Free Organ Recdital when Bethesda Opens Its Doors Saturday 13th August

Michael Rhodes, organist for the Victoria Hall, Hanley, will play a programme of Royal Trumpet Tunes and Fanfares for the Queen’s 90th birthday on our 1856 Kirtland and Jardine Pipe Organ. The Friends of Bethesda are very pleased that Michael will play our very special pipe organ. He will begin at 1.00 pm with the Queen's Coronation Fanfare, especially arranged for our organ by Michael. His hour long programme will end with the Coronation March - Crown Imperial by Sir William Walton. Bethesda will open at 12.00 noon and close at 2.30 pm. The Friends of Bethesda will be on hand to talk about the chapel asnd its history and donations will be welcome.

Heritage Open Days

At its launch Loyd Grosman hailed Heritage Open Days as 'the world's greatest heritage particiapton event'. This year over 5,000 sites will open over the long weekend - including most of HCT's churches, chapels and meeting houses. Thanks to the volunteers across England who make it possible for us to open our doors we look forward to welcoming you. Not all building are open both days - to check details see  www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Booking Open for Tor Fest at Todmorden Unitarian Church

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Weddings at HCT Buildings

Marriages are available at several of our chapels:  Biddlestone, Longworth, Penrose, St George's, Todmorden, Wallasey and Walpole. Religious marriages for same-sex couples are available at Todmorden. For details e-mail transition@hct.org.uk