Concert and talks at Norwich church for Heritage Week
The Old Meeting House Congregational Church in Colegate, Norwich have a series of events marking National Heritage Week including a free concert, talks by Cambridge University academics and a traditional hymn service.
On Thursday September, from 7.30pm, there is a free concert with Norwich award-winning soprano Emma Nuule.
Dr David Parry from Cambridge University will speak about "Tinkers Tales: John Bunyan's Imaginative Quest" in a free talk on Friday September 8. Pilgrim’s Progress, written in 1678, was rated by Robert McCrum of the Guardian as number 1 in the top 100 best English novels.
A Christian Heritage service with traditional hymns and guest speaker John Betts, founder of Celebrate Norwich, will take place on Sunday September 10, from 6.30pm .
Light from Old Paths a series of monthly talks recommences on Monday September 11 at 7pm with guest speaker is Prof John Morrill from Cambridge University, who will try to answer the question, Was Oliver Cromwell a good Christian? The fourth minister of the Old Meeting was John Cromwell, a cousin of Oliver.
John has a distinguished career is as one of the top historians in the UK. He will be talking about one of the most controversial figures in English history who has very strong links with Norwich.
The chapel is open every Thursday to Sunday for visitors from 9.45am - 4.45pm.
Pictured above is pastor Rev John Clements outside the Old Meeting House in Norwich.