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February 2019

Lunchtime Concert: Bill Benham & David Price

Fri 22 February, 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm
Lunchtime concert with Bill Benham and David Price. Featuring Brahms violin sonata no.1. Lunchtime Concerts are held in the College’s Butterfield chapel and are followed by a light buffet lunch (included in the ticket price). Each concert lasts approximately 45 minutes. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more

The Myth of the ‘Good’ War: Theological Perspectives on Moral Injury and Original Sin

Thu 28 February, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The 2019 Robbins Lecture at Sarum College will be held on 28 February 2019. ‘The Myth of the “Good” War: Theological perspectives on Moral Injury and Original Sin’ will be delivered by Dr Brian Powers. Brian is the first Vann Fellow at The Michael Ramsey Centre for Anglican Studies at Durham University. Vann Fellows study and illuminate the relationship of Christianity and the armed forces across time and space, across Christian traditions, and across many subject areas. It is named in memory of The… Read more

March 2019

Works in Clay for Contemplation Exhibition

Fri 1 March to Thu 18 April
Mary’s Flitcroft’s exhibition, Works in Clay for Contemplation, runs until Thursday 18 April 2019 at Sarum College. The exhibition is a series of The Stations of the Cross: Stopping Places and a series exploring our inner pilgrimage, Journey. Mary uses porcelain clay, which is folded, torn and cut: stained coloured and marked, to create works for contemplation. For a deeper experience of the artwork, join Mary Flitcroft’s retreat, Holy Week at Sarum (15 to 17 April 2019) where space will… Read more

Works in Clay: Open Evening

Fri 1 March, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Open evening Friday 1 March, 6-8pm with Mary Flitcroft whose exhibition, Works in Clay for Contemplation, runs until Thursday 18 April 2019. Read more

Lunchtime Concert: Duo Brikcius

Fri 22 March, 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm
Lunchtime concert with Duo Brikcius, brother and sister František Brikcius and Anna Brikciusová. Music by Offenbach, G Klein, Kosíková and Janáček. Duo Brikcius is a Czech chamber music ensemble created by two promising young cellists (brother and sister), Anna Brikciusova and Frantisek Brikcius. Both founding members are well acquainted with the solo cello repertoire, but decided to increase their repertoire with music written for this unusual combination (with great hidden potential) of two cellos. The main aims of Duo Brikcius are to… Read more

A History of Sin

Thu 28 March, 10:00 am to Fri 29 March, 4:00 pm
The idea of ‘sin’ has changed through time. This course will examine various scriptural understandings of sin and then explore how these are developed in early Christian traditions of prayer. The legacy of the spiritual teacher Evagrius is central as his insights into the psychology of sin still nourish Christian spirituality today. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more

April 2019

Exhibition Opening: Architectures of Belonging by Claire Reed

Fri 26 April, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Incurably curious. Claire Reed’s innovative, interdisciplinary art practice explores belief and value systems through the interplay of word and image, using a combination of traditional and new media. The exhibition Architectures of Belonging brings together a selection of Claire’s works on paper and in 3D from previous and ongoing projects which explore issues of belonging in a context of change. Her video, Footage, from her art and dance collaboration, Letters:Cartas, will be shown during the open evening. Claire particularly enjoys… Read more

Architectures of Belonging Exhibition

Sat 27 April to Sat 8 June
Architectures of Belonging brings together a selection of Claire’s works on paper and in 3D from previous and ongoing projects which explore issues of belonging in a context of change. Claire particularly enjoys working with the people and place in each project, and this exhibition is no exception. As a current MA student at Sarum College studying Theology, Imagination and Culture, Claire is excited at the prospect of situating her work as a series of conversations within the context of… Read more

May 2019

Death and Life: Christian Resources for Living Well in the Light of Mortality

Mon 13 May, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
This day course presents resources to enable churches to help people of all ages face the reality of their own mortality and engage with the hope of resurrection. It will introduce a recently launched web-based resource supported by published materials on: Running a six-part course on preparing well for death Running a creative arts workshop as a way of listening well to the working theologies of death and life held by ordinary people Running a Bible study course on death… Read more

Stained Glass

Wed 15 May, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Follow the journey of a stained glass window from inspiration and design through its different processes to installation. Day includes a guided tour of the Salisbury Cathedral Glass Department and opportunities to learn about innovative contemporary projects in Europe. Please note that this course is now fully booked. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries. aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more

