Day Conference 2024 – The Law of Liturgy in the Church of England: Dead or Alive?

27 April 2024, 10:00 - 17:30

St Peter's Eaton Square
119 Eaton Sq, London SW1W 9AL

The 2024 Day Conference will be held on Saturday 27 April at St Peter’s Eaton Square, London SW1W 9AL: both members and non-members of the Society are welcome to attend.

The theme of the Conference is ‘The Law of Liturgy in the Church of England: Dead or Alive?’.

Booking is now open, and will close on 17 April or when capacity is reached.

Coffee will be served from 10am, with the conference proper starting at 10.30am. The Annual General Meeting of the Society will take place during the day, and the conference will end with evening prayer at 4:30pm, followed by a drinks reception beginning at 5pm. The ticket price includes morning tea/coffee and lunch. We are grateful to the Vicar, Fr Jonathan Kester, for welcoming us to St Peter’s.


Section 1: The Background of Liturgical Law
• The Rt Revd Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester
• The Revd Neil Patterson, Diocesan Director of Vocations & Ordinands and Ministry Development Officer, Diocese of Hereford

Section 2: Liturgy and the Faculty Jurisdiction
• The Ven Moira Astin, Archdeacon of Reigate
• David Willink, Barrister, Deputy Chancellor of Salisbury and St Albans

Section 3: The Future of Liturgy and Law
• The Rt Revd Robert Atwell, former Bishop of Exeter
• The Revd Dr Christopher Landau, director of ReSource

Location and Access

The church is a five minute walk from Victoria station. There is also on-street parking around the church. The venue is wheelchair accessible: please notify us of accessibility needs in the booking form so that we can best assist you.

Ticket prices

Member’s ticket £51

Non-member’s ticket £61

If you cancel within 14 days of booking, you are entitled to a 100% refund. Cancellations may not be made after 13 April. Contact concerning refunds.

Student Bursary: A limited number of bursaries (i.e. a significant discount on the ticket price) is available to full-time students on a first-come first-served basis. Email to apply.

Sponsor: The ELS is grateful to Stone King LLP for their sponsorship of the 2024 day conference.



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