Area officers

Chair: Andrew Robinson
Secretary: David Harris
Awards Administrator: Joan Johnson
Regional Coordinator: Simon Russell

Contact us

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

RSCM singing awards

What's happening in your Area?

The Light of Christ – Celebrating Candlemas

Friday 2nd February 2018

St Cuthbert, Darlington

Cost: No charge

Contact: The Revd Canon Richard Davison
01325 486999

**Event postponed to be replaced with Evensong in early summer.**

Choral service for Candlemas for singers and members of congregations from across the diocese. Further details to follow. Start and finish times tbc.

Exploring Music for Passiontide to Easter

Friday 2nd March 2018 (19:00 – 21:00)

St Giles, Gilesgate, Durham

Cost: £5 including a copy of The Cross of Christ to take away

Contact: Andrew Robinson
07739 341213

An event aimed at choirs which will explore the resources of The Cross of Christ (2010 edition) and other resources from Season by Season for Passiontide to Easter. This is both an event in its own right, and linked to the event to take place on Palm Sunday, 25 March 2018.

The Cross of Christ – devotion at the start of Holy Week

Sunday 18th March 2018 (15:30)

St Pauls, Scotland Head, Winlaton

Cost: £5 including a copy of The Cross of Christ (free if you attended the event on 2 March)

Contact: Michael Grave
01207 506208

The Durham Area annual Palm Sunday choral reflection. This year we will be using the 2010 edition of The Cross of Christ.

Make a Joyful Noise

Saturday 28th April 2018 (10:00 – 15:30)

All Saints & Salutation, Ravensdale Road, Darlington

Cost: £14 (£16 non-members), £10 students. Early bird (by 1 February): £12 (£14 non-members), £8 students

Contact: Andrew Robinson
07739 341213

Event for singers and instrumentalists led by Miles Quick (RSCM Head of Congregational and Instrumental Music) and Tim Martin (Musicademy tutor). Exploring a wide repertoire of music for mixed instrumental groups and voices, how to blend modern and traditional styles, using Iona and Taizé music in different contexts, teaching new repertoire, improvisation, selecting new material, and finding and nurturing new musicians. Deadline for booking 30 March 2018.


Choral Evensong in Durham Cathedral

Saturday 19th May 2018

Durham Cathedral

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.

Twitter: @RSCMScotVoices
Facebook: Facebook.com/RSCMScottishVoices

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 cost of £5.50

Contact: Andrew Robinson
07739 341213

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