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Catholic Association of Performing Arts annual dinner at Allen Hall

l-r: Michael Simpkins, Judge Nicholas Hillard QC, and Michael Slater during the CaAPA celebration

The Catholic Association of Performing Arts held their annual dinner at Allen Hall in Chelsea last Friday evening. Richard O'Callaghan, chairman and Frank Finlay CBE, vice president were among the guests. Also present was Judge Nicholas Hillard QC, and Mgr Vladimir Felzmann Chairman of the CaAPA board of trustees.

After dinner, members processed into the courtyard of Allen Ha...

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London: Catholic actors Christmas celebration at Allen Hall

Janie Dee

Catholic actors from stage and screen gathered at Allen Hall in Chelsea on Friday night for their annual Christmas dinner and party.   At the top table of the Catholic Association of Performing Arts (CaAPA) celebration,  there was the award winning actress Janie Dee, who will be playing next March with Angela Landsbury in Noel Coward's Blyth Spirit in the West End;   Frank Finlay...

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Downton Abbey creator takes leading role

Scene from Downton Abbey

Oscar-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes has become Vice President of the Catholic Association of Performing Arts. The announcement was made during a special centenary dinner at Alan Hall in Chelsea.

During the evening, Lord Fellowes said that Catholicism would be entering the storyline of his popular ITV series Downton Abbey at some point in the near future. When questioned a...

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Bath: reception celebrates Catholics in performing arts

Frank Finlay - current  CSG member

The annual  Bath Catholic University Chaplaincy summer reception was held at the Mansion House, Prior Park College.  Headmaster, Mr James Murphy O'Connor, nephew to the Cardinal, was present, with the headmaster of Downside, Dom Leo Maidlow-Davis, OSB. Retiring Vice Chancellor, Professor Frank Morgan, was thanked by University chaplain Fr Bill McCloughlin OSM, for his great...

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