Highlights of the Archbishop’s visit
Watch the video below to find out what happened when the Archbishop of Canterbury visited our diocese:
Timetable for the visit
The Archbishop’s visit, from October 13-15, included visits to the following venues. Read more about each by clicking on the link for each day:
- 8:30am: Visit to Christ the King School, Newport
- 12:30pm: Visit to The Bay C of E School, Sandown
- 7:30pm: Q & A with the Archbishop, Holy Trinity Church, Bembridge
Read more about Day 1 here.
- 7:30am: Breakfast with the Archbishop for clergy from across the island
- 9:30am: Visit to HM Prison Isle of Wight
- 1:15pm: Lunch at St Luke’s, Southsea, with community leaders
- 3pm: Visit to family fun day, St Margaret’s Southsea
- 5pm: Visit to HM Naval Base to meet members of the Royal Navy
Read more about Day 2 here.
- 10am: Centenary service at St Wilfrid’s Church, Cowplain, with previous vicars, plus lunch
- 4pm: ‘The Four’ family service at Christ Church, Gosport
- 6:30pm: Evensong with Anna Chaplains from across the diocese, at St Peter’s Church, Petersfield
Read more about Day 3 here.