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Date Time Event
Weds 29 Oct

First World War soldiers photo

10.45am for Choir

Public Lecture by WW1 historian Margaret MacMillan in Church. Free Admission. 
Renowned WW1 scholar and best-selling author Margaret MacMillan will give a public lecture on Canada and the First World War.
Do join us at 10.45am for a FREE performance of World War I Songs by the Salisbury Coffee Choir.
Margaret MacMillan is the Warden of St Antony’s College and a Professor of International History at the University of Oxford. Her books include Women of the Raj (1988, 2007); Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World (2001) for which she was the first woman to win the Samuel Johnson Prize; Nixon in China: Six Days that Changed the World; The Uses and Abuses of History (2008); and Extraordinary Canadians: Stephen Leacock (2009). Her most recent book is The War that Ended Peace. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a Senior Fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto, Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, University of Toronto and of St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford, and sits on the boards of the Mosaic Institute and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and the editorial boards of International History and First World War Studies. She also sits on the Advisory Board Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation and is a Trustee of the Rhodes Trust.
She has honorary degrees from the University of King’s College, the Royal Military College, The University of Western Ontario, Ryerson University, Toronto and Huron University College of the University of Western Ontario. In 2006 Professor MacMillan was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada.
For more information about Margaret MacMillan, please visit: www.margaretmacmillan.com/
Wed 29 Oct 8pm Grapevine Meeting - Quiz night + Fish & Chip supper. Only £5 to include the food, please let Geoff Bishop know by 24 Oct if you would like to come along - (Tel: 335 615 or bishop45@btinternet.com)
Sat 8 Nov

La Folia Remembrance Concert poster 2014
7.30pm In Remembrance - concert by La Folia commemorating the First World War. The concert will be in church. Works performed will include music by Vaughan Williams, Janacek Webern, Ravel and Lucy Pankhurst.  Performers include the Residents of Tedworth House Recovery Centre, Howard Moody and the Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival Men's Chorus.
Tickets £20 available from Salisbury Playhouse Box Office.  More info here.
Mon 10 Nov
Travellers' Tales poster Nov 14

7.30pm Travellers' Tales. Come and hear about the 2 feats of fundraising this year - Rev'd Charlie Allen's bike ride from London to Paris for Christian Aid and the 3 Pilgrims walk from Salisbury to Canterbury.  Tea and coffee will be provided along with some very lovely homemade cakes. Tickets £7 - concessions for those who have supported us.
Sat 15 Nov

Shoe box appeal poster 2014
10am Shoe Box Appeal. We will be supporting the Trussell Trust Christmas Appeal again this year. We will be collecting, covering and filling shoe boxes with gifts for people of all ages in Bulgaria. Please come to church with gifts, shoe boxes or time to help wrap and pack some boxes.

Please click here to find out what to bring.
Click here to find out more about The Trussell Trust.
Sun 23 Nov

Roast Lunch November 2014 poster

12.15pm Roast Lunch in St Thomas's House. Please sign up on the sheet on the noticeboard at the back of church to join in with the fabulous St Thomas's traditional Roast Lunch. There are only 30 places and tickets are only £5 a head. Bring your own bottles!
Thurs 27 Nov 4 - 7 pm Lantern Workshop & Lantern Parade. A lovely event for the children and families to get involved with. More details to follow or chat to Amanda Berry in church or by email: amanda.berry@stthomassalisbury.co.uk
Tues 2 - Sun 7 Dec

Christmas Tree Festival logo
10am - 5.30pm Christmas Tree Festival. Come and see 100 decorated Christmas Trees and for the first time we will have Nativity Scenes too!  There will be live music all day from choirs, individuals, groups along with our wonderful chefs providing tea and coffee all day with homemade cakes and lunches. More info here.
Wed 3 Dec 7.30pm Grapevine Christmas Dinner. We return to Charter 1227 in the Market Square for our traditional Christmas meal. Please let Mike Winterman know if you would like to come. Bring a cheque for £21 and choose your menu at the October meeting (29 Oct).
Sat 13 Dec 3 - 5pm Children's Christmas Party. A wonderful time for the children to come and 'take over' the church with some festive fun and laughter. More details from Amanda Berry: amanda.berry@stthomassalisbury.co.uk
Sat 20 Dec   Christingle Day! Come and join us from 9 - 11am making our Christingles in church. Then the big event of the Christingle Process to church & Service. We will learn all about the Christingle, its symbolism and how to share the joy of Christmas with others.

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