Recent services and events
Chapel at Paço da Gloria, Ponte de Lima
Lunch after the service
Alan and Barry each had a birthday this week.
24th June: Robinson College, Cambridge sang choral Eucharist and gave a short concert after the service.
17th June: Douro Singers Concert
The choir was accompanied by an orchestra and performed Cimarosa's Requiem.
19th May: Royal Wedding
About 30 people gathered in the Well House in the morning to watch the royal wedding on TV, and then stayed on for lunch afterwards. The event was a splendid success, shown in the photos below.
Woodbridge Choral Society concert Sunday May 13th
April 29th: the Annual General Meeting took place after the morning service, followed by the chaplaincy lunch.
April 22nd: farewell lunch for Robin and Anita; it was also Rosemary's 90th birthday
The organ has been serviced and is now playing much better. Jan Stakenburg came to Porto from the Netherlands and stayed in his caravan with his wife for a week while he worked on repairs.
Choral Eucharist 15th April 2018
The Christmas Bazaar, 19th November 2017
Remembrance Day Service, 12th November 2017
Talk on November 4th
A Talk organized by the Camara do Porto took place in St James on 4th November. The speakers were Architect Luis Bourbon Aguiar Branco, Richard Delaforce and Nick Holland as Chairman.
Luis Bourbon Aguiar Branco (1965, Porto)
Arquitecto (FAUP,1997), foi Consultor da Divisão do Património Cultural da Câmara Municipal do Porto (1997 a 2007) para desenvolver e coordenar o Inventário do Património Arquitectónico do Porto (IPAP) e o respectivo Sistema de Informação (LOCVS), tendo estado envolvido na produção da Carta de Património do PDM do Porto e noutras iniciativas de valorização e salvaguarda dos valores patrimoniais. Investigador de arquitectura e património, está presente em diversas publicações e é autor do "Mapa Medieval do Porto em 1500" (com apoio científico de J. Ferrão Afonso e Manuel Luis Real), e dos livros "lojas do Porto" e "Olhares sobre a Terra-Mãe". Participa regularmente em exposições, conferências e visitas culturais, e escreve actualmente sobre valores histórico-arquitectónicos da cidade do Porto na revista "O Tripeiro".
Organ and Choral Concert Sunday 29th October
The caterers, after preparing the refreshments.
Harvest Festival Service and Lunch
Dedication of a kneeler, given by Mrs Olivia Perrin in memory of her husband, John.
Her daughter-in-law, Ruth Barrett, embroidered it.