The Annunciation: A Pilgrims Quest

11th Oct 2018 7.00 PM - 11th Oct 2018 Event Type: Lecture

Mark Byford, award-winning journalist and editor, former Deputy Director General of the BBC and now a Lay Canon at Winchester Cathedral, in conversation with Debbie Thrower, broadcaster, journalist and now team leader of the Bible Reading Fellowship’s programme ‘The Gift of Years’, about his new book. Inspired by a chance viewing of a painting in the National Gallery, on loan from Winchester College, Mark searches for the spiritual meaning of Luke's biblical story of the Annunciation through intimate conversations with more than a hundred senior clerics, world-class theologians, historians and artists. Come to discover what he learnt during his extraordinary, three-year, 30,000 mile devotional journey.

Tickets £5, available online or from the Cathedral Box Office. 

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