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Music at Buckfast Abbey

Upcoming Concerts at Buckfast Abbey

Upcoming events

Grand-Orgue Recital Series: Richard Lester

Sat 10th November, 19:30 | £10.00

Sat 10th November, 19:30 International recitalist Richard Lester performs François Couperin’s Messe pour les Couvents, with plainsong sung by the gentlemen of the Abbey Choir. The concert also includes music by Messiaen and Bach.

The Collati Singers: Eternal Light

Saturday 24th November - 19:30 | £10.00

Requiem by Howard Goodall plus a selection of unaccompanied baroque and renaissance motets The Collati Singers Trefor Farrow Director

Royal School of Church Music Carol Service

Saturday 1st December, 4.30pm |

A 'Come and Sing' Carol Service sung by associated choirs of the Royal School of Church Music

Exeter Chamber Choir: Vivaldi Gloria

Saturday 1st December -19:30 | £10.00

Vivaldi's Gloria, with traditional Christmas carols & festive music by Praetorius, Ešenvalds and Daldorph Exeter Chamber Choir Andrew Daldorph Director

Devon Bell Ringers Carol Service

Sun 9th December, 3.00pm |

Service accompanied by organ and brass, with congregational carols, readings and carols for choir. Tower bell ringing from 2.00pm and after the service until 5.00pm.

Voces: Ave Maria

Saturday 8th December - 19:30 | £10.00

From the Immaculate Conception to the Assumption through the music of Dufay, Byrd, Victoria and other early composers. Voces Martyn Warren Director

Stanborough Chorus: A Celebration of Christmas **CANCELLED**

Saturday 15th December - 19:30 |

Unfortunately this concert has been cancelled

Festival Carol Service

Sunday 23rd December - 15:00 |

Festival Carol Service A sequence of seasonal music and readings for Christmas

Organ Recital: La Nativité du Seigneur

Sun 6th January 2019 4.30pm |

International recitalist Richard Lester performs Olivier Messiaen's organ mediation inspired by the birth of Christ. Each movement of La Nativité serves as a musical commentary on a different aspect of the Christmas story. There will be a short pre-recital talk at 15:15 in the Monastic Guest Hall about this fascinating work.

Abbot's Way Walk - 7th October 2018

A Buckfast Team walked from Tavistock to Buckfast, completing the Abbot’s Way Walk with 500 other walkers. Brother Andrew represented the Monastic Community in this our Millennium Year.

Blessed Sacrament Procession - 9th September 2018

Bishop Mark asked all the parishes of the Plymouth Diocese to have a procession of the Blessed Sacrament after the main Mass on the Sunday of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress held in Liverpool.

Mary: Icon of the Church

Mary – Icon of the Church
The Role of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The doctrine of the Trinity contains within it the reason for the uniqueness of humanity’s relationship with God – Jesus, being true God and true man unites divinity ...

Kindness: a School Mass

Kindness – a School Mass

Jesus says that we must love others as he loves us. We must think about what he might mean by this. In the first place we know that he showed his love by allowing ...

Baptism of Teddy

Baptism of Teddy

Living as a Christian means wanting to be a complete human being. We easily think of the Christian claim that Jesus is God, but we should also think that Jesus is a human being in the fullest ...

Talk by Field Marshal The Lord Guthrie

Talk by Field Marshal The Lord Guthrie - The Just War

English Benedictine Congregation Conference

The English Benedictine Congregation unites autonomous Roman Catholic Benedictine communities of monks and nuns and will hold their Conference at Buckfast Abbey

St. Simon & St. Jude - Votive Mass

Monastic celebration of Mass. Abbot Primate will preside on Saturday 27th October.