About the event
St Mary the Virgin Butetown will be taking part in the Churches unlocked festival
Our festival events and activities will be exploring ‘Welcome, Sanctuary and Diversity.’ Each day has something different to offer but, throughout the week, there will be stand-alone opportunities to discover more about St Mary’s Church and the brilliant multi-cultural community of Butetown and Tiger Bay, as we also celebrate Refugee Week 2022
Exhibitions and Displays from St Mary’s School (including an Audio-Visual Loop),
The Cultural Exchange/Tiger Bay and the World,
In addition to the outdoor opportunities for discovery and prayer, you can also engage with the Prayer Stations inside the church, designed and created with children.
In the weeks before there is also a Refugee week Poetry Competition for Church Primary School with the winners announced at the Presentation Ceremony on Thursday.
First English language performance of the ‘Now let me tell you’: Betty Campbell play for St Mary’s CinW Primary and St Cuthbert’s Catholic Primary Schools Wednesday 22nd June
Performance of the ‘ ‘Now let me tell you’: Betty Campbell play for Mount Stuart Primary School Thursday 23rd June 2pm
‘In our words’ Children’s presentation from St Mary’s CinW Primary School about Welcome, Sanctuary and Diversity 7pm
Interfaith Choir Rehearsal/Gathering – all welcome as the choir prepares for their event at St Mary’s next week –
‘End the Persecution’ – (Freedom of Religion event) Friday 24th June – 11am
‘In our words’ Children’s presentation from St Mary’s CinW Primary School about Welcome, Sanctuary and Diversity 1pm
‘Faithful Butetown Walk – ‘Meet me by Betty’s Statue’ – a guided walk with conversation beginning at Central Square and finishing in the Bay, as we discover the faithful, past and present, of Cardiff and Butetown
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