Quest 2020 events

Quest 2020

The Quest 2020 Appeal will be holding a number of special events both to raise money for the Appeal and also to give pleasure and enjoyment to Salisbury's residents and visitors. Here is a list of what has been planned so far. Keep checking back on this page for new events.

  

Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th March 2020 - THESE CONCERTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

TWO CONCERTS PERFORMED BY THE CHOIRS OF EIGHT LOCAL SCHOOLS 

A celebration of the renovation of St Thomas’s with two concerts of glorious music from eight local schools. An evening of fun, variety and pleasure. A chance to see how school pupils of all ages come together enjoying the gift of music. A chance also to show appreciation to the adults who make this possible.

 Time - 7.00pm Tickets – Free Retiring Collection Refreshments available Venue – St Thomas’s Church

 

 Tuesday 5th May 2020

TALK BY CHRIS DANIELL  - The records of St Thomas's, medieval to modern

Time - 7.30pm Free Retiring Collection  Venue – St Thomas’s Church

  

Saturday 23rd May 2020

XANTEN CHOIR - Collegium Vocale - A concert performed by this talented choir from our twin town in Xanten 

Time - 7.30pm  Tickets £10 available from the Music Room, 5 Catherine Street, Salisbury or the Information Centre Fish Row, Salisbury

Refreshments - Cash Bar

Venue - St Thomas's Church 

 

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

TALK BY CHRIS DANIELL  - The history of organists and choir of St Thomas's

Time - 7.30pm Free Retiring Collection Venue – St Thomas’s Church

 

Saturday 13th June 2020

GOJOs CONCERT

GOJO is an 18-piece jazz orchestra with a loyal and enthusiastic following. They are well known in Salisbury through their regular sell-out Big Band Brunches at the Salisbury Arts Centre. Appealing to all age groups and tastes, the programme will include definitive swing charts and vocals from such ‘greats’ as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Woody Herman and Buddy Rich combined with Latin American numbers and more up to date hits from talented new writers. GOJO are very much looking forward to swinging it out at St Thomas’s – the bats in the belfry and the dust on the rafters won’t stand a chance! www.gojo.me.uk

Time – 7.30pm Tickets - £10, to include a glass of wine,  Will be available from The Music Shop, Catherine Street, Salisbury and St Thomas's Parish Office, St Thomas's Square, Salisbury

Refreshments available     Venue – St Thomas’s Church

 

Saturday 20th June 2020

SUMMER GARDEN PARTY

A summer garden party in the Bishop’s Garden.   Exactly what a garden party should be – tea, scones and cakes, and plenty of art and craft stalls to tempt you on a summer afternoon

Time - 1pm to 4pm  Tickets - £1 on entry 

 

Saturday 4th July 2020

THE FARRANT SINGERS  

This will be an evening of music and the spoken word

Time – 7.30pm   Tickets - TBC   Refreshments available     Venue – St Thomas’s Church

 

Tuesday 14th July 2020

TALK BY CHRIS DANIELL  - The Lady Chapel wall paintings - new evidence

Time - 7.30pm Free Retiring Collection  Venue – St Thomas’s Church

  

Tuesday 1st September 2020

TALK BY CHRIS DANIELL  - The Doom painting - new evidence

Time - 7.30pm Free Retiring Collection Venue – St Thomas’s Church

 

 Thursday 1st October, Friday 2nd October and Saturday 3rd October 2020

Murder in the Cathedral - T S Elliot's verse play about the murder of Thomas Becket performed by the Studio Theatre.

Venue – St Thomas’s Church        More details to follow…

 

Tuesday 6th October 2020

TALK BY CHRIS DANIELL  - The parish of St Thomas's and the outside world

Time - 7.30pm Free Retiring Collection Venue – St Thomas’s Church

 

Saturday 10th October 2020

AUTUMN FAYRE IN ST THOMAS'S Open to the public from 10am to 3pm.

A great opportunity to start your Christmas Shopping.  Lots of stalls selling a wide range of products and produce to suit all ages and purses.

         

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