Latest News at All Souls

Live Reindeer and Santa’s Grotto 21st December 2015

Learn about the history behind many of our most loved Christmas traditions. Who came up with the idea of Christmas trees? Why does Santa have reindeer? Meet Father Christmas in his grotto and receive a present. Meet real live reindeer! Enjoy the magical atmosphere in this uniquely restored Victorian building, including a 12ft Christmas tree…. Read more »

Arts and Crafts at All Souls Bolton (FREE)

Established and budding crafters of all ages are invited to All Souls on Tuesday and Thursday mornings between 10am and midday, to craft with like-minded people in inspiring surroundings. These sessions are for people who would like some company as they work, to meet others and to learn new skills. Local artist Mary Rudkin will… Read more »

Murder Mystery Dinner at All Souls

Join us on Friday 23rd October from 7pm – 10pm for a delicious food and interactive murder mystery in our unique 19th century venue. An ‘uninvited guest’ interrupts a wedding dinner with explosive consequences… enjoy a three-course meal and watch the drama unfold, then solve the mystery over coffee. £20 per person. Tickets are limited so… Read more »

Christmas at Hogwarts – a Magical Harry Potter Themed Evening

All Souls Bolton are hosting a Christmas event with a difference. For grown up fans of Harry Potter, we present ‘Christmas at Hogwarts’. You will attend an atmospheric banquet in our 19th Century church. After being ‘sorted’ on arrival you will be seated at one of the House Tables. Beneath a canopy of floating candles… Read more »

Halloween-Themed Lego Brick Building and Pumpkin Carving – UPDATED

Our popular Lego Brick Building club is back for a Halloween-themed fun day during October half term. £5 per child (accompanying adults free) includes a morning of building haunted houses with Lego brick aficionado Robert Clarkson and an afternoon of pumpkin carving with local artist Mary Rudkin. Pumpkins and materials will be provided, and your… Read more »

Latest Volunteer Opportunities at All Souls

If you’re interested in giving a little time, we currently have several opportunities available. Our opportunities would best suit someone who is proactive and can work under their own steam in the following areas: Promotion We are still relatively new and a lot of people haven’t heard of us, so we need to promote the… Read more »

Watercolour Workshop

Improve your watercolour techniques in an inspirational setting under the expert guidance of a local artist. Thursday 20th August 10 – 12 – Watercolour demonstration Tuesday 25th August 10 – 12 Watercolour workshop (please bring your own materials) Thursday 27th August 10 – 12 Watercolour workship (please bring your own materials) “People think that watercolour… Read more »

The Houghton Weavers Gig at All Souls, 19th November 2015

Local legends The Houghton Weavers are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year and will be performing at All Souls on Thursday 19th November 2015, 7.30pm – 10.00pm. Doors 7pm. Enjoy an evening of fantastic folk music at this unique venue. Tickets £10. For more information contact All Souls Bolton on 01204 385 868 or at… Read more »

Heritage Crafts at All Souls – Tuesday 11th August ‘Rag Rugging’

Local artist and heritage crafts expert Mary Rudkin ran our first session at All Souls. The theme was ‘rag rugs’ which was the traditional way of recycling old fabric and keeping homes warm. Nowadays we have fitted carpets and central heating, but rag rugs can still be made as decorative items such as wall hangings,… Read more »