Bible Study

Occuring
Every Tuesday at for 1 hour
Break
Please note that this event will not be taking place between and
Venue
St Nicholas, Blakeney
Address
Cley Road Blakeney Holt, NR25 7NJ, United Kingdom

A weekly look at the readings for the forthcoming Sunday

Benefice Sung Communion

Occuring
for 1 hour
Venue
St Nicholas, Blakeney
Address
Cley Road Blakeney Holt, NR25 7NJ, United Kingdom

A Common Worship service also live-streamed.

Sung Communion with hymns

Occuring
Every First, Fourth Sunday at for 1 hour
Break
Please note that this event will not be taking place between and
Venue
St Nicholas, Blakeney
Address
Cley Road Blakeney Holt, NR25 7NJ, United Kingdom

A Common Worship Communion service which will also be live-streamed on our Youtube channel.
Do stay for coffee/tea afterwards.

Glaven Valley Bereavement Support Group

Occuring
Monthly. Every Second Monday at for 1 hour, 30 mins
Venue
The Merchants House
Address
86 High Street (or rear entrance off Little Lane) Blakeney, NR25 7NT, United Kingdom

Anyone who has suffered a bereavement is very welcome.

Refreshments from 3.50pm

Messy Church

Occuring
Monthly. Every Second Tuesday at for 1 hour, 30 mins
Venue
St Nicholas, Blakeney
Address
Cley Road Blakeney Holt, NR25 7NJ, United Kingdom

Food, crafts, simple worship.

All ages! All welcome!

Five Churches Festival - The King's Men

Occuring
for 2 hours
Venue
St Mary's, Wiveton
Address
Glandford Road Wiveton Holt, NR25 7TW, United Kingdom

The choral scholars of the choir of King's College Cambridge.

A stunning opening concert with this renowned vocal ensemble. A programme spanning classical, folk, blues/jazz, and popular arrangements.

Tickets £15

Five Churches Festival - Making Musicians

Occuring
for 45 mins
Venue
St Margaret's, Cley
Address
Holt Road Cley St Margaret Holt, NR25 7TT, United Kingdom

Showcasing the winners of ‘Norfolk Young Musician 2024’, Alice Platten (soprano) and Tristan McCardel (violin) in a recital with Brenda Blewett (piano).

Part of the regular community Thursdays@Three series.

Featuring Benjamin Britten’s haunting song-cycle ‘On this Island’, Debussy’s Violin Sonata and the dazzling ‘Havanaise’ by Saint-Saëns.
Free admission.

Five Churches Festival - Homelands

Occuring
for 2 hours
Venue
St Andrew's, Letheringsett
Address
Holt Road Letheringsett Holt, NR25 7AR, United Kingdom

From the heartbreaking despair of Shostakovich's 8th string quartet to the joyful exuberance of Dvorak's 'American' quartet.

Chaos Collective, formed in 2022, is a Norfolk based string quartet. Violinists Fran Mattishent and Rebecca Scott-Smissen, violist Rachel Stacy and cellist Ivan McCready met whilst performing together in a variety of ensembles in East Anglia. The aim of the ensemble is to embrace many different disciplines and encompass many different forms of music. Their programmes have included disparate works including Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Roger Eno and Susie Self amongst others. They have reworked songs by Queen, film music including James Bond and folk music, giving their programmes an eclectic appeal.

Tickets £15

Five Churches Festival - Mikeleiz-Zucchi Duo

Occuring
for 1 hour, 30 mins
Venue
St Martin's, Glandford
Address
Mill Cottages Glandford Holt, NR25 7JR, United Kingdom

"Contradance"
This is a programme inspired by dance music from different eras and cultures, from the courts of 16th century France to folk inflected Scottish music; from Eastern European traditional music to nuevo tango. The Mikeleiz-Zucchi Duo bring their compelling combination of instruments - saxophone and accordion - to the concert hall, exploring the symbolic relationship between these two instruments and dance music. The two commissions from Aileen Sweeney and Alex Paxton have already received the support of the Marchus Trust, the Vaughan Williams Foundation, and City Music Foundation.

