Special Bible will feature handwritten verses

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PEOPLE are being invited to write two Bible verses to form a commemorative edition.

The People’s Bible, created by the Bible Society, will feature the handwriting of scores of people to celebrate 400 years of the religious text being translated into English.

On Tuesday, August 23, people are invited to Cosham High Street, to write verses in the ‘Scribe Pod’.

The stall, which will be outside the post office, will allow people to use a an electronic pen to write two verses.

Their handwriting will then be recorded electronically and put together with other passages for the special edition.

The event takes place from 10am to 4pm.

The Bible will then be presented to the Queen in November.

An online version will also be available.

For more information visit thepeoplesbible.org.