Church set to host an evening of music

A north Northumberland church is hosting an evening of music next week.

Sweeter than Roses, featuring music from Purcell, Bach, Handel and Charpentier, takes place at St Aidan’s Church in Bamburgh on Friday, July 25, at 7.30pm.

The concert brings together John Green (harpsichord), former head of music at Dame Allen’s, one-time director of music at Hexham Abbey and long associated with Northern Sinfonia, Deborah Thorne (baroque cello), a member of the Avison Ensemble and the Eighteenth-Century Concert Orchestra, and Charlotte La Thrope (soprano), who has just finished her final year studying music at Durham University. Tickets £10/students £8 on the door.