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July 2017
Choir Tour to Malta

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12th September 2015
This year's choir medallists

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13th April 2015
Former chorister returns for concert with her brilliant new choir! Sat 23rd May 2015

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31st October 2014
An English Autumn Concert : 21st November 2014

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3rd September 2014
A New Year and a New Music Department

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5th May 2014
David Arcus begins as Interim Director of Music!

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11th April 2014
New Music Staff

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31st March 2014
Clare Competition Winner

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17th February 2014
Mozart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

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16th February 2014
Choral Evensong in Cambridge

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7th February 2014
Rage and Romance : Part 1 Done!

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2nd February 2014
Be a Chorister at Candlemas!

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1st February 2014
Our New Archdeacon Arrives

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31st January 2014
ASS needs you!!!

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25th January 2014
The Men in Southwell

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5th January 2014
A New Yearís Tour in Vienna

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26th December 2013
Christmas has just Begun!

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19th December 2013
Mandela Memorial Service

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5th December 2013
Our New Boy Bishop

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22nd November 2013
The Dove is Launched!

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22nd November 2013
Composition Competition

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Choir Tour to Malta
July 2017
 

The undoubted highlight of 2017 was choirís tour to Malta and Gozo, which took place in the last week of July. It was a misty grey morning as the choir assembled in church ready for their 2000 mile journey. Twelve hours later we were standing in blistering sunshine overlooking the Mediterranean, with views of Sicily to the North, and Africa to the South. Through our connection with Fr Simon Godfrey, former Rector of All Saintsí, we had arranged to stay in the retreat house of the Franciscans. Set peacefully on a lowly hilltop, only the sounds coming from the nearby waterpark disturbed the calmness and serenity.

Our first day saw us board a ferry to the northern island of Gozo, where we performed an evening concert in the stunning basilica of their capital city. The church was packed with standing room only, and the audience showed their appreciation warmly.
The next day we performed in St Johnís co-cathedral for their evening Mass in a challenging service consisting entirely of unaccompanied plainchant.
The next day was a double bill, with morning mass at the Anglican Cathedral, and an evening concert in the Cathedral of the famous walled city of Mdina.
On the fourth day we rested, with a trip to Splash & Fun Water Park. It was certainly fun as advertised, but the choir were told that there was certainly to be no splashing.

This amazing experience was made possible by the children themselves. They not only worked hard on the music throughout the year, but also did an exceptional job fundraising! One brave 9 year old walked 77 miles and raised over £600 for the choir. Another recorded a solo CD of classical and popular favourites! Another little girl spent hours making and selling Christmas baubles in order to make the tour a possibility. In total they raised over £4500.

 



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