Festival Choir

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St. Mary's Festival Choir is an expanded version of the Church Choir and performs twice a year in St Mary’s. Anyone who would like to sing, but cannot commit themselves to regular services, is welcome to join in on these occasions. Friends and relatives from St Mary’s congregation and the community, with acquaintances from local choirs and churches, find their way into this happy crowd of about 40 voices. We sing a sacred cantata, such as Stainer’s 'Crucifixion', on Good Friday, and a work such as Fauré’s Requiem around Remembrance time in November each year, raising money for local charities. We also sing carols in residential care homes before Christmas.

Next Event

Our next event is a performance of Gabriel Faure's Requiem. This will be sung on the evening of Remembrance Sunday, 12th November, at 6.30 p.m. Admission is free, with a retiring collection for a local charity. Singers of all ages and voices are welcome to join our rehearsals at 7.30pm in the church on the two Tuesdays before the event, 31st October and 7th November. Ther is no charge for singing, and music is provided. The choir will be directed by Beverley Howard, with Chris Moore (bass) and  Anne Clements (organ). Click here for details (downloads a pdf).

Contact: Peter Fall on 020 8464 1239 or Email