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Evensong at Rochester Cathedral – Saturday 30th June 2012

June 30, 2012


As this wonderful cartoon by John Clark shows, our coach trip to Rochester in June was a speedier and far jollier affair than the tortuous journey to Southwell Minster a year ago – although it was sad not to be able to travel to St Pauls to support Hazel Miall (our visit had been arranged […]

Evensong at Southwark Cathedral – Saturday 26th February 2011

March 6, 2011


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


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 […]