abbey click on the link below:-

www.ringing.demon.co.uk/abbey/twxbells.htm