2015

Civilised Saturday - a nice gentle discount

Today is Civilised Saturday, a nice calming antidote to the horrors of Black Friday. Whilst we can’t offer you a glass of prosecco or a cup-cake in our online store, we can give you a n…

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Black Friday to Good Friday

Michael Sadgrove, in this guest blog, reflects on the annual pre-Christmas sport that is Black Friday In America it is Thanksgiving Day. It was one of the best ideas of the founding fathers …

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PRESS RELEASE: Black Friday to Good Friday

The former Dean of Durham, Michael Sadgrove, who recently released an edited collection of sermons from his time at Durham Cathedral (with a foreword by Archbishop Justin Welby), says that Bl…

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Christmas Delivery Schedule

Don’t make Christmas Bear sad – order quickly for guaranteed Christmas delivery! UPDATE 14th December 2015: The following delivery cut-offs now apply for guaranteed Chr…

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Listen to Richard Noble on Phoenix FM

Author of The Writing on the Wall Richard Noble discusses well-known phrases from the King James Bible with Phoenix FM. Listen to Friday Night Extra with Patrick Sherring. You'll hear Richard at 1h…

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Exclusive Interview with the Dean of Durham

Ahead of his retirement as Dean of Durham and the launch of his new book, we asked Michael Sadgrove about his time at Durham Cathedral, the role preaching has played in his ministry, and retirement.…

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Dean of Durham marks his retirement with new book

PRESS RELEASE: Durham-based publisher Sacristy Press will publish a book featuring sermons delivered by the retiring Anglican Dean of Durham during his time at Durham Cathedral. Christ in a …

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Author Events at Durham Book Festival

Sacristy Press and Durham Cathedral are hosting two “fringe” events as part of the 2015 Durham Book Festival. Come and quiz our authors and listen to them speak about their writing at t…

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The surprising story behind the new James Bond song title

Today it was announced that Sam Smith’s song for the new James Bond film, SPECTRE, will be called “Writing’s On The Wall”. But did you know that the title of the song …

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Invitation: Michael Sadgrove Book Launch

Michael Sadgrove, Dean of Durham, invites you to join him for the launch of his latest book, Christ in a Choppie Box, at Durham Cathedral. Tuesday 22 September at 6.30pm – Durham …

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Dean of Durham's sermons published to mark his retirement

To mark Michael Sadgrove’s retirement as Dean of Durham later this year, Sacristy Press is publishing an edited collection of his sermons from his time in Durham. Entitled Christ in a Choppie …

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Five-star for “Gospel for the Outsider” in Preach magazine

The next edition of Preach magazine (Autumn 2015) gives Patrick Whitworth’s Gospel for the Outsider a top mark of five stars, calling it “an asset to any Bible…

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Don't let your summer be a washout! Cheer your spirits with our fabulous fiction!

In true British fashion, the summer has turned against us and the heavens opened. But don't let your spirits be dampened - we have cut the price of all our historical fiction to jus…

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A Christian Response to the Greek Crisis

Andrew Lightbown, editor of Theonomics: Reconnecting Economics with Virtue and Economics, spoke to Trans World Radio about the evolving economic crisis in Greece and the Eurozone. An MP3 of the int…

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Queen Visits Belsen Concentration Camp

Today the Queen is visiting the only concentration camp to be liberated by the British, as part of a three-day state visit to Germany. A new book commemorating the liberation of the Belsen C…

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Building Blocks for Bede

Pupils from St Bede's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School in Sacriston are commemorating the festival of the Venerable Bede in an unusual way this year, by building a LEGO replica of the s…

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Three Wise Men – An Introduction to the Cappadocian Fathers

A fascinating talk was given to a packed church by author Patrick Whitworth at the launch of his latest book, Three Wise Men from the East: The Cappadocian Fathers and the Search for Orthodoxy, on 2…

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Stuart Fisher's stunning Durham watercolours - coming soon in a beautiful hardback volume

Sacristy Press is delighted to announce that it has signed Durham artist Stuart Fisher to produce a hardback volume of his stunning watercolours and pen-and-wash drawings of Durham and beyond. Stua…

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A Theonomic Election

GUEST BLOG: Andrew Lightbown, editor of Theonomics and a curate in the Church of England, who formerly worked in the world of investment management, gives a Christian perspective on the forth…

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Book commemorates regiment’s role in concentration camp liberation

PRESS RELEASE: Durham-based Sacristy Press is publishing a book to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Belsen concentration camp by members of the Durham Light Infantry …

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Where can hope be found in the suffering and affliction of the Middle East?

How can hope be found in the midst of such suffering and affliction? Professor Rosemary Radford Ruether delves into Mary C. Grey’s latest book for some answers. The Spirit of Peace: P…

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St Cuthbert’s Pupils Build LEGO Shrine – Sponsored by Sacristy Press!

Pupils from St Cuthbert’s Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School in Chester-le-Street have been selected to build St Cuthbert’s Shrine on the LEGO replica of Durham Cathedral. {I…

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London Book Fair 2015

Come and meet the Sacristy Press team at the London Book Fair, 14–16 April 2015 at Olympia, London. You can find us on stand 6E10, which we share with the Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) a…

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Book Launch: Spirit of peace in the Middle East

PRESS RELEASE: Durham-based Sacristy Press has published a challenging book looking at the turbulent situation in the Middle East. The Spirit of Peace: Pentecost and Affliction in the Middle East, w…

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New book puts writing on the wall for Bible references

PRESS RELEASE: Book explains Bible’s impact on everyday language. Everyone knows that pride comes before a fall, and that you’ll be at your wits’ end if you see that there is no r…

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Author returns to historic hotel that inspired her novel

PRESS RELEASE: A historic North East hotel will host an author’s talk with a difference on Thursday February 26 - because it was an inscription on its wall that inspired the writer…

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10 easy ways to avoid work stress and be more efficient

To help us give up busyness this Lent and regain control of our schedules and lives, anthropologist Alan Macfarlane has written ten easy tips to avoid work stress and be efficient. Set a…

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Two fabulous author events in two stunning locations!

We have two wonderful authors talking about their books in the coming weeks, one at Sarum College Bookshop in Salisbury, and the other at a Sunday Times award-winning pub in County Durham (which hap…

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Review of Gospel for the Outsider

“Immensely helpful and refreshing” is what ReSource magazine says about Patrick Whitworth’s latest book, Gospel for the Outsider. Here is the book review in ful…

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