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Music through the years

The choir in the 1890s

The first available records originate from the 1880s when we learn that an organ was bought and that there was an organist and a choir. Much has happened since then and the links below lead to pages describing the historical records of the choir, organ, organist and musicians.  

Music through the years

Organists/choirmasters Mr Singleton

Until 2016 November
Organists/choirmasters through the years

The picture on the right shows Mr Singleton, organist, in 1863 when he was a chorister at St Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle..

From 2016 November
2016 November: Songs of Praise A service of hymns chosen by the congregation, including children, was organised by our organist Mark and proved very popular.
 
The organ Painted organ pipes

Until 2016 November
The organ through the years

The picture on the right shows painted organ pipes now hidden.

From 2016 November
2017 February: Organ restoration work Bernie Whitmill started major work to restore and improve the church’s organ. Have a look at the photo album showing pictures inside the organ chamber.
 
The choir The choir in 1958

Until 2016 November
St James's choir through the years

The picture on the right shows the choir in 1958.

Recitals & concerts Christmas concert

Until 2016 November
Recitals & concerts through the years

The picture on the right shows a Christmas concert given by the Greenwood Centre.

St James's Players The Travellers

Until 2016 November
St James's Players through the years

The picture on the right shows the Travellers, forerunners of the St James's Players.