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Hereford Branch Hymn Singing Weekend at Monkland

July 30, 2022 at 10:00 am - July 31, 2022 at 5:30 pm

“We love to sing below for mercies freely given; But oh! we long to know the triumph-song of Heaven”
Rev Sir Henry Williams Baker, Editor of Hymns Ancient & Modern; Vicar at Monkland 1851 to 1877.

Saturday 30th July
10.00 am to 5.30 pm

Singing favourite classics from Hymns Ancient & Modern 1861–1875

Afternoon talks by
Professor Dick Watson and Canon Rosalind Brown

£20 in advance or £25 on the day including Tea, Coffee, and Souvenir Music

Please bring your own lunch.

Sunday 31st July

11.00 am BCP Sung Communion
2.30 pm Rehearsal
4.00 pm Tea
4.30 pm BCP Sung Evensong

Recreation of an 1871 service with the original music on the original Walker organ

Service Collections on behalf of Monkland Church Building Fund

  • Hymns Ancient and Modern—first published in 1861 by Rev Baker, Vicar of Monkland
  • Sing your favourites and experience the uplifting of traditional hymn singing
  • Touch your heart with these stirring words and wonderfully powerful music
  • Hymns will include : Abide with me, fast falls the eventide; The King of love my Shepherd is;
    Soldiers of Christ arise; Eternal Father, strong to save; Crown Him with many crowns and more.

Supported by The Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland, The Prayer Book Society, Leominster Museum, Hymn Singing Society and Vintage Hymns.


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  • Phone Mr & Mrs King 01722 334337


July 30, 2022 at 10:00 am
July 31, 2022 at 5:30 pm


All Saints Church, Monkland
All Saints Church
Monkland, Leominster HR6 9DB United Kingdom
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