Christingle 10th December

Despite the snowy weather, a good crowd of children and adults came to the Christingle Service.  We made a few quick adjustments to the choice of carols to fit the CDs we had, because the organist was snowed in, and then we were launched on a very happy service. Everyone helped to make the Christingles … [Read more…]

Priory Church Carol Service – 17th December

It was lovely to welcome so many people to the Carol Service.  The church glowed with candle light and Christmas decorations and it was an opportunity for people to share the joy of Christmas together. The service started with all the children and many of their parents taking part in a lively and hilarious dramatisation … [Read more…]

Superb Hot House Jazz Screaming Kicks Big Band Concert

Monday night (Dec 17) saw an outstanding concert at St. Mary’s by some very talented young musicians. The Hot House Gospel Choir, Saxaphonics and Hot House Jazz Screaming Kicks Big Band, played to a packed church (again) and definitely raised the rafters.  Admission was free, but donations were collected in aid of Hot House’s Tour … [Read more…]

Pink Wellies Found

A pair of children’s pink wellies have been found in church – possibly left after Christingle?  If you know whose they are contact one of the Wardens or the Verger – details here

Superb “6 Choirs” Concert held on 13th December

An excellent multi-choir concert took place at St. Mary’s last night with performances from Local Vocals, Harmonics Community Choir, St. Mary’s Choir, de Ferrers Sign Language Choir, Saxotones and wonderful Richard Wakefield School Choir raising fund for the Conservation of the Priory Alabaster Arch (CoPAA). A big thank you to all who performed and to … [Read more…]

Local Vocals Concert exceeds expectations!

Tutbury Local Vocals, with a superb guest solo appearance by Thomas Spencer, gave a great concert to a large audience at St. Mary’s Priory Church on Saturday 2nd December – music familiar and unusual was enjoyed with the excellent acoustics of the Church.  The concert was free to enter but donations were requested in support … [Read more…]