What's On

Henry Wallace - Organ Recital
29/09/2017 / Holy Trinity Church, Horsley, NE19 1RU
As former organist at Hexham Abbey for fifteen years and choral director of several local choirs, Henry is well known to audiences across Northumberland. He was appointed organist and choirmaster at Greyfriar's Kirk in Edinburgh in 2001 For ti ... View Details

‘Refugees Welcome?’
29/09/2017 / Shepherd's Dene, 09.30-16.00
The Rt. Revd. Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, is coming to Shepherds Dene to lead a day of reflection on the ongoing refugee crisis. Bishop Paul is the lead Bishop for the Church of England on the refugee crisis.'Refugees Welcome?' wil ... View Details

A monkish performance to mark the Reformation
01/10/2017 / Holy Trinity, Jesmond, 19.00
"A great deal of silliness makes for a hugely entertaining show that revels in the absurdities of one of the biggest religious argument in history." Damian Arnold, The Times "I laughed a lot .... energetically choreographed and pac ... View Details

CMD and St Jerome Open Meeting
02/10/2017 / Education Centre, St Nicholas' Cathedral, Newcastle. 11am
Professor John F.A. Sawyer will give a seminar followed by a discussion on the subject of 'Isaiah – an evangelist more than a prophet'.  Professor Sawyer has published a book on the subject, "The Fifth Gospel" (CU ... View Details

Michael Haynes, Organ - Hexham Abbey 'Lunchtime Live'
03/10/2017 / 1pm / Hexham Abbey, Beaumont Street, Hexham NE46 3NB
The first in a series of Lunchtime Live concerts at Hexham Abbey. Michael Haynes, Director of Music, plays the Organ. All concerts start 1pm and last about 45 minutes. Admission is free with a retiring collection. ... View Details

Cranmer Hall Explore Day - ‘Thomas Cranmer & the Bible: What it Meant for Him and What it Means for Us’
06/10/2017 / Leech Hall, St Johns College, Durham, 9:30 - 3:30
Cranmer Hall Explore Day ‘Thomas Cranmer & the Bible: What it Meant for Him and What it Means for Us’ Led by Revd Canon Dr Ashley Null co-sponsored with Durham University’s Centre for Anglican Studies Leech Hall, St ... View Details

Training for New Churchwardens
07/10/2017 / St Andrew's Church Cottage, Corbridge, 09:30-12:00
Diocese of Newcastle Training for New Churchwardens   What is the role of a Churchwarden? What are the duties and responsibilities that you have taken on? These training sessions give you an opportunity to find out the answers to your q ... View Details

Robert Laws, Piano - Hexham Abbey 'Lunchtime Live'
10/10/2017 / 1pm / Hexham Abbey, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3NB
The second in a series of Lunchtime Live concerts at Hexham Abbey. Robert Laws plays the Piano All concerts start 1pm and last about 45 minutes. Admission is free with a retiring collection. ... View Details

Middlemiss Dinner
13/10/2017 / St Nicholas' Cathedral, 7 for 7.15pm
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'Sine Nomine' - Hexham Abbey 'Lunchtime Live'
14/10/2017 / 1pm / Hexham Abbey, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3NB
The third in a series of Lunchtime Live concerts at Hexham Abbey. 'Sine Nomine' - Choral Music by William Mundy All concerts start 1pm and last about 45 minutes. Admission is free with a retiring collection. ... View Details

OPENING DOORS: The role of Benedictine Hospitality in the Ecumenical Movement
14/10/2017 / Ampleforth Abbey and Stanbrook Abbey
OPENING DOORS The role of Benedictine Hospitality in the Ecumenical Movement Ampleforth Abbey and Stanbrook Abbey 14th October 2017   A day looking at how the communities of Ampleforth and Stanbrook draw people together from wi ... View Details

Charlies Community Choir - Hexham Abbey 'Lunchtime Live'
17/10/2017 / 1pm / Hexham Abbey, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3NB
The fourth in a series of Lunchtime Live concerts at Hexham Abbey. The Charlies Community Choir perform. All concerts start 1pm and last about 45 minutes. Admission is free with a retiring collection. ... View Details

