Our latest venture, our Summer Concert, was a lovely relaxing evening spent listening to Doncaster’s very own Wheatsheaf Singers who treated us to a wonderful programme of music, both sacred and secular.
Summer Dinner 2018
Our sell out annual Summer Dinner goes from strength to strength, this year it was our pleasure to welcome Levi Tafari, Poet and Raconteur as our after dinner speaker. A delightful way to spend a warm summer evening with good food, good company and lively and thought provoking entertainment.
Historic Civic Service
On 17th June history was made when we welcomed the new Civic Mayor Majid Khan, Doncaster’s first Muslim mayor as he began his year of office.
A Busy December 2017
December is always a busy month with lots of Carol Services and Concerts. This year some events and services raised funds for charities including: Doncaster Cancer Detection Trust; Drew Moore Bereavement Support Group; and The Children’s Society.
We were delighted to host two new events:
The De Paul Sleep In, when over 50 people slept overnight in the Minster to raise funds for Safe@last, a charity that supports young people and their families to try and prevent homelessnes;
A Christmas Evening with Lesley Garrett CBE PLUS… guests:
Sopranos Natalie Montakhab & Ella Taylor,Pianist Ben Frith & Sandie Middleton,
Flutist Carys Gittins, Harpist Alis Huws, Sheffield High School Choir
A wonderful evening which raised valuable funds for Lost Chord, a charity that pays for professional musicians to visit care homes and play for those with dementia.
Friday 30th June 2017 Annual Summer Dinner
We were delighted to welcome nearly 100 people to our Summer Dinner, when we enjoyed an excellent meal, followed by an excellent after dinner speaker: Matthew Burton Deputy Headteacher from Thornhill Community Academy – featured in the Channel Four series Educating Yorkshire. A great evening of good food, fun and entertainment with excellent company…. can’t wait for next year!
Sunday 20th April 2017 Deanery Confirmation Service
Lovely Deanery Confirmation and Baptism Service at the Minster.
Congratulations to all the candidates. It was lovely to share fellowship with Bishop Peter and all our friends from the Deanery who came to support their candidates.
Monday 8th May 2017 – Archdeacon’s Visitation Service
Churchwardens, clergy and supporters from across the Archdeaconry attended the Minster for the annual service, when Churchwardens swear their oaths, in the presence of the Archdeacon and the Diocesan Registrar, as they prepare for another year of service to their local churches.