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Selby Abbey 900th Anniversary

Selby Abbey 900<sup>th</sup> Anniversary (Temple House)

Selby Abbey 900th Anniversary
Selby Festival April–October 1969
Various Artists

Temple House, no record number (LP, UK, 1969)

This is a souvenir record released to celebrate the 900th Anniversary of Selby Abbey in 1969.

The record includes a song extract by Shirley & Dolly Collins who performed and evening of folk music at the Abbey. Narrated throughout by Jill Ward and The Rev. Malcolm Smart with various extracts including the Salvation Army Band and Evensong at the Scout service.


Side 1

  1. The Royal Maundy: An Introduction with Brian Connell
  2. Pageant 69: The Building of the House
  3. Son et Lumière: a Christopher Ede production, written by Paddy Scannell: The Dissulution of the Monastery and The Great Fire, with Miss Judi Dench, Norman Mitchell, John Baddely, Blake Butler, Edward Kelsey, Geoffrey Wearing, Philip Stone
  4. The Royal Maundy: The Service with His Highness the Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh
  5. The Welcome with the Bishop of Selby
  6. The Inaugural Service of the Service of the Festival on Easter Day with the Lord Archbishop of York
  7. A Festival of Music with the International Staff Band of the Salvation Army

Side 2

  1. An Evening of Folk Music with Shirley and Dolly Collins and The Young Tradition
  2. Art Programme: Its Aims and Relevance with Father Mark of Ampleforth Abbey
  3. Sports Programme with J.P. Horrocks Taylor, Brian Close, Fred Trueman
  4. Exias 69: At the Exhibition of Industry and Acriculture in Selby
  5. The St George’s Day Scout Service
  6. Evensong at the Abbey with Miss Joyce Blake of the Society of Friends
  7. The Festival of the Spirit of God on Whit Sunday with the Abbot of Ampleforth, the Abbot Primate of the World, The Auxiliary Bishop of Leeds, The Bishop of Selby
  8. Epilogue with the late The Right Hon. the 11th Earl of Scarbrough K.G.