Open Consultation to look at the proposal for a Resource Church
18/10/2017 / Newcastle Cathedral, 18.30
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Study Day - From Conflict to Communion: Still Reforming?
21/10/2017 / Brunswick Methodist Church, 14.00-17.15
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Autumn Encounters with the Iona Community: Walking into Winter
21/10/2017 / St Columba Hotel, Isle of Iona
As the seasons change and the year draws towards its close, what words and images come to the forefront of our minds? How can we make creative use of these - through storytelling, poetry, and writing – to help us shape our journeys in ... View Details

Keith Dale, Organ - Hexham Abbey 'Lunchtime Live'
24/10/2017 / 1pm / Hexham Abbey, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3NB
The fifth in a series of Lunchtime Live concerts at Hexham Abbey. Keith dale plays the Organ All concerts start 1pm and last about 45 minutes. Admission is free with a retiring collection. ... View Details

Autumn Encounters with the Iona Community: Stillness, Silence and Song
28/10/2017 / St Columba Hotel, Isle of Iona
In the changing light and landscapes of autumn on Iona, come and experience an unhurried week of meditation and song on this sacred island. There will be space for stillness and reflection, time to roam, and room for encounter with self and ... View Details

Carolyne Storey, Soprano - hexham Abbey 'Lunchtime Live'
31/10/2017 / 1pm / Hexham Abbey, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3NB
The sixth in a series of Lunchtime Live concerts at Hexham Abbey. Carolyne Storey, Soprano sings All concerts start 1pm and last about 45 minutes. Admission is free with a retiring collection. ... View Details

Autumn Encounters with the Iona Community: Cycles of Grace: Exploring the Ten Beatitudes.
04/11/2017 / St Columba Hotel, Isle of Iona
The Beatitudes set out by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount are the essence, not just of the Christian faith, but of all faiths that are drawn from the wells of love. How can we live well when the world seems graceless? What gifts from the B ... View Details

School of Prayer
04/11/2017 / Newcastle Cathedral, 10.00-16.00
School of Prayer   The Revd Prof David Wilkinson, Principal of St John's College, Durham, will speak about his recently published book: When I pray, what does God do? The Very Revd Michael Sadgrove, former Dean of Durham ... View Details

Community, Spirituality and Dementia
11/11/2017 / St Hilda’s Church, Jesmond, 9:30 - 16:00
Community, Spirituality and Dementia Saturday 11th November 2017 9.30am - 4pm at St Hilda’s Church, Jesmond Close to West Jesmond Metro station – limited parking on request We will explore the int ... View Details

Introduction to Prayer Spaces in Schools
22/11/2017 / Holy Nativity Church, Hillhead Parkway, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE5 1DR
Can you imagine a space being put aside at your local school for quiet thought, prayer, stillness, contemplation? Prayer Walls, Bubble Tubes, Play Dough, World Maps, Washing Lines of ‘BIG’ Questions, Forgiveness Stones, Mirrors and Pra ... View Details

St Nicholas: Man or Myth? Saint or Story?
05/12/2017 / Newcastle Cathedral, 11.00-16.45
  A day of illustrated talks exploring the Cathedral's dedication, led by The Revd Bruce Carlin. The day will be followed by Choral Evensong, with music from Benjamin Britten's 'St Nicolas Cantata'.   ... View Details

Advent Quiet Day - for retired clergy
11/12/2017 / Newcastle Cathedral. 10.30am
Led by Archdeacon Geoff Miller, we will gather at 10.30am for Coffee (provided) with two addresses, a midday Eucharist, a short organ recital and closing prayers at 3.30pm.  The Refectory will be available throughout the day for you to buy o ... View Details

GARETH DAVIES-JONES Nine Lessons Christmas Tour
20/12/2017 / Holy Trinity Church, Horsley in Redesdale, 19.30
The Nelson pipe organ in Holy Trinity Church, Horsley in Redesdale has now been fully restored and there are a series of concerts and recitals (with and without organ) during 2017 and 2018. Bishop Christine blessed the organ during a special service ... View Details

Gareth Davies-Jones - Nine Lessons Christmas Tour
20/12/2017 / Holy Trinity Church, Horsley, NE19 1RU
An evening of seasonal songs and tunes written, arranged and performed by Northumberland based singer-songwriter Gareth Davies-Jones. For ticketing and other information Tel: 01434 220646 / 07788 804784 ... View Details