Tag Archive: Newcastle Cathedral Choir

  1. Easter Day Festal Evensong and Homily

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    Easter Sunday Festal Evensong and Homily – according to the Book of Common Prayer 1662.
  2. Palm Sunday Choral Evensong

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    Choral Evensong according to the Book of Common Prayer 1662, with a short reflection (homily).
  3. Passion Sunday Choral Evensong

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    Choral Evensong according to the Book of Common Prayer 1662, with a short reflection (homily).
  4. Fauré Requiem

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    Fauré Requiem
    Poulenc Quatre motets pour un temps de penitence
    Poulenc Litanies à la Vierge noire
    Duruflé Messe cum jubilo

    Newcastle Cathedral Choir
    Ian Roberts Director
    Kris Thomsett Organ

    Fauré’s popular and beautiful Requiem, sung in the ancient surroundings of Newcastle Cathedral by the acclaimed Cathedral Choir, is coupled with music by Gabriel Fauré’s pupil Maurice Duruflé, and the colourful Francis Poulenc. An evening not to be missed.

    In aid of Newcastle Cathedral’s Sponsor a Chorister Fund.

    TICKETS: £10.00 (+ £1.25 Eventbrite Booking Fee)

    AVAILABLE FROM: https://faurerequiem.eventbrite.co.uk



  5. Evensong

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  6. Festal Eucharist for Christmas Day

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    A joyful, family-friendly service for Christmas morning with stunning choral music, all your favourite carols and a festive sermon.
  7. Midnight Mass

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    A beautiful, atmospheric candlelit service with sermon and traditional carols. Come and celebrate the meaning of Christmas in the time-honoured way. It doesn’t get any more Christmassy than this!
  8. A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

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    A traditional choral service of reflective bible readings on the Christmas story and beautiful carols led by the renowned choir of Newcastle Cathedral.
  9. Crib Service

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    Relive the story of Christmas with St Nicholas. Meet the grumpy shepherds, wonderful wise men and horrible King Herod. Join us for a fun and interactive act of worship and discover the greatest Christmas present ever.
  10. Newcastle Cathedral’s Christmas Extravaganza

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    Newcastle Cathedral Choir
    Directed by Ian Roberts, with Kris Thomsett (Organ)

    The New Tyneside Orchestra
    Directed by Monica Buckland

    With special guest compère – BBC Radio Newcastle’s Anna Foster

    Friday 14 December at 7.30pm until 9:30pm

    A spectacular evening of Christmas music, featuring the renowned choir of Newcastle Cathedral with its talented boy and girl choristers, recruited from schools across the North East, Newcastle’s own amateur symphony orchestra, and Anna Foster, star of local radio.

    There will be lots of traditional Christmas favourites from the choir and orchestra, along with some lesser known Christmas delights. There will also be an opportunity for the audience to sing. An unforgettable evening designed to get you in a Christmas mood!

    In aid of Newcastle Cathedral’s Sponsor a Chorister Fund

    Tickets £15 plus £1.47 Eventbrite booking fee: https://christmas-extravaganza.eventbrite.co.uk

    What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

    Newcastle Cathedral is within easy reach of many public transport links:

    Newcastle Central Train Station is just five minutes’ walk from Newcastle Cathedral. When leaving Central Station, turn right along Neville Street. You will pass by the monument to George Stephenson, father of Robert Stephenson, as well as The Literary and Philosophical Society and the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers. Then follow Collingwood Street to bring you out at Newcastle Cathedral.

    The nearest major public car park can be found on Dean Street. Walk out of the car park, cross straight over Dean Street and almost directly in front of you is a small stairway that brings you up into Amen Corner, at the back of the Cathedral. Follow the path left or right to approach the front entrance to the Cathedral. There are numerous other parking facilities, including multi-storey facilities and 48 surface car parks operated by Newcastle City Council. The Quayside’s multi-storey car park is approximately 12 minutes’ walk away and can hold up to 500 vehicles.

    The Nexus operated Tyne and Wear Metro service operates into Newcastle city centre – with several stations in close proximity to Newcastle Cathedral. The nearest stations are Monument Station (at the top of the Grade I-listed Grey Street) and Central Station, both less than ten minutes’ walk away. If travelling from the Airport via Regent Centre, you will have to alight at Haymarket and change platforms.
    The Q1 QuayLink bus service runs to the bottom of the Side, the medieval Quayside street which leads up to the Cathedral. Public buses run outside of the Cathedral into Gateshead and towards Durham and Chester-le-Street once every 15 minutes (weekdays and Saturdays).

    From the city centre: Head down Grey Street, passing by the Theatre Royal. Turn right along Mosley Street, which will bring you out to the north facade of Newcastle Cathedral.
    From Central Station: As you leave Central Station, turn right along Neville Street. Following Collingwood Street will bring you to Newcastle Cathedral.
    From the Quayside: Alight the Side – the main medieval route into Newcastle. Alternatively, you can take Dog Leap Stairs. They’re steep but rise straight up to the Cathedral. The Castle Stairs are another route. These can be found on the Quayside, across the road from the Swing Bridge. Again, this is steep but will bring you to the Castle Keep. Keep forward along St Nicholas Street to approach the Cathedral on your right.