Little Gidding Pilgrimage 2011

This year's Little Gidding Pilgrimage will take place on Saturday 14 May. We are very pleased to welcome the Bishop of Peterborough, the Rt Revd Donald Allister as our preacher at Evensong. The Dean of St Edmundsbury, the Very Revd Frances Ward will preside at the morning Eucharist, and the preacher will be the writer Ronald Blythe. Follow the link below for further details.

Sixth Annual T S Eliot Festival : 9 and 10 July 2011

The Sixth Annual T S Eliot Festival at Little Gidding will take place on the weekend of 9 and 10 July.

Please mark the dates in your diary -- we have some great names lined up to give talks and to entertain you through the weekend.

For details of the programme and ticket prices, please see the Eliot Festival page.

Quarterly Sunday Services at Little Gidding

Evening Prayer is held at Little Gidding whenever there is a fifth Sunday in the month, at 6pm when Summer Time is in effect, and at 3pm in the winter. For more information follow the link below.

Monthly Friday Services at Little Gidding

A Service is held at Little Gidding every month at noon on the second Friday of the month. The next Service is on Friday 11 March. For more details, follow the link.

The Revd Jackie Duck

With sadness we report that the Revd Jackie Duck, incumbent at Little Gidding until last year, and a Trustee of the Little Gidding Trust, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday 10 October 2010.

Nicholas Ferrar Day and the AGM of the Friends 2010

The annual commemoration of Nicholas Ferrar takes place at Little Gidding on his feast day, Saturday 4 December 2010, with a celebration of Holy Communion at 10.30am, led by Bishop David Walker. The AGM of the Friends of Little Gidding will follow after lunch. For more information, follow the link.

From Little Gidding (almost) to Rome

Member of the Friends, Frank Burns, is cycling from Huntingdonshire to Rome to raise money for victims of the Haitian earthquake.

A Service at Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey will hold a service on Sunday 30 May 2010 at 6.30pm to commemorate the ordination, on Trinity Sunday 1626, of Nicholas Ferrar as a deacon. The Friends are closely involved in planning this service and members will be very welcome to attend.

Friends Newsletter: May 2010

The May Newsletter contains a report of the AGM, and information about the forthcoming Pilgrimage (on 22 May) and Eliot Festival (17 July) as well as a visit to Westminster Abbey (30 May). There are also book reviews, and news of other events at Little Gidding.

  • Newsletter single pages for screen reading (455kB)
  • Newsletter page spreads for screen reading (451kB)
  • Newsletter formatted for booklet printing (4.4MB)

For information on printing the ‘booklet’ file, please follow the link below.

Fifth Annual T S Eliot Festival

This year’s Eliot Festival is on Saturday 17 July. Programme and ticket details are now available. Follow the link for more information.

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