“Travelling Soul Groups”
‪Tony McNeile‬ 2.30pm July 8 th

The talk this week at 2.30pm is by popular speaker Tony McNeile, a former minister of Bank Street Chapel.

This time he is speaking about “Travelling Soul Groups”
Tony McNeile

This is the last meeting of our Spring / Summer programme and we will meet again in September.

All Welcome. £3 minimum Donation please

Refreshments provided.

Bank Street Chapel School Room, Crown Street or Bank Street entrances, BOLTON BL1 2RU


Is there a divine plan? Can we be co- workers?” Kathleen Mugan

This weeks talk on Sunday June 23th is by Kath Mugan from Oldham –

  “Is there a Divine Plan? – Can we be Co-Workers?”

Kath is a long standing member of the Theosophical Society and has given us numerous talks in the past.

All welcome – begins at 2.30pm and £3 minimum donation please.

Refreshments provided.

Bank Street Chapel School Room, Crown Street, BOLTON BL1 2RU


Transpennine Weekend 8th -10th June 2018

At Whalley Abbey.

Residential Bookings have now sold out, although you are still welcome as a day visitor.






FRIDAY 8th June


4.00pm- REGISTRATION – See Registrar:


6.30pm – Dinner



8.15pm – “The Flame of Truth”

Hugh Agnew

Chairman: Wayne


7.00am Stroll or Yoga with Jenny

8.00am – MEDITATION -Maureen

8.15am Breakfast

 9.15am “The Journey of the Fool”

Noeline Hart

Chairman: Isabelle



11.15am – ANNOUNCEMENTS, Followed By:

Guest Speaker: Gary Kidgell

The Grail Quest” (Part 1)

Chairman: Hugh

12.30pm Lunch


3pm “One Step Leads to Another”

Cynthia Trasi

Chairman: Karen C

4.pm Refreshments

4.30pm “Sources of the Arthurian


Ted Capstick

Chairman: Maureen F

6.30pm– Dinner

8.30pmTheosophical Evening

SUNDAY 10th June

7.00am Stroll or Yoga with Jenny

8.00am – MEDITATION – Jenny

8.15am – Breakfast

9.15am “Choose Your Path with Care”

Jenny Baker

Chairman: Chris L

10.30am – Refreshments


11.00am – Guest Speaker: Gary Kidgell

The Grail Quest” (Part 2)

Chairman: Hugh

12.30pm – Lunch


1.45pm “The Beacon Light of Truth”

Wayne Gatfield

Federation Vice President & Chairman

with Closing Thoughts:


Refreshments and Farewells


Recordings of the Talks by: CD (£3); DVD (£5) can be ordered at the bookstall.


Whalley Abbey is a former Cistercian abbey in Whalley, Lancashire, England. After the dissolution of the monasteries, the abbey was largely demolished and a country house was built on the site. In the 20th century the house was modified and it is now the Retreat and Conference House of the Diocese of Blackburn. The ruins of the abbey have been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

The North West Federation week-end is a residential event that takes place in the North West and is organised by the North Western Federation. It is held to encourage togetherness in the study of Theosophy.

The week-end is supported by The Foundation for Theosophical Studies, an educational charity, whose aims are to help people understand and discover the essential truths at the heart of all philosophy, science and spirituality especially the fundamental unity of all people.

The Theosophical Order of Service (TOS) was founded by Dr Annie Besant in February 1908 and celebrated a hundred years of service in 2008. All donations and funds raised are channelled towards humanitarian work and the promotion of harmony and understanding. The motto –

A Union of Those who Love

In the Service of All that Suffer’

Fiona Odgren Meetings- Liverpool 26 May Bolton 27 May

The NORTH WEST FEDERATION of the Theosophical Society in ENGLAND is very pleased to hold

Fiona Odgren is originally English and has lived in Victoria DC, Canada since she was 23.

She met her spiritual mentor, lifelong partner and husband who introduced her to the Mahatma Letters….…Life was never the same again.

Her talk at Liverpool is…..
“Timeless Themes of the Secret Doctrine that capture the heart”

SATURDAY, 26 MAY, 2018 at 2 pm

Fiona will also be talking at Bolton 27 May at 2.30 pm

Her talk is entitled “Timeless Truths of the Secret Doctrine”

We meet at Bank Street Chapel School Room, Crown Street or Bank street, BOLTON BL1 2RU

All welcome. Refreshments Provided.

