pew sheet 15th May

Sunday Services
North Cornwall Cluster of Churches
Week beginning 15th May Pentecost

St Kew    9.30am     Holy Communion      Elizabeth Wild
St Peter    2.30-4pm     Messy Church       Port Isaac Village Hall
St Endellion    11am     Sung Eucharist       Andrew Lewis
6pm     Taize Service     Team
St Minver    11am     Holy Communion     Elizabeth Wild
St Enodoc    3pm     Evensong     Bill Nimmo & Kerstin Lewis preacher
St Michael    3pm     Holy Baptism     Judith Pollinger 6pm     Evensong     Peter Coster

Services & Events for the Week
Everyone is welcome to attend
Morning Prayer    8.45am     Wed Fri St Endellion
Evening Prayer     5.30pm     Mon. St Minver (Quiet Time)
Tues. St. Kew          Wed. St Michael’s
Thurs. St Peter’s     Fri. St Endellion BCP
Sat. St Enodoc

Sunday 15    4pm    Spring Concert, St Peter’s, Port Isaac Chorale
Christian Aid Week Starts
Monday 16    7pm    Churchwardens meeting, The Vicarage
Tuesday 17    8am     Holy Communion, St Endellion, Judith Pollinger
7.30pm    Whist Drive, St Endellion Church hall
Tuesday 17 – Thursday 19    Cluster Retreat: Treworra, Davidstow.  Theme:’ Prayer.’ led by members of the team. Contact Judith on 880181 if you would like to come as a resident or for a day.
Wednesday 18    10am     Holy Communion, St Minver, Elizabeth Wild
Thursday 19    7.30pm    Mothers’ Union, St Endellion Church Hall
Thursday 19     7.30pm     St Minver PCC, Perceval Institute
Friday 20    12.30    Souper Lunch St Kew Community Hall
Saturday 21     3-4.30pm     Youth Alpha get together, The Vicarage, St Minver

Sunday 22nd May Trinity
St Kew    9.30am     All Age Worship     David Foster & Rob Soley
3pm    Holy Baptism     Judith Pollinger
St Peter    9.30am     Holy Communion     Judith Pollinger
St Endellion    11am     Morning Worship     Pat Walton  & Pauline Turner
St Minver    11am     All Age Worship     Elliotts
St Enodoc    3pm     Holy Communion     Elizabeth Wild
St Michael    6pm     Evensong     Peter Coster & Kerstin Lewis preacher

Please pray for the sick, among them Valerie Davey, Laurence Grand, Anne Pethick, Dotty Blackmore, Tom Miller, George Fleming & Betty Milton.
Remember those who have died recently & those whose anniversary of death occurs at this time including Hugh Fryer, Rosemary Castle, Noel Godwin and Rosemary Ricketts.
Taking it in turns to pray for each other- this week we pray for St James, St Kew

Diary Dates

Sunday 22nd May St Michaels 6pm Choral Evensong with Deanery Choir
Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd May Madrigal Workshop Weekend with musical director Helen Porter St Endellion. Cost £50 Contact Sue Foster on 01208 880008 for further information.
Tuesday 24th May at 7pm A.G.M. of the Friends of St.Minver’s Churches will be held in the Perceval. All are most welcome. Choir for Trinity Sunday
6.30pm Monday 30th May Charity Concert Seth Lakeman, Wildwood Kin and The Greenaways. St Kew Church. Tickets at
7.30pm Friday 3rd June Concert by K’antu early music ensemble celebrating 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, with sonnets read by Patrick Gale. St Endellion Church. Tickets £10 from Sue Foster 01208 880008
St Minver Key Audit. Please notify Beth Elliott of any keys you have for St Minver church. email: Tel: 863905

Priest-in-Charge: Elizabeth Wild. Tel: 07758 407661
Email: St Minver Vicarage

Madrigals Workshop with Helen Porter

Saturday and Sunday 21 and 22 May, St Endellion Hall

Madrigals Worshop

This very popular May madrigals and part-songs weekend, run by singer and musical director Helen Porter (see comes to St. Endellion for the first time. During the weekend we will sing a diverse range of madrigals and part songs in harmony ranging from the 1600s to the present day. The weekend attracts singers from all over Cornwall, many of whom belong to other choirs, and the standard is high. Practice recordings and scores are available for those who don’t read music and would like to do some preparatory work in advance of the weekend. The workshop will take place at St Endellion and/or Port Isaac (details tbc) and will end with a public performance at St Endellion Church on Sunday afternoon.

Participation will cost £50 per person. To book a place  contact Ian Sandbrook on or by phone 01840 214613

You can book on line and  pay by either card or a PayPal account, click here and scroll down to the event.

Photographic Exhibition

Photographic exhibition28 May to 5 June, St Endellion Hall

Wadebridge & District Camera Club

This exhibition of striking photographs will include images of the extraordinary nature and wild life in North Cornwall. Peter will supply an expanded version in due course. Established in 1949, Wadebridge & District Camera Club has become one of the premier clubs in Cornwall and the South West. It’s members have achieved many top distinctions and awards in the leading Photographic Associations and many are regular successful entrants in National and International competitions. The Club is open to anyone interested in photography, whatever their level of skill or medium used.


