More information on the 75th anniversary pilgrimage to Anglican sites, and to sites associated with St. Edmund follows. November is decision month, so if you would like to join the travel group, contact Canon Smythe, Sylvia Smythe or the parish office promptly. June 13 – 24 2016
Day One – Three: London
Tour and worship in St. Paul’s Cathedral, sample London pub fare, travel to Windsor Castle and St. George’s Chapel, visit the British Museum, and much else (discretionary time also).
St. Paul’s Cathedral
Windsor Castle & St. George’s Royal Chapel
Westminster Abbey (optional)
Day Four – Five
Stay within the walls of the Mother Cathedral of the Anglican Communion footsteps to Canterbury Cathedral for a St. Edmund Eucharist and Canterbury Evensong. Visit the St. Martin’s, the oldest parish church in England where St. Augustine of Canterbury converted King Ethelbert (featured in our parish baptismal fresco).
Canterbury Cathedral within the Walls
St. Martins’ Church
St. Augustines’ Abbey
Fitzalan Chapel and the Relic Remains of St. Edmund
Depart Canterbury for Greensted Church, the oldest wooden church in the world, where the body of St. Edmund rested in 1013 on its way to Bury St. Edmund’s. On then to the Cathedral in Bury St. Edmund and associated shrines, arriving to stay in Lavenham, the best preserved Medieval Village remaining in England, where key scenes from “Harry Potter” were filmed (we’ll stay ’round the corner!).
St. Mary’s Church
Off to Ely Cathedral for Sunday Eucharist, returning for tours of St. Peter’s Church, Lavenham, key to the story of Sir Simond D’Ewes
St. Peter & St. Paul Church and Sir Simond D’Ewes,Lavenham
Day 8 – 9
Walking tour of Cambridge. Lunch with the former Archbishop of Canterbury, ++Rowan Williams. Trinity College and the Wren Library. Evensong at King’s College Chapel
++Archbishop Rowan Williams
Evensong at King’s College Chapel
Day Ten – Eleven
Visit Cottswold Villages including Burton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-World and Chipping Campden. Stratford on Avon. Evensong at Holy Trinity Church. Coventry Cathedral. Oxford.
For Pilgrimage Information Contact the Reverend Canon Colville Smythe or the Rector at the Parish Office