Young Catholic Adults and Schola Gregoriana Retreat

Douai Abbey 28th to 30th October For some years Associates of the Schola have been joining with the YCA on a weekend retreat, usually in the autumn at Douai Abbey. The YCA is a group which promotes the spirit of orthodoxy with charity; it has a deliberately non-divisive outlook, and uses the Church’s devotional heritage in order […]

Young Catholics at Douai, 28th – 30th October

The Schola will as in previous years provide support (chant) to the Young Catholics Association from the afternoon of 28th October until Sunday 30th October at Douai Abbey (near Reading). The programme will be set once we have an idea of numbers. At this stage I need either firm intentions or expressions of interest. Please contact me […]

Trinity College, Cambridge, Monday 6th June

Participants gathered at the magnificent Wren Library, designed by Sir Christopher Wren to give as much light as possible to readers via the great windows overlooking The Backs. We were greeted by the Librarian, Dr. Nicolas Bell, whom many of us remember talking on Cluniac monasticism at the Lewes weekend. Nicolas’s profound knowledge of mediaeval […]

Trinity College, Cambridge, Monday 6th June 2016

11 – 5.30 (to be confirmed) Nicolas Bell, whom many of you will remember giving us a talk on Cluniac monasticism at Lewes Priory, has kindly offered to show Associates original mediaeval music manuscripts including an Office for St. Edmund of Canterbury. He will be demonstrating these manuscripts in the magnificent surroundings of the Wren […]

Workshop in Askrigg, Upper Wensleydale

The fourth Gregorian Chant Workshop will be held on May 7th 2016 in St Oswald’s Church, Askrigg, North Yorkshire. Askrigg is a small village in Upper Wensleydale still famous for being the location for the TV programme ‘All Creatures Great and Small’. The day will last from 10.00am to 4.00/4.30 pm and will consist of music […]