£3 minimum donation please

White Lotus Day May 13

Traditionally, once a year, as near as possible to May 8th ( her death), Theosophists gather to honour the founder of the Theosophical Society, H.P.Blavatsky, who brought the Ancient Wisdom Teachings to the West.

We call this meeting “WHITE LOTUS DAY” and celebrate with snippets of music, spiritual readings and Meditations.

Please bring along any inspirational reading if you would like to contribute – about 3-5 minutes in length.

This is a lovely meeting for meditating and Wayne always provides beautiful pieces of music.

All Welcome. 2.30pm start.

Bank Street Chapel School Room, Bank St or Crown St entrances, BOLTON, BL1 2RU

Refreshments provide.

Minimum £3 donation please.

“The Power of Awareness” Vic Hao Chin Jnr. April 22 2018

We are so pleased to welcome an International speaker of the quality of Vic Hao Chin Jnr to the North West. He is talking at a Bolton on “The Power of Awareness”.

Vicente (Vic) Hao Chin Jr. is a distinguished Theosophist of global renown.

He is a past President of the T.S. in the Philippines and Founder and Chairman of the Golden Link School.

Vic is the author of “Why Meditate?”and “The Process of Self Transformation”.

He has compiled, edited and published the chronological edition of The Mahatma Letters to A.P. Sinnet and is Editor of the Theosophical Digest.

Vic is also an Associate Editor and Contributor to the Theosophical Encyclopaedia.

2.30pm start. All Welcome. Refreshments. £3/4 donation please.

Bank Street Chapel School Room, Bank St or Crown St entrances, BOLTON, BL1 2RU

23rd-24th June 2018 – Conflict and Connectivity: conference in Leeds.

Conflict & Connectivity: The Esoteric Paradox @ Leeds Theosophical Society
Humanity is undergoing a cycle of unprecedented change. The more interconnected we are, the more we seem to be at war with ourselves. And the greater the change, the more profound the conflict.
This two-day conference looks beyond conventional explanations and explores the esoteric reasons underlying the current world situation and its huge impact on human psycho-spiritual development.
Event staged by Leeds Theosophical Society
in association with The School of Applied Wisdom.

April 8 “Weapons of The Spiritual Warrior” Tim Wyatt

Change of programme….

Due to illness Tim was unable to be with us on March 25 but is able to come and give his talk on April 8 instead.

The discussion on Reincarnation will be re scheduled.

Bolton Theosophy Group welcomes back Tim Wyatt from Leeds who is talking on “Weapons of the Spiritual Warrior.”

The term spiritual warrior is used in Tibetan Buddhism for one who combats the universal enemy: self-ignorance (avidya), the ultimate source of suffering according to Buddhist philosophy.
A heroic being with a brave mind and ethical impulse.

Tim is organiser and treasurer of Leeds Lodge, is a journalist, actor, singer songwriter and author. His latest book is “Cycles of Eternity – An overview of the Ancient Wisdom”. There may be copies for sale on the day.

2.30 start. All Welcome. £3 minimum donation. Refreshments provided.

Bank Street chapel school room, Crown St or Bank St entrances, BOLTON BL1 2RU




March 25 Chester Study Day with Michael Van Buren 10am to 4.30 pm

Sunday 25 March, 10am – 4:30pm
Chester Theosophy Study Day

An Exploration into Esoteric Christianity, Mysticism and the Spiritual Revelations of Theosophy
At the Kingswood Community Hall (within the Kingswood Retirement Village), Kingsway, Chester CH2 2FH (CH2 2FF on some sat navs!). On Kingsway, just after the Kingsway shops.
Bring a picnic lunch or visit the Bistro adjacent to the hall
Led by Rt. Revd Dr Michael van Buren www.lccgrail.org (Registered Charity 1156934)
Michael is the Presiding Bishop of the Liberal Catholic Church Grail Community and a Consultant Psychiatrist
He is also a National Speaker for the Foundation of Theosophical Studies (Registered Charity 1014648)
10.15 am Session 1 Introduction to Esoteric Christianity, mysticism, ritual as a method of raising consciousness, the inners meanings and work of the Holy Eucharist
11.30 am Session 2 Service of the Holy Eucharist according to the Liberal Catholic Grail Community
2.15 pm Session 3 Discussion and further exploration of the themes of the day
3.30 pm Session 4 Services of Healing and Benediction
Admission £12 / Concessions £10
However please do not let £ be a barrier to this special day – all donations will be welcome