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Evensong at Chichester Cathedral – Monday 27th May 2013

July 4, 2013


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


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. […]

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

May 31, 2013


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 […]

Evensong at Winchester Cathedral – Saturday 6th April 2013

April 20, 2013


“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 […]

An operatic finale to Holy Week at Christ Church Southgate!

April 5, 2013


Richard worked the choir hard over Easter, offering some new and challenging – and some not so new (but still challenging!) music to conclude Holy Week. We were delighted to be joined once again on Easter Sunday by Liz Partridge, David Theodore and their orchestra to accompany our performance of Mozart’s “Coronation” Mass. The selection […]