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Evensong at Southwell Minster – Saturday 23rd July 2011

September 3, 2011

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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 Southwark Cathedral – Saturday 26th February 2011

March 6, 2011

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There was a distinct medieval flavour to our approach to Southwark Cathedral, perhaps due to the bustling Borough Market next door. We pushed past crowds of tourists who were gathered around stalls inspecting the lunchtime offerings. The air was filled with sizzling sounds and steam from food being prepared on hot plates. Southwark was the […]

Evensong at Gloucester Cathedral – Saturday 12th July 2010

July 12, 2010

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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 […]