The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

Leeds Choral Directors Help Their Fellow Professionals

Tom Leech, Director of the Diocese of Leeds Schools Singing Programme (SSP) has given his insights into running an online choral programme during lock-down to the UK’s professional body for musicians, the ISM (Incorporated Society of Musicians). Read the full...

Hymns at Home: One Diocese, Many Voices – Sunday 12 July at 3pm

​We can’t sing hymns in church at present – but we can sing Hymns at Home! Bishop Marcus is pleased to introduce Hymns at Home: One Diocese, Many Voices. The ‘Songs of Praise Big Sing’-style video will be premiered on Diocese of Leeds Music’s Schools...

Leeds Diocese: Bringing a Breath of Fresh Air to Cathedral Music

The usually rarefied atmosphere breathed by British Cathedral Musicians as befitting their elevated status was expelled in robust fighting talk and muscular Christianity, as Diocese of Leeds Music gathered together some of the biggest names and most august...

Pipe Up! Organ Podcasts from our Cathedral Organist

After successfully going ‘online’ with Jonathan Rennert’s Monday Lunchtime Recital (still available to hear via our Leeds International Organ Festival You Tube Channel, www.lioflive.org.uk ) David Pipe, Leeds Cathedral Organist and Festival Artistic...

Diocese of Leeds on the BBC

This Sunday (3 May) at 7.10am, the BBC Radio 4 Sunday programme will feature the work of the Diocese of Leeds Schools Singing Programme. Diocese of Leeds Music wasted no time in moving their programme of 18 after-school choirs online and continuing their work in 53 of...

Leeds International Organ Festival Going LIVE Online

This year’s Leeds International Organ Festival will be LIVE online. David Pipe, Artistic Director, Leeds International Organ Festival, writes: We’re delighted that, despite the current situation, the billed Monday recitalists will be generously providing some...