Diocese of Newcastle

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  • A conversation on Mental Health, young people, faith and poverty led by Jenni Osborn

    Communities Together Durham are hosting the following:

    A conversation on Mental Health, young people, faith and poverty led by Jenni Osborn

    On Thursday 24th September

    10am –4pm

    For anyone who wants to find out more about mental health, and think through issues of young people, faith and poverty. Read more

  • Arts and Craft Festival

    A celebration of arts, craft and music. Read more

  • Nikolsky Ensemble on tour from Russia

    "Nikolski Ensemble sing a cappella "Our voices are the only instruments we use!" As a rule, the first part of our concert is devoted to Russian Orthodox Church music written by our famous classical composers since 17th century. In the second part, we sing Russian folk and secular songs. Tickets £9 adults/ £5 children/ £22 family available from Alston Local Link / Eventbrite/ secachurch@gmail.com. Read more

  • Humours and Delights

    Music from 17th Century England, France and Germany for voice, lute, bass viol and organ.
    With music by Tobias Hume, Henry Purcell, John Dowland, Robert de Visée and others…
    Michael Ronan - Bass Baritone
    Sergio Bucheli - Lute & Theorbo
    Jacob Garside - Bass Viol
    John Green - Chamber Organ Read more

  • Royal Northern Sinfonia

    Royal Northern Sinfonia on your doorstep

    Hear Royal Northern Sinfonia, the professional orchestra of the North East, in your local church this October, this time with a programme including a special ensemble arrangement of Mahler’s ‘Titan’ symphony. Feel the full force and energy of this mighty symphony from just fifteen players absolutely giving it their all. Wagner’s intensely personal Siegfried Idyll and Strauss’ opulent Capriccio Sextet complete this programme of three giants of classical music.

    Royal Northern Sinfonia undertake four regional tours of churches in the North of England each year, including the ever-popular Christmas by Candlelight concerts. This autumn, join us for Mahler One: Titan in St George’s, Cullercoats (Thursday 17 October, 7.30pm), St Cuthbert’s, Darlington (Friday 18 October, 7.30pm) or Hexham Abbey (Sunday 20 October, 3pm).

    Tickets for each concert are £15, or £5 for Under-18s and are available from Sage Gateshead’s Box Office on 0191 443 4661 or at sagegateshead.com. If we have any tickets left there may be some available on the door, but early booking is recommended! We hope to see you there.
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  • A day with Meister Eckhart

    Christian meditation in the North East.


    To book please contact: bridget.hewitt@btopenworld.com or 01434 602897

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  • Iona Community Autumn Encounters

    The Iona Community is delighted to announce that it will be running an Autumn residential programme based at the St Columba Hotel on Iona. Against the vermilion and purple sunrises and softer pace of the island in Autumn, these retreats offer the chance to pause and take stock of life – to gather in what is ripe, to clear the ground and prepare for what lies ahead.

    There will be three exceptional people leading this year’s programmes: poet and award-winning translator of Rilke and Meister Eckhart, Mark Burrows; long-time Wild Goose Resource Member, Jo Love; and art historian and popular speaker Debbie Lewer – who also led our wonderful Easter 2018 retreat.

    Dates are as follows

    18th – 23rd October:
    Ripening in Wisdom: Elder Poets as Sages of the Harvest of Life
    Mark Burrows, Protestant University of Applied Sciences, Bochum

    23rd – 28th October:
    Kicking Leaves and Kindling Fires
    Jo Love, Wild Goose Resource Group

    28th Oct – 2nd Nov
    Lightening the Dark, Darkening the Light: Exploring the Shadows of Art and Faith
    Debbie Lewer, University of Glasgow

    Fuller descriptions of the programmes can be found by visiting https://iona.org.uk/island-centres/bookings/ae2019/ and following the links there.

    Based at the lovely St. Columba Hotel, each programme is 5 nights; prices start at £735 per person and include continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodation and programme charges. Places can be reserved via the St Columba website or by phoning the hotel on 44 (0)1681 700 304
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  • Praying the Liturgy

    North Northumberland Spirituality Network.

    A day to consider how in our worship we can engage further with the resources available to us and be more open to the Spirit; also how better preparation will sharpen our perception and discernment will facilitate our wills to 'live and work to your praise and glory'. Read more

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