Latest News at All Souls

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.

Autumn Festival, Saturday 4th November 11am – 2pm

It’s traditional at Autumn time to have some sort of festival or thanksgiving event, so that’s exactly what we’re doing – a celebration of Bolton’s community and heritage, and a welcome to the Churches Conservation Trust who are taking over the reins here at All Souls. Fun, FREE and family friendly. Sample foods from around… Read more »

Tales of Bolton Life (part of the Bill Naughton’s Bolton Season) 10th Nov

Four of Bill Naughton’s most affecting short stories, directed by Cara Novotny. “Big Corner” – about lads (miners, little piecers etc) who meet on a street corner off Derby Rd. They josh each other, tease out te meaning of life and tell VERY tall tales! “Weaver’s Knot” – a boy’s first job in a weaving… Read more »

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…

Collaborate Out Loud Bolton (Various Dates)

Collaborate Out Loud CIC creates surprising, simple and social spaces for public service innovation and flourishing. Collaborate Out Loud Bolton is hosted by Boo Coaching and Consulting at All Souls Bolton  – join them for an opportunity to build networks, share ideas on how we can support the principles of collaborating out loud and identify how… Read more »

Halliwell Local History Society – Autumn Fair Saturday 16th September

Halliwell Local History Society are holding their Autumn fair at All Souls on Saturday between 10am and 4pm. FREE admission.   History buffs will also be able to view displays of old photographs, maps, notices and newspaper cuttings. by Bolton Family History, Bolton 66 Tran Group and Horwich Heritage, among others. Second-hand books and photographs… Read more »

Someone’s Sons – First World War Play, 9th Nov

All Souls Bolton are hosting this play by Josie Byrne and Kath Bateman, as part of continuing commemoration of the First World War centenary. Call to reserve tickets or drop in to All Souls Bolton to purchase them in advance. On The Go are an over 55’s Theatre Group who write, direct and perform their… 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 »