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Review of the B Minor Mass – 150th Anniversary Concert

December 2, 2012

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On Sunday, 25th November 2012, the Choir of Christ Church Southgate with the Bach Sinfonia presented Bach’s Mass in B Minor as a glorious concert to end the 150th anniversary celebrations for the building of Christ Church Southgate. This work, finished some 250 years ago, might not seem the most obvious piece to finish a […]

Thanks for the memories! 150th Anniversary Exhibition

November 29, 2012

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We were delighted that in addition to The Spire, the Enfield Gazette as well as The Enfield Society and the Edmonton Hundred Historical Society featured our “call for memories” in their publications; and as a result we have been inundated with photographs and stories charting the history of the choir. Some of the material we […]

From the Archives – Celebrating 150 years of the Choir of Christ Church Southgate

October 31, 2012

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In the run up to our special Anniversary Concert, we’ve launched an appeal for current and former members of the choir to send us photos and stories from the last 150 years! Our facebook page has been buzzing with gossip since our appeal was featured in the Enfield Advertiser and Gazette! We’ve also been featured […]

Anniversary Concert – Bach Mass in B Minor – 25th November 2012

September 18, 2012

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For our patronal festival concert in our 150th Anniversary Year, we’re doing the big one! The only Latin Mass composed by the Lutheran Bach and completed a year before his death, the Mass in B Minor is the culmination of his life’s work, drawing on previously completed music and considered to be one of the […]

Vicar on the Block – Saturday 19th May 2012

May 19, 2012

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The church was packed on Saturday evening as we welcomed back world famous musicians (and Southgate residents) Liz Partridge (violin), David Theodore (oboe) and Stephen Wilder (piano) for a special concert as part of our 150th Anniversary Celebrations. Despite the large turnout the atmosphere was very much the intimate ‘salon concert’ setting described in Fr […]

Flower Festival Starts with a Bang – Friday 18th May 2012

May 18, 2012

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The scent still lingers from the spectacular Sesquicentenary Flower Festival organised by Lynda Rigg and her team, which took place between 18th and 20th May 2012 and saw the church decked out with twenty eight different displays ranging from the more traditional sprays to modern arrangements, each depicting an event or important figure in the […]