Organ Elevenses is a monthly Saturday morning recital series. Come and enjoy coffee, tea and cake served from 10.30am and a 40-minute recital on the newly-restored organ of the parish church from 11am with a large screen projection of the performer. The recitals are given in aid of the parish church organ fund. Occasionally recitals are also given by other solo musicians and choirs.
Organ Elevenses with Nigel Davies (Dursley)
Saturday 17 June from 10.30am
June’s Organ Elevenses recital is given by Nigel Davies, former Organist of Westbury-on-Trym Parish Church, currently Director of Music at St James’, Dursley.
Suggested donation £5 on the door, under 18s free of charge.
1300th anniversary celebration music dates for your diary
Saturday 6 May at 7.30pm
Concert by Westbury Singers and the Parish Church Choir
With the Dorian Chamber Ensemble and Richard Johnson organ
Conducted by David Ogden and Barbara Rusbridge
A choir of 80 singers and orchestra perform Vivaldi’s Gloria, one of the most celebrated of choral works along with madrigals, folk songs and anthems to suit all tastes.
Tickets £8 for adults, £2 under 18s available on the door
Sunday 11 June at 6.30pm
A celebratory Songs of Praise service. All welcome
Sunday 1 October at 8am
A live BBC Radio 4 broadcast of Harvest Festival service from Holy Trinity Church
Saturday 7 October
A concert given by early music consort The Waites of Gloucester in church
Saturday 14 October at 7.30pm
Exultate Singers performs a concert of music specially chosen for the 1300th anniversary celebrations www.exultatesingers.org
For future local and national concerts, see www.organrecitals.com