News from the Sole Bay Team 15 April

Posted on by Tania Birtwistle

Heart & Sole Magazine requires a new editor.  Anyone interested please contact Revd. Alan Tel. 453624 or Revd. Simon Tel. 725424.


Poetry & Prosecco: Fri 20th April 6 pm at South Cove St Lawrence church

Poetry for all – to enchant, provoke and maybe inspire…Contact Alice at or 07810513125 or Alison Evans 01502 675610 for advanced price tickets at £6,or £7.50 on the door.


Safeguarding Basic Awareness Training: All Servers, Welcomers, Refreshment Helpers, Cleaners, Sidespersons, Flower Arrangers, Bell Ringers, Choir Members, PCC Members, Children and Youth Leaders, Service Leaders.  We have been advised by the Diocese that you need to complete the Church of England’s Basic Awareness in Safeguarding Training so that we are compliant with their new Safeguarding requirements.  This can be done either online or at a face to face training course in Southwold and Reydon.  For online training, Face to face training session, they are 7pm, 17 April in St Edmunds Hall or 7.15pm, 24 April in St Margaret’s Reydon.  Sign-up sheet at the back of church. Completed online training certificates and any questions to Revd Simon, Revd Alan or your Church Warden please. 


Holy Trinity, Blythburgh Saturday 28 April at 7pm – An East Anglian Solitude Terry Waite CBE, the former Beirut hostage and Archbishop of Canterbury’s Special Envoy, joins chamber choir Renaissance for a programme of readings from his latest book, Solitude, complemented by music of English Renaissance composers connected to East Anglia – Byrd, Tallis, Gibbons and Morley. Tickets £12 from Halesworth Bookshop, Southwold Books, and Wenhaston Post Office. Any remaining tickets on the door.


Deanery Evensong on 29th April at 3pm in St Michael’s Church Benacre.  All welcome. 

This church is now closed for regular worship so here is a unique opportunity to visit and to worship in this interesting building.


Summer Concerts by visiting Bohemian Choir Choral music. Stories from the Communist era.

‘Dark Times in Beautiful Places’. There will be two performances: Friday 11 May 7.30pm St Edmund, Southwold. Saturday 12 May 7.30pm St Peter & St Paul, Wangford Free admission, retiring collection. All welcome.