Today, in its own small and unmarked way, was for me the end of an era. After five years as its Editor, my final edition of InSpire, the church magazine of St Luke’s, Maidenhead, was published.
In my latest video, I can be seen taking to the skies above west-Berkshire, during an introductory flying lesson. In this post, you can watch the film and read production notes about the making of.
Today at noon, I found myself at White Waltham Airfield in Berkshire, preparing for take-off during an introductory flying lesson. Once in the skies, we passed over wide fields, busy road networks, and the ribboning Thames below. Still persists the childlike wonder of seeing from above the places one thinks one knows so well.
Gareth Mound, 1996 — 2015: Andrew Burdett offers his personal recollections of his friend and former classmate, who died in August 2015 aged just 19.
It’s the last day of term at Furze Platt Junior School, and the teachers are in a celebratory mood now the pupils have all gone home… Or have they? In this three-and-a-half minute film, made to close the final assembly of the year, see the FPJS staff as never before!
John Rutter, the world-famous composer and conductor, spent an hour in conversation with the St Luke’s Music Festival artistic director, John Cotterill, for the seventh event of the fortnight.
After the second concert of the church’s 2015 Music Festival, St Luke’s (Maidenhead) vicar Sally Lynch said In Voice And Verse had “brought Shakespeare to life”.
Two years on from St Luke’s Church’s inaugural Music Festival, the two-week long event has returned. Tonight, the Festival Orchestra opened the fortnight, playing under John Cotterill’s baton.