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Goodbye Harvey! Hard working DoM leaves Christ Church after three successful years!

January 31, 2013


Despite the snow and ice, it was wonderful to see so many people in church on 20th January to say goodbye to Harvey Brink, our Director of Music for the past three years. We sang some wonderful music, including Stanford’s Te Deum in B Flat as a communion motet and, at Evensong the expansive St Paul’s […]

Review of the B Minor Mass – 150th Anniversary Concert

December 2, 2012


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 […]

Memories of Christ Church Southgate by Dr Martin Neary LVO

November 29, 2012


Distinguished organist and choral conductor Dr Martin Neary LVO has a long association with Christ Church Southgate. Former Organist and Director of Music at Winchester Cathedral and Westminster Abbey, we were delighted when in October this year, he was awarded a Lambeth Degree by the Archbishop of Canterbury. We are delighted that he found time […]

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 […]

May the Force Be With You! – Trip to Newcastle Cathedral (Part 3)

February 12, 2012


Dedicated to St Nicholas, the patron saint of mariners, the unusual fourteenth century lantern roof of Newcastle Cathedral long served as a beacon to aid navigation into the port – the church was used as a lighthouse until the eighteenth century. The lantern lights returned just a few months before our visit, thanks to a generous […]