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.
Imogen Russell Soprano
Alison York Alto
Matthew Sandy Tenor
Benjamin Lewis Baritone
Mark Swinton Organ
Steven Russell Director
Modern Slavery, Protection of Freedoms, Managing Queues
How science serves society
Speaker The Revd Professor Bernard Silverman FRS formerly Chief Scientific Adviser to the Home Office & Master of St Peter's College, Oxford
St Mary's Warwick in association with the Friedns of St Mary's
Saturday 6th October, 7.30pm
Conductor: Michael Seal
Soloist: Zoe Beyers
Elgar Violin Concerto
Brahms - Symphony no.2
Tickets available via the church shop or via Sinfonia of Birmingham on 07397187927
Lunchtime lecture in St Mary’s Church about the medieval instruments in the windows of the Beauchamp Chapel – in association with Warwick Words History Festival
THE YORK WAITS
Deborah Catterall singer with
Tim Bayley, Lizzie Gutteridge, Anna Marshall,
Susan Marshall and William Marshall
Music fit for a Kingmaker
Music from the time of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428-1471). The York Waits bring a noyse of shawms, along with hurdy gurdy, rebec, rommelpot, and sackbut, plus fiddles, flute, harp, percussion and much more.
Mark Swinton organ (St Mary's, Warwick)
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.
Carleton Etherington organ (Tewkesbury Abbey)
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.
Collegium Warwick, with Strings and Organ
Oliver Hancock, director
Adrian Moore, organ
Fauré Requiem and music by Cecilia McDowall, Monteverdi and Brahms
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.
Queen of Muses
Music from the time of Elizabeth I, by Byrd, Farmer, Ferrabosco, de Lassus, Sandrin, Tallis, Taverner, Weelkes, Wilbye and Willaert.
Florence Lloyd clarinet (King's High School, Warwick)
Global Care Fundraiser - an evening of music and readings
Around the World in 80 minutes with Rob Halligan and Fiona Castle
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
'TIS THE SEASON
Mark Swinton organ (St Mary's, Warwick)
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.
Carols by Candlelight
Director Christopher Monks
Enjoy a mix of seasonal favourites, well-known carols and new discoveries.
Oliver Hancock organ (St Mary's, Warwick)
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Head over to our Visiting Us page to find information regarding getting here as well as opening times.