Concerts in St. Andrew's...


Saturday 17th March 2018 at 7.30 p.m.
Celebrating Peace to commemorate the end of the First World War
Cumbria Rural Choirs

Karl Jenkins Requiem
Ralph Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem
Also featuring North Lakes School Choir
with Charlotte Jackson (sop), Paul Im Thurn (bass) and British Sinfonietta Conductor Ian Wright.
Tickets £15 (under 16s £5) available from Beckside Books, Penrith and 01768 894404 / Email:


Service for Passiontide
Sunday 18th March at 6.00 p.m. (***CANCELLED DUE TO WINTRY WEATHER)

The Way of the Cross
a Passiontide Sequence of Words and Music
with gathered choir
Director: Colin Marston    Organist: Mike Town

Passion Sunday
Rehearsal 3.00 p.m. ***CANCELLED***
Service 6.00 p.m. ***CANCELLED***

The Way of the Cross is a sequence of words and music for Passiontide. It has it roots in the visits of early Christian pilgrims to Jerusalem, who followed in the steps of Jesus from Pilate's house to Calvary, stopping along the route to make several 'stations' for prayer and reflection.
The service will provide an excellent beginning to Passiontide moving into Holy Week.

Further information: Mrs. Joan Gordon: rscmcumbriasecretary Tel: 017683 52980
All places must be booked in advance. Closing date: Monday, 5th March 2018.
There is no fee, but a collection will be taken.


May 2018

The Penrith Singers' second concert of the season will be on Saturday 12th May 2018, when the Singers will be performing Haydn's Creation with orchestral accompaniment. Visit for Penrith's Singers' next concerts...


APRIL 2018


New date for Organ Donald Richardson Organ Recital

Ian Tracey's organ recital, which had to be postponed from its original date in September will now take place on Sunday April 15th, 2018 at 7.30 pm.

IAN TRACEY (Organist Titulaire, Liverpool Cathedral)

We are pleased to welcome back Professor Ian Tracey, one of the most celebrated organists of the present day, for this year’s Donald Richardson Memorial Recital. Ian is Liverpool City Organist and was Organist of Liverpool Cathedral for 27 years before becoming “Organist Titulaire”. Ian gave the inaugural recital on St. Andrew’s organ after its rebuild by Andrew Carter two years ago.

The recital will include music to suit all tastes, ranging from pieces by Bach, Pachelbel, Boellmann, Bossi, Carlo Curley and Dubois to Ian’s own arrangements of music by Purcell and Ferdinand Herold.

Admission is £10 (students £4) including refreshments and programme.


Advanced notice




Come and Sing with John Rutter
St. Andrew’s Church, Penrith
Saturday September 22nd, 2018

There is likely to be a large demand for tickets. Please apply as early as possible.
Places are limited and will be allocated strictly in order of receipt.

Further information:
RSCM Cumbria Area Secretary Mrs Joan Gordon;      Tel: 017683 52980

Tickets: £20 (adults); £10 (students)

Please return application (download here) form with cheques, payable to ‘RSCM Cumbria Area’ to: Mrs Joan Gordon, 6. Long Marton Road, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6XX

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS - Saturday, July 28th, 2018, or when the limit for numbers has been reached.

Penrith Singers in concert, December 2011


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