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July 2011


General Synod, York
Friday 8th July 2011 - Tuesday 12th July 2011
The Archbishop will attend the General Synod in York.


Conference on Christianity and Literature Lifetime Achievement Award
Friday 15th July 2011


International Conference on Christians in the Holy Land
Monday 18th July 2011 - Tuesday 19th July 2011
A two-day seminar examining pressures affecting the lives of Christian communities in the Holy Land.


Collation service for new Archdeacon for the Army
Thursday 28th July 2011

July 2012


Poetry at Kings Cross Methodist Church in London
Tuesday 3rd July 2012
The Archbishop will participate in an evening of poetry performance at Kings Cross Methodist Church, London, with fellow poets Fiona Sampson and John F. Deane.


General Synod, York
Friday 6th July 2012 - Tuesday 10th July 2012
The Archbishop will attend the General Synod in York.


Awards Evening at Abbey Court School
Wednesday 11th July 2012
Abbey Court is a special school in Kent for pupils aged 3-19 with severe and profound learning difficulties. The Archbishop will visit the school and will present the prizes at their Annual Awards evening.


Visit to the Diocese of Gloucester
Friday 20th July 2012 - Sunday 22nd July 2012
The Archbishop of Canterbury will make a pastoral visit to the Diocese of Gloucester.


Religion in Public Life - conversation with Tony Blair & Charles Moore
Tuesday 24th July 2012
Archbishop Rowan Williams will take part in a public conversation with the Rt Hon Tony Blair and writer and former Daily Telegraph editor Charles Moore on the subject of ‘Religion in Public Life’.


London 2012 Olympic Games
Friday 27th July 2012
The Archbishop of Canterbury will attend the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.