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Little Gidding Pilgrimage 2018

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starting at St Mary’s Church

Leighton Bromswold

PE28 5AX

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Little Gidding Pilgrimage

A walk through the Huntingdonshire countryside from George Herberts church at Leighton Bromswold to Nicholas Ferrar’s tomb at Little Gidding. The 2018 Pilgrimage will be led by the Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway.

10.30 am: Pilgrimage Communion
at Leighton Bromswold Church

whose restoration was funded by George Herbert and directed by the Ferrars.

12 noon: Lunch
Enjoy lunch with fellow pilgrims
(lunch tickets available, or bring your own).

1 pm: First Station
at Leighton Bromswold

The Pilgrimage Walk begins from the Hundred Stone outside Leighton Bromswold churchyard.

2 pm: Second Station at Salome Wood
2.15 pm: Pilgrimage Walk continues.

2.45 pm: Third Station at Hamerton
3 pm: Pilgrimage Walk continues, cutting across the meadow to Steeple Gidding.

3.45 pm: Fourth Station
at Steeple Gidding Church

4.00 pm: Pilgrimage Walk continues to Little Gidding.

4.15 pm: Fifth Station
at the Tomb of Nicholas Ferrar

All gather around the tomb of Nicholas Ferrar. Followed by …

Pilgrimage Evensong
at Little Gidding Church

5.30 pm: Tea at Ferrar House

The walk from Leighton Bromswold to Little Gidding is about five miles, mostly along the country roads. Sturdy shoes are recommended. If sunny, don’t forget to bring hats and water. Drinks and toilets available at Hamerton. It will be possible to join in along the route, particularly at the Stations, where there will be a pause and a short act of worship and commemoration. Timing of intermediate Stations approximate.
We will co-ordinate drivers’ return to Leighton Bromswold. For more information see www.littlegidding.org.uk/pilgrimage


We are using Eventbrite this year to take reservations and pre-payments for the Pilgrimage. Select Ticketsand then the Start your payment option, quantity 1. You can then check out to add lunch and/or tea tickets to your order. We also invite you to make a donation, which the Friends will pass directly to the two churches (Leighton Bromswold and Little Gidding); donations can be made at the collections at the two services, or may be conveniently made in advance via the online booking system. If eligible, please tick the "Gift Aid box so that tax can be reclaimed on your donation. The fee associated with this payment method is £0.67, which is the same as the cost of a first-class postage stamp from March 2018.

If you still wish to pre-pay by cheque, you can select the free ticket option, and add details (how many people, number of lunches and teas) at the checkout. We will then get in touch with you so that you can post us a cheque. Note that it is more convenient for us if you can use the online payment system.



To assist with catering, the refund deadline is Saturday 5 May, one week before the Pilgrimage. Should you need to cancel after this date, you won't be able to do so through Eventbrite, but please get in touch with us via pilgrimage@littlegidding.org.uk and we'll do our best to sort things out.

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Leighton Bromswold

PE28 5AX

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