And what a weekend it was for us at Manston. We had so many special events to mark! On Saturday, 24th June, five people were ordained priest at Leeds Minster by Bishop Paul. And three of them have been part of our community! Sonia Casibante (on the left) spent a month in our parish when […]
And what a weekend it was for us at Manston. We had so many special events to mark! On Sunday 25th June 2017, we had to say good-bye to our assistant curate, Rev. Sarah Feaster and her family. Sarah has been with us for four years and in that time has become a much appreciated […]
Great news! Our 2016 Church Hall appeal reached its target of £8,500 – and even slightly exceeded it! This amount has been matched by a generous contribution from our Parochial Church Council. We are thrilled that so many people helped us to achieve such an enormous total – if you were one of these people, […]
[No Subject] We had a great time at the last meeting at Lightwater Valley for the BIG Night Out. The weather was kind us but they still managed to get wet from the water ride.
Leeds Folk Fiddle Group did a coffee concert for us in 2015 which was well received and they enjoyed themselves so much they asked to come back. We are looking forward to hearing them, again. Come anytime from 10:15am for refreshments. Concert starts at 11am.
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 instrument, […]
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 […]