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

May 18, 2012


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 […]

Evensong at Southwell Minster – Saturday 23rd July 2011

September 3, 2011


It started so well. In khaki and racing green with matching cap and tie, such a well turned out bus driver had never before graced the highways of Southgate. After we embarked, it became apparent that these parts were indeed unknown territory for him. An hour later we reached the M25 (via Edmonton) and it […]

Evensong at Gloucester Cathedral – Saturday 12th July 2010

July 12, 2010


Our trip to Gloucester was a wonderful climax to the year; Harry Potter connections aside, the cathedral, perhaps more than many, echoes with the history of so much of what we enjoy as a choir. Howells, Brewer, S.S. Wesley and Parry are among those who found work and inspiration within the walls of the magnificent […]