• LOVE ACTUALLY
    Christmas Cinema Club: Love Actually (15)
    Join us in the Chapter House for a screening of Love Actually, the modern Christmas classic.
    18 Dec
  • ECCLESIASTICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL CELEBRATION
    Ecclesiastical Christmas Carol Celebration
    A celebration of Carols at Gloucester Cathedral organised and supported by Ecclesiastical Insurance.
    19 Dec
  • A MAGICAL EVENING
    A Magical Evening
    Banish the January blues with an amazing magical evening!
    13 Jan
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    Jazz in the Lady Chapel: Ben Holder Trio
    Enjoy an evening of live jazz in the intimate atmosphere of Gloucester Cathedral's newly restored Lady Chapel.
    27 Jan
  • DISNEY'S FANTASIA
    Disney's Fantasia with Live Organ Improvisation
    Enjoy this Disney classic in the glorious nave of Gloucester Cathedral.
    03 Feb
  • COME AND SING
    Come and Sing: A Sea Symphony
    Come and Sing 'A Sea Symphony' by Vaughan Williams with musical director Adrian Partington. Everyone welcome, no audition required!
    10 Feb
  • SALVATION ARMY
    Salvation Army Celebration of Prison Ministry with the ISS
    A programme of Christian choral music, in the stunning setting of Gloucester cathedral
    10 Feb
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    Mozart's Requiem & Bach's Magnificat
    Enjoy two sacred choral masterpieces from two of the greatest composers in history, Mozart and Bach.
    03 Mar
  • MOTHERING SUNDAY CONCERT
    Mothering Sunday Concert
    A musical offering for Mothering Sunday, in the stunning setting of Gloucester Cathedral Quire.
    11 Mar
  • MUSICAL TOUR OF GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL
    Musical Tour of Gloucester Cathedral
    A 2 hour guided tour of Gloucester Cathedral with musical accompaniment.
    14 Mar
  • MALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
    Malice Through the Looking Glass
    Join us for an interactive sleuthing evening in Gloucester Cathedral nave.
    16 Mar
  • KING OF KINGS
    King of Kings - Silent Film with Live Organ Improvisation
    Enjoy this fantastic Silent film with live improvisation on Gloucester Cathedral's magnificent organ.
    25 Mar
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    Come & Sing Workshop: Parry & his Pupils
    Come and sing a day of music by Hubert Parry, Vaughan Williams, Holst and Ireland in the beautiful setting of Highnam Church with outstanding choral director Adrian Partington.
    14 Apr
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    Parry Festival: Film Screening of The Prince and the Composer
    Watch Prince Charles' fascinating film about the life and work of Hubert Parry with a glass of wine. The opening event of Gloucester Choral Society's Parry Festival.
    04 May
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    Parry Festival: Organ Recital by Ashley Grote
    Enjoy a fabulous recital of Parry's organ music by talented organist Ashley Grote. Part of Gloucester Choral Society's Parry Festival.
    05 May
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    Parry Festival: Stephen Johnson Talk
    Join BBC Radio 3's Stephen Johnson for a fascinating talk on Hubert Parry before the evening Gala Concert featuring Parry's music. Part of Gloucester Choral Society's Parry Festival.
    05 May
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    Parry Festival: Gala Concert
    Gloucester Choral Society's summer concert and the main event in our Parry Festival with the Philharmonia Orchestra in Gloucester Cathedral.
    05 May
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    Parry Festival: Saint Cecilia Singers Chamber Concert
    Join the Saint Cecilia Singers in Gloucester Cathedral for a beautiful concert of music by Hubert Parry and his pupils, including the Songs of Farewell. Part of Gloucester Choral Society's Parry Festival.
    06 May
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    Parry Festival: Highnam Day
    Enjoy a day exploring Hubert Parry's roots in Highnam including a recital, talk by Jeremy Dibble, lunch at Highnam Court and evensong in Highnam Church. A wonderful day not to be missed. Part of Gloucester Choral Society's Parry Festival.
    07 May

 

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Three Choirs Festival at Buckingham Palace

Three Choirs Festival at Buckingham Palace

We can't imagine a better way of concluding our tercentenary year than with a performance in the Ballroom of Buckingham Palace, in the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales, President of the Three Choirs Festival Association. Pictured by official photographer Paul Burns are the massed choirs from Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester, our three artistic directors Geraint Bowen, Peter Nardone and Adrian Partington who shared the conducting; organists Christopher Allsop (Worcester) Peter Dyke (Hereford, who seems to be invisible in the photo) and Jonathan Hope (Gloucester); six brass players from the Royal Welsh College of Music; and Drama, and baritone Roderick Williams who joined us to sing the end of Part 1 of The Dream of Gerontius.

The performance was generously supported by the Three Choirs Foundation.

 

 

HRH prince Charles meets Girl Choristers of Worcester Cathedral

HRH meets TCF performers

Repertoire for the hour-long Buckingham Palace concert included works by Purcell, Handel, Parry, Vaughan Williams and John Rutter, together with the unaccompanied Psalm from A Foreign Field by the German composer Torsten Rasch, premiered at the Three Choirs Festival in Worcester in 2014 as part of the 14-18 NOW World War One Centenary Commissioning programme. Mr Rasch was present at the concert and was presented to His Royal Highness before the performance, as were the chairmen of the Three Choirs Festival committees. Afterwards Prince Charles spent time talking to performers, including some of the Girl Choristers of Worcester Cathedral (pictured).

 

 

 

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