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'There are many different approaches to worship and church life across the Anglican Communion.  The Abbey seeks to explore further the role of the Broad Church movement in a spirit of love, tolerance, patience, partnership, exploration, encouragement and hope in the light of traditional Christian faith and witness ... As well as holding weekly services the Abbey church organises occasional lectures and concerts in the Abbey and hosts heritage open weekends when the Abbey building is open for visitors.'

'Every year Cairns hosts a series of lectures by invited speakers renowned in their own field under the heading Thinking Allowed ... The series now forms the main thrust of outreach from a church which is well known for its liberal and inclusive approach.'

Search for Activity Type 'Talks & Lectures'. Also note the Chichester Cathedral Friends who 'host a range of events and provide opportunities to meet new people and share new experiences'.

'The Diocese of London is the group of Church of England organisations located in North London. It comprises parishes, schools, chaplaincies, missional communities and other organisations, which are united by their common Christian faith. The Diocese is overseen by the Bishop of London, assisted by Area Bishops, Archdeacons and senior staff, and administrated by the staff of the London Diocesan Fund. Its Cathedral is St Paul’s.'

'The Diocese of Westminster is one of the smallest dioceses in England and Wales in geographical area, but the largest in terms of Catholic population and priests. The diocese comprises 212 parishes and 208 schools located in the London boroughs north of the River Thames, west of the Lea River, in the County of Hertfordshire and the Borough of Spelthorne in Surrey.'

'There's so much going on in the Diocese of York. These pages will help you find news and events that you're interested in.'

'For generations people have brought their gifts and skills to enhance the life of Dorchester Abbey and this tradition continues as a huge variety of groups and organisations hire and use the Abbey each year as the venue for a wide and vibrant programme of concerts, theatre, visual arts and other events.'

'Gloucester Cathedral is a place where all are welcome, regardless of background or faith. We are open 365 days a year and are proud that there is no charge to enter the Cathedral, but we do ask that you make a donation towards the upkeep of the building. Over 300,000 people from all over the world come to the Cathedral every year to take part in our services, events and activities or to enjoy the experience of visiting one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe ... Throughout the year Gloucester Cathedral offers a diverse range of lectures and talks given by eminent speakers covering a wide variety of subjects.'

'Life and Learning is the adult education arm of Hereford Cathedral, working to broaden understanding and debate in theology, social issues, and the arts. It offers a wide range of opportunities for study and learning, and for experiencing the Christian faith in many aspects. Open to all people, regardless of religious affiliation, it aims to be a forum for honesty and engagement.'

'Norwich Cathedral is the home of a vibrant Christian community, cherishing its Benedictine foundation and seeking to express the principles laid down by St Benedict ... The Friends of Norwich Cathedral is an independent charity, founded in 1930, to be a network of supporters of Norwich Cathedral and to help maintain its fabric ... The Friends organise regular events for members to attend, including talks and social occasions. These are primarily for Friends but non-members are always welcome if there are places available.'

'The Cathedral and Parish Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary has stood in the centre of Southwell for centuries. The Minster as it is known locally is a beacon of living faith for the people of Nottinghamshire, witnessing through the centuries to God’s love for his people, and today inspiring all who come as pilgrims or tourists ... The Minster hosts a range of events throughout the year, many of them are free of charge whilst some are provided as a means of fundraising for the numerous things we need to do to maintain the Minster and to keep it free for all those who visit us. Throughout the year we aim to have a balanced programme of events that we hope will appeal to a wide range of people.'

'Take a behind the scenes look at St Paul's with our free online talks focusing on different aspects of the Cathedral's history, art and architecture. Each talk is delivered by one of our expert Cathedral Guides, and includes time for questions and discussion.'

'The Westminster Abbey Institute has been founded to foster faith in public life, among those working around Parliament Square and beyond. The Institute draws on the Abbey’s resources of spirituality and scholarship, rooted in its Benedictine tradition, to be a public forum for vigorous debate and lively truth-telling on issues of faith, ethics, politics and public policy-making.' Named Annual Lectures within the Abbey include: Charles Gore Memorial LecturesEric Symes Abbott Memorial LecturesOne People Oration.

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