November Storm Damage

High winds this week have led to an unwelcome early Christmas present for us here at St Mary Magdalene, Clitheroe: falling masonry has led to the west door of the church being left unsafe and unusable. Some stone work from the west window came loose during the recent storm and fell onto the path and…

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Organ recital, Tuesday 4th December 1.00 pm, by David Thornton

A selection of seasonal music for ‘Advent & Christmas’ Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C major                                                     J. S. Bach                                                                                                              (1685 – 1750)   The Holy Boy                                                                                       John Ireland (1879 – 1962)   Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme                                                           J. S. Bach (1685 – 1750) Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme                                                Sigfrid Karg –…

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December events

Special events in December Saturday December 1st 4 pm Walking Nativity from Swan Courtyard to the bandstand followed at 4.30 pm by Carols at the Castle Sunday December 2nd 9.30 am Advent Parade and Family Service followed at about 10.30 am by the Ladies’ Group Christmas Fair in St. Mary’s Centre. Everyone invited! 6.30 pm…

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Organ Recital, Tuesday 6th November 1.00 pm, by David Thornton

Sinfonia, from Cantata No.29                                                                 J. S. Bach Arr. Dupre                                                                                           (1685 – 1750)   Aria                                                                                                        Flor Peeters (1903 – 1986)   Trumpet Tune, Air & Cebell                                                                 Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)   Chorale Partita – Wer nur den leben Gott läßt walten                           Georg Böhm (1661 – 1733)   Cantilène                                                                                      Josef Rheinberger (1839 – 1901)   Fantasia…

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Organ Recital, Tuesday 2nd October 1.00 pm, by David Thornton

A programme of French organ music   Fiat Lux                                                                              Theodore Dubois (1837 – 1924)   Prière à Notre-Dame                                                           Léon Boëllmann (1862 – 1897)   Chorale No.2 in B minor                                                          César Franck (1822 – 1890)   Noel X – Grand Jeu et Duo                                         Louis Claude D’Aquin (1694 – 1772)   Cortège et Litanie                                                                    Marcel Dupre (1886 – 1971)  …

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