Knaresborough

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Duration: 35 minutes

Aled Jones takes part in the Great Knaresborough Charity Bed Race, finds out how this eccentric annual event changes lives and introduces saxophonist Christian Forshaw.

Music Played

6 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Richard Darke (Organ), Musicians fixed by Murray Greig; Mike Woodhead (Trumpet 1), Rhys Owens (Trumpet 2), Andrew Littlemore (Horn), Brian Kingsley (Tuba), Phil Goodwin (Trombone) and  congregation of St John the Baptist Church Knaresborough conducted by

    Richard Darke (Organ), Musicians fixed by Murray Greig; Mike Woodhead (Trumpet 1), Rhys Owens (Trumpet 2), Andrew Littlemore (Horn), Brian Kingsley (Tuba), Phil Goodwin (Trombone) and congregation of St John the Baptist Church Knaresborough conducted by All People That On Earth Do Dwell

    Composer: Melody adapted from the Genevan Psalter, 1551 Tune: Old Hundredth Words: William Kethe (d 1594) based on Psalm 100 Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright SOP Hymnbook #2 Pg4/5 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

  • Image for Organ and congregation of St John the Baptist Church Knaresborough

    Organ and congregation of St John the Baptist Church Knaresborough My Song Is Love Unknown

    Composer: John Ireland (1879-1962) Tune: Love Unknown Words: Samuel Crossman (1624-83 or 84) SOP Hymnbook #84 Pg162/3 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

  • Image for Organ + congregation of St John the Baptist Church Knaresborough

    Organ + congregation of St John the Baptist Church Knaresborough O Thou Who Camest From Above

    Composer: S S Wesley (1810-76) Tune: Hereford Words: Charles Wesley (1707-88) SOP Hymnbook #186 Pg356/7 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

  • Image for Christian Forshaw (Sax) + Grace Davidson (Soprano) + Ian Cape (Drum)

    Christian Forshaw (Sax) + Grace Davidson (Soprano) + Ian Cape (Drum) Mortal Flesh

    Composer: Christian Forshaw Words: From the Bible

  • Image for St John the Baptist Church Choir + Paul Leddington Wright (organist) + Richard Darke (conductor)

    St John the Baptist Church Choir + Paul Leddington Wright (organist) + Richard Darke (conductor) May the road rise up to meet you (an Irish Blessing)

    Composer: Traditional Irish Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright

  • Image for Organ, Trumpet 1+2, Horn, Tuba, Trombone + congregation of St John the Baptist Church Knaresborough

    Organ, Trumpet 1+2, Horn, Tuba, Trombone + congregation of St John the Baptist Church Knaresborough Praise To The Holiest In The Height

    Composer: J B Dykes (1823-76) Tune: Gerontius Words: John Henry Newman (1801-90) Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright SOP Hymnbook #90 Pg174/5 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

  • Factsheet for Sunday 11th July

    Presented by Aled Jones from Knaresborough.

  • INTERVIEWS

    Richard Hall
    Mayor of Knaresborough and Chair of Bed Race 2010

    Knaresborough Churches Together bed team:
    - Rev. Darryl Hall, Assistant Curate in the Knaresborough Team Ministry and Knaresborough Police Chaplain
    - Revd Bob Jones - URC ministry, Knaresborough and Bilton URCs
    - Rev Gail Hunt - Minister at Gracious Street Methodist

    The St. John’s Jewels Bed Team with Geoff Ward

    Phill Hopkins
    Manager, Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre

    Rev. Tony Collins
    Chief Executive, Saint Michael’s Hospice, Harrogate

    The Rev. Elizabeth Sewell
    St John the Baptist Church, Knaresborough

  • LOCATIONS

    St John the Baptist Church, Knaresborough was the venue for our congregational hymn singing and the performance item sung by St John’s Church Choir.
    St John the Baptist, The Parsonage, Knaresborough. HG5 9AG Tel: 01423 865273

  • Henshaws Society for the blind

    Henshaws Society For The Blind work in the North of England, enabling people living with visual impairments and other disabilities to build the skills and independence they need, to get the future they want.

    Henshaws Society website
  • Arts & Crafts Centre

    We filmed mainly in the Arts & Crafts Centre in Knaresborough.

    Arts & Crafts Centre website
  • Christian Forshaw, Grace Davidson

    Christian Forshaw, Grace Davidson, Ian Cape were filmed in studio at:

    Live Vision Studios London
    Unit B206, Faircharm Studios
    8-12 Creekside, DEPTFORD
    London. SE8 3DX
    Contact: Byron Barrett byron@livevision.co.uk
    0800 0199942

    And also at:-
    Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate. HG3 4DW which is National Trust property. www.nationaltrust.org.uk

  • Miscellaneous info

    Knaresborough Tourist Information
    9 Castle Courtyard, Knaresborough. HG5 8AE
    Tel: 0845 389 0177

    Philippians 3: 12-14 was read just by contributors prior to the Blessing. The translation used was Good News Bible.

    With Thanks To …

    The Knaresborough Lions, organisers of the Great Knaresborough Bed Race

    Photographs of past Bed Races courtesy of The Knaresborough Post

    Henshaws Yorkshire

    RNIB for providing the Bible reading in Braille

  • Bed Race

    For more information about the Bed Race please see link:

    Knaresborough Bed Race

Credits

Presenter
Aled Jones
Producer
Sian Salt
Executive Producer
Tommy Nagra

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