Did you know that St James’ Church is a member of the RSCM? The Royal Society of Church music. Well it is an affiliated church and has been for many years. You may wonder what a church gets from being a member. This is what it says on the RSCM website: ‘If you are actively […]
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Lovely Carol service on 23rd December with Adult Choir, Junior choir and St James Manston School Choir. Why not join us in 2019?
The Parish Church of St James, Manston, in East Leeds, seeks an able and versatile organist and church musician for our Sung Eucharist (three Sunday mornings a month), a monthly Evensong,and occasional non-Eucharistic and seasonal / Holy Day services throughout the year. Our two manual organ is a well maintained 28 rank Abbot and Smith […]
On Saturday December 5th we see the return (by popular demand) of Christopher Newton. Chris gives many recitals and regularly contributes to the Friday lunchtime series at Leeds Minster. He plays for University degree ceremonies, and is an accompanist for visiting choirs at cathedrals throughout the country. This year’s visits include playing at Chester, Durham, […]
On Saturday November 7th we see the welcome return of Helen Wright to our coffee concerts.Helen is well known in the area for accompanying children at Manston St James‘ Primary and singing with the choir and music group.She is also the conductor of the choir Tadchorale and Musical director of Tadcaster Theatre Group, both based […]
Leeds Folk Fiddle Group rehearse every Thursday at Yorkshire College of Music and Drama and the current members are Ian, Rob, Eleanor, Owen, Julie, Jill, Alex, Jane, Lizzie, Neil, Steve, Frank and Louise.They are mainly fiddle players and violinists but there are also three guitarists and a double bass player.They would be happy to meet […]
Saturday October 3rd sees the start of the coffee concert season. At all coffee concerts refreshments are provided from 10:15am then there is a short concert of approximately 30mins. The cost is only £2! At the moment all money raised is going towards the cost of a new roof for the church hall.Below is the upcoming […]