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Area Choral Festival 2018,

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Awards Training Day, Southwark Anglican Cathedral

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Three Areas Choirs Festival: Peace and Remembrance, St George's RC Cathedral

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Area Choral Festival 2018

Sat 29 September 2018 at 16:00

A Special One-day Come and Sing Event for Choirs and Individual Singers led by James Davy, Master of the Music, Chelmsford Cathedral, and featuring the music of Martin Shaw in the 60th year since his death

Registration 10 a.m. Festival Service 4 p.m.

This year our Festival will be a very special occasion featuring the music of Martin Shaw and celebrating his association with the Diocese of Chelmsford. It will be held in Chelmsford Cathedral on Saturday, 29 th September, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the Festival Service at 4 p.m. The service will be conducted by James Davy, Master of Music at Chelmsford Cathedral. We invite all singers to join us for a memorable and enjoyable day of singing. Individual singers are warmly welcomed, as are members of choirs, robed or unrobed. The choirs of Chelmsford and Brentwood Cathedrals will be joining us for the Service. The music this year has been specially chosen and is contained in a new booklet (Cost £5). Further information from There will be an entry fee of £3 to cover expenses at the door. Under 18’s go free. You can download a registration form below and send it by post, or alternatively book on line and pay by Paypal.


Awards Training Day

Sat 06 October 2018 at 09:45 Southwark Anglican Cathedral, London Bridge, London, SE1 9DA

A chance to find out all about the Silver and Bronze Awards, in preparation for the examinations in 2019. Led by the Examiners themselves, this session will introduce candidates and those teaching them to the details of the examination requirements and the standards that are expected. Essential for anyone planning to take the Bronze or Silver Awards examinations in 2019.

The cost is £7.50 per singer; observers free of charge and you can download an application form. Under 18s need to bring a completed Parental Consent Form. Applications close on Friday 28 September.


Three Areas Choirs Festival: Peace and Remembrance

Sat 10 November 2018 at 11:00 St George's RC Cathedral, Southwark, SE1 7HY

RSCM Southwark, London and Essex/East London join to sing a service of Remembrance and Peace at St George’s RC Cathedral, Southwark, with rehearsals morning (in the Amigo Hall next to the cathedral) and early afternoon (in the cathedral). Please put the date in your diary now and spread the word.

Suitable for singers of all ages, this event will be directed by Norman Harper (Director of Music, St George's RC Cathedral) with organist Frederick Stocken.

Registration, coffee and soft drinks from 10:30am. Bring your lunch and your robes! The music list will be announced soon.

Some journeys may be affected by the Lord Mayor’s Show so please allow plenty of time to get there!

Book tickets here. Prices:

  • Adults - £10
  • Affiliates and Individual Members - £10
  • Under-18s and full-time students - £5

For all enquiries please contact Jenny Dean, London Area Secretary.


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