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Are you coming to the Choral Evensong that will help secure the future of Cathedral choirs?

On Sunday 21st August in the church of St Mary the Virgin, Orchardleigh BA11 2PH there will be a service of Choral Evensong at 6:00 pm.

The service, sung by members of the parish, under the direction of their Director of Music, David King, includes music by Geoffrey Shaw and Hubert Parry. The service will conclude with ‘extended voluntaries’ (or a mini-recital) of organ music by John Stanley, Cèsar Franck and Johannes Brahms.

The collection taken at the service will go to the ‘Diamond Fund for Choristers’

St Mary's porch

The Church of St Mary dates back to the 14th century and sits on a moated island adjacent to the lake on the Orchardleigh estate and due to its location has no electricity and all services are illuminated by candlelight and the organ is pumped by hand!