Performances & Contacts

Rickmansworth Festival May 2016




2019 Performance Dates



Wednesday, 10th April. 'Spring Celebration', a Concert for Age UK Dacorum.

At St Mary's Church, Old Hemel Hempstead with Gospel Arts Manna Choir. Start 7:30pm. Tickets £5 on the door. Refreshments provided.



Sunday, 19th May. Rickmansworth Festival.

On the Main Stage. 11:30am to 12:00noon.

Saturday, 8th June. Abbots Langley Carnival. 

Pop-up up performances through the afternoon.

Friday, 24th May. 'Swing & Sing'; a Concert at St Lawrence Church, Bovingdon with the Badje swing band.

Start 7:45pm. Interval refreshments. Admission free; retiring contributions appreciated.



Saturday, 22nd June. Kings Langley Carnival.

On stage at Kings Langley Common. Time tbc.



Sunday, 14th July. West Wycombe Park; 'Musical Sunday'

KLCC will perform two forty-five minute programmes (times tbc.) in front of the palladian West Wycombe House and overlooking the magnificent landscaped grounds of this National Trust estate.

Sunday, 21st July. Wedding. St Lawrence Church, Abbots Langley.


Tuesday 6th and 13th August. Singing Workshops for All in Kings Langley Scout Hut, The Drift, Kings Langley (near the Rose & Crown). 7:30 to 9:00pm.

Open to all and led by the Choir's Musical Director, Katie Teage. Sample the joy of community singing. £5 per night. For more information call Pat Waterton; 07714 701316.

Saturday, 5th October. Kings Langley Library. 

In support of Communities Week.

11:00 to 11:30am



Saturday, 16th November. St James' Church, High Street, Bushey; Advent Fair.

12noon - 12:45pm

Tuesday, 26th November. Festive Concert for Age UK Dacorum at St John's Church, Boxmoor. 7:30 to 9:30pm.

Also featuring Just A Cappella. Tickets £5; free for 14 and under - from Age UK Dacorum, KLCC and on the door.

Saturday, 30th November. Kings Langley Christmas Lights in High Street, Kings Langley.

KLCC time tbc.

Friday, 6th December. Festive Concert at Christ Church, Chorleywood.

With Rickmansworth Players Choir.

Time tbc.




Watch this space for more information and the announcement of further performance dates.



Rehearsals are held at the Langley Hill Independent School (formerly Rudolph Steiner), Langley Hill on Tuesday evenings, between 7:30pm and 9:00pm.

Autumn/Winter 2019:

3rd September - 10th December (Half-Term 22nd October; alternative location).

Spring 2020:

7th January - 24th March (Half-Term 18th February; alternative location).

Summer 2020:

21st April - 7th July (Half-Term 26th May; alternative location).

Membership Enquiries are always welcome. Please contact Pat Waterton (see Membership below).


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Pat Waterton     

Tel: 07714 701316       


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Past performances include:

Age UK Dacorum. Christmas Festive concert (annual).

Arriva Buses Christmas Flash Mob.

Beaconsfield Festival of Choirs (annual).

Bushey Festival.

Bushey Summer Recital (annual).

Christ Church, Chorleywood (joint concerts with Rickmansworth Players).

Hemel Hempstead and Old Hemel Christmas Lights Festivals.

Hope For Children, 20th anniversary fundraising concert.

In Concordia (2018); St Lawrence Church, Abbots Langley.

intuWatford Shopping Centre (for Peace Hospice Care).

Kings Langley Carnival (annual; mid-summer).       

Kings Langley Christmas Lights Festival (annual).

Kings Langley; Church of All Saints. (Charity concerts)

London Sangerstevne (International Choir Festival, annual).

Marlowes Shopping Centre, Hemel Hempstead.

Music on the Moor (The Box Moor Trust former bi-annual festival).

National Choir Of The Year 2016 competition.

PRIMO! (Concert in Kings Langley Community Centre.).

Rickmansworth Festival

Royal Festival Hall (Chorus Festival 2016; Chorus Winter Festival, 2018)

Songs for Life; in aid of The Hospice of St Francis (at Berkhamsted School).     