Lunchtime Concert: Serena Kay & Lucy Colquhoun

Fri 17 May, 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm
Lunchtime concert with Serena Kay and Lucy Colquhoun. Concert includes music by Brahms, Britten and Fauré. This is the rearranged concert from Friday 25 January. Lunchtime Concerts are held in the College’s Butterfield chapel and are followed by a light buffet lunch (included in the ticket price). Each concert lasts approximately 45 minutes. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more

Faith in Fiction: Anglican Women Novelists

Sat 18 May, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The novel provided a voice for Anglican women to explore matters of faith and their relationship to the Church of England. We will study the work of selected authors from this perspective, particularly that of Dame Rose Macaulay, Dorothy L. Sayers and P.D. James. The study day draws from a collection of essays compiled in a forthcoming book Anglican Women Novelists edited by Judith Maltby and Alison Shell about women who were inspired to write fiction through their relationship with the Church of England. The book explores developments… Read more

June 2019

Art Exhibition: Finding the light

Mon 10 June, 8:00 am to Fri 13 September, 5:00 pm
Anna has painted all her life but has had no formal training in her youth. In later life, after her children had left home, Anna gave up her job as a teacher to devote herself to painting. She then studied at St. Martin’s and this period-inspired a particular direction in her work which continues today. Anna has had one-woman shows in London, Bath and America, and has sold widely all over the world, including Italy, Switzerland and Germany. The exhibition… Read more

What is Our Story of Old Age? Listening and Learning from the Experience of Ageing

Wed 26 June, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
There are many different ways in which we can learn about our own ageing and others. One is to listen to the way in which we narrate the story of age as we ask ourselves what might make for a good old age. This day will present a range of different stories encouraging participants to listen carefully to the nature of narration. There will be an opportunity for us to think and reflect upon the experience of ageing. Some of… Read more

July 2019

Exploring Intergenerational Learning

Fri 19 July, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
All-age settings help to foster healthy societies by enabling intergenerational connections. This day will explore both the meaning of spirituality and ways to restore capabilities and joys that had been allowed to atrophy. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception)   Read more

October 2019

Lunchtime Concert: Diana Brekalo

Fri 4 October, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Lunchtime Concerts are held in the College’s Butterfield Chapel and are followed by a light buffet lunch (included in ticket price). Each concert starts at 12.45pm and lasts approximately 45 minutes. Subscription tickets are priced at £60. Individual concert tickets (subject to availability) are £12 per concert. Diana Brekalo  The life of Clara Schumann. The programme includes music by Robert and Clara Schumann. Artist: Diana Brekalo, Piano Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722… Read more

Sarum Singing Break 2019

Fri 4 October, 4:00 pm to Sun 6 October, 4:00 pm
For anyone who enjoys singing liturgical church music. During this weekend we will rehearse and sing services in Sarum College Chapel and Salisbury Cathedral. The repertoire will cover music from Tudor times to present-day compositions. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more

Reflective Journalling

Fri 11 October, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sometimes living can feel like we are standing in a fast-flowing river. There is so much going on. It can be difficult to hold our balance and see how the various dimensions of our lives fit together. This day will offer an opportunity to explore how journalling might help us to reflect on the shape of our living in the context of our work and world. We should try to capture elements of experience, and explore how we think about what… Read more

Imaging Transcendence: From the Catacombs to the Gothic Cathedral

Tue 15 October, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Western Christianity developed not only through the written word but by the story of Christ, the saints and central Christian beliefs depicted through the various media of visual art and architecture. This study day offers an illustrated introduction to how Christian faith found expression in the early Christian Roman catacombs, the Ravenna mosaics, in medieval Irish illuminated manuscripts and in the Gothic Cathedral. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more

Into the North: The Defeat of Paganism and the Rise of Christianity in Scandinavia

Thu 17 October, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This lecture will explore the enormous difficulties encountered by early missionaries as they went beyond the confines of the Roman Empire. How were the powerful Viking gods toppled? Was contact, through war and trade, with Christian states to make a difference to the Norsemens’ thinking? We shall also look at early Christian/pagan artefacts, and the famous early stave churches in Norway and Sweden, some of which remain as places of worship today. We shall look at the earliest Christian artefacts found… Read more
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