Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham

Ushaw College

Events at Ushaw

ushaw College




Events at Ushaw College

James Lancelot, Master of the Choristers and Organist, Durham Cathedral – Saturday, 22 April at 2.30pm. Retiring Collection. Refectory Café open from 11.00am – 5.00pm.


The organ recital series promotes an eclectic range of music from the classical organ repertoire; from renaissance to baroque and romantic to twentieth century.

The programme will include:

Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV 547

Mendelssohn: Sonata in F minor, Opus 65 No. 1

Franck: Pièce héroïque

James Lancelot has been Master of the Choristers and Organist of Durham Cathedral since 1985. Prior to this he was successively a Chorister of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, Organ Scholar of King’s College, Cambridge and Sub-Organist of Winchester Cathedral.

At Durham he takes responsibility for the cathedral’s musical ministry, at whose heart are the services sung daily by the Cathedral Choir. Under his direction the choir has maintained its reputation as one of Britain’s leading cathedral choirs. He retires from Durham this summer after thirty-two years in post.


Ushaw College was founded over two hundred years ago and has a rich and fascinating history, with some of the finest Victorian architecture in the North East, with many of the buildings designed by the illustrious Pugin family. The organ recital series, held in the magnificent setting of St. Cuthbert’s Chapel, is just one of an exciting and varied programme of cultural events happening throughout the course of the year. Other events include folk, classical, jazz and choral music, plus talks, plays, exhibitions and choral services.


Further information is available from the website.


To find out more information about Ushaw College, including volunteering opportunities, please visit our website, where most of our events are listed. For further enquiries please e-mail us: tickets@ushaw.org, or tel: 0191 334 5119.