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  • OPENING TIMES

  • Saturdays and Sundays
    8am-5pm
  • Mondays to Fridays
    8am-6pm
  • Bank Holidays
    8am-6pm
  • FREE ENTRY

Opening times

  • Saturdays and Sundays
    8am-5pm
  • Mondays to Fridays
    8am-6pm
  • Bank Holidays
    8am-6pm
  • FREE ENTRY

Organ recitals

Organ recitals take place at Newcastle Cathedral on Mondays at 1:05pm. There’s no need to pre-book – just arrive, take a seat in the Nave and enjoy.

Recitals are free to attend; however, if you enjoy the performance, please consider making a donation, either in person or online.

Suggested donation £5.

August 2022 programme

Monday 1 August, 1:05pmWeston Jennings, Tyler, Texas
Monday 8 August, 1:05pmCHANGE OF PROGRAMME: Geoffrey Woollatt, from Manchester Cathedral *
Monday 15 August, 1:05pmJordan English, St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh
Monday 22 August, 1:05pm Kieran Fitzsimons, Newcastle upon Tyne
Monday 29 August, 1:05pm *Michael Dutton, St Mary Magdalene, Newark

The recital on Monday 29 August commences our new series: ‘Newcastle Cathedral Organists Past and Present’.

* Unfortunately, Friedhelm Flamme from Germany is unable to attend as planned. Instead, we are delighted and grateful that Geoffrey Woollatt from Manchester Cathedral has stepped in. Geoffrey will play the following:

Allabreve in D major, BWV 589J S Bach (1685-1750)
Voluntary VI in B flat Major
– Andante
– Vivace
Maurice Greene (1696-1755)
A Fantasy                                                          Harold Darke (1888-1976)
Ceremonial MarchHerbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
Hymn Prelude on Werde MunterPercy Whitlock (1903-46)
Carillon de Westminster, Op 54 No 6Louis Vierne (1870-1937) 

September 2022 programme – ‘Newcastle Organists Past and Present’

Monday 5 September, 1:05pmIan Roberts, Newcastle Cathedral
Monday 12 September, 1:05pmKris Thomsett, Newcastle Cathedral
Monday 19 September, 1:05pmMichael Haynes, Hexham Abbey
Monday 26 September, 1:05pm Chris Ouvry-Johns, Newcastle upon Tyne

This page is updated on a monthly basis; please check back soon for September’s programme and October’s guest organists.