Music and Flower Festival

Saturday, 11 June 2011 - Sunday, 12 June 2011
Location: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Van Hogendorpstraat 26, Utrecht, Netherlands
Organisation: Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Topic: Bible


The English Church celebrates its annual Music and Flower Festival on Saturday 11th and on Whit Sunday 12th June 2011.

Beautiful flower displays colour the church on this year’s theme: King James’ Bible. It is 400 years ago, during the reign of James I, that the English translation of the Bible was first read in churches. This translation is also known as ‘The Authorized Version’.

On Saturday professional and amateur musicians perform short recitals. These mini concerts last about thirty minutes, after which the audience can find a wide selection of home made cakes and scones with fresh tea and coffee in the English Tearoom.

At lunchtime there is a variety of fresh, cut sandwiches. The tuna salad has reached legendary status! When the sun is out the Tearoom will be in the garden adjacent to the church. In the garden there are also stalls packed with books and plants; you can buy jewellery or choose a selection of jams or marmalades to take home.

There is no admission charge, but we welcome your donations.

The timetable on Saturday begins at 10.00am when the Tearoom opens.

10.30 Patrick Hopper (piano and organ)
11.30 Flûtes à Lek
12.30 Cantaba conductor Harrie Wagemakers
13.30 John de Wit (cello) en Mieps Fontein (piano)
14.30 Anthem conductor Klaas-Jan de Groot
15.20 Sara van Oordt (organ)
16.00 Amor Vincit conductor Gijsbert van de Lagemaat
17.00 close of the first day of the festival

Sunday begins with the Festal Eucharist for Pentecost at 10.30am
Preacher and celebrant is the chaplain, the Venerable John de Wit, Archdeacon of North-West Europe. The readings will be taken from the King James Bible. Music is by Darke, Sumsion and Tallis. The service is followed by a Bring-and-Share Lunch.

14.30 Choral Evensong is sung by the choir of Holy Trinity Church.
Music is by Richard Ayleward (Responses), Herbert Murrill (Evening canticles in E) and Thomas Attwood (Come, Holy Ghost).
We close the Festival by enjoying our Afternoon Tea.

Holy Trinity Church is located on the Van Limburg Stirumplein 2 in U trecht (Oost)

Enquiries: e-mail or call 065 313 00 86

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