Organ recital at Sancton church

All Saints Church at Sancton.
All Saints Church at Sancton.

A special organ recital and wine and cheese tasting evening is to take place at All Saints Church, Sancton.

The evening will be held on Sunday 30 April between 5pm to 8.30pm.

Organists John Scott Whiteley and Paul Derrett will perform concert music on the All Saints Sancton 1890 hand-pumped organ.

Paul will also talk about church organ history.

The guests will then adjourn to the village hall for cheese and wine served by Ben and Lindsey from the Star pub/restaurant.

John Scott Whiteley is Organist Emeritus of York Minster, having worked at the cathedral from 1975 until 2010 when he retired.

Paul performs around 20 recitals each year in prestigious venues; recitals in 2016 included nine UK cathedrals and his fourth recital tour in Germany. Tickets are required for entrance.

They are free by application from 07836 228445 or