Reverend Dr Alison Joyce

Reverend Dr Alison Joyce, St Bride’s Church on London’s Fleet Street

Welcome to our podcast episode where we explore the iconic St Bride’s Church, nestled in the heart of London’s Fleet Street, celebrated as the spiritual beacon for the media world.

Few churches boast a history as rich as St Bride’s, a survivor of the Great Fire of London and the Blitz, a comforting presence during the Plague, and even the muse behind the traditional wedding cake design. This church’s story is a tapestry of resilience and inspiration, deeply interwoven with the legacy of the City of London for over 2000 years.

Join us as we delve into its fascinating journey with the Reverend Dr Alison Joyce, appointed as rector in 2014. Reverend Joyce, a passionate historian, describes her role as ‘probably the most interesting job in the Church of England.’ Tune in to uncover the historic and cultural significance of this remarkable church.


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About the 'From the Library With Love' Podcast

This episode is from our podcast partner “From the Library With Love” – a podcast for anyone whose life has been changed by reading by the author, Kate Thompson (more about Kate below).

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