Diocese of Liverpool Events
RECITALS: ST FAITH'S, GREAT CROSBY
The ongoing programme of Saturday Lunchtime Recitals continues
throughout May with Liverpool Youth Ensemble – Senior Brass May 3;
Merchant Taylors' School Students 10 May 2008; Owen Bryce (trumpet) and
Neil Kelley (piano) 17 May 2008; Colin Porter (organ) 24 May 2008; Mike Foy
(organ) 31 May 2008; Phil Arkwright (organ) 7 June 2008.
The church will be open on concert days between 11am and 1pm and
light refreshments will be on sale. The recitals begin at 12 noon,
last about 30 to 40 minutes and are free, but donations are
gratefully accepted towards expenses and church fabric costs.
ARTS AND CULTURAL EVENTS: LIVERPOOL PARISH CHURCH
During May a number of arts and cultural events will take place at
Liverpool Parish church (St Nicks) at the Pier Head as part of the
church's contribution to Liverpool 08.
10 May 2008 from 2pm to 4 pm. David Brazendale, well-known historian and
church warden will lead a talk and tour of the church and its
surroundings. This is a free event but donations are appreciated.
Assemble in the church at 2pm.
11 May 2008 from 7pm. A recital with incidental music by Peter Kennerley
of the Rime of the Ancient Marriner by S T Coleridge. Admission
free, donations welcome.
May 2008 (please note changed date) - 31 May 2008 open from 10.30 - 4pm.
Arts and Crafts at St Nicks. An exhibition of art and craft work by
members of the congregation, includes painting, silversmithing,
needlework and other activities.
May 2008 from 7.30pm Recital by the Capriol Singers with the
Vokelensemble Mittlerhein of Germany with a youth choir. Varied
programme of sacred and secular music by this well known choir.
Admission free, donations welcome.
PENTECOST PRAISE: ST MARY’S WATERLOO
Sunday 11 May 2008 at 6pm. Come and celebrate the birthday of the church.
FLOWER FESTIVAL: ST ANDREW'S CHURCH, SPRINGFIELD
St Andrew's Church, Springfield, Wigan presents Let there be Light a
Festival of Flowers on Thursday 15 May 2008, Friday 16 May 2008 and Saturday
17 May 2008 from 10am to 8pm and Sunday 18 May 2008 from 12 noon to 4pm. At 4pm
there will be a service followed by a sale of the flowers. Admission
is £2. Refreshments will be on sale and there will be a MU Craft and
Gift Stall and an art exhibition by Standish Art Society.
MUSIC FESTIVAL: ST PHILIP'S CHURCH, LITHERLAND
Friday 16 May 2008 from 7.30pm. There will be a Music Festival in St
Philip's Church in aid of the Church Hall Fund. Tickets £5. Bring a
flag. This event will see the launch of Friends of St Philip's
Church Hall. For further information please contact Pat Martin on
0151 922 4941.
CORPUS CHRISTI: ST
FAITH’S, GREAT CROSBY
Thursday 22 May 2008 at 8pm. Joint Sung Eucharist in St Faith’s with
blessing of those who serve as Eucharistic Ministers in the United
Benefice. Preacher: Canon Paul Nener (St John Tuebrook) followed by
party in the Vicarage Garden.
SUNDERLAND SYMPHONY CONCERT: ST AGNES, SEFTON PARK
Sunday 25 May 2008 at St Agnes's, Ullett Road, Sefton Park. This concert
is performed by a 60 strong choir from Sunderland. The varied
programme features music spiritual and secular, humorous and
serious, popular and classical. The concert is free, but there is a
collection in aid of church funds. There will be refreshments.
Further details from Fr Christopher Cook on 0151 733 1742.
A THREE CHURCH CHORAL PILGRIMAGE
7 June 2008. This a unique chance to see three magnificent Grade One
listed churches and to hear some splendid early music from the
Renaissance Music Group with Director Morris Davies. Joseph Sharples,
Author of the Pevsner Architectural Guide to Liverpool will be
available in each church to share something about its architecture
This Choral pilgrimage will start at 3pm at St Clare’s RC Church,
Arundel Avenue where there are choral works from 16th century Rome.
Moving on to the nearby Ullett Road Unitarian Church we hear psalm
settings by two early Flemish composers. Then, after light
refreshments, we walk the short distance to the Church of St Agnes
and St Pancras to hear music from Tudor England. Tickets at the door
£6. Concessions £5. A Fringe Contribution to Liverpool City of
Culture. The Renaissance Music Group is supported by the Music
Department of Liverpool University. Further details from Fr
Christopher Cook on 0151 733 1742.
FLOWER FESTIVAL: CHRIST CHURCH, NEWBURGH
From Thursday, 24 July 2008 to Sunday,
27 July 2008. Christ Church, Newburgh is
holding its first flower festival from Thursday, 24 July 2008, to Sunday,
27 July 2008, 2008. Parbold Flower Club is designing a series of
arrangements around the theme of Creation and the event promises to
be one of the highlights in the history of the church. The flower
festival will be open to the public and will close with a special
Songs of Praise service.