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Organ Music of the French Baroque Tradition

6th - 27th May 2018

5.45pm | The Nave | Free

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Lunchtime recital - Eunsley Park and Maria Tarasewicz

Monday, 28th May 2018

12.45pm - 1.30pm | St Margaret's Church | Free

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries Association Preview

Saturday, 9th June 2018

10:00am - 3:00pm | The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries | Free to members of the Association

Other Events

Institute lectures

Institute lectures

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Lectures
Family days out

Family days out

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We run a lively programme of events for families throughout the year.

Family visiting

This week's services

27th May 2018 - 2nd June 2018
Sunday, 27th May 2018
Trinity Sunday
8:00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer said
10:00am Matins Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Introit: Lassus Tibi laus, tibi gloria
Responses: Tallis
Canticles: Tomkins Te Deum (First Service)
Tomkins Jubilate (Fifth Service)
Voluntary: Tomkins Gloria tibi Trinitas

11:15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Setting: Byrd Mass for three voices
Motet: Byrd O lux beata Trinitas
Voluntary: Bach Fugue in E flat BWV 552ii

Preacher: The Reverend Jennifer Petersen Minor Canon and Chaplain

3:00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Lay Vicars

Introit: Lassus Tibi laus, tibi gloria
Responses: Tallis
Canticles: Ward First Service
Anthem: Wood Great Lord of Lords
Voluntary: Walther Wir glauben all an einen Gott

Preacher: The Venerable David Stanton Canon in Residence

5:45pm Organ Recital Nave
Organ Music of the French Baroque IV

Matthew Jorysz

6:30pm Evening Service Nave
said with hymns

conducted by The Reverend Peter McGeary Priest Vicar

Monday, 28th May 2018
Lanfranc, Prior of Le Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury, Scholar, 1089
8:00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
9:00am Morning Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
12:30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5:00pm Evensong Quire
Sung by the Lay Vicars

Introit: plainsong O lux beata Trinitas 
Responses: plainsong
Canticles: Sumsion in G
Anthem: Elgar Seek him that maketh the seven stars

Tuesday, 29th May 2018
Restoration of the Monarchy, 1660
7:30am Morning Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
8:00am Holy Communion Stuart Chapel
said
12:30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5:00pm Evensong Quire

Introit: plainsong O lux beata Trinitas
Responses: plainsong
Canticles: Ramsey Short Service
Anthem: Purcell Blessed is he that considereth the poor

Wednesday, 30th May 2018
Josephine Butler, Social Reformer, 1906
7:30am Morning Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
8:00am Holy Communion Chapel of the Holy Name
said
12:30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5:00pm First Evening Prayer of Corpus Christi Quire
said with a hymn
Thursday, 31st May 2018
Day of Thanksgiving for the Institution of Holy Communion (Corpus Christi)
Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to St Elizabeth
7:30am Morning Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
8:00am Holy Communion Lady Chapel
said
12:30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
4:00pm Evening Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
5:00pm Sung Eucharist Quire
Sung by the Lay Vicars

Setting: Josquin Missa Sine nomine
Motet: Victoria O sacrum convivium
Voluntary: Messiaen Le banquet céleste

Preacher: The Reverend Justin White Priest Vicar

Friday, 1st June 2018
St Justin, Martyr at Rome, c.165
7:30am Morning Prayer St Faith's Chapel
said
8:00am Holy Communion Lady Chapel
said
12:30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5:00pm Evensong Quire
Sung by the Lay Vicars

Introit: Byrd Ave Maria
Responses: plainsong
Canticles: Monte Magnificat septimi toni
plainsong Nunc dimittis
Anthem: Gombert Salve Regina 'Diversa diversi orant'

Saturday, 2nd June 2018
Coronation Day, 1953
8:00am Holy Communion St Faith's Chapel
said
9:00am Matins St Faith's Chapel
said
5:00pm Evensong Quire
Sung by the Lay Vicars

The National Anthem
Responses: plainsong
Canticles:Howells in E
Anthem: Moore Behold, O God our defender
Voluntary: Walton Coronation March: Crown Imperial

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