Choir News

From time to time we give updates on the activities of the choir. See below for the latest stories.

Autumn 2020

Since the start of September, we have been meeting every Sunday – in a suitably distanced way – to sing a hymn, parts of the liturgy and a communion anthem at the 10.00 am Mass which has been streamed in the church’s Facebook page. Just before the second Lockdown, we...

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Evensong in Southwark Cathedral on Saturday 11 May 2019

It is always a delight to visit Southwark, partly because the surroundings are far from propitious: most cathedrals are approached through venerable precincts and well manicured lawns, whereas Southwark rises abruptly and defiantly from the warren of streets round...

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Concert in All Saints on Saturday 30 June 2018

Concert in All Saints on Saturday 30 June 2018

For this concert the choir joined forces once again with the Barnes Concert Band, directed by Alan Goodall. We were raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Relief, so it was doubly encouraging that we had a large audience. The programme gave us the chance to prove that we...

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Evensong in Winchester Cathedral

Evensong in Winchester Cathedral

The choir and its faithful supporters had a splendid day out in Winchester. We went by coach and took picnic lunches with us, which we ate on the cathedral lawn amid a Pentecostal funfair which included a Winchester Cathedral bouncy castle! The cathedral staff made us...

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Evensong in Southwark Cathedral on June 4th 2016

Evensong in Southwark Cathedral on June 4th 2016

Our second visit to this beautiful place began with a leisurely lunch in the refectory, followed by a rehearsal in the song school, as before. The magic only began when we moved out to the choir stalls: perhaps we were less overawed than previously, or perhaps we knew...

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Come and Sing Haydn’s Creation

Come and Sing Haydn’s Creation

On Saturday 16th January 2016 we held a Come and Sing event for Haydn's oratorio 'Creation', and invited Brian Kay to rehearse us and conduct the performance. Over 100 singers took part, and judging from the number who brought their own copies, many of them had sung...

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Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo

Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo

On Sunday 14th June 2015 there was a barbecue, after which the choir performed Joseph Horovitz's evergreen children's cantata to an enthusiastic audience. Jonathan Haswell and Peter Stanford took the key roles of God and Noah, and there were cameo roles for Alice...

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