Now and Not Yet: Welcome to Planet Earth
25th December 2015

Reflections for Advent. No. 25 Image above: David McCulloch, Welcome to Planet Earth 2012 “The Word became Flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 (NIV) no sparkle here no sparkle there […]

Now and Not Yet: Shadow Play
6th December 2015

Reflections for Advent, No. 6 Advent, time of preparation. For what do we prepare? Son of Man, Prince of Peace, Light of the World. God human. God vulnerable. God here. The light of the world casts a shadow.         No.           I cast a shadow. His light shines on me and my darkness shows its face. My shadow […]

For all the people back on earth…
20th December 2014

In 1968 the Apollo 8 mission went into lunar orbit and its crew witnessed earthrise on Christmas eve. The pictures they took were the first images of earth, to be seen by people from space. The very next day Bill Anders, Jim Lovell and Frank Borman made a live Christmas Broadcast from the craft, and […]

What was the light in the sky?
20th December 2014

by Dr Carol Davenport, Director of Think Physics, Northumbria University   After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, ‘Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship […]

Advent Thanks!
21st December 2012

There are just two days left of Advent + Adventure. Thank you to everyone who came out to the Advent Preview and to everyone who visited the exhibition over the past few weeks. Congratulations to Kay Steven who won Best in Show! And to Omi Pharncote, James Sebright, Jayamini da Silva, who received Honorable Mentions, […]

Invitation to Advent + Adventure
15th November 2012

I know we’ve been harping on about this. But we wanted to officially invite you the exhibition preview for ADVENT + ADVENTURE, on Friday, November 30, at 6:00pm, for which you can look forward to some great art, music, mulled-wine, and seasonal treats. Artists from all backgrounds have been invited to explore the Christmas season through themes of waiting, expectation, and preparation. This […]

Call for Entries : ADVENT & ADVENTURE
2nd October 2012

ADVENT & ADVENTURE Exhibition: December 1-20   Opening Reception: Friday, November 30, 6.00-7.30pm The Holy Biscuit is invites artists to participate in our second annual Advent exhibition, ADVENT & ADVENTURE, exploring the season of Advent and Christmas. Advent is a season of expectation and preparation. For Christians, it is to commemorate the coming of the […]

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Christmas is Happening
14th December 2011

Nowadays, anything that causes you to slow down, pause and to reflect, could generally be considered a good thing, especially during the busyness and excitement of the festive season. The Christmas is Happening project, can easily be called good. In its second year, the project presents a work of art and piece of music, for each day […]