Varied cathedral programme

Jeni Harvey

A FORMER director of Christian Aid, one of the North’s premier brass ensembles and a Jazz Mass all feature in Sheffield Cathedral’s Easter programme this year.

Professor Michael Taylor, who will be preaching on Good Friday between 12noon and 3pm, was director of Christian Aid for 12 years until 1997.

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On the evening of Good Friday, at 7.30pm, the cathedral choirs will sing Sir John Stainer’s The Crucifixion accompanied by the 10-piece Harlequin Brass.

Then, on Easter Sunday at 10.30am, there will be a Eucharist with Will Todd’s Mass in Blue. The composer himself will be playing in the accompanying ensemble.

For further details contact the cathedral office on 0114 2753434.