Facility photographs and Users


Nave        Stage
Graham Gilbert Meeting Room
Piano        Toilets
Disabled  Car Park


The acoustics of the nave are excellent. These are the choirs and other groups who have used the facility over the last 18 months (up to Feb 2019)

  • Ripon Choral Society with their 160 members rehearse here for 30 Wednesday nights in the year &
  • …. they have held their annual summer dinner at St John’s.
  • Paulinus Singers with their 40 members rehearse here for 15 Tuesday nights in the year &
  • …..they also use St John’s as their ‘home’ concert venue
  • Ripon International Festival concerts
  • Ripon Young Musicians of The Year Competition hold their annual finals
  • Northallerton Male Voice Choir &
  • …. venue for their recording purposes.
  • Skelldale Singers
  • St Mary’s School
  • Sharow C of E Primary School
  • The Decibelle Singers
  • Operatic group – concerts
  • Sing and Rock Choir from Harrogate – concert
  • 3 day art exhibition
  • ‘Come and Sing the Messiah Day’ – charity occasion
  • Cathedral Concert Society
  • Diocesan Synod meetings
  • Friends of St John’s, Sharow – 2 course hot meal for 78, followed by illustrated talk
  • Joe Priestley ‘Silhouette Soldiers’ lecture
  • Military Wives’ Choir
  • Norwegian visiting band
  • Ripon City Band
  • Drip Drop Theatre
  • Treble Clef choir

Feb 2019