‘Come now, a roundel and a fairy song’

K’antu  Early Music

Ensemble Friday 3 June, 7.30 pm, St Endellion Church

K'antu at St Endellion

The early music ensemble K’antu returns with a programme to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, exploring Shakespearian Songs and Dances evoking the spirit of Elizabethan and Jacobean England. With compositions by Robert Johnson, John Dowland, Thomas Morley, broadside ballads and folk tunes quoted in the Bard’s plays, their lively mix of music will appeal to Early, Folk, Classical and World Music fans alike.

Readings from Shakespeare will be provided by novelist, Patrick Gale.

Quotes: “These players are expert without being mannered, vivid without being simplistic, wholly alive to the expressive possibilities of Elizabethan and Jacobean music. I cannot recommend them highly enough.” (Michael Dobson, Professor of Shakespeare Studies) For more information about K’antu go to Tickets £10, free for accompanied under 16s

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To pay by cash or cheque, you can e-mail, telephone 07787 944935 or call in at the Wadebridge Bookshop.

‘The Songs of Folk and Legend’

Cornish American Song Institute -Recitals  performed by  this year’s American music scholars

Friday 24 June, 7.30pm, St Endellion Church

CASI 2015 group at St EndellionFrom the Cotswolds of England, to the Fjords of Norway, to the forests of Russia, folk culture and legend have been inspirational for artists, poets, and composers. These beautiful and moving songs will be performed by students from many of America’s top schools of music at the end of their three-week course of study with The Cornish-American Song Institute. Their director and head of vocal studies David Sadlier, tenor, has been praised for both his vocal and dramatic abilities and hailed as “one of America’s leading dramatic tenors” (Oxford Mail). For more information about CASI go to Tickets £10, free for accompanied under 16s

To pay by either card or a PayPal account, click here and scroll down to the event.

To pay by cash or cheque, you can e-mail, telephone 07787 944935 or call in at the Wadebridge Bookshop.

Endelienta Ensemble – Beethoven and Schoenberg

Endelienta Ensemble

Saturday 16 July, 7.30pm, St Endellion Church

We are delighted that Adam Hickox and Rees Webster are bringing a great group of young orchestral players from Cambridge and London to perform a varied concert including Beethoven’s 4th symphony and Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony in the Church that they both love so much. Their intention is to help foster the next generation of orchestral players to come and play in the St Endellion Festivals in future years.

Tickets £10, free for accompanied under 16s

To pay by either card or a PayPal account, click here and scroll down to the event.

To pay by cash or cheque, you can e-mail, telephone 07787 944935 or call in at the Wadebridge Bookshop.


St Endellion Summer Music Festival

festival_frontpageFrom Tuesday 26th July to Friday 5th August, St Endellion and St Kew churches

Another feast of concerts and recitals. Martyn Brabbins will return to conduct Britten’s wonderful opera, Gloriana with one of Britain’s favourite singers, Susan Bullock in the title role. Berlioz’s L’Enfance du Christ, Handel’s Dixit Dominus, Elgar’s Enigma Variations and Mark Padmore singing Britten’s rarely heard song cycle, Our Hunting Fathers, will feature along with much, much more. Programme details available from early April at

‘Scenery and the Supernatural’ choral concert

The Carice Singers
Saturday 27th August 7.30pm



This ensemble, named after Elgar’s daughter, comprising some of the UK’s finest young professional singers, will present a programme based on the forces of nature in the cliffs and coast of Cornwall, featuring Bax, Bantock, Delius, Elgar, Kuula, Madetoja, Sibelius, Stenhammar, Vaughan Williams and Warlock.

Ticket details to follow.


Reflective days

10am – 3pm Saturday 19th March St Endellion Church
‘Journeying with the Celtic Saints’ led by Peter Bonsey
The Celtic Saints have a reputation for living simply and travelling with a willingness to serve. Do the legends about their journeys and deeds offer an example relevant for our lives today?
Book with Judith Pollinger 01208 880181 or Cost £10 Bring picnic lunch

10am – 3pm Saturday 16th April St Endellion Church

‘One Sacred World’

Frances of Assisi’s understanding of creation was far in advance of the most current thinking about the environment.  How can we adopt much of his intuition to our world today?Book with  Judith Pollinger 01208 880181 or Cost £10. Bring a picnic lunch.

Endelienta Poetry Group

Stone Barn, St Endellion,  10.00-1200 monthly on 2nd Saturday of the month.

Poetry group maybeThis small friendly group meets monthly for poetry appreciation as well as to write together and bring work for constructive but critical comment. We also invite guest poets on a quarterly basis. It normally meets on the second Saturday of each month, with occasional alterations to accommodate specific events.

Cost: £7 full/£5 concessions payable on the day.

The next meeting is on May 14th.