Area officers

Acting Chair: Christine Alder
Secretary: David Harris
Awards Administrator: Joan Johnson
Regional Coordinator: Simon Russell

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Contact: David Harris
Phone: 0191 374 1659
Email: dharris108@live.co.uk

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Area Festival Rehearsal – Grant us peace, O God

Thursday 13th September 2018 (19:30 – 21:00)

St Michael & All Angels, Houghton le Spring

Cost: Free event (Festival Book to be purchased at a cost of £6.00)

Contact: Christine Alder
0191 529 3215

Rehearse the music for this year’s Festival entitled ‘Grant us peace, O God’ under the inspirational and dynamic direction of Daniel Cook (Master of the Choristers and Organist at Durham Cathedral).

Area Festival – Grant us peace, O God

Saturday 13th October 2018 (13:30)

Durham Cathedral

Cost: No charge but festival book will be needed at a cost of £6.00.

Contact: Christine Alder
0191 529 3215

In this service we will focus on the word ‘Peace’. We will thank God for the peace of 100 years ago, we will continue to pray and strive for a lasting peace in our world, as well as praying for the ‘peace that passeth all understanding’.

A Festival Book will be produced and launched in June 2018.

13:30 arrive, 14:15 rehearsal, 17:15 service.

Festal Evensong in memory and celebration of the life and ministry of Gordon Appleton

Saturday 27th April 2019 (14:15)

Ripon Cathedral, Ripon

Cost: £5

Contact: Andrew Robinson
07739 341213

You are invited to sing at a Festal Evensong to celebrate the life and ministry of Gordon Appleton at Ripon Cathedral.

Music – Rose Responses, Sumsion Evening Service in G (SATB) and Bainton And I saw a heaven (music not provided).

Choirs (robed and unrobed), individual singers, present and former members of Northern Cathedral Singers are all welcome. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as places are limited.

14:15 arrive, 14:30 rehearsal, 17:30 service

Come and Sing Choral Evensong

Sunday 12th May 2019 (16:00)

St Mary, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Cost: Free - suggested donation £3

Contact: Dr Craig Cartwright
07508 805621

Sunday afternoon is the perfect time to visit Richmond and explore the beauty and variety this historic market town and gateway to the Dales has to offer – end your day out by singing Choral Evensong in the grand surroundings of Richmond Parish Church. (Music will be provided on the day.)