Come & Sing at St Mary’s Church 2024

Join St Mary’s Church for a vibrant programme of monthly open singing events.

Each session will be led by a different visiting church musician.

All music is provided and it’s free to attend – all are welcome.


No booking is necessary – just come along.

  • Rehearsal – 4pm
  • Refreshments – 5.45pm
  • Choral Evensong – 6.30pm

2024 Calendar of visiting guest directors

  • 21 January – Simon Lole (St Mary’s)
  • 18 February – Paul Leddington-Wright (Organist Emeritus, Coventry Cathedral & BBC Songs of Praise conductor)
  • 24 March (Palm Sunday) – Dr. David Flood (Former Canterbury Cathedral) (This rehearsal will be filmed for an upcoming documentary about Choral Evensong)
  • 21 April – Claudia Grinnell (Winchester Cathedral)
  • 19 May – Dr. Philip Moore (Formerly Guildford & York Minster)
  • 16 June – Timothy Brown (Formerly Clare College, Cambridge)
  • 21 July – Andrew Millington (Formerly Guildford & Exeter Cathedrals)
  • 15 September – Dr.Peter King (Formerly Bath Abbey)
  • 20 October – Peter Wright (Formerly Southwark Cathedral)
  • 17 November – Ian Davis (Head of Music, Bournemouth University)

(Note that there is no Come & Sing workshop in August or December, and whilst most rehearsals are on the third Sunday of each month, the March session falls on the fourth Sunday of the month.)