Autumn Term 2017
Rehearsal – Tuesday 5th September – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday 12th September – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday 19th September – with Matt
Rehearsal – Tuesday 26th September – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday 3rd October – with Matt
Rehearsal – Tuesday 10th October – with Aga
(This rehearsal will end at 9.25pm to allow time to rehearse songs for Nic’s funeral)
Friday 13th October: 11am – Nicolas Gonzalez’s Funeral
with Ashley, Aga & Matt at St Giles’ Church
As many of you know, our choir member, Nic passed away in September at the age of 31. He will be sadly missed and if you’re able to attend his funeral, please do come and sing with us if you’re able to. We’ll be rehearsing Shoshone Love Song and Good Night Sweetheart at the end of the rehearsal on the 10th of October. On the day, please be ready to sing at 10.15am in the choir vestry at St Giles’ Church so that we can have a run through both songs before the funeral begins.
Sunday 15th October: 6pm – Silent Film, ‘The Lodger’ at Herne Hill Music Festival
with Ashley, Aga & Matt at St Faith’s Church
It’s silent film time again! This is an early evening showing as part of the Herne Hill Music Festival. There’ll be a small band and half-time refreshments will be available. The film is 1.5 hours long and we should be finished by 8pm. Please do try to encourage people to come! Tickets available here.
Rehearsal: Please be at the venue, ready to sing at 4.30pm
Venue: St Faith’s Church, Red Post Hill, London. SE24 9JQ
Transport: North Dulwich BR Station, 42 Bus (Sunray Avenue), street parking available
Dress: Smart casual or 1920’s attire
Music: Please bring everything we’ve been learning this term!
Rehearsal – Tuesday 17th October – with Matt
HALF TERM – 24th October
Summer Term 2017
1st Rehearsal – Tuesday 25th April – with Ashley
Rehearsal – Tuesday May 2nd – with Aga
Choir Recording: 8pm – Midnight, Saturday 6th May
with Ashley, Aga & Matt
We’ve shunned the recording studio for St Giles’. We’re very happy to be working with a specialist sound engineer who will be turning the church into our very own private studio. Note the time…we have to do it this late to cut down on traffic but we’ll make it fun – expect wine!
Rehearsal – Tuesday May 9th – with Ashley
Rehearsal – Tuesday May 16th – with Matt
Rehearsal – Tuesday May 23rd – with Matt
HALF TERM – 30th May
Rehearsal – Tuesday June 6th – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday June 13th – with Ashley
Rehearsal – Tuesday June 20th – with Matt
Cheese & Wine Night!
Rehearsal – Tuesday June 27th – with Matt, Ashley & Aga.
A Brie rehearsal followed by wine & Liverot cheese.. Walk home Caerphilly afterwards.
Rehearsal – Tuesday July 4th – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday July 11th – with Ashley
Rehearsal – Tuesday July 18th – with Aga
Concerts & gigs TBC.
Spring Term 2017
1st Rehearsal – Tuesday 17th January – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday 24th January – with Ashley
Rehearsal – Tuesday 31st January – with Matt
Rehearsal – Tuesday 7th February – with Aga
HALF TERM – 14th February
Cheese & Wine, Cheese & Wine, Cheese & Wine, Cheese & Wine…
Tuesday 21st February – with Matt & Aga. Ash away 😦
Rehearsal – Tuesday 28th February – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday 7th March – with Ashley
Rehearsal – Tuesday 14th March – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday 21st March – with Matt
Gig: Tuesday 28th Concert, 7:30pm at Oasis Waterloo Auditorium
with Ashley, Matt & Aga
Be ready for mega warm-up at 7pm – there’s 3 other choirs taking part!
Address is 1 Kennington Road, SE1 7QP – close to Lambeth North Tube Station
Dress is ‘concert casual’. Afterwards we will retire to the ‘Three Stags’ pub at 67-69 Kennington Road
Autumn Term 2016
All Tuesday rehearsals begin at 7.45pm at the St Giles’ Centre. As always, choir leaders at rehearsals subject to change!
Rehearsal – Tuesday 13th September – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday 20th September – with Ashley
Rehearsal – Tuesday 27th September – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday 4th October – with Matt
Rehearsal – Tuesday 11th October – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday 18th October – with Ashley
HALF TERM – 25th October – No Rehearsal
Rehearsal – Tuesday 1st November – with Matt
Rehearsal – Tuesday 8th November – with Aga
Rehearsal – Tuesday 15th November – with Ashley and Aga in St Giles’
Gig: Saturday 19th November, 7:30pm – Silent Film – St Giles’ Church
with Ashley, Matt, Aga & Band
Rehearsal 5.30pm in church. Doors open 7pm. Dress – 1920’s
Rehearsal and…Cheese & Wine Night – Tuesday 22nd November
Rehearsal – Tuesday 29th November – with Ashley
Monday 5th December, 7pm – King’s College Hospital Carol Service
with Ashley, Matt & Aga
Meet at 6.30pm in St Luke’s Chapel, 1st floor in Cheyne Wing. Dress – smart / smart casual.
Music – ‘O men from the fields’, Coventry Carol and descants.
Stage 1: Christmas Drinks afterwards in the Joiners Arms Pub (it has a piano…), Denmark Hill
Tuesday 13th December, 7pm – Carols ’round Camberwell – (Meet at Peckham Rye BR)
with Ashley, Matt & Aga
Meet at Peckham Rye BR Station in warm clothes! After singing carols for commuters for 30 mins we will then make our way to Camberwell via the Overground & Denmark Hill, collecting money for Health Poverty Action with various stops at pubs and restaurants. Stage 2: Christmas Drinks afterwards in the Old Dispensary Pub (it has a piano…), Camberwell Green
Weekend of Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th December
Saturday – You are cordially invited to Christmas Organoke at St Giles’. There’s no choir performance as such this time – but you’re more than welcome to belt out some classics in solos and groups. Tickets available at organoke.com
Sunday – As usual, St Giles’ church choir extends a warm invitation to anyone who would like to sing traditional carols by candlelight for a service beginning at 6pm.
If you have sight-singing experience… you are more than welcome to come and sing on the day. Rehearsals start at 2pm but as long as you can arrive by 3.30pm you are very welcome. Music is available online in the Community Choir member’s area.
If you’re new to carol service singing… please arrive by 2pm on the day and you’re very welcome to come to rehearsals in advance – see below. It would be very helpful if you could come on the Friday rehearsal (11th Dec) beforehand. Thank you!
Church Choir Friday Rehearsals
2nd & 9th December at 7.15pm, 1hr
16th December from 6.30pm, 1.5hrs
Church Choir Sunday Rehearsals
4th and 11th December at 12pm, 1/2 an hour