The choir's aim is to promote the art form - MUSIC IS LIFE - involving local people in the choir and orchestra bringing a wide range of music to the Arun area, by local people for local people.
Our passion is music and we raise money for many different charities.
We hope you enjoy looking through our website. You will find different ways to contact us, whether you wish to become a choir or orchestra member or just support us by coming to see our concerts.
Thank you for taking the time to support us.
The Edwin James Festival Choir and Orchestra will perform The Armed Man (A Mass for Peace) by Karl Jenkins on Good Friday 30th March 2018.
The concert will support the charity Parkinson's UK.
Doors open 6.45pm, performance commences 7.30pm
St James The Great Church, East Ham Road, Littlehampton BN17 7AN
Tickets £8 adults, £4 children
Box office: Chris Allen 01243 582330 or Click here to purchase tickets
The choir will be performing as part of the Mayor of Littlehampton's Charity Gala Performance "Curtain Up!" on 3rd March 2018.
The show will raise funds for the Mayor's charities The Friends of Mewsbrook Park' and The Littlehampton Heritage Railway.
Performances at 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton
Tickets £15 Box office: 01903 730775
A wonderful afternoon with lively music expertly played by the 31 piece orchestra & conducted by Musical Director James Rushman to celebrate the New Year.
With an Earth, Wind and Fire theme, the audience were treated to music by Strauss (Voices of Spring, Radetzky March, Roses from the South, Thunder and Lightning Polka, Champagne Polka, The Blue Danube), Holst (Mars from the Planets), Prokofiev (Troika), Falla (Ritual Fire Dance), Stein (Tara’s Theme), MacCunn (Land of Mountain, Sea and Flood), Steiner (Theme from A Summer Place), Kosma (Autumn Leaves) and Addison (Reach for the Sky), interspersed with narration, a poem read beautifully by Chris Allen and of course, audience participation!
Attended by the Mayor of Littlehampton and his Consort, this concert supported his charities (Littlehampton Heritage Railway Association and The Friends of Mewsbrook Park).
The orchestra's next performance will be on 30th March when they will be joined by the choir for a Good Friday performance of The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins.
Fact 1 - During the year to July 2016, the choir raised £6,374.79 for charities and good causes:-
The total raised over the last 19 years is £136,000!
Fact 2 - The choir has its roots in the church so is often perceived as a church choir but it is very much a community choir.
We are a not-for-profit performing arts charitable organisation serving the Littlehampton and surrounding areas. Being a community choir:-
Fact 3 - For 2017, we are proud to have 78 Patrons, 2 Life Members and 1 Honorary Life Patron.
Last updated : 17th February 2018
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We would like to wish all our readers a happy and healthy New Year. Thank you for your support in 2017. Look out for some special concerts in 2018 to celebrate our 20th year!
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+44 1903 502262
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