www.stmarysbarton.org.uk went well, the lilies opened as instructed by Shirley Creasey and her crack team of flower arrangers, and Mike Mumby, today's thurifer, wore the lace cotter which he has not used significantly since about 40 years ago when the church of St Chad down Waterside was closed and a procession made from there to St Mary's.
The choir were in fine form tonight for full choral evensong, and tomorrow they are to sing evensong in Lincoln cathedral, to mark the 40th anniversary of the Revd Alan Wright as choirmaster. You can see him elevated here below.
I say! This is starting to sound like a newspaper report! This will not do! Note that Alan has been choirmaster for 40 years and STILL HAS BROWN HAIR!