Hyde in Conversation 2017 – Cliff Bannister

17 May 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Hyde Parish Hall

Wednesday 17th  May / 19.30 – 21.00

Cliff Bannister – Rector of St Bartholomew`s Church, Hyde

Interviewed by Bill Lucas


Hyde Parish Hall/Darch Room (enter via rear of Hall, off Hyde Church Path, to left of St Bartholomew’s Church)

Price per session

£6 Hyde900 members, £7 non-members. All welcome.

(We accept bookings and then payments on the door. Do not forget to fill the form below and reserve your seat)

During the interval, wine will be served



Cliff Bannister

Cliff Bannister – Rector of St Bartholomew`s Church, Hyde

THE REV’D CLIFF BANNISTER grew up in Durrington, Wiltshire, and was educated at Bishop Wordsworth Grammar School, Salisbury. He went to Durham University, where he gained a BA (Hons) degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies. He worked in antiquarian bookselling, then trained as a librarian in Newcastle. He turned his hand to book exporting and worked at Bath University Library before training for the Anglican priesthood at Ripon College, Cuddesdon, Oxford. He served his curacy in Weymouth and has worked in Winchester Diocese ever since, in Basingstoke, Hedge End and Winchester (from 2009). He is married to Karen (now a Licensed Lay Minister in the Benefice) and they have three children and four grandchildren.


Bill Lucas

Bill Lucas

BILL LUCAS is Professor of Learning and Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning at the University of Winchester; a trustee of the English Project and a prolific author, with more than 40 published books.

Co-written with Guy Claxton, Educating Ruby: what children really need to learn was one of 2015’s best-selling books about education. A History of the English Language in 100 Places (with Chris Mulvey) and Kitchen Table Lingo (with Edward Fennell) offer a glimpse of what might be in the English Project’s planned museum in Winchester. In 2011 his book rEvolution: how to thrive in crazy times won the Management Book of the Year (Innovation).

Bill has appeared widely on TV and radio including Today, Newsnight and BBC Breakfast, and he travels the world as a speaker and consultant.



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