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Peter Sheppard

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October 21, 2021
The Herald’s former chairman Peter Sheppard recalls the origins of the Passage’s flagship gala concert
October 31, 2019
Since leaving the cosmopolitan delights of London and moving to deepest North Norfolk three years ago, I have become immersed in the question of rural churches in this most depopulated of counties. Last week the Norfolk Churches Trust, of which I am chairman, held a national conference in Norwich about the plight of rural churches.
October 04, 2018
I have swapped my London life for Norfolk, where I am restoring a house built by Lord Walpole in the early 18th century. At the same time I have taken on the chairmanship of the Norfolk Churches Trust, an immensely successful charity caring for churches of all denominations. The Trust makes grants to virtually every
April 21, 2016
The wedding at Cana must be one of the first recorded examples of wine connoisseurship. As the Gospel of John records, guests recognised that the wine Jesus had made from water was better quality than the wine that had been originally served. I remember the moment when I decided it was time to learn about
December 22, 2015
Where is Christmas best, in town or country? Actually I prefer Christmas Eve in town and Christmas Day and Boxing Day in the country. Christmas Eve at Midnight Mass in Westminster Cathedral followed by champagne with friends. Christmas Day Mass in the country followed by lunch and a country walk with my dogs and friends.
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