Downside Lectures

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Date / time: 28 July - 27 October, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Downside Abbey

Downside Lectures

Join Downside Abbey for a series of lectures on a variety of subjects and personalities with papers from notable speakers.

£25 per day to include lunch and a tour of the Monastery Library.

All events 9.30am – 4.00pm


Scholar Priests 28th July 2017

Papers from Rev John Broadley, Rev Peter Phillips, and Dr Simon Johnson,focussing on priests whose particular ministry was that of the printed word.

The Life and Ideas of Dom Sebastian Moore, 1st-2nd September 2017

Speakers include Joseph Melling, Bill Loewe, Tina Beattie, and Patrick Earlywho will focus on different aspects of the fascinating life of Dom Sebastian

Moore.A Cloistered Life, 29th September 2017

Speakers include Abbess of Sion, Prof Eddie Jones, Prof Carmen Mangion andDr Caroline Bowden discussing female religious.

Scholar Monks, 27th October 2017

Papers from Dr Stephen Morgan, Steve Parsons, and Alice Morrey studying prominent Downside figures

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