A team of bellringers in Leckhampton have laid claim to what could be a record number of ‘quarter peal’ rings at a single tower, anywhere in the world. On 30Continue reading
Girls and boys on equal terms in Cathedral choir
Choral Evensong on Friday 3 September was a landmark date in the history of Gloucester Cathedral Choir. For the first time since the choir was founded in 1541, the girlsContinue reading
Not your usual Saturday job for Rachel…
18-year-old organist Rachel Mapp is keeping traditional music alive in her local churches.
Let’s take this outside: worship in the open air
If your churches are unsuitable for physically distanced worship, but you are really missing the chance to worship together in person, an outdoor service might be the answer. The SevenContinue reading
Downloadable music from A Church Near You
The Church of England, working with St Martin-in-the-Fields and the Royal School of Church Music, is delighted to be providing a resource of rights-free music for use on streamed services.Continue reading
Choral scholars join forces to raise funds in lockdown
Twenty-one choral scholars from Church of England Cathedrals across the south west of England have created a fundraising virtual evensong in lockdown
Choir to sing weekly hymns for digital church services across the country
Singers from one of the leading churches in the capital are to record hymns and songs each week for use by clergy and church leaders livestreaming Sunday services across theContinue reading
Reserve a seat on your sofa for Living Room Fest
Christian Arts Festival presents Living Room Fest Available under Monday 25 May Like so many other event organisers, the Christian Arts Festival team are having to postpone the Festival ofContinue reading
Stroud Sacred Music Festival returns for 2019
Next week (July 5 & 6) sees the return of the very popular Stroud Sacred Music Festival. Stroud will again come alive to a diverse beat, with free events andContinue reading
Come and Join us at the 2019 Jazz Festival
Continuing our partnership Cheltenham Festivals, our Chatterbox tent will return for the first Cheltenham Festival of 2019 – Jazz. Over 20,000 visitors are expect to participate over the festival’s 6Continue reading
Young Chorister of the Year
Dean Close pupil and member of Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum, Cassian Pichler-Roca, is winner of BBC Radio Two’s Young Choristers of the Year, 2018. Cassian Pichler-Roca, age 12, was announcedContinue reading
The difference a choir can make
The Revd Sue Greatorex, Vicar of St Bartholomew’s, Lower Cam and Coaley talks about the transforming change that a children’s choir can have on the church family. “When I arrivedContinue reading
Buzzing at Stroud Sacred Music Festival!
Peace breaks out in Stroud; we meet the team behind the festival and find out what it means to the community
Contemporary music: Worship team training
The Worship Foundation is partnering with the Diocese of Gloucester and a number of local churches in the region to make Worship Team Training in using contemporary music accessible toContinue reading
A thank you for 26 years of dedication
The Director of Music at St Peter’s Chuch, Winchcombe will be stepping down after 26 years service. Fiona Brown has been responsible for huge growth in the church choir, bringingContinue reading
Is this Britain’s longest serving chorister?
Roger Western will celebrate 84 years singing with the church choir at St Andrew’s and St Bartholomew’s, Churchdown this month.