Hewson Memorial Recital

  • Music
  • Sat 26 Nov
  • 7.30-8.30pm
  • Free admission but booking required

This year marks not one anniversary but three. It is the 50th anniversary of the death of George Hewson, organist & master of the choristers 1920-60) to whom these recitals have been given in memory of for many years. It is also the 120th anniversary of the installation of the mighty Willis organ in the Cathedral thanks to the continued generosity of the Guinness family in 1902 and finally the 25th anniversary of the appointment of David Leigh at St Patrick’s.

Programme includes W.T. Best’s arrangment of the Overture: St Paul by Felix Mendelssohn and Max Reger’s Chorale Fantasia on “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme”.

Admission is free, but seating is limited so pre-booking is strongly advised.

Sunday 27th November - Advent Procession by Candlelight

Sunday 27 November – Service Times

9.15    Said Eucharist

11.15  Choral Eucharist - sung by the Cathedral Choir

18.00   Advent Procession by Candlelight

You are welcome to join us on Sunday 27 November at 18.00 for a very special candlelight service of music and readings to herald the beginning of Advent. 

No tickets are required, however please be advised that seats are available on a first-come first-served basis