Chair: Andrew Robinson
Secretary: David Harris
Awards Administrator: Joan Johnson
Regional Coordinator: Simon Russell
Contact: David Harris
Phone: 0191 374 1659
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Thursday 14th September 2017 (19:30 – 21:00)
St Michael & All Angels, Houghton le Spring
Cost: Free event but purchase of Festival Book @ £5.50
The 2017 Festival is celebrating the 500th Anniversary of Bernard Gilpin (The Apostle of the North) and is entitled Faith, Generosity and Service. The Area rehearsal will take place in the church were Gilpin is buried.
Wednesday 4th October 2017 (19:30 – 21:00)
Lanchester Parish Church, Durham Road, Lanchester, County Durham
Cost: £4 suggested donation
Promise of Glory event exploring a range of music and resources for use between Advent and Candlemas including hymns, music for prayer, canticles, carols and anthems.
Saturday 14th October 2017 (13:30)
Cost: £5.50 for festival book
A celebration of the life of Bernard Gilpin, known as the ‘Apostle of the North’.
Through music, word and scripture we explore the life of Bernard Gilpin (1517 – 1583), often known as ‘Apostle of the North’. This specially devised service includes music from his lifetime up to the present day. A festival book will be available from early summer 2017 (see ‘Launching Music for the 2017 Area Festival’ event 6 July 2017). 13:30 arrive, 14:00 rehearsal, 16:00 tea (not provided); 17:15 service.
Saturday 19th May 2018
Cost: No charge but a collection may be taken
Our latest exciting, occasional, cross-border foray takes us to sing choral evensong for the first time in the beautiful and historic Durham Cathedral. Visit our website for further details.