(International and Interdenominational)
Friday 4th March 2011
All Saint’s Church in Compton Greenfield
“How Many Loaves Have You?
Written by Christian Women of Chile
Although organised and led by women,
this time of worship and prayer during Lent is
for everybody and all are welcome to attend
On World Book Night one million books are to be given away free at events across the UK.
World Book Night and the Severnside Ramblers have come together to present an extraordinary evening for people in this area.
Starting at 8pm, there will be a two mile night walk to the River Severn where flying lanterns will be released on the shore. Returning by moonlight, refreshments will be served and a free book issued to all.
The chosen book for our event is Toast by Nigel Slater.
Saturday 5 March
This event is free but please book a place and find out the starting place by phoning Heather 01454 632134
Dr Edward Jenner was a local country doctor. In 1796 he pioneered vaccination against the deadly smallpox from his home in Berkeley and changed the world forever!
A true Gloucestershire hero, Jenner’s discovery saved countless lives across the globe and led to the eradication of smallpox. To date, it is the only infectious disease to be eradicated. A magnificent achievement!
The Edward Jenner Museum tells the story of Jenner and his legacy to mankind. It is based in Jenner’s home, The Chantry, in the centre of Berkeley. It is a stunning Grade II* listed Queen Anne house with an acre of garden.
We are an Independent Museum and a Registered Charity and without help from our volunteers and supporters, we would not be able to run.
Volunteers can help is many ways – welcoming visitors, Room Stewards, supporting the work of the Education Officer, helping to plan and run events, working in the garden or undertaking research into the history of the house and Dr Jenner.
This is a great opportunity for anyone with a love of history, science, natural history or country houses and gardens. Or perhaps you’re interested in building a career in the heritage or tourism sector? We’d also love to hear from anyone who just enjoys working with the public!
Working as part of a small but enthusiastic team, you will be helping to keep the story of Jenner alive, broaden understanding of vaccination and inspire the next generation to follow in his footsteps!
Volunteer positions are available all year round, with particular focus in the open season (April-October).
The Edward Jenner Museum is located just off the A38, within easy reach of the M4 and M5 motorways.
To find out more please contact the Museum’s Assistant Director, Joanne Terry on 01453 810631 or email: email@example.com.
You can also go to our website: www.jennermuseum.com