4 AUGUST 1838, Page 8

TheGloucester music meeting will this year be on a more

magnificent scale than formerly. The seats for the morning concert in the Cathe- dral will be increased in number. Many regulations in the manage- ment and arrangement for the ensuing concerts will insure greater com- forts to the visiters. The concerts will be extended to four days, and will terminate by a fancy dress ball.— Worcester Journal.

Three new Roman Catholic Chapels have recently been opened— one dedicated to St. John, at Warwick ; the second at Banbury; and the third in the neighbourhood of Wellington, Salop.

On Thursday week, the foundation for a statue of Dr. Johnson, intended to be erected in the Market-place, Lichfield, was laid with appropriate ceremonies by the Reverend Chancellor Law. The statue, which is completed, is reckoned an excellent likeness, and 15'111 St1111(1 in such a position as to be seen from the furthest extremity of Market Street.— lirolverhampton (Yuronicle.

Chantrey boa nearly finished a fine statue of the late William Ros- coe, to be placed in the Town-hall of Liverpool.