The Clarendon Muse, Watford School of Music (concert).

The Grove Hotel (Christmas Eve).

The Palace of Westminster: Portcullis House (2014) and the House of Commons Member's Terrace (2015); concerts for MP's and parliamentary staff.

To The Power Of Ten (2018); tenth Anniversary Concert

Voices Now (International Choir Festival at The Roundhouse).

Watford Colosseum; Lobby Live.

Watford Festival (winners 2015 and 2016).

Charities and Organisations we have supported:


Age UK Dacorum


British Heart Foundation


Hope For Children


Kings Langley School (New Build Fund)


The Hospice of St Francis


The Mission of the Church of All Saints, Kings Langley


The Peace Hospice


The Waterside Centre, Kings Langley


Rehearsal night; the choir with the Watford Festival Cup. March 2015.


Emotional, invigorating, tender, powerful. The senses are stirred by a Choir performance. Our repertoire is broad and familiar as can be seen from the songs listed below - pop to gospel, folk to international. Songs for all ages and the vocal arrangements, many by Musical Director Ben Crawley, use multi-layered harmonies to enhance the melodies. Each term new songs are rehearsed and added to the repertoire thus refreshing every performance.

Adiemus   Sir Karl Jenkins

Ani Vodka   Slovakian drinking song

Barbara Ann   Fassert, Fred (The Beach Boys)

Because   Lennon and Mc Cartney (The Beatles)

Benjamin Bowmaneer Folk trad.

Biko   African folk

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy   Raye, Prince (The Andrews Sisters)

California Dreamin'   Michelle and John Phillips

Come Back My Love   The Wrens

Crazy Little Thing Called Love  Queen

Down In The River   American spiritual

Do Not Pass Me By  MC Hammer,

For The Longest Time   Billy Joel

Forever Young   Bob Dylan

Hallelujah   Leonard Cohen

Heroes  David Bowie

Hold Back The River   Archer, Bay

Iqude   Zulu spiritual

I Wish I Knew How   Nina Simone

I'll Fly Away  Brumley

I'm On My Way  Gospel

In My Room   Wilson, Usher (The Beach Boys)

Let It Be   Paul McCartney (The Beatles)

Meguru  African trad.

Mr Blue Sky   Jeff Lynne (ELO)

One Day Like This   Guy Garvey (Elbow)

Road To Nowhere  David Byrne (Talking Heads)

Rolling In The Deep   Adele

Shona Malanga   Zulu trad.

Shto Mi E Milo   Macedonian folk

Signed, Sealed, Delivered   Stevie Wonder

Simi Jadech   Israeli folk song

Somebody To Love   Queen

Somewhere Over The Rainbow  Harburg, Arlen

Space Oddity   David Bowie

Sun Giant   The Fleet Foxes

Surfin Safari  Wilson, Love (The Beach Boys)

Sylvie   American folk

Ten Thousand Miles  Folk, trad.

That Lonesome Road  James Taylor

The Call   Regina Spektor

The Long Day Closes   Sir Arthur Sullivan

The Snow It Melts The Soonest  Folk trad.

The Wreck of the Dandenong   Australian shanty

Thula Thula   African lullaby

Tiebe Paiom   Ukranian hymn

Trouble All About My Soul   Gospel

When I'm Sixty Four   Lennon & McCartney (The Beatles)

White Winter Hymnal   Peckford (The Fleet Foxes)

Windy  Friedman (The Association)

Wisely & Slow   The Staves

You Can't Hurry Love   Holland/Dozier

You're The Voice   John Farnham

Zadik Katamar   Israeli trad.


Carol Of The Bells   Leontovych, Wilhousky

Follow That Star   Gritton

Gaudette   Trad.

Gloucester Wassail   Trad.

In The Bleak Midwinter   Rosetti, Darke

Noel Nouvelle  French carol.

Patapan   French carol

Riu Riu Chiu   Spanish carol

The Angel Gabriel   Basque carol

The Boar's Head   Wassail

White Christmas   Irving Berlin

To The Power Of Ten; 26th October 2018. The Choir with Hon.Patron The Rt.Hon.Sir Mike Penning MP and co-founder Joy Mendelsohn.

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