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Discover what special services and other events are coming up at St Mary's Parish Church

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Thursdays in July 7pm - 8pm
St Mary's Parish Church

A study group for July. A summer’s evening. Light shining through the stained glass of an ancient church: What could be more pleasant? On Thursday evenings in July (1st, 8th,... Learn more ›

Mon 12 July - Fri 23 July 2021
St Mary's Parish Church

Save the date! This July, Windows to the World Festival is celebrating the colourful history of the oldest church in Barnard Castle – through art, music, and history. And we... Learn more ›

12 July - 23 July 2021, 10am - 5pm
St Mary's Parish Church

In 2018, Jonathan Cooke and friends held an exhibition Fire, Light and Shade at Ilkley’s iconic Manor House. Last year Jonathan was one of the invited exhibitors at the highly... Learn more ›

Wed 14 July 2021, 6pm - 7pm

During the 19th century, the expansion of the mining industry transformed not only the landscape of County Durham but also its population. Coal mining families often lived in poor conditions,... Learn more ›

Sat 17 July, 7pm
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Immerse yourself in polyphonic motets from Renaissance Europe performed by Scaramella – a capella lower voice quartet. Much like their namesake’s character from the Commedia dell’arte, Scaramella can turn their... Learn more ›

Tue 20 July, 7pm
St Mary's Parish Church

Join us for an evening concert of music for voice and lute with music by Dowland, Campion and Rosseter, performed by Tristram Cooke (counter-tenor) and Peter Martin (lute). Tristram Cooke... Learn more ›

Fri 23 July, 7pm
St Mary's Parish Church

Join us for an evening concert celebrating journeys, home and the natural world, with Tristram Cooke (counter-tenor), Graham Thorpe at the piano, and invited singers. Tristram Cooke is a lay... Learn more ›

Wed 1 September 2021, 6pm - 7pm

It is not a generally known fact that Richard, Duke of Gloucester was Lord of Barnard Castle before being crowned King Richard III. Before he left the North, he spent... Learn more ›

COVID-19 latest

The Coronavirus pandemic currently limits the type of event we can hold at the church. Learn more about the forms of worship that are possible under the current restrictions.