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Jul 16, 2012 - Bus to Gloucester and First Evensong in the cathedral

Monday we travelled from Herstmonceux to Gloucester by bus- a four hour ride on the motorway. We were supposed to stop in Oxford but the traffic on the freeway was horrendous so we just ate at a highway stop. Once we arrived at the Gloucester New Inn, we quickly settled into our room and unpacked, then rushed over to the cathedral to practice. We got together in a small room above the gate which led to the cathedral. At five thirty we were lined up and proceessed in our cassocks and surplices looking quite dapper and professional. Each...

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Jul 15, 2012 - Concert Day and Science centre at Herstmonceux

Today we had free time after breakfast and some went to the All Saints church for their service while others went to the Science Centre at the entrance of the castle. We had a tour of the two refractive and reflective telescopes. The science centre was all hands on activities with themes of magnetism, light, space,etc. for young children but was great fun and interesting for adults too. Their 36 foot telescope was no longer used but in functioning order with a retracting circulating roof. Very few telescope are used today due to other...

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