All Souls’ Service

Our annual All Souls’ Day service will take place at 3.30pm on Sunday 4 November. If you will be at our All Souls Service and would like the names of any of your loved ones read out during the service, please write their name on the list in St Cuthbert’s, or email them to During the service, we will first read the names of those of who have died this year. All welcome to this service.

Gypsy Jazz Cafe with Emma Fisk and James Birkett

St Cuthbert’s welcomes back Emma Fisk and James Birkett for an evening of jazz. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets available from Joan (01429 823400) or Olive (0191 3720457) £10 for adults and children under 16 are free or pay at the door. Finger buffet included. BYOB.

For more information on Emma and James’ work, please visit:

“Dazzling violinist Fisk plays the classic early fiddle jazz of Joe Venuti with guitarist James Birkett.Guardian Guide, Editor’s Picks

“For lovers of the classic Stephane Grappelli – Django Reinhardt approach, this is right up there amongst the best in the UK.”

Strawberry Tea at St Cuthbert’s

Please come and join us for a delicious strawberry tea in St. Cuthbert’s Church Shadforth. Why not make it a Father’s Day treat for all the family? Tickets at £5 per person are available from Joan. Proceeds are for Church Funds

Bluebell Day

A lovely chance to visit the churchyard – transformed from the white of the snowdrops to a carpet of blue. Tea/Coffee and Cake £2 – and time to meet with friends and acquaintances. All welcome.

Snowdrop Day

Join us for our annual snowdrop day at St Cuthbert’s. Bring a camera and wear suitable footwear as you come to this event which will be dependent on the weather. Refreshments will be on sale.

Voices Together Concert

Voices Together return to St Cuthbert’s for the preview evening of the St Cuthbert’s Angel Display which takes place between 1-3 December. The concert is on Thursday 30 November at 7.30 pm and tickets cost £5, pay at the door. Refreshments included.(wine and nibbles). Please come along and support the church as we move into Advent towards Christmas.