Supper Club Report – Time to buff up your candlesticks and polish those glasses!

May 31, 2013

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Our Supper Groups, organised by Rev. Hazel Miall, provide the opportunity to meet together informally, outside of church. There are a number of different groups which range in size and meet at different times throughout the year depending on what is convenient, sometimes alternating between different houses. The idea behind the supper groups is simple […]

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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 […]

What are we fundraising for? Visit to the Teenage Cancer Ward

May 1, 2013

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On 29th April, members of the May Fair Committee were able to visit the Teenage Cancer Trust Ward at University College Hospital. We were shown around by Louise, the Ward Sister and accompanied by Carolyn from the Teenage Cancer Trust (the charity is the main beneficiary of the May Day Fair). The ward is the […]

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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 […]

Money, money, money – do we use our resources rightly?

April 5, 2013

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“Give us all a reverence for the earth as your own creation, that we may use its resources rightly in the service of others and to your honour and glory” Finding the ‘right’ way to use our resources – including financial resources – is always a hotly debated topic. Our Annual Parish Meeting, when we […]

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