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Issues up for discussion at Lichfield Cathedral lunchtime lectures

Lichfield Cathedral. Pic: James Stringer

Lichfield Cathedral. Pic: James Stringer

A range of issues are set t be discussed at a series of lunchtime lectures taking place at Lichfield Cathedral.

Arranged in partnership with the Lichfield Centre for Christian Studies, the events are part of a programme of community education and outreach.

The lectures will take place on Thursday lunchtimes from 1pm to 2pm.

Full programme:

  • February 18, Assisted Dying by The Revd Peter Halliday, Chief Executive, St Giles Hospice
  • February 25, Armed Forces and International Peace Today by Commander Charlie Bagot-Jewit (RN Ret’d), General Manager, The National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas.
  • March 4,  Do Bankers Deserve Bonuses? by Andy Brookes, Chief Executive and General Secretary for the Diocese of London
  • March 11, The Challenge of Climate Change by The Revd Dave Bookless Founder and National Director, A Rocha UK.
  • March 18, What Does it mean to be British? by Dr Christine King, Vice Chancellor, Staffordshire University.

Canon Chancellor Pete Wilcox said:

“Lively followers of Jesus know that they are obliged to think seriously about the moral and ethical questions that these sessions will provide the perfect opportunity for us to consider some of the most pressing issues facing the world today guided by some extraordinary and inspiring and well placed speakers.”

The lunchtime lecture series is free to attend and will take place in the Cathedral Nave. For more information call 01543 306100 or visit

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1 Comment

  1. Luap123

    10th February, 2011 at 5:22 pm

    Is there a Lichfield online forum anywhere please I cant find one?
    To discuss various things in and around Lichfield.

    Also am I able to put burned ash in any of my recycle bins in Lichfield?