Essex & East London

Area officers

Chair: James Davy
Secretary: Antony Timmins
Awards Administrator: William Brooks
Awards Administrator: John Cox
Regional Coordinator: Andrew Moodie

Contact us

Contact: James Davy
Phone: 01277 202545

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What's happening in your Area?

Question Time and Open Forum for existing and would-be organists

Monday 18th June 2018 (19:00 – 21:30)

Holy Trinity Church Rayleigh,

Cost: £7.50 (£9 non-RSCM members), schoolchildren £3

Contact: John Rippin
020 8524 1591

An open and informal evening to give help and advice on all aspects of playing: e.g. how to transfer from piano to organ, choice of repertoire, service playing, technical problems, handling the instrument itself, how to practise, in fact answers (hopefully!) to all those questions you have meant to ask but never have.

Choral Evensong

Sunday 1st July 2018 (14:00 – 19:30)

St Andrew, Hornchurch

Cost: £5

Contact: W R Brooks
01708 509489

An opportunity to sing Choral Evensong according to the book of Common Prayer especially for those who do not regularly have such an opportunity.  Choirs and individual singers all very welcome. 

Essex and East London Area Festival

Saturday 29th September 2018 (10:00 – 17:00)

Chelmsford Cathedral

Cost: £5 for music book, £3 entry

Contact: Shirley Timmins
01277 233302

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.

Three Areas Choirs Festival: Peace and Remembrance

Saturday 10th November 2018 (10:30 – 17:00)

St George’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Southwark, London

Cost: £10 (adult) £5 (7-18 year-olds and full-time students)

Contact: Jenny Dean
020 8866 7637

Choirs from the Southwark, London and Essex RSCM Areas rehearse and sing a non-liturgical service of remembrance and peace, for the weekend of Remembrance Day. St George’s Cathedral provides a wonderful space for massed voices and is situated appropriately opposite the Imperial War Museum. Visit for more details.