The annual commemoration of Nicholas Ferrar takes place at Little Gidding on the Saturday closest to his feast day, Saturday 2 December 2022, with a celebration of Holy Communion at 10.30am. The Ven Richard Harlow, Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech, will preside, and afterwards give a talk. The Friends’ AGM will be held after lunch. For more information, follow the link.
A selection of pictures of this year’s Pilgrimage on 20 May, taken by Callum Dickerson
Sunday 9 July 2023 After a successful return in 2022 following an enforced two-year absence, the T S Eliot Festival is back again this year on Sunday 9 July with another exciting line-up providing an inspirational day of talks, readings, and
We are saddened to hear of the death on Sunday 5 March 2023 of Bishop Frank Griswold. Bishop Griswold was, between 1998 and 2006, the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, which is the sister church of the Church of
It is with sadness that we have heard that the Revd Paul Skirrow died on 2 February after a long illness. A small private funeral was held on 14 February and a Thanksgiving Memorial service on 16 February. Paul arrived
Ronald Blythe was one of the great English writers of the second half of the twentieth century, and a great lover of the English countryside. He was also one of the Friends of Little Gidding right up until his death a week ago
The 2023 Pilgrimage is on Saturday 20 May and will be led by the Revd Carys Walsh. For more information, to let us know you are coming, and to book Lunch and/or Tea, follow the link.
The Library at Ferrar House contains a number of older books, and one or two of them are in a not-very-good condition. The late Canon Bill Girard lived in his retirement at Little Gidding, and is now buried in the
George Woodman, a member of the Friends of Little Gidding, has produced a comprehensive bibliography of books and articles about Nicholas Ferrar and Little Gidding. This catalogue as begun by George in 1976, and during 2020 and 2021 he brought
At the end of the service at Little Gidding on 3 December, the Bishop of Huntingdon, Dagmar Winter, laid a wreath on the tomb of Nicholas Ferrar. The wreath was made at Ferrar House by Sarah Johnson, entirely from greenery