The 2012 Towards Advent Festival will be opened by Archbishop Vincent Nicholls at 10.30am on Saturday November 24th in Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London SWI.
Ther will be music from the choir of St Benedict's School, Ealing, and as usual the hall will be packed with stalls and displays from a wide range of Catholic groups and organisations.
For the first time there will be a stall run by the Friends of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. Linked to this in theme will be a special workshop celebrating the anniversary of Blessed John Henry Newman's "Second Spring" sermon. And there will be a guest appearance by Marcus Grodi,well known on EWTN the international Catholic TV network based in the USA.
Admission to the Festival is FREE, doors open 10am. Come and browse the stalls. Books, DVDs, craft goods, rosaries, statues, items for Advent and Christmas, and much, much more...come and meet friends, hear inspiring music, and celebrate the Year of Faith!