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: Medvedeff's Balalaika Orchestra


Musicians: Medvedeff's Balalaika Orchestra

: Shildon Silver Band

Conductor, T. Collinson
(Soloists, V. Coatsworth and W.C. Douglas)


Musicians: Shildon Silver Band
[Band] conductor: T. Collinson
Soloist: V. Coatsworth
Soloist: W. C. Douglas

: A Newcastle Centenary

Thomas Sharpe

This is the centenary of the planning of Newcastle-upon-Tyne by Richard Grainger, a speculative builder who began as a carpenter. Thomas Sharpe will discuss what use is being made of present-day opportunities compared with the use Grainger made of his.


Presenter: Thomas Sharpe

: A Religious Service

(Church of England) from Hexham Abbey.

Organ Voluntary

8.0 Order of Service
Hymn, Come, ye thankful people, come (A. and M. 382; S.P. 9)
Confession and Absolution (from the Office of Compline)
Lord's Prayer, Versicles, and Responses
Psalm !xv (Chant-Stanford in E flat)
Lesson, John xv, 1-8
Magnificat (Wood, in C minor) Creed and Prayers
Hymn, Father of mercies, God of love (A. and M. 388)
Address by the Rev. J. V. C. Farquhar, Rector of Hexham
Hymn, Now thank we all our God (A. and M. 379; S.P. 350)
Organist, T. Christy


Addresser: The Rev. J. V. C. Farquhar
Organist: T. Christy

: The News

including Weather Forecast

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