2nd March 2017
As part of our Reception initiative, St Mary's, Maldon, and St John's, New Alresford, held their respective receptions on Saturday & Sunday 25th/26th February. This is what happened...
6th February 2017
In Dec 2016, ChoralEvensong.org ran a competition for churches to win funding for running Evensong Reception events similar to last year's Receptions in Cambridge and London. One of the winners was Leicester Cathedral, so on Sun 5th Feb 2017, I travelled from London to Leicester Cathedral to witness the event they had organised. This is the first of a series of seven Evensong Receptions that will be happening over the next few months all over the country- in Portsmouth, Lancaster, Liverpool, Southwell, Barnet, and Winchester.
17th January 2017
A new choir has been started in London which not only sings Evensong exclusively, but is non-professional and changes its membership from service to service. It's called the East London Evensong Choir, and ChoralEvensong.org's Guy Hayward had the chance to ask Jonathan Pease, the choir's creator, a few questions about what he's trying to do...
17th April 2016
Why attend Evensong on any particular day? Currently, most people go to Evensong primarily for reasons revolving around their schedule, mood, or the music list. But various types of anniversaries offer other reasons to attend. And to introduce this idea, we recommend celebrating St George's Day & Shakespeare's 400th this Saturday, 23 April, by going to Evensong.
9th February 2016
On Sunday 7th & Monday 8th Feb, we launched our new "Choral Evensong Reception" scheme in Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge, and the Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich, London.
25th October 2015
Choral Evensong is one of the richest cultural treasures of Britain. But most adults don’t know about it, and therefore neither do their children.
13th October 2015
This website launched with nationwide blessings at Choral Evensong services around Britain and Ireland on Sunday 22nd November, St. Cecilia’s Day.