Parish & Ward Church of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate

Latest News for 2018

Draft City Plan 2036

Thursday 13 December 2018

The City of London Corporation’s draft Local Plan, City Plan 2036, contains policies on a wide range of topics relating to the planning and development of the City, including...

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

Alms given and collections taken during Advent and at Carol Services are divided between the church’s chosen charities, which this year are: The Sheriffs’ & Recorder’s...

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

TUESDAY 18 DECEMBER, 1.10 pm PARISH CAROL SERVICE The Choir and Band from the Coopers’ Company and Coborn School will once again be joining us for our popular traditional...

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

Advent is one of the most poignant times of waiting in the Christian calendar, certainly one of the most prolonged. It does not matter that we know, that we are assured that at...

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Remembrancetide at St Botolph's

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Yesterday, 11 November, marked the centenary of the Armistice, and along with other bellringers up and down the country, St Botolph's Tower Captain John Adams and his team 'rang...

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St Botolph's is under new management!

Tuesday 6 November 2018

This evening, Tuesday 6 November, the Lord Bishop of London Licensed our new parish priest, Fr David Armstrong, and the Archdeacon of London (who has been until today our interim...

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All Saints and All Souls

Tuesday 30 October 2018

There are three lunchtime services this week, rather than the usual two. We anticipate All Saints Day on Wednesday 31st October with Choral Eucharist at 1.10pm, and the said...

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Installation of St Botolph's new Parish Priest

Thursday 27 September 2018

Fr David Armstrong will be installed as our new Parish Priest by the Bishop of London on Tuesday 6 November, with a service of Choral Evensong at 6.30pm followed by a reception...

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This weekend: Open House and a thrilling concert

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Along with many other churches and historic buildings in the City, St Botolph's will as usual be taking part in Open House Weekend, which this year takes place on Saturday 22...

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Wise Men from the East (and West...) - Celebrants and Preachers in August

Monday 30 July 2018

This Wednesday, 1 August, we welcome the first in our August series of distinguished visiting priests who will each bring specialist knowledge of an aspect of the life and work of...

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Appointment of new Parish Priest for St Botolph's

Tuesday 24 July 2018

The Parish Representatives are delighted to announce that Bishop Sarah has approved the appointment of The Revd. David Armstrong to be St Botolph’s new parish priest. Fr. David...

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Bowyers at St Botolph's

Tuesday 17 July 2018

The Worshipful Company of Bowyers filled St Botolph's on Wednesday 11 July to witness the installation of their new Master and Wardens. The service was led by the Company's...

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Successful sleepout for our neighbours XLP

Wednesday 11 July 2018

The Christian youth charity XLP (The eXceL Project) works at the cutting edge of urban youth work in the UK to create positive futures for young people. Founded in 1996, the...

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St Botolph's Day celebrations

Thursday 21 June 2018

Our Patron St Botolph was celebrated in style as usual on Wednesday 20 June with a wonderful Choral Festival Eucharist. The Celebrant was The Venerable Luke Miller, Archdeacon of...

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Leathersellers' Election Day at St Botolph's

Tuesday 19 June 2018

St Botolph's welcomed the Worshipful Company of Leathersellers for its Election Day Service on Wednesday 13 June. The sun shone as the Master, Wardens, Court and Clerk processed...

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Seeking a new parish priest

Friday 18 May 2018

St Botolph's has been in interregnum for some time, but we are now ready to begin the search for a new full-time parish priest in earnest. The vacancy is formally advertised in...

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Christian Aid Week 13-19 May

Thursday 17 May 2018

This week is Christian Aid Week, and as is our custom all donations made during services and in alms boxes this week will be sent to Christian Aid for their work towards bringing...

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Global Week of Prayer

Monday 30 April 2018

from Ascension Day to Pentecost: 'Thy Kingdom Come' 2018 Under the auspices of the Diocese of London's Capital Vision 202o initiative, St Botolph's will be taking part in the...

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Bishopsgate Bomb - 25th anniversary

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Yesterday, 24 April, marked the 25th anniversary of the bombing of Bishopsgate by the IRA in 1993. Ed Henty, a news photographer, was killed in the blast and 44 people were...

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Happy Easter!

Tuesday 3 April 2018

Our journey through Lent and Holy Week is over and we now have our reward in the Resurrection of Our Lord. The clergy and staff of St Botolph's wish you all a very happy Easter...

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Friday 23 March 2018

This Sunday is Palm Sunday, marking the beginning of Holy Week. At St Botolph's we begin our Holy Week journey on Monday with services every lunchtime from Monday to Thursday - we...

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Fairtrade Fortnight

Thursday 1 March 2018

Fairtrade Fortnight runs this year from 26 February to 11 March. St Botolph's is a Fairtrade Church and we are proud always to serve Fairtrade coffee and tea...

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Lent Collections

Thursday 1 March 2018

The PCC has decided that collections and alms in Lent will once again go towards the support of the Priest Missioner at our partner church in Tottenham Hale. St Francis at the...

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New Year and Epiphany

Wednesday 3 January 2018

Best wishes for a happy New Year from the clergy and staff to the St Botolph's family! Many thanks to all who attended our bumper number of Advent and Christmas services and...

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