The Friends of St Andrew’s organise an annual programme of talks and trips as well as the ever-popular monthly Tea Dances.

Recent past events include a talk about the BBC and Glenn Miller in wartime Bedford, a visit to the National Arboretum and Lichfield Cathedral, a cruise on the Ouse and a Fashion Show.

Live music is provided on several occasions at the monthly Tea Dances (suspended at present due to Coronavirus restrictions) and most months the attendance is typically around the 40+ mark. Tea Dance lessons are usually held on the afternoon of the second Sunday of the month with Tea Dances held on the third Sunday in the month.

Membership of The Friends costs £10 per annum and members are usually offered a discount on admission to talks and on trips out. For further information, please contact a member of The Friends of St Andrew’s Committee via the Church Office.

Coming Up:

Dependent on status of Coronavirus restrictions: 

Saturday 30 May – Trip to Peterborough Cathedral –      St Andrew’s Choir  will be travelling to the cathedral to take part in Sung Evensong and there are a limited number of spaces on the coach for others to go. Price £17 (£15 for members of The Friends). Cathedral tour available for an extra £8. Sign-up sheet is now available in church.

Friday 10 July – “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Tolethorpe. This trip has been cancelled, as all performances at Tolethorpe this year have been postponed until 2021.