Latest News at All Souls

All Souls and alcohol – are we a bar?

There have been some concerns from some members of the community regarding rumours that we have a bar inside All Souls that serves alcohol to the public during the day, like a pub or licensed restaurant. All Souls is licensed to serve alcohol for events. Usually these are either private or ticketed events – for… Read more »

All welcome to the reminiscence sessions…

A reminiscence society meeting at All Souls, led by local historian Norman Hindley. The group are keen to be more representative and would very much welcome younger members, and people from different cultural backgrounds. They meet the first Wednesday of every month – you can come every month or just the once, it’s free! Share… Read more »

Temporary Cafe Closure, July 2017

The cafè at All Souls will be closed for two weeks while the lovely Rosanna enjoys a well-deserved break. We’re sorry if you were planning to visit during this time, she will be back open 8th August and we hope to see you then! (Please be assured any events and  bookings will be catered as… Read more »

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 »

Veterans Network Pilot – Direct Transitioning Help

Direction Transitioning Help (DTH) is a charity founded by Gemma Gardner in 2015. After a successful 15-year career in the army, Gemma was discharged on medical grounds. Unable to walk without assistance, and in severe pain, Gemma found that the life she had built began to disappear. Suddenly, Gemma had to adapt to providing for… Read more »

Armed Forces Day 24th June 2017

Direct Transitioning Help and Community Enterprise & Skills will be running an event at All Souls to mark Armed Forces Day, 24th June 2017 from 3pm – 6pm. All welcome to attend, there will be: Family Activities Poetry Readings by the Children Tea & Coffee Henna Painting Halliwell Local History Society will be at their… Read more »

What’s on in Crompton for the over 50’s?

The Ambition for Ageing Team have put together What’s On Guides which include a range of groups and activities targeted at the over 50’s in the Crompton area of Bolton. Click this link for the latest edition: Newsletter_Crompton_June_17 For more information on Ambition for Ageing contact  Ambition for Ageing Project Officer Yasmin on 01204 382411 / 07946107774 or… Read more »

The Great Get Together

“We are far more united and have far more in common than that which divides us” On the 16th June we were visited from two representatives of The Olive School bringing a gift hamper with toiletries, candles, sweets and snacks and the following message: To celebrate The Great Get Together, Here is a gift from us… 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 »