Alton Abbey events: September & October 2014

Alton Abbey

See below for details of forthcoming events at Alton Abbey.

Details of how to book a place on a retreat or buy tickets may be found at the bottom of the page.

September 27th Saturday

The Beauty of Holiness and The Holiness of Beauty

A Retreat Day led by Dom Anselm OSB

Iconographer Dom Anselm leads a study and meditation day devoted to the visual arts’ interaction with faith and worship. There will be 2 illustrated talks and the opportunity for meditation & discussion.

  • Mass 9am, meet in Reception 10.15am, finish 4pm
  • £25
  • Please bring a packed lunch; tea and coffee will be available in the Visitor’s Centre kitchen
September 27th Saturday

The Beauty of Holiness and The Holiness of Beauty

A talk led by Dom Anselm OSB

  • 7pm
  • £15
  • Followed by Wine and nibbles in the Cloister Garden by the Friends of Alton Abbey
  • This is a stand alone evening, or can be added to the Retreat Day above for a total of £35
October 3rd – 5th

Enemies of Alice

A weekend retreat led by Dom Anselm OSB

A Retreat in company with Lewis Carroll’s dreamchild as she confronts folly, irrationality and cruelty.

  • £85
  • Bring “Alice in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” if you can.
October 17th Friday

FRIENDS OF ALTON ABBEY: 12th Annual Abbey Lecture

to be given by Dom Timothy Bavin OSB

“The Place of Music in Worship”, “Love in search of a Word” or “The Brandy of the Damned” ?

  • 7pm
  • Tickets £25 for Lecture, followed by Supper, with wine, in the Refectory
  • FOA: Charity No: 284876
How to book

To book a place on a Workshop or Retreat please contact the Guestmaster: Br John OSB on 562145 or by e-mail. There is also the option of booking an individual Retreat – please contact Br John OSB.

To buy tickets for an Alton Abbey event please send a cheque and SAE to “Tickets for date of event” Alton Abbey, Abbey Road, Beech, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4AP, giving a phone number &/or email address. Cheques should be made payable to “Alton Abbey”. For further information please contact the Guestmaster: Br John OSB on 562145 or by e-mail.

Tickets for Friends of Alton Abbey events are available from: The Secretary, Friends of Alton Abbey, Alton Abbey, Abbey Road, Beech, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4AP. Cheques should be made payable to “Friends of Alton Abbey”. Please include a SAE, and a telephone number, or an email address.