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We do try to keep costs to the bare minimum, but we do, of course, have to stay afloat!

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Awards Training Day

Saturday 6 October, 9:45-12noon — Southwark Anglican Cathedral, London Bridge, London SE1 9DA

RSCM Voice for Life

A chance to find out all about the Silver and Bronze Awards, in preparation for the examinations in 2019. Led by the Examiners themselves, this session will introduce candidates and those teaching them to the details of the examination requirements and the standards that are expected. Essential for anyone planning to take the Bronze or Silver Awards examinations in 2019.

The cost is £7.50 per singer; observers free of charge and you can download an application form. Under 18s should bring a completed Parental Consent Form. Applications close on Friday 28 September.

Three Areas Choirs Festival: Peace and Remembrance

Saturday 10 November, 11:00am–5:00pm — St George’s RC Cathedral, Southwark SE1 7HY


RSCM Southwark, London and Essex/East London join to sing a service of Remembrance and Peace at St George’s RC Cathedral, Southwark, with rehearsals morning (in the Amigo Hall next to the cathedral) and early afternoon (in the cathedral). Please put the date in your diary now and spread the word.

Suitable for singers of all ages, this event will be directed by Norman Harper (Director of Music, St George's RC Cathedral) with organist Frederick Stocken.

Registration, coffee and soft drinks from 10:30am. Bring your lunch and your robes! The music list will be announced soon.

Some journeys may be affected by the Lord Mayor’s Show so please allow plenty of time to get there!

Book tickets here. Prices:

  • Adults - £10
  • Affiliates and Individual Members - £10
  • Under-18s and full-time students - £5

For all enquiries please contact Jenny Dean, London Area Secretary:

Nearby Events

London Area

Gold Award Training
Saturday 13 October
St Stephen’s, Rochester Row, London SW1P 1LE

Sussex Area

Organ Workshop: Cathedral Experience
Saturday 9 October
Chichester Cathedral, Chichester PO19’1PX

Make the Most of King of Glory, King of Peace
Saturday 20 October
St Margaret’s Church, Warnham RH12 3QW

Masterclass for Organists
Saturday 3 November
St Wilfrid’s Church, Haywards Heath RH16 3QH

Guildford Area

Area Chours Festival and Presentation of Awards
Saturday 14 October
Guildford Cathedral, Guildford GU2 7UP

Rochester Area

Area Choirs Festival
Saturday 13 October
Rochester Cathedral ME1 1SX

3 Day Evensong Course for Adults
Monday 22-Wednesday 24 October
Rochester Cathedral ME1 1SX

Inspiring Music in Worship: exploring and engaging
Saturday 3 November
Walthamstow Hall School, Holly Bush Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3UL