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An interview with one of our volunteers

One of our volunteers is coming up to her one year anniversary of volunteering at All Souls, so she’s answered a few questions to tell us a bit herself Vickie Wilkinson. Aged 32 Where do you live? I live in Crompton, a few hundred yards away from All Souls! I live with my partner Ste… Read more »

Amended Opening Hours for Halliwell Local History Society

Halliwell Local History Society have amended the opening hours for their drop-in heritage centre to Tues – Thurs 11am until 1pm During these hours a member will be at All Souls for information and discussion about local history, book sales, photo prints etc.

8 Facts about bell ringing!

Andy Cope our Tower Captain was on Bolton FM at All Souls this November talking about bell ringing and we were fascinated. We learned: 1) The practice of bell ringing is called campanology 2) Bell ringing as we know it in the UK is almost a uniquely British thing – there are 50 active bell… Read more »

Free Soup on Christmas Day at the HuddleUp Cafe, 12 – 2

HuddleUp at All Souls is a community interest company as well as a cafe. They are serving free soup and Christmas cheer 12 – 2pm on Christmas Day for anyone with nowhere else to go, or who just fancies a bit of company. If that’s you, don’t be alone – please join us.

A New Cafe at All Souls – 2nd October 2017

At the start of October comes the start of something exciting for Bolton at All Souls – a new cafe by community interest company Huddle Up. With a passion for bringing people together, food will be only a part of what they do…

A New Era for All Souls

The Churches Conservation Trust (CCT), together with the Board of Trustees of All Souls Bolton, today announce that the CCT will resume governance, operation and management of All Souls’ church in Bolton, effective from 1st October 2017. All Souls’ church, Bolton re-opened in December 2014, revealing the results of an ambitious £4.9 million scheme, which had… Read more »

A Safe Space for Interfaith Encounters at All Souls

A steering group of representatives from the Muslim, Humanist and Christian communities are meeting at All Souls over the coming months to contribute to the development of workshops aimed at fostering greater cohesion in our communities. What’s remarkable about even these preliminary meetings is the safe space that is created for open dialogue, finding common… Read more »

Halliwell Local History Society, Three Months at All Souls

Halliwell Local History Society (HLHS) launched their Heritage Centre at All Souls back in February. We asked committee member Alan Simpson how he thought things were going, 3 months in. “We’ve had one very successful launch event, and we’ve more events planned. We’ve certainly generated a lot of interest in the local community. We’ve got… Read more »

Bellringing at All Souls

Does the idea of bell ringing apPEAL to you? Would you like to learn to play the biggest (and loudest) instruments in the world? Bell ringing engages your mind as well as your muscles. Email Andy at, alternatively leave your details with us at reception and Andy will be in touch!  No experience is… Read more »

Volunteer at All Souls Bolton

Are you looking for work experience, to volunteer for a charity, or just to get out of the house for a few hours a week to be part of something exciting? You could be part of our pioneer project and help secure the future of this Grade II* listed treasure. We’re looking for volunteers to… Read more »