‘La Nativite du Seigneur’ by Olivier Messiaen: 6pm, Dec 20th

Andrew Wyatt, the Abbey’s Assistant Organist, plays this cycle of atmospheric Christmas meditations on the famous Phelps organ, with readings of poetry. Free entry with retiring collection. Refreshments available.

Read more » Dec 15th 2014

Stan Beckensall recital: 7.15pm, Nov 4

Renowned author and historian Stan Beckensall will read from his latest collection – Pilgrimmage: A tour of Northumberland in Pictures and Poems – in an evening of poetry, music and photography. The evening will take […]

Read more » Nov 3rd 2014

Lunchtime Live: Oct 14, 21, and 28

During October, we’re staging lunchtime concerts in the Abbey on Tuesdays at 1pm. Tuesday October 14: David Price from Portsmouth Cathedral will be giving an organ recital. Tuesday October 21: Brian Stewart of Hexham will be playing the […]

Read more » Oct 13th 2014
Paul Hobbs Holy Ground

Holy Ground: Oct 20-25

Enjoy this fascinating art installation at Hexham Abbey by Paul Hobbs. Holy Ground is a collection of shoes and stories from Christians all around the world. The stories are short statements about what it means for each […]

Read more » Oct 13th 2014

Festival of Music: Sept 19-27

From September 19-27, we celebrate the 2014 Hexham Abbey Festival of Music and Arts. With the nation commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1, the Festival programme pays homage to all those who died, […]

Read more » May 12th 2014