Winter Prom at Ripon Cathedral

January 9, 2020
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January 9, 2020 Michelle

Ripon Cathedral is launching a new Winter Prom to showcase its array of musical talent and provide an opportunity for children in the region to get a glimpse of life as a chorister.

The prom includes a free concert of family favourites including music from Disney’s Frozen and dances from the Nutcracker Suite – with live animations and refreshments (including mulled cider) beforehand.

The cathedral choir, organists, youth choir and junior choir will all be performing – together with children invited to come along for ‘the choir experience.’

If you have a child aged six to 11 who likes to sing you can sign up for the event at

Not only will children get to sing alongside our cathedral choristers but mums, dads and carers can chat to current choir parents about what life for a chorister and their family is like.

Director of Music Andrew Bryden said: “Our amazing choir has gone from strength to strength. This summer we had a hugely successful tour of Germany and extremely high attendances for our carol services over Christmas – with standing room only at two of them.

“As well as first class musical training choristers enjoy sports days, fun days out, sleepovers and party nights all within a caring and nurturing environment. There are also plenty of social events for parents.”

The Winter Prom runs from 2.30 to 4.30pm at Ripon Cathedral on Saturday January 18.




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