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Quiet Day at Buckfast Abbey led by Dom Christopher Delany O.S.B.

Sat 21st Oct | £15

Forgive and Forget - is it possible to forget? Sat 21st Oct 10.00am - 3.00pm. Violet Evelyn Hall, Southgate Retreat Centre, Buckfast Abbey. (This Day is a repeat of the Quiet Day on the 23rd Sep which is now fully booked)

Behind the Scenes at Buckfast Abbey - Garden Department

Tue 7th Nov 11.00am | £3

A tour up to the gardeners base and glasshouses with the Abbey's Head Gardener.

Plymouth Diocese Silent Retreat in November

From Fri 17th Nov | £140

A taster weekend for anyone who would like to try a retreat for the first time! A retreat can help you to open your heart to our Lord. We will take time to review how God is working in our lives and consider the fruit in us that is yet to be born.

The Collati Singers

Sat 18th Nov | Free with retiring collection

The Collati Singers at Buckfast Abbey Performing: The Western Wind Mass by Taverner Stabat Mater by Palestrina Lux Aeterna by Lauridsen Organist: Richard Lea Conductor: Trefor Farrow

Come and See Vocations Weekend 24th - 27th November

Fri 24th Nov | No Cost

The Monastery Guest Quarters will be hosting a monastic vocation retreat on the weekend of the 24th to the 27th of November.

Voces Concert - pre concert meal available

25th Nov 2017 | Free with retiring collection

Voces Concert with pre-concert meal available.

Young Composers' Competitions

Fri 1st Dec | Entry Cost £10

Buckfast Abbey is celebrating 1000 years since its foundation, with a nine day festival of sacred music. We are holding two young composers' competitions (a choral composition based upon the motto of the Abbey, and an organ composition based on the monastic chant Memorare), each with a prize of £1,000.

Wreath Making with the Gardening Department

Thu 7th Dec 2.30pm | £15 inc materials & festive refreshments

Come along and make your own Christmas Wreath to decorate your door with the Abbey Gardeners

Benjamen Britton's - A Ceremony of Carols

Sat 9th Dec | Entry Cost £10

Concert by Exeter Festival Chorus

Table Decorations with Garden Department

Tue 12th Dec 2.30pm | £15 inc materials & festive refreshments

Come along and make your own Christmas Table Decorations with the Abbey Gardeners.

Buckfast Abbey Choir Christmas Concert

16th Dec 2017 | Entry Cost £10

Buckfast Abbey Choir Christmas Concert with pre-concert meal available.

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Conference - Fatima 100 Years Later - 12th and 13th October 2017

Two day conference - Fatima 100 Years Later. HE Cardinal Burke gave the keynote address. The photographs show Bishop Mark of Plymouth and Abbot David with the Cardinal and also the celebration of a Pontifical Low Mass on the two days of the conference.

Millennium Book Launch - 6th October 2017

Launch of the book “Buckfast Abbey – History, Art and Architecture”, written to celebrate the millennium of the Foundation Charter granted in 1018 AD.

Mary: Icon of the Church

Mary – Icon of the Church
The Role of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The doctrine of the Trinity contains within it the reason for the uniqueness of humanity’s relationship with God – Jesus, being true God and true man unites divinity ...

Kindness: a School Mass

Kindness – a School Mass

Jesus says that we must love others as he loves us. We must think about what he might mean by this. In the first place we know that he showed his love by allowing ...

Baptism of Teddy

Baptism of Teddy

Living as a Christian means wanting to be a complete human being. We easily think of the Christian claim that Jesus is God, but we should also think that Jesus is a human being in the fullest ...

Quiet Day at Buckfast Abbey led by Dom Christopher Delany O.S.B.

Forgive and Forget - is it possible to forget? Sat 21st Oct 10.00am - 3.00pm. Violet Evelyn Hall, Southgate Retreat Centre, Buckfast Abbey. (This Day is a repeat of the Quiet Day on the 23rd Sep which is now fully booked)

School of the Annunciation - Graduation Ceremony

Graduation Ceremony for the School of the Annunciation Students.

Behind the Scenes at Buckfast Abbey - Garden Department

A tour up to the gardeners base and glasshouses with the Abbey's Head Gardener.