Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham

Ushaw College

Events at Ushaw

ushaw College



Edwin Bonney Organ Recital Series

Caroline Hodgson, Organist of St. Mark's Church, Darlington on Saturday 28 April 2018 at 2.30pm. Retiring Collection. Refectory Café and Gift Shop open from 11.00am until 4.00pm.

The organ recital series promotes an eclectic range of music from the classical organ repertoire; from renaissance to baroque and romantic to twentieth century.


Caroline was educated at Aylesbury High School for Girls in Buckinghamshire and at Durham University, from where she graduated with a B.A. Honours Degree in Music.

Caroline is organist at St. Mark’s Church in Darlington. She has performed at Ushaw on two previous occasions and has played recitals throughout the North-East and Buckinghamshire.

Caroline plays for North Yorkshire Chorus in Northallerton and The Richardson Singers in Darlington. She also works as an accompanist to musicians in exams and concerts, and particularly enjoys working with singers.

Programme to include:

The Throne Room ("Star Wars") - John Williams

England's Glory - Nigel Ogden

Organ Voluntary Op.5, no.VIII - John Stanley

Sortie in E flat - Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély

Ushaw College was founded over two hundred years ago and has a rich and fascinating history, with some of the finest Victorian architecture in the North East, with many of the buildings designed by the illustrious Pugin family. The organ recital series, held in the magnificent setting of St. Cuthbert’s Chapel, is just one of an exciting and varied programme of cultural events happening throughout the course of the year. Other events include folk, classical, jazz and choral music, plus talks, plays, exhibitions and choral services.


Further information is available from the website.


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