Essex & East London

Area officers

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

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Contact: James Davy
Phone: 01277 202545

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Come and Sing Choral Evensong

Sunday 4th June 2017 (15:00 – 19:30)

St Andrew, Hornchurch

Cost: £7 including a copy of 'With Praise and Thanksgiving'

Contact: Bill Brooks
01708 509489

An opportunity to sing choral evensong according to the Book of Common Prayer, especially for those who don’t regularly have an opportunity. Music will be drawn from With Praise and Thanksgiving. Copies available to buy or hire on the day. This event will celebrate RSCM Music Sunday.

Short of a Tenor? You Can Do It!

Saturday 10th June 2017 (11:00 – 15:30)

St Margaret of Antioch, Perth Road, Ilford

Cost: £7.50

Contact: John Rippin
020 8524 1591

If you sing with or direct a choir with few members and find that much of the traditional church repertoire requires greater forces than you have, we hope that you will be interested in this event using The Oxford Book of Flexible Anthems – a perfect resource – and other material.

Hey! Look at me

Tuesday 4th July 2017 (19:00 – 21:00)

St Nicolas, Chipping Hill, Witham

Cost: £5, £3 under 18s

Contact: John Rippin
020 8524 1591

A practical workshop with instruction, help and tips for those called on to conduct choirs, especially for those quite new to this.

Alan Bullard showcases The Oxford Book of Easy Flexible Anthems

Saturday 30th September 2017 (14:30 – 17:30)

St Barnabas, Browning Road, Manor Park

Cost: £10

Contact: Duncan Paterson
020 8554 9499

Alan Bullard, the editor, will guide us through this new collection which caters for choirs of all sizes, with complete coverage of the Church’s year, giving them readily available easy music for every occasion scored in a realistic way, with a focus on ease of learning and performance.

West Gallery Workshop and Georgian Evensong

Sunday 10th December 2017 (15:00)

St Mary, Wanstead

Cost: £6

Contact: Shirley Timmins
01277 233302

A seasonal celebratory workshop for singers and musicians in one of the finest Georgian churches in England, featuring West Gallery music, followed by a Georgian evensong led by the Revd Gordon Giles and the whole event rounded off with mulled wine and mince pies (nearest we can get to cakes and ale!).