||A large, Perpendicular Gothic church,
Parish of Thirsk in the Diocese of York
The Benefice of Thirsk
Rector: Revd. Canon Richard Rowling
St Mary's Church Thirsk: Events
Exhibitions Information :
|MARGARET Hunton, our Tourism Officer, has been organizing Exhibitions in Saint Mary's church for many years. Two of the three which Margaret organised for this year have been and gone and were very successful. The Photography Exhibition is her last for this year. |
EASTER FLOWERS & EASTER GARDEN
The floral cross in the photograph was designed and created by Doreen Corner for the Easter Flowers exhibition. Doreen is one of the dedicated flower arrangers with whom Saint Mary's church is blessed and even when there isn't an exhibition there are lovely flower arrangements in church. We are always grateful when we receive donations to the Flower Fund and the flower arrangers are very happy to create floral tributes.
MODELS EXHIBITION-Saturday 4th May to Saturday 11th May. This was a display of models made by enthusiasts many of whom obtained their materials from The Artist's Palette. However when the exhibition was advertised more exhibitors came forward.
From Saturday 17th August to Saturday, 31st August -which includes the August Bank Holiday- Nathaniel Dargue's WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY will be exhibited. Nathaniel used to be a member of the church's Ark Club.
And Finally from Saturday November 30th to Sunday 8th December there will be an exhibition of ‘A DECADE of DECORATIVE DELIGHTS'Celebrating 10 Community Christmas Exhibitions.
ADMISSION to EXHIBITIONS :
|Admission to all exhibitions is free but donations to church funds are welcome. Thanks to Volunteer 'Welcomers' Church is open daily 10.00am to 4.00pm and after Morning Service on Sunday until 4.00pm from April until the end of October. The Crypt is open in the Welcome Season every Monday from 10.00am for refreshments and soup lunches. On Bank Holiday Mondays there is a wonderful selection of large cakes, cup cakes, quiches, scones and sandwiches. |
St. Mary's as an Exhibition, Concert and Recital Venue :
|St. Mary's is an excellent Exhibition Venue because of its location, beauty, size, acoustics and wonderful new lighting. Some Organisations have used it for years for Special Services, Concerts and Recitals. We believe the recently installed augmentary lighting has added greatly to the quality of the venue and we hope this will attract more 'bookings'. |
Margaret Hunton, our Tourism Officer, has been organising at least three exhibitions every year for the past many years. If you are interested in putting on an exhibition in St. Mary's Church please contact her on 01845 524904.
To arrange Recitals, Concerts or Special Services you may contact the Media Officer on 01845 523247 but email communications are preferred: email@example.com
Items Always Welcome for ‘Bring and Buy’ Stalls
|The‘Bring and Buy’ stall at the 2012 Christmas exhibition raised about £140. Half the money went to Thirsk Clock to help young people alone at Christmas. We shall continue to hold these events so please bear this in mind when you're cleaning, decluttering or looking for homes for unwanted items. St. Mary's will be delighted to take them off your hands and store them until such time as they are required. Contributions may be left in church or contact the Media Officer if you need items collected.|
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