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St Andrews

Jonathan Veira

An Evening with Jonathan Veira

 at St. Andrew’s Church, Gorleston

Saturday January 26th, at 7.30pm

A few tickets priced £10 are still available, please click here,

or contact the church office on 01493 656078. Tickets are also available on the door.

Admission

Doors open at 6.45pm for the 7.30pm concert.  Unreserved seating.

Entry to the church is via St Andrew’s Chapter House door.

If you booked online, please bring your printed-out email confirmation with you - it is your ticket!  If you booked for a group of people, members of your group will be listed individually, but will also need to give your name and Invoice No.

Parking

Parking for the event will be at East Norfolk Sixth Form College, Church Lane, Gorleston, NR31 7BQ, a short walk from the church.

(Please note the area will not be staffed and drivers park at their own risk. The College will accept no responsibility for any loss or damage. No vehicles should be left overnight.)

Limited disabled parking is available in St Andrews Church car park, Blue Badge holders only.

Security

Bags (apart from small handbags) will not be permitted at the venue.

Refreshments

Bottled water will be on sale during the evening.

On arrival visitors will be able to purchase a ticket for interval refreshments (wine and fruit juice).

Singer Jonathan Veira, who is well known for his appearances on BBC’s Songs of Praise, is returning to Gorleston at the end of January, at St. Andrew’s Church, with his latest one-man show which blends a love of hymns with his own style of laughter, storytelling and entertainment. It will be his fourth visit to the town where he’s previously appeared at Cliff Park Community Church and twice played to large houses at Gorleston Pavilion.


Jonathan’s rich voice covers many styles of music, including opera where he is a regular performer with Glyndebourne and other companies. But over the years he has developed a number of one-man shows, most recently focussing on hymns. He explains that he feels so many familiar hymns from the past can speak to people today, so he and his wife Sue have composed new tunes or arrangements. “These are glorious, singable and memorable new tunes for some wonderful old hymns – breathing new life into the stunning words!” he says. The Hymns Project has resulted in a CD and a music book.


His recent appearance on Songs of Praise in October, which also revealed a love of classic cars, saw him perform his version of ‘O Love that will not let me go’ which was really well received.  He says he is once again looking forward to a return visit to Gorleston and sharing his sense of humour, love of hymns and encouraging the audience to join in: “We have had a fantastic time teaching them to people, it is just great to hear people SING! I love it!”


‘Jonathan Veira is the latest Christian musician to appear at St.Andrew’s Church. In 2017 worship song writer Stuart Townend played to a packed church of over 300 people as did composer and worship leader Graham Kendrick who was there in May this year.’