Saturday 15 May 2010

Church of St Chad on the Knavesmire, York, YO23 1EY at  7.30pm

Tickets £7. They are available from 01423-508389 and 01904 424411.

Refreshments will be available.

Planned programme includes:

  • Bogoroditse Dyevo (Rachmaninov)
  • Sicut cervus (Palestrina)
  • Cantate Domino (Monteverdi)
  • When David heard (Tomkins)
  • Hear my Prayer (Purcell)
  • Rejoice in the Lord alway (Purcell)
  • Hosanna to the Son of David (Gibbons)
  • Lord, thou hast been our refuge (Vaughan Williams)
  • O taste and see (Vaughan Williams)
  • My spirit sang all day (Finzi)
  • Cantique de Jean Racine (Faure)

There are various ways of getting to the church, but for anyone that doesn’t know York, this is a straightforward way from A59.

  • Turn right onto York Outer Ring Road A1237
  • Cross over next roundabout [Wetherby Road].
  • Take second exit at next roundabout, signposted  Woodthorpe.
  • Continue on this road, crossing a mini roundabout taking you across railway line. Must be approx  1-2 miles.
  • At next big roundabout turn left onto A1036, signposted York. This is called Tadcaster Road.
  • Continue on Tadcaster Road towards York, over traffic lights [by St Edwards Church].
  • Racecourse is on your Right. At end of Racecourse turn right by white fencing. There is a right turn arrow for you, but the turning is not particularly clear. There are brown signs to Racecourse.
  • Racecourse is now on your right with Little Knavesmire [more green space] on your left.
  • There is a left bend in road, Terrys factory is visible, and after bend St Chad’s is on left after a few hundred yards.
  • Park in car park or on road.

St Chads was built of red brick in 1920’s so don’t be looking out for stone towers or spires!!

{If coming down A19 turn right onto York Outer Ring Road, go over two roundabouts and proceed as above].

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