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Upcoming Events

St Mary's is host to many wonderful events and concerts throughout the year, why not organise your visit around an event? Use the inputs below to filter the events by date.

Lunchtime Recitals Series

19th Oct 18 1:15 PM


Mark Swinton organ (St Mary's, Warwick)

Free
Organ Recitals

St James's Singers

28th Oct 18 8:00 PM


War and Peace

Readings and music to commemorate the end of the First World War.

St James's Singers and Fine Arts Brass

Julian Harris Conductor

David Troughton Reader

The concert is being given in aid of the Royal British Legion.

From £12.50
Concert

Lunchtime Recitals Series

2nd Nov 18 1:15 PM


Carleton Etherington organ (Tewkesbury Abbey)

Free
Organ Recitals

Reflection for All Souls'

2nd Nov 18 8:00 PM


Da Capo a cappella chamber choir
Take a short time to reflect and remember with the help of music and words.
Da Capo will sing the movements of the Duarte Lobo Missa Pro Defunctis interspersed with thought-provoking readings.
45 minutes of peace and reflection at the end of the day.

Entry free, with retiring collection in aid of St Mary’s.
www.dacapochoir.org.uk

 

Free

'Memoria aeterna'

3rd Nov 18 7:30 PM


Collegium Warwick, with Strings and Organ

Oliver Hancock, director
Adrian Moore, organ

Fauré Requiem and music by Cecilia McDowall, Monteverdi and Brahms 

Free
Concert

We Will Remember

11th Nov 18 6:30 PM


Duruflé Requiem and Readings

This community performance to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day will be the musical highlight of the Warwick Poppies tribute. Readings of World War I poetry will be interleaved with the music to explore the themes of prayer, anguish and salvation that permeate Duruflé's Requiem.

Some of Warwick's finest musicians combine forces to form the Warwick Poppies Chorus and Foundation Poppies Ensemble in this collaborative presentation of Duruflé's masterpiece, under the baton of Alex Laing.

Da Capo Chamber Choir, the Gentlemen of St Mary's Choir, King's High Senior Choir and other friends form the Chorus, while the Poppies Ensemble comprises senior pupils and professionals from the Warwick Foundation schools. 

Seating unreserved but free tickets must be obtained in advance from Bridge House Theatre box office www.bridgehousetheatre.co.uk 01926 776438 or St Mary's Shop.

Free

Leamington Early Music Series

13th Nov 18 7:30 PM


STILE ANTICO

Queen of Muses

Music from the time of Elizabeth I, by Byrd, Farmer, Ferrabosco, de Lassus, Sandrin, Tallis, Taverner, Weelkes, Wilbye and Willaert.

From £13
Concert

Lunchtime Recitals Series

16th Nov 18 1:15 PM


Florence Lloyd clarinet (King's High School, Warwick)

Free
Concert

Global Care Fundraiser

24th Nov 18 7:30 PM


Global Care Fundraiser - an evening of music and readings 

Around the World in 80 minutes with Rob Halligan and Fiona Castle

From TBC

Christmas Tree Festival 2018

29th Nov 18 5:00 PM


Christmas Tree Festival 2018

Starts on Victorian Evening Thursday 29th November at 5.00pm until Sunday 9th December

Opening hours Monday - Saturday 10am - 4.30pm (last entry 4pm) Sunday 12.30pm - 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

Throughout the festival we will have entertainment - fundraising concerts, hand bell ringers, children's writing workshop, school choirs singing, Spa Brass, Da Capo Chamber Choir, Sing it Loud, with visits from the Mayor of Warwick, Father Christmas and Guide Dogs and their handlers and so much more.

POP UP cafe on both Fridays and Saturdays of the festival, tea, coffee and homemade cakes.

Come along and vote for your favourite tree all beautifully decorated by local schools, businesses and organisations

From £1

School Choirs Singing at St Mary's

30th Nov 18 10:30 AM


Come along and hear local school children sing Christmas songs in the glorious setting of St Mary's Church Warwick.

Free
Children's Events
Christmas Tree Festival
Concert

Guided Tour of St Mary's

30th Nov 18 12:30 PM


Hear about the incredible history of the iconic building that is St Mary's Church. Booking essential £3 per person, includes voting for your favourite Christmas Tree and entry into the prize draw.

From £3
Christmas Tree Festival
Tour

Spa Brass

1st Dec 18 10:00 AM


Spa Brass will be returning this year to play Christmas Music while you wander through the trees.

Free
Christmas Tree Festival

Da Capo a cappella Chamber Choir

1st Dec 18 11:00 AM


Da Capo chamber choir will be busking around St Mary’s, filling the church with their beautiful sound.

