Image by Georgy Rudakov


When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.

Acts 2:1-2

Make a dove for Pentecost

Pentecost is when the Holy Spirit arrived, in and around the gathered disciples and other Christians.  Jesus had already gone to heaven. Now the Holy Spirit was helping spread God's love and power.

On this day we remember the beginning of the church as we know it. 

One of the symbols of the Holy Spirit is the dove

We would like to fill our churchyards with doves this week ready for Pentecost on Sunday 31 May.


Can you make a dove to add to our 'Pentecost Peace Walk' display?

Many of you take your daily exercise near our churches. Could you add your dove or doves to our display? They can be made in any way you like. There are many dove crafts to be found on the internet if you need some ideas.


We will be hanging the doves from the trees along the path at All Hallows and on the front lychgate at St Mary Magdalene. You can hang them yourselves or leave them in the box by the Vicarage gate and we will hang them for you. We can also collect them from the end of your drive if you email the office and let us know. 


Please as always abide by all the social distancing rules if you hang them yourselves. 

We look forward to seeing some fabulous displays.

Love and prayers from everyone at All Hallows and St Mary Magdalene

Previous events

Living Well, Dying Well

Suspended until further notice
due to the coronavirus restrictions

 No one really wants to think about the end of their life.  However, it’s an issue which affects us all.

Dr Myriam Stoppard said, “whilst it’s natural to avoid wanting to talk about topics like preparing to die, being emotionally and financially unprepared only makes the situation harder”.


This course covering five talks, based on issues around death and dying, is an opportunity for us to think about these challenging subjects and consider what planning we might need to do.


4th March
We Need to Talk About the Funeral
Dr Alan Stanley, lay reader in the Church of England

11th March
Preparing for Uncertainty

Sue Sowden, Solicitor

18th March
A Day in the Life of a Funeral Director

Stewart Hartley, Director of G.E. Hartley and Son

25th March
Let’s Talk About Dying

Claire Dickson, GP


1st April
Palliative Care

Dr Suzanne Kite, Consultant in Palliative Medicine


All talks will be held at the Callister Hall, Bardsey, from 7.30 - 9.00 pm. 

Each evening will include a refreshments break and a question and answer session.

Everybody welcome.

Start 2020 Course

Monday evenings, 7.00 - 8.30 pm The Verity Room, East Keswick Village Hall

Churches Together in Bardsey and East Keswick invite you to a course about the basics of the Christian faith.

The Start Course is a 6-week exploration of God, Jesus and the meaning of life. Each week we will be meeting to discuss the Christian faith and its relevance to us.


First session Monday 13th January

Second session Monday 20th January

Third session Monday 27th January

Fourth session Monday 3rd February

Fifth session Monday 10th February

Sixth session Monday 17th February

The first session is a 'taster' evening with cheese and wine.

The course is free of charge.


To sign up or for any questions please contact
Angela on 07860 824314 or Mark on 07763 762791


May 2019

In May, St Mary Magdalene Church hosted a unique Art Exhibition as part of our Parish Giving campaign. On Friday, guests were treated to a special 'preview' night, with a talk and slideshow given by local artist Alex Purves. Exhibits from the East Keswick Art and the East Keswick Flower Club were on display in the church on both Friday night and all day Saturday. A very generous donation from artworks sold was made to the church's campaign.


We are very grateful to the artists and Flower Club members for taking part. Thanks also go to all the many volunteers who kept the tea and cake supplies flowing during a successful exhibition. 


Our photos gallery provides a few memories for those who attended or a snapshot for those who weren't able to attend.



The Reverend Angela Hannafin



Church Lane, Bardsey, LS17 9DH


Moor Lane, East Keswick, LS17 9ES



Callister Hall, Woodacre Lane
Bardsey, Leeds, LS17 9DG


T: 01937 574273


The Parochial Church Council of the Ecclesiastical Parish of Bardsey is a registered charity (No. 1134014)