News, Diary & Activities


news, diary & activities




The Friends’ Weekend

Usually the second weekend in May, including the highly regarded Kirkdale Lecture.

In 2024 Alison Gilchrist gave an illuminating lecture on the Church's stained glass prior to conservation works being done during the summer.

Cream Tea jointly with Lastingham Friends

Tuesday 2 July: 2pm

Venue - Low Askew Farm, Cropton, Pickering YO18 8ER

LIMITED PLACES - Please contact the secretary, Margery Roberts, for details

Patronal Festival

First Sunday in September

This year, the first Sunday in September coincides with the actual Feast Day of Gregory the Great, namely September 3rd.

Marking the Feast-day of Gregory the Great, patron of the Minster. Morning service in St Gregory's Minster. Friends' Luncheon hosting the Guest Preacher. Recent Guest Preachers include the Archbishop of York, the Dean of York, the Archdeacon of Cleveland.

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Usually the penultimate Saturday and Sunday before Christmas at 4pm

Venue: St Gregory's Minster. Led by the Choir of St Gregory's Minster (Director & Organist: John Hastie). Free admission, by prebooked ticket.



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