Choral Evensong August 25 2019

Choirs and Music, Evensong, Special Services

Aug_EvensongWe are delighted to welcome back Eric Spencer and his choir Quinquagesima to sing a joint Evensong with Worth Choir. Eric was a previous Director of Music at St Nicholas,’ and now lives in South Africa.

Come and listen to this traditional and beautiful service held in the tranquil surroundings of the 11th oldest church in the country. Music will include:

  • Almighty and everlasting god, by Orlando Gibbons (1583 -1625)
  • My soul there is a country far, by Hubert Parry (1848 -1918)
  • Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in D by by George Dyson (1883 – 1964)
  • Preces and Responses by Herbert Sumsion (1899 -1995)

Free entry although contributions are always welcome to the upkeep of our buildings. Refreshments afterwards.

Choral Evensong July 14 2019

Choirs and Music, Evensong, Special Services

JulyEvensongA rare chance to come and listen to the traditional and beautiful service of Evensong held in the tranquil surroundings of the 11th oldest church in the country. Sung by Worth Choir and Directed by Alex Hiam.

If you are not accustomed to this traditional service, it is one that has been sung regularly in Church since the Sixteenth Century, and was based on the Services held daily in the medieval church. It’s the high proportion of music in Evensong which distinguishes it from other church services.

It is free to come to hear its choral music, performed live and to a high standard. and music will include:

  • Preces and Responses by Thomas Tomkins (1572 – 1656)
  • Like as the Hart by Herbert Howells (1892 -1983)
  • Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in F by George Dyson (1883 – 1964).

Followed by drinks and nibbles and with a collection towards the refurbishment of our buildings.

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea, bellringers, Charity, Events, Families, News

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What could be nicer than a summer’s afternoon tea followed by a stroll round the grounds of our ancient church, the 11th oldest in the country? Well, the bellringers at St Nicholas’ invite you to join us as they provide a delicious spread of homemade sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, a selection of cakes and tea, coffee and soft drinks. Special diets can be catered for on prior request and all profits go directly to parish funds for things such as the cost of repairing the roof of our beautiful Saxon church.

Tickets are £10 in advance and only 80 covers can be taken, so get them now, either from the churchwardens or from EventBrite here.