Tickets £15

Five Churches Festival - Jazz & Pizza

Occuring
for 2 hours
Venue
Glandford Deli
Address
Manor Farm Barns Glandford, NR25 7JP, United Kingdom

Summer evening jazz with The Chris Cooper Trio and includes all-you-can-eat pizza at the Glandford Deli.

Tickets £20

Five Churches Festival - In Conversation

Occuring
for 45 mins
Venue
St Margaret's, Cley
Address
Holt Road Cley St Margaret Holt, NR25 7TT, United Kingdom

"A Century of Film in Glorious Technicolour and How it has Shaped Us". Writer, broadcaster and film critic Francine Stock (BBC Radio 4’s The Film Programme) in conversation with Rev Richard Lawry, exploring the world of film and film music and how they influence us.

Tickets £5

Five Churches Festival - Movie Music Night

Occuring
for 2 hours
Venue
St Margaret's, Cley
Address
Holt Road Cley St Margaret Holt, NR25 7TT, United Kingdom

Let Chaos Collective, with guest vocalist Ella McCready, immerse you in the magical world of movie music. From Pirates to Gladiators, Batman to Bond, join us for this exciting journey through the ages of film music.

Movie night prosecco and popcorn available!

Tickets £15

Five Churches Festival - Festival Praise

Occuring
for 1 hour
Venue
St Nicholas, Blakeney
Address
Cley Road Blakeney Holt, NR25 7NJ, United Kingdom

Join us for a ‘Songs of Praise’ service celebrating creativity, the arts and music!

Praise and Worship

Occuring
Monthly. Every Second Sunday at for 45 mins
Venue
St Nicholas, Blakeney
Address
Cley Road Blakeney Holt, NR25 7NJ, United Kingdom

An informal service with contemporary worship songs led from the piano, with words and images on screen.
This will also be live-streamed on our Youtube channel.
Do stay fo coffee/tea afterwards.

Five Churches Festival - Festival Finale

Occuring
for 2 hours
Venue
St Nicholas, Blakeney
Address
Cley Road Blakeney Holt, NR25 7NJ, United Kingdom

A celebration concert gathering artists with whom Artistic Director, Brenda Blewett, has performed regularly in the last 5 years. This is a programme of nostalgia, beauty and inventiveness.

The evening opens with a rousing Festival commission by composer Sarah Rodgers and continues with an inspirational inter-weaving of two works by Gerald Finzi - the song -cycle ‘Let us Garlands Bring’ (Julian Godlee-bass, Brenda Blewett-piano) and the ‘Five Bagatelles’ arranged by Finzi for clarinet and string quartet (Geraldine Allen-clarinet,Chaos Collective).

The second half begins with a second Festival commission by Susannah Self, ‘All Shall be Well’, a setting of the words of Julian of Norwich for mezzo-soprano and string quartet. Susannah will be the singer in this work and also in Chanson Perpétuelle – a moving work by Chausson for mezzo, piano and string quartet. The concert finishes with the glorious, but rarely performed, Debussy Piano Trio.

Brenda and Julian have always included popular songs in their programmes and as ever, treats await…

Tickets £15

Celtic Communion with prayers for healing

Occuring
Monthly. Every Third Sunday at for 1 hour
Venue
St Nicholas, Blakeney
Address
Cley Road Blakeney Holt, NR25 7NJ, United Kingdom

Celtic liturgy with the option of the ministry of healing after communion.
This will also be live-streamed on our Youtube channel.
Do stay for coffee/tea afterwards

Benefice Sung Communion

Occuring
for 1 hour, 15 mins
Venue
St Nicholas, Blakeney
Address
Cley Road Blakeney Holt, NR25 7NJ, United Kingdom

Join us as we say farewell to Richard and Brenda on Richard's retirement.

A Common Worship service also livestreamed.

Benefice Picnic

Occuring
for 2 hours
Venue
Bayfield Hall
Address
Holt, NR25 7JN

Bring along your own picnic and let's share together to celebrate Richard & Brenda and wish them a very fond farewell.

All very welcome - drinks provided