Concert for St Cecilia - 18th November 2017
St Mary's Church Choir were joined by members of The Edwin James Festival Choir to perform an afternoon concert for St Cecilia at St Mary the Virgin Church, Felpham to raise funds for the church via a retiring collection.
The concert included music to bring joy to the heart and soul with the first half beautifully sung by St Mary's Church choir, singing Blessed Assurance, May It Be, The Music's Always There With You, The Ship That Sails, Address To The Moon, The Lord's Prayer, With A Voice Of Singing, interspersed with poems eloquently read. The Edwin James Festival Choir joined them for the second half to sing The Lord Is My Shepherd and Magnificat by John Rutter, with soloist Pat Franklin sounding superb. The 22 strong 4 part choir blended magnificently in a church with fabulous acoustics, under the expert baton of Mr James Rushman.
Well done everyone and many thanks to the appreciative audience for attending.
Littlehampton Bonfire Night - 28th October 2017
Littlehampton’s famous Bonfire Celebrations attracted a large crowd to witness the spectacular torchlight processions,
mammoth bonfire and seafront firework display.
10 members of the choir took part as one of the walking groups with a theme of "Halloween Wedding from Hell". Last year, they collected £800 and came 3rd in the Collecting Challenge. This year, they smashed it, collecting a staggering £1,552 coming 2nd to win £50 for our chosen charity, CancerWise, as well as the Laura May's Collecting Challenge Cup. Well done everyone!