Free
Christmas Tree Festival

Sing it Loud Choir

1st Dec 18 7:30 PM


'TIS THE SEASON

From £5
Christmas Tree Festival
Concert

Lunchtime Recitals Series

7th Dec 18 1:15 PM


Mark Swinton organ (St Mary's, Warwick)

Free
Christmas Tree Festival
Organ Recitals

Spa Brass

8th Dec 18 10:00 AM


Spa Brass will be returning this year to play Christmas Music while you wander through the trees.

Free
Christmas Tree Festival

Children's Christmas Writing Workshop

8th Dec 18 11:00 AM


This one and a half hours workshop is run by Jenny Heap, local poet and story writer. Creative workshop specfically for children. Ticketed £3.50 per child, accompanying adult free.

From £3.50
Children's Events
Christmas Tree Festival
Educational

Santa Visits St Mary's

8th Dec 18 11:00 AM


Santa will be visiting the Christmas Tree Festival at 11am, come along and join him as he looks at the beautiful trees and stops off before continuing his journey towards Christmas. Bring your letter or write one at St Mary's to post in the special postbox.

Free
Children's Events
Christmas Tree Festival

Leamington Early Music Series

11th Dec 18 7:30 PM


SIRINU

From Candlemas to Epiphany – The Lord of Misrule

Sara Stowe soprano and positive organ
Matthew Spring lutes and hurdy-gurdy
Kate Allsop recorders
Tamsin Lewis violin and voice
Kira Thomas shawm and recorder
Adam Bushnell percussion and voice

Christmas music from medieval times both sung and performed on flute, gittern, harp, hurdy-gurdy, lute and positive organ.

Ticket price includes mince pies and mulled wine.

From £13
Concert

Da Capo a cappella chamber choir with Charles Matthews - Wassail

18th Dec 18 7:30 PM


Da Capo a cappella chamber choir

With virtuoso Charles Matthews at the piano, Da Capo presents a programme of Christmas musical revels, with opportunities for the audience to choose and join in with their favourites. All tickets include programme and a glass of mulled wine.

 

Prices £10 (family £28) for table seating with food, £7.50 non-table side seating,

on sale 6 Oct from dacapo.warwick@gmail.com or St Mary's Parish Office 01926 403940

From £7.50

Armonico Consort

20th Dec 18 7:30 PM


Carols by Candlelight

Armonico Consort

Director Christopher Monks

Enjoy a mix of seasonal favourites, well-known carols and new discoveries.

From £14.50
Concert

Lunchtime Recitals Series

21st Dec 18 1:15 PM


Oliver Hancock organ (St Mary's, Warwick)

Free
Organ Recitals

Leamington Early Music Series

29th Jan 19 7:30 PM


THE MUSICKE COMPANYE

A Venetian Carnival

Philippa Hyde soprano
Tim Carleston counter-tenor
Daisy Vatalaro baroque cello
Helen Rogers harpsichord and chamber organ

Music by Cavalli, Galuppi, Handel, Lotti, Marcello, Monteverdi, Stradella, Strozzi and Vivaldi.

From £13
Concert

Leamington Early Music Series

26th Feb 19 7:30 PM


K'ANTU ENSEMBLE

A la Vida Bona – Music in the Age of Discovery

Ruth Hopkins soprano, violin and recorder
Sarah Langdon alto and recorders
Michelle Holloway alto and recorders
Ben Mitchell tenor, guitar and charango
Andrew Hopper bass and viola da gamba
Tymoteusz Jóźwiak bass and percussion

K’antu Ensemble explores the vibrant music of Spain and the New World. 

From £13
Concert

Leamington Early Music Series

26th Mar 19 7:30 PM


EX CATHEDRA

Fire Burning in Snow

Frances Kelly harp
James Johnstone organ
Simone Rebello percussion

Directed by Jeffrey Skidmore

Exuberant music from the Latin American Baroque.

Concert generously supported by Murray Campbell, John Hobley, Jonathan Holden, Roger Massie and Margaret Pringle.

From £13
Concert

Planning your visit to St Mary's

Guided Tour

A guided tour can be arranged to show you round if you request this in advance, tours cost £3 per person and will last approximately 45 minutes. Our knowledgable guides will bring the story of St Mary's to life and will be able to answer you may have about the building and it’s history. Learn more about the history of the church

Climbing the Tower

St Mary’s Tower is open to visitors throughout the year, weather permitting, and offers spectacular views from the top. The charge for the tower is £3 per adult, students over 16 £2.50, students under 16 £1.50 and family ticket £6 (2 adults and up to 4 children).We regret the Tower is not suitable for children under eight years old.

Getting Here

Head over to our Visiting Us page to find information regarding getting here as well as opening times.

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