Concerts - Douai Abbey: The Monastery of St Edmund, King & Martyr

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Friday, 20 May at 7.30 pm

The Sixteen - A Newbury Spring Festival concert.

Part of the Series, The Choral Pilgrimage 2022: An Old Belief

Music includes Parry's Songs of Farewell,
as well as pieces by Howells, Campion, Cecilia McDowall
and a selection of Medieval Carols

Only a few tickets remain.

£35; concessions £30
Book by calling 0845 5218218

Saturday, 28 May at 2.30 pm

The Renaissance Choir

Music from the English Renaissance

With works by Byrd, Tallis, Taverner, Mundy,
Philips, Dering, & White

Admission is FREE
A Retiring Collection will be taken for
the Distasters Emergency Committee Ukraine Appeal

Saturday, 11 June at 7.30 pm

The Reading Bach Choir

"What lies beyond sense and knowledge"

William Byrd: Music for Pentecost
Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor

Tickets £16; under-18s £5
or by calling 01628 638847

Saturday, 2 July at 7.30 pm

Newbury Choral Society

Vive la Renaissance!

Featuring music by Palestrina, Victoria, Tallis, Byrd, and others

Tickets £15; under-16s £5 + booking fee
Book at their website:

The public area in Douai Abbey Church is on one level and is suitable for wheelchair access. There is an audio loop system, as well as disabled parking area and wheelchair-accessible toilets. Covid precautions will be in place.

You can find out how to get to Douai here. Please email any enquiries.

Page updated 15/5/22

- All services are in the abbey church -
0620 - Matins & Lauds (English)
0745 - Weekday Conventual Mass
[1100 - Sunday Conventual Mass]
1250 - Midday Office (English)
1800 - Vespers (Latin, Gregorian Chanrt)
2000 - Compline (English)
*No public Compline on Sundays/Holy Days
Douai Abbey
Upper Woolhampton
Reading, Berkshire
RG7 5TQ, United Kingdom

Visitor Enquiries: 0118 9715 399

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