St Michael’s Lectures 2020

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Wednesday 29th January at 7.30 pm.  Dr. Robert Guyver will lecture on John Coleridge Patteson, the martyred bishop of Melanesia who is commemorated on the nave pulpit in the Cathedral.


A lecture at 7.30 pm.  on Thursday 27th February titled The First English Christians: Bede and his Ecclesiastical History of the English People will introduce the book being considered by this year’s Lent reading group,

which will meet at 7 pm. on Thursdays in Lent.   Copies of the book will be available at the lecture.


Wednesday 20th May at 7.30 pm will be Hugh Allen on Fr. Ignatius of Llanthony Abbey (1837-1908), a pioneer of the monastic revival in the Church of England.


The Canon Thurmer Memorial Lecture will be given at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 8th July by Dr. David Grummett of the University of Edinburgh.

 A poster for Winter/Spring 2020 will shortly be available  from the “bar” below the text.

Everyone, of any faith or none, is warmly welcomed to the St Michael’s Lectures. There is a voluntary retiring collection.

Lectures are followed by discussion and light refreshments, and are held in St. Michael’s Church. For further information, or to discuss disabled access, contact us at  or – the Lecture Series is organised by Prof Oliver Nicholson and Fr Dominic Cyrus.

Forthcoming Lectures: – Full Programme for 2020 to be announced soon.



St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Dinham Road, Mount Dinham, Exeter, EX4 4EB