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Resident Lay Assistant

Written by Human Resources on 2nd August 2016.

Resident Lay Assistant to the Master. This is an exciting opportunity, over the course of the year, to be involved in the life of a unique charity based around “worship, hospitality and service”. It will give you the chance to deepen your faith, explore ideas about Christian Ministry as well as the potential of working… Read more »

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Marvellous May

Written by Claire Sexton on 6th June 2016.

What a month it has been here at the Precinct. We started the month with The Things we Painted Gold exhibition opening. UK based artists Gabriella Gilmore and Rachael Minott exhibited a collection of works exploring the relationship between architecture, infrastructure and ritual. In December 2015, collaborating for the first time Gabriella and Rachael participated… Read more »

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Spring arrives at the Precinct

Written by Claire Sexton on 6th May 2016.

Another great month at the Precinct started with our first Trade School a Calligraphy Workshop led by resident Artist Joao Abott Gribben. Joao took us through a whistle stop tour of the history of Calligraphy, taught us how to hold a calligraphy nib at a correct angle and how to write our names using the… Read more »

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More March Gardening

Written by Andrea Gibbons on 5th April 2016.

Top soil arrived! If you ever wondered what a ton of something looks like, this is it: The bed needed a little finishing up from where we left it after the workshop — here it is with the apple tree donated to us just waiting to be planted! Adding a few more slats from other… Read more »

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Trade School is Starting in April!

Written by Andrea Gibbons on 31st March 2016.

Trade School is a way for communities to share skills, learn from each other and come together. The school runs on barter, so workshop leaders can ask for things they need other than money — a pot of jam, a loaf of bread, seeds for planting etc. Trade Schools are starting up all over, and we’re… Read more »

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