The former Archbishop of Canterbury, The Rt Rev Rt Hon Lord Rowan Williams, will be in Lincoln next month to give a lecture at Bishop Grosseteste University.

He has been invited to speak by the Lincoln Theological Society on Tuesday 7th April and the subject of his talk will be Centenarians, Teresa of Avila and Thomas Merton.

Lord Rowan Williams was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012 and is now Master of Magdelene College, Cambridge. His lecture will take place at 7.30pm in the Robert Hardy Building at BGU.

Bishop Grosseteste University is also staging a series of lectures to mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta.

Magna Carta itself will be the subject of a talk by Dame Pauline Green on Wednesday 29th April at 2pm. Dame Pauline is the first female president in the 120-year history of the International Co-operative Alliance.

Tickets for the Lord Rowan Williams lecture cost £5 and include wine, juice and car parking.

To book visit the Lincoln Minster Shop, send an email to or visit Unicorn Tree Books in Lincoln Central Market.

To book a place at Dame Pauline Green’s lecture contact Jessica Lyons by calling 01522 583681 or emailing This lecture is free of charge and refreshments are provided.

19th March 2015