What’s on in Somerset

2019

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Friday 22 November 7.30 – 8.40pm (in the Quire)

Wells Cathedral

EARLY MUSIC WELLS CONCERT

Programme to be announced

Tickets: £15.00; available from Wells Cathedral Shop Box Office, and at the door

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Saturday 7 December 7.00pm

Wells Cathedral

WELLS CATHEDRAL ORATORIO SOCIETY

HANDEL: MESSIAH

Music for Awhile Orchestra (on period instruments)

Book early for Handel’s greatest Oratorio, in the annual performance from the Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society and one of Europe’s finest period instrument orchestras

Tickets: £12.00 – £28.00; available from wcos.org.uk, Wells Cathedral Shop Box Office, and at the door

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Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 December 7.00pm

Wells Cathedral

WELLS CATHEDRAL JUNIOR SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

Jill Edmonds (musical director), Neil Johnson (speech director)

Featuring song, speech, and instrumental items

Admission: free

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Friday 13 December 7.30pm

Wells Cathedral

THE CHRISTMAS JETHRO TULL CONCERT

Ian Anderson (flute, vocals, and magic), John O’Hara (piano and organ), David Goodier (bass guitar), Florian Opahle (guitar), Scott Hammond (drums), Choristers of Wells Cathedral, and some surprise guests

Whether your Christmas is a secular affair of gift-giving and family togetherness, or an observation of one of the most important days in the Christian calendar, join us for some uplifting Christmas spirit, music, readings and maybe even a prayer or two. The programme will include some of the best-known repertoire of Jethro Tull and a few snippets of seasonal traditional church and classical music

Tickets: £15.00 – £50.00; available from Eventbrite, Wells Cathedral Shop Box Office, and at the door

In aid of Wells Cathedral

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Monday 16 December 7.30pm (in the Quire)

Wells Cathedral

OPUS ANGLICANUM: MEDIAEVAL CAROLS

Opus Anglicanum present their atmospheric Christmas programme of wonderful medieval music and readings, Gregorian chant, and polyphony. Experience a candlelit journey into the spiritual heart of a medieval Christmas

Tickets: £TBC; available from opusanglicanum.org, Wells Cathedral Shop Box Office, and at the door

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Thursday 19, Friday 20, and Saturday 21 December 7.00pm

Wells Cathedral

CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS CONCERTS WITH WELLS CATHEDRAL CHOIR

Early booking is advised for these highly popular concerts in which the Cathedral Choir performs seasonal music, interspersed with readings, and the Cathedral is lit by thousands of candles

Tickets: £15.00 – £30.00; available from Wells Cathedral Shop Box Office from 1 May and at the door, if not sold out prior to the day; please ask about our Sponsor a Candle scheme (shop@wellscathedral.uk.net)

Proceeds from these concerts support Wells Cathedral Choir and the wider work of Wells Cathedral

 

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Sunday 22nd December 2019  2019 at 6.30 pm 

St Mary Magdalene Church, Church Square, Taunton TA1 1SA

Candlelit Carol Service 

with St Mary Magdalene augmented choir, newly renovated Father Willis organ,
and trumpeters

Admission Free,  Retiring Collection,
Seasonal Refreshments served afterwards

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