Last year we enjoyed a wonderful mini weekend tour to Kent, performing across The Garden of England.
In fact, we had such lovely weekend, singing and socialising with our fellow choir members, we knew it was something we had to do again this year! We are therefore delighted to announce that this May we are making a trip down to the south coast for a mini tour in Sussex.
With two concerts booked, preparations are well under way to organise another successful tour.
Our first concert on Saturday 6th May will take us to St. George’s Church, Worthing, where we will be singing a rich and varied concert programme in aid of Worthing Churches Homeless Project.
This fantastic charity has been working extremely hard over the past 16 years with a vision that “Worthing and surrounding area is a community where no local person needs to sleep out and everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential”.
“Started in 1991 by four local Christians who took soup, blankets and sleeping bags to the seafront to local homeless people. From this small beginning, Worthing Churches Homeless Projects was born. Today this West Sussex Christian charity has grown to 56 staff members and over 200 volunteers and provides a range of services, which offer opportunities to regain independence.
Worthing Churches Homeless Projects believe that everyone has the right to a home, regardless of the difficulties and issues they may face in their lives. We believe in showing those who need our help, that the wider community are there to support them and to offer hope for a better future.
The work undertaken by Worthing Churches Homeless Projects is crucial, people who live in our accommodation receive the specialist support they need to ensure their recovery. We empower homeless or insecurely housed individuals to achieve sustainable independent living.”
On Sunday 7th May, our second will be part of the fabulous Brighton Fringe, England’s largest arts festival.
“Brighton Fringe is England’s largest arts festival and one of the largest fringe festivals in the world. We set out to stimulate, educate and entertain a diverse range of people through a diverse range of art forms. And all this in an iconic city with unique cultural heritage.
Brighton Fringe takes place every May (5 May – 4 June 2017) This vast celebration of all things creative has grown out of and is inspired by, home-grown talent. More than 50% of participants are based in Brighton & Hove. We are committed to helping the arts flourish and are completely open-access, which means anyone can put on a Brighton Fringe event. No selection criteria are imposed on participants. This enables both new and established performers to try out new work and take risks. We also help artists develop professionally through a range of workshops, mentoring and bursary programmes. A wide array of critically acclaimed shows and performers also appear at Brighton Fringe each year, drawn by the huge number of appreciative audience members who attend every year.”
If you are going to be in Sussex, the weekend of the 6th & 7th May we would love it if you would join us for one of our fantastic concerts. We are looking forward to announcing our full concert programme shortly but in the meantime, further information and how to purchase tickets can be found HERE.