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Evensong at Chichester Cathedral – Monday 27th May 2013

July 4, 2013

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Arriving later than planned due to Traction Engines heading for the Surrey County Show, we made it to the refectory just in time to glimpse some of the famous Chichester Peregrines, whose progress we had been following on the web. As we ate lunch, the male (Tiercel) flew out from the nest into the tower […]

Decani triumph in the Annual Choir Rounders Championship 2013!

July 4, 2013

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For the first time in years, Grovelands Park was bathed in sunshine for the annual Choir Picnic and Rounders Championship, organised by Kat Gourd. Members of the choir, supported by Mums and Dads, split (roughly) according to stalls, with Decani captained by choral scholar Sophie Hammer and Cantoris captained by our bass scholar, Mitchell Lloyd. […]

Fine weather brings out bumper crowds to raise thousands of pounds for charity!

May 31, 2013

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A big thank you to everyone who came out to support us at the 35th Annual Christ Church May Day fair on Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May. The fantastic weather helped to draw out the crowds and we raised over £7,000 for good causes! The fair was opened by Fr Peter, David Burrowes MP and Enfield born […]

Summer Gala Concert – 14th July 2013 – 6.30pm – Call for Performers!

May 31, 2013

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Our annual Summer Gala Concert will be held on Sunday 14th July. This year the concert will take place in lieu of Evensong at 6.30pm. Last year’s event was a great success – we were treated to works on the recorder, bassoon and french horn by members of the junior choir, a beautiful Debussy Piano Trio […]

An Evening of Choral Music From Denmark – Saturday 29th June 2013 at 7.30pm

May 29, 2013

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The Girls’ Choir of the Musikkonservatorium, Esberg, Denmark Conductor : Lone Gislinge Organ : David Butterworth We are delighted to welcome a visiting choir to Christ Church at the end of June. The Girls’ Choir of the Musickkonservatorium in Esberg, Denmark, was established at the West Jutland Academy of Music in 1983 by founder conductor […]

Evensong at Winchester Cathedral – Saturday 6th April 2013

April 20, 2013

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“If a man would live again the musical history of a thousand years, let him sit in the choir of a cathedral and listen.” George Dyson, ‘Of Organs and Organists’, 1952 Given the meteorological maxim associated with the shrine of St Swithin, perhaps it was not surprising that our trip to Winchester – our first […]

Party Time – Welcoming our new Director of Music!

April 20, 2013

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Thank you to our “Secret Millionaire” and Congratulations to Richard and Kate Everyone in the choir would like to say a big thank you to the anonymous donor who generously met the costs of the welcome party for our new Director of Music, Richard Brain. We assembled in the reception room at Church House after […]