Enriching Christian worship through music and the arts

A Pilgrimage of Song 2


Saturday 15 September 2018

Friston to Aldeburgh

A joint event with Cantus Firmus Trust and St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Pilgrimage Leaders

Richard Hubbard and Emma Steadman

Publicity material

A4 poster

2 A5 fliers on A4

NB When printing the A5 fliers, set print scaling to 100% to esnure correct margins.

MAP of route (PDF)


(may be slightly altered)

from 0930 - Registration (Friston Village Hall)

1000 - Welcome and Music Workshop (Friston Parish Church)

1115 - Service 1 - Friston

1135 - WALK STAGE ONE: Friston to Knodishall

1230 - Service 2 - St Lawrence's Church, Knodishall

1300 - WALK STAGE TWO: Knodishall to Aldringham (stopping to eat lunch on Knodishall Common

1430 - Service 3 - St Andrew’s Church, Aldringham

1450 - WALK STAGE THREE: Aldringham to Aldeburgh Parish Church

1615 - Service 4 - Aldeburgh Parish Church

1645 - WALK STAGE FOUR: Aldeburgh Parish Church to Aldeburgh Baptist Church

1720 - Service 5 - Aldeburgh Baptist Church

1810 - Fish and chips on the beach (or in Baptist Church if wet)

1840 - Final service on beach (or in Baptist Church if wet)

1900 - The End (drivers whose cars are at Friston will be taken there)

Our series of Pilgrimages of Song in Suffolk continues with a six-mile walk in the beautiful Suffolk Sandlings, singing in churches along the way, and ending with a fish'n'chip supper and service on the beach at Aldeburgh.

Meet at 9.45am at Friston Church Church IP17 1PX. Well-behaved dogs welcome. The event ends on Aldeburgh beach at around 7pm . Distance: 6 miles. Our transport coordinator will organise a lift back to your car at the end of the day.

Beautiful countryside, varied music and great company

The day begins with a workshop at which we learn the music repertoire for the day. There will be a variety of music styles, with a mix of unison singing and some 4-part harmony - some easy, some a little more challenging, but certainly something for everyone.

We then begin our walk. We encourage walkers to think of the whole day as an act of worship, meeting God through the services in each church, but also through the countryside, and in conversation with fellow-walkers.

Come prepared to sing or simply listen. Those who can't walk the whole route may make other arrangements for travel between churches.

The cost

Requested donation £15 per person. Meal extra. Advance booking by 9am Friday 14 September essential. Accompanied children free. All music provided. Bring packed lunch.

Booking has now closed. Last minute enquiries to Wendy Hubbard on 01473 659048.