Latest News at All Souls

Bolton Rail Users Group AGM 16th March

Are you a commuter on Bolton’s railways? Have you had a negative experience using the trains? Bolton Rail Users Group (BRUG) was formed in 2015 as a members body to represent and speak up for Bolton rail travellers.  They work with the train operators and the various Government organisations to improve rail services and the… Read more »

Harry Potter Mega Game (King’s School of Magic) 25th March

Kings School of Magic comes to All Souls on 25th March 2017, with a day-long event for people who like socialising, team work, solving puzzles and (of course) Harry Potter. The event is based in a wizarding world similar to that created by the great J.K Rowling, only at Kings you’ll get to forge your… Read more »

Recent Feedback

Delegates at the Civic Voice Design celebration where asked to describe, in one word, their first impressions of the building: Other feedback was also generally encouraging: “Most church building have bits you can’t see. The new design showcases the original features beautifully.” “Sacred and secular well mixed.” “A warm, alive, joyful building.” “It requires you to… Read more »

Civic Voice Design Awards Tour and Plaque Unveiling

Delegates at the Civic Voice Design Awards Tour at All Souls on January 27th 2017 described the building as ‘joyful’ and ‘awe-inspiring’. The unique design was showcased with a tour of the building, followed by a workshop by Sophia De Sousa on how good design can help communities. A plaque was also unveiled showing that… Read more »

Our Tenants

All Souls Bolton is proud to be home to several local organisations that share our heritage, community, or education aims. Here’s a little more about our tenants:                                                        … Read more »

Halliwell Local History Launch 9th Feb 2017

On Thursday 9th February at 2pm, Halliwell Local History Society will proudly stage the launch of its Heritage Centre facility at All Souls Bolton, after months of preparation. The launch will feature a concert of folk music, presented by the master of folk Sid Calderbank, with string accompaniment. Refreshments will be provided and there will… Read more »

Civic Voice Design Awards Winners 2015 – Plaque Unveiling 27th Jan 2017

Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic movement, is hosting a series of study tours at Civic Voice Design Award winning schemes. The tours offer the chance to visit winning schemes, hear from the people who led the projects to transform these buildings and spaces, and explore how great design can bring real benefit… Read more »

All Souls Bolton, Our First Two Years

We are delighted to have published a leaflet highlighting the achievements of our first two years of operation.  Click here for further details: All Souls Bolton Our First Two Years  

School Visits

Year 7 pupils from Rumworth school visited All Souls on 14th December 2016. They dressed as Victorian mill workers and spent time handing old artefacts that were found in the church when it was re-opened for renovation. They discussed whether they thought the objects were old, or valuable, and if they used anything at home… Read more »

Christmas Wishes at All Souls

In the run up to Christmas we’re keeping a jar of happiness, inviting all our visitors to add to it – something that makes them happy. We’re also writing wishes for other people and hanging them on the Christmas tree. The AFC Masters group have got the ball rolling today, and Rumworth school will be… Read more »