Newsletter 280221

50th Handwashers’ Newsletter 28thth February 2021 Little did we know, when we first started knocking out these weekly Handwashers’ Newsletters in March 2020, that we would reach 50 and still counting. We hope that they have helped our members to feel that the Choral...

Newsletter 210221

Handwashers’ Newsletter 21st February 2021 EDITOR’S APOLOGY Sorry last week’s Newsletter came out a day early. I became over-excited at the prospect of the England XV scoring a try at last and pressed the wrong button. Ed. ZOOM ‘MEET AND SING’ with Carleton Further to...

Newsletter 140221

Handwashers’ Newsletter 14th February 2021 OPTIONAL VIRTUAL ‘MEET AND SING’ SESSIONS  Our tentative plan for a spring/summer re-start and a concert on November 6th remains in place, but restrictions on gatherings look likely to continue for some months yet and for...

Newsletter 070221

Handwashers’ Newsletter 7th February 2021 We are once again running short of material for these Newsletters, and may soon be reduced to showing you our holiday snaps, so please dig in your musical memory bank (you all have one) and send contributions to...

Newsletter 310121

Handwashers’ Newsletter 31st January 2021 CARLETON’S COLUMN As an organist, I am frequently asked to play at funerals, both at the Abbey and at other churches. The musical provision for these services varies dramatically. Traditionally, the requirement would be some...

Newsletter 240121

Handwashers’ Newsletter 24th January 2021 CARLETON’S COLUMN I have much enjoyed reading all the Vaughan Williams related material. This has reminded me of the various composers I have been fortunate to meet over the years. Not surprisingly, most of the composers I can...