Rickmansworth Festival May 2016
2020 Performance Dates
Saturday, 7th March. Beaconsfield Festival of Choirs.
At St Mary's Church, Beaconsfield. All day Festival featuring choirs from near and far. Concert including KLCC: 12:00 - 1:45pm. Tickets £5 on the door. Refreshments available.
Coronavirus! Due to Government recommendations against mass gatherings the following Performances have all been cancelled.
Saturday, 16th May. Morning Concert at St Lawrence Church, Abbots Langley.
Concert: 11:00am to 12:00 noon. Coffee and cake from 10:30am. Admission £5 on the door.
Sunday, 17th May. Rickmansworth Canal Festival, Main Stage at 12:00 noon.
KLCC will once again feature at this lively and popular family event. For more information visit http://www.rwt.org.uk/festival.
Saturday, 13th June. Abbots Langley Carnival.
Pop-up up performances through the afternoon.
Saturday, 20th June. Kings Langley Carnival.
On stage at Kings Langley Common. Time tbc.
Friday, 10th July. 'Sing & Swing' at St Lawrence Church, Abbots Langley. With the Chinnor Silver Band. 8:00pm.
Adults £10, U14 £5. Refreshments included.
August (dates tbc). 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, 22nd August. Wedding at Church of St Peter and St Paul, Little Gaddesden, HP4 1NZ.
Friday, 23rd October. Concert at St Mary the Virgin, Drayton Beauchamp (nr. Tring). Start 7:45pm. Tickets on the door; Adults £10. Postponed to 2021; date to tbc.
Friday, 13th November. Concert at the Church of All Saints, Kings Langley. Also featuring the Rickmansworth Players Choir.
Saturday, 28th November. Kings Langley Festival of Christmas Lights.
On stage, High Street, Kings Langley.
Coronavirus. Please note that due to restrictions all the above Performances have been cancelled.
Saturday, 5th December. St James' Church, Bushey. 12:00 noon to 12:45pm.
Festive recital combining with St James' Christmas Fair.
Watch this space for more information and the announcement of further performance dates.
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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 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.).
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 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 Peter Gabriel
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
Da Pacem Domine Latin chant
Dindirin Spanish medieval
Down In The River American spiritual
Downtown Tony Hatch (Petula Clark)
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)
Last Train To Clarkesville Hatr, Boyce (The Monkees)
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
True Colours Kelly & Steinberg (Cindy Lauper)
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
Christmas Gospel Medley arr. Katie Teage
Follow That Star Gritton
Gaudette Finnish 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
The Holly and the Ivy Trad.
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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