We 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.
A 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.
- For more about our choir, click here.
- For directions to our church, click here.
We’ve just produced a sheet, which you’ll find laminated at the back of St Nicholas’ containing interesting facts about some of the exterior areas of the building and the more interesting graves in our churchyard.
If you can’t get to us or would simply prefer to print yourself a copy, download it here.
This is a companion for our existing sheet which shows interior highlights of the building and can be downloaded here.
We are now offering help with researching your family history. If you have an ancestor buried at St Nicholas’, Worth, click here for more information on how we may be able to help.