Newsletter 200920

Handwashers’ Newsletter 20th September 2020 QUESTIONNAIRE RESULT Thank you again to those 52 members who have responded, particularly those who have explained their preferences. You will understand that we couldn’t reply individually.18 members have expressed a...

AGM Newsletter 190920

AGM Newsletter 19th September 2020 AGM 6 OCTOBER 2020 As already advised this year’s AGM (7:30 on 6 October) will be virtual, using Zoom. We hope as many as are able will consider ‘attending’ this on-line meeting, but we need ALL OF YOU to cast your votes by e-mail...

Newsletter 130920

Handwashers’ Newsletter 13th September 2020 THANK YOU to those 30 + members who have responded by telling us what you think about the options for resuming singing in some form and our apologies for not acknowledging them individually. We would be glad to hear from the...

Newsletter 060920

25th Handwashers’ Newsletter 6th September 2020 Yes, it really is the 25th issue since 23rd March! Thank you to those who have sent in contributions and please keep them coming – we need more. TELL US WHAT YOU THINK In case anyone missed the announcement in the 2nd...

Newsletter 300820

Handwashers’ Newsletter 30th August 2020 BACH ON THE NORTH DOWNS Jennifer May recalls: Warwick playing Bach on a mountain reminded me of a walk taken many moons ago on the North Downs Way.  I was with a group of teachers from a nearby school, and I walked for a while...

Newsletter 230820

Handwashers’ Newsletter 23rd August 2020 (If illustrations appear blurred, just click on them and they’ll come up all bright and shiny. Click again to go back to the golden prose. Ed.)   CCS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2020 As we cannot meet in person for the AGM...

Newsletter 160820

Handwashers’ Newsletter 16th August 2020 (Thank you to those who responded to the last call for contributions and come on those who haven’t yet! Ed. timp470@btinternet.com ) BALLET WHILE HE WAITS Chris Burton has run out of patience waiting for a return to singing so...

Newsletter 090820

Handwashers’ Newsletter 9th August 2020 COMING OUT OF LOCKDOWN Thank you for all your responses to the summary of the Committee Meeting which have been forwarded to the Committee members. They can perhaps be best summarised as supportive though sad. Please forgive us...

Newsletter 020820

Handwashers’ Newsletter 2nd August 2020 COMMITTEE DECISIONS ON CCS COMING OUT OF LOCKDOWN Avoiding the showers, your Committee held a garden meeting on Sunday 26th July. As you would expect, top of the agenda was planning for the new season. Given current Covid-19...

Newsletter 260720

Handwashers’ Newsletter 26th July 2020 CARLETON’S COLUMN For this week’s column we return to Gloucestershire and the world of choral music. Many of you will remember that in 2016 CCS commemorated the 100th anniversary of the death of Hubert Parry by performing a...

Newsletter 190720

Handwashers’ Newsletter 19th July 2020 CARLETON’S COLUMN I was very sorry to read this week about a fire in Nantes Cathedral which has, apparently, totally destroyed the organ. This comes about a year after the huge fire at Notre Dame in Paris where the organ was also...