Town centre role

sp_156St Peter’s plays an important civic role in the centre of Harrogate has many links with the business, commercial and political life of the town. As well as offering St Peter’s as an imaginative venue for worship and as an exhibition centre, we are pleased to lay on events such as photographic and art exhibitions to draw in visitors and tourists. On the second Thursday of each month between 12 noon and 2pm Amnesty International makes use of the central venue to encourage passers-by to sign letters and postcards to governments around the world. Occasionally we hold services specifically for those attending conferences in the town.

sp_087Part of our town centre work is to help the homeless and marginalised; each morning we offer breakfast and every evening we give away food parcels to all who come for them. In addition, St Peter’s is used by many charities in the town to provide refreshments on Saturdays, thereby raising much-needed funds to support their work.

We keep the doors open every day and encourage everyone to feel at home in the building so that it really can be a church for all.

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  • Leonard Bernstein Concert

    Vocalis, Harrogate’s chamber choir are holding a Bernstein Centenary Celebration concert at 7.30pm on Saturday 24th March in St Peter’s Church Cambridge Street, Harrogate HG1 1PB. Conducted by their talented young Musical Director Alexander Kyle, this celebratory concert will include excerpts from West Side Story and a performance of Bernstein’s energetic and tuneful Chichester Psalms. Also included  [Read the rest…]

  • Performance of Handel’s Messiah

    There will be a performance of Handel’s Messiah with St Peter’s Choir, guest singers and an orchestra on Wednesday 28th March starting at 7:15 pm. Tickets £11.00 from the Parish Office Monday to Friday (01423 568218).

  • Craft Aid International, Celebrating Downs Syndrome

    Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day with a super-inspiring little video highlighting the gifts, talents & abilities, love & laughter they bring to the world, through the lens of Craft Aid International. A great snapshot of our work with so many differently-able people around the world.  

  • Alpha is running here – Wednesdays 6:00 – 8:00pm

    Everyone has questions.  We believe that everyone should have the chance to explore the Christian faith, ask questions and share their point of view; wherever they are in the world. Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith.  Each session looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation.  Alpha is  [Read the rest…]


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