Events at St Swithun's...
Valentine's Day concert: 'Awake, Sweet Love' - Saturday 14th February 2015
The Churches Conservation Trust presents a one-off concert by the renowned early-music group Poeticall Musicke at St Swithun's Church from 6pm until 7.30pm: something special this Valentine's Day. The event will feature music for voices and lute by John Dowland and his contemporaries. The concert has been organised as part of the 'Love Worcester' festival.
We regret to announce that the above event has now been cancelled.
A record of year's series of organ recitals (1.10pm on Fridays) and other events...
6th June 1.10pm: Students of Birmingham Conservatoire
13th June 1.10pm: James Luxton (Worcester Cathedral)
20th June 1.10pm: Thomas Allery (Oxford)
27th June 1.10pm: Peter Dyke (Hereford Cathedral)
11th July 1.10pm: Christopher Allsop (Worcester Cathedral)
15th - 18th July: The St Swithun's Festival
15th July time tba: Reading of the Anglo-Saxon Vita of St Swithun
15th July 6.30pm: Tea Party
15th July 7.30pm: Choral Evensong
Sung by Worcester Cathedral Voluntary Choir
16th July through the day: The Festival Organathon
Call in as you please, stay as long as you wish, and hear the sound of the organs.
22nd August 1.10pm: Henry Fairs (Birmingham Conservatoire & Birmingham University)
Recitals will use the 1795/1844 Gray/Nicholson organ, restored by Goetze & Gwynn in 2010, and also the Wetheringsett Organ (2002), the reconstruction of a Tudor organ of c.1530 currently on loan.
Admission Free to lunchtime organ recitals (retiring collection towards maintaining and promoting the organs)
We are grateful to The Elmley Foundation for financial support towards the recital series and the Festival Concert.