Courses & Events

16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th and 31st  of October 2010.
Work by participants in courses subsidised by the Heritage Lottery Fund (mosaic, fresco, egg tempera icons, mische technique and trecento panel painting) will be on display as part of the ARTISTS’ OPEN HOUSES at St Peter’s Church, Church Rd Oare ME13 0QB.
The Icon’s Song.
Wednesday 20th October 2010, 7.30pm
A talk with Sister Esther, founder of the British Association of Iconographers.  Sister Esther will explore the link between icons and psalmody, as well as other aspects of the Icon.
Christian History and Theology in Anglo-Saxon Art : what  the Anglo-Saxons did and didn’t learn from Byzantium.
Thursday 28th October, 7.30pm
This talk, by  Dr Paul Cavill of the  University of Nottingham, will cover well-known monuments of Anglo-Saxon Art  including the Ruthwell Cross and the Lindisfarne Gospels, along with less well-known work, putting them in the context of the Christian history and theology of the Anglo-Saxon period.  Threads of Byzantine influence will be traced, and some interesting examples of where the Anglo-Saxons departed from Byzantium will be discussed.
Courses in Medieval Art Techniques 2010
Includes: Making and understanding icons, Gesso, Fresco, First steps in iconography, Mische technique, Trecento: Gilding and Tempera, and a special workshop on lettering.
If you have any questions about courses, contact: Ann Welch, Peter Murphy, Adrian Iurco or Brigid Marlin or click here.
Friday to Sunday, 21 to 23 May 2010 – “From Russia With Love”
Recital by the Lyra Singers of St Petersburg: Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Bortnianski and Tchesnokov and Russian folk music. Each piece is introduced in English.
Solitude and community in the Trinity: a day of prayer and reflection followed by a Taize service.
Sunday 1 November 2009  6.30pm
Choral Evensong with Kent Chorale
Wednesday 28 October 2009, 6.30 for 7pm
Icon: Tradition and Symbolism
An illustrated lecture by Sir Richard Temple
Sunday 25 October 2009   6.30 – 7.30pm
Gregorian Vespers
Sung by the Canterbury Gregorian Music Society
Thursday 22 October 2009 7pm
“Everything that lives is Holy”
Poetry and Piano/Violin Concert.   A tribute to Philip Sherrard
Violin: Carmel Kaine
Piano: David Willison
Sonata in G Minor Henry Purcell
Salute d’Amore Edward Elgar
The Lark Ascending Ralph Vaughan Williams
Reader: Suzanne Church
Poetry by Auden, Blake, Cavafy, Elytis, Seferis and Gatsos
Sunday 18 October 2009  6 – 7pm
The Orthodox Eucharistic Community of St Theodore of Canterbury
Eastern Orthodox Vespers
Saturday 17 October 2009  11am
The iconostasis installation opens to the public
Hours 11am to 5pm, Wednesday – Sunday until 1st November
Friday 4 September 2009
Fundraising evening: Ceilidh
Thursday 18 June 2009   7.30pm
Fleur de Lis Hall, Gatefield Lane, Faversham
Letting the glory through
A talk about Icons by Canon Christopher Irvine, Canon Resident and Librarian, Canterbury Cathedral.
Saturday 16 May 2009  7.30pm
United Reform Church Hall, Preston Street Faversham
Fundraising evening: Wine and Wisdom

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