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John White 400 Events

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Sunday 20 November 2005

Opening Service:

Parish Communion,

Preacher: Revd Jimmy Hamilton Brown

followed by website launch presentation & buffet lunch

St Peter's Church
4 February - 4 March 2006


Saints and Sinners;

John White and Seventeenth Century Dorchester

Dorset County Museum
Sunday 12 March 2006

The service John White would have known:

Choral Evensong from the 1559 Prayer Book

Preacher: the Bishop of Sherborne

Details of the Service

St Peter's Church
Thursday 16 March 2006
Young People's Painting and Sculpture Competition

The Work, Life, or Times of John White

Exhibition and Prize Giving

The Exhibition

The John White Quilt
St Peter's Church

Saturday 29 April 2006 Music from White's time and before:

'Sumer is Icumen in'

Phil Humphreys and the Wimborne Minstrels

St Peter's Church

Friday 23 June 2006

Keynote lecture:

St Peter's Church

'John White revisited'

Professor David Underdown of Yale University

author of Fire from Heaven 

Transcript of Lecture

Thursday 29 June to Tuesday 4 Jul

Art Exhibition and Sale

St Peter's Church

Saturday 1 July

St. Peter's Church Open Day

Art Exhibition, Teas, and

Trips up the Bell Tower

St Peter's Church


Saturday 9 September

Dances from the time of John White

Coranto Early Dance Group


St Mary's Church

Thursday 23 November

at 7:30 p.m.

Music and Readings for Thanksgiving Day


St Peter's Church