St Barnabas Church has now welcomed new vicar, Fr. Justin Dodd and his family to our community, so if you see a young man in the Lane with a dog collar please be friendly. Alongside the regular series of concerts at St Barnabas, the next big occasion in the music calendar is the Organ Festival on Sunday 6th October, which will see the Church’s magnificent organ put through its paces by nine different organists, with each one getting 30 minutes at the keys. The first recital starts at 2pm and the last at 9.25pm – full details here.
The “Brains of Barnabas” title will be contested at a general knowledge quiz to be held in the Church Hall on Saturday 12th October, starting at 7.30pm, and hosted by the irrepressible Steve Pound MP. The admission price is £12.50 including a fish & chips or vegetarian supper, and both whole tables of 8-10 people and smaller groups are welcome. Reservations and further details from Vicki Dale at victoriadale [at] hotmail [dot] com , 8997 9012 or 07979 888449.
Finally, Pitshanger Pictures has begun its new season and has plenty on offer over the next few months – details here.