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Diary of Events

 
2020

Saturday, 14th March"Grand Day IN" - our annual workshop of West Gallery and related music
10:30am-4pm, Sandhurst Baptist Church Hall, Rye Road, TN18 5PG, (on A268).
FREE and OPEN to singers and instrumentalists for part or all of the day.
Bring some lunch to share if you attend all day.
Download a FLYER with more details from HERE
 
Saturday, 28th MarchMembers of the Marsh Warblers will take part in Three Quires' Day,
a West Gallery workshop day held in Lewes, Sussex.
 
Saturday, 9th May"Grand Day OUT" - visiting Romney Marsh churches, tba
10:30am-4pm.
 
Saturday, 23rd MayConcert "Travelling in Hope" St.John the Baptist, Smallhythe, tbc
 
Saturday, 13th JuneConcert, "Travelling in Hope" St.George, Benenden

Saturday, 26th SeptemberConcert, "From May Day to Michaelmas" for Harvest Supper,
All Saints, Woodchurch
 
Saturday, 24th OctoberMembers of the Marsh Warblers will take part in Three Quires' Day,
a West Gallery workshop day held in Lewes, Sussex.
 

 
What we did in 2019


Saturday, 6th April Concert, "A Country Living", All Saints, Birling - pictures: interior & exterior
 
Saturday, 13th AprilMembers of the Marsh Warblers took part in Three Quires' Day,
a West Gallery workshop day held in Lewes, Sussex.
 
Saturday, 11th May"Grand Day IN" - our annual day workshop of sacred and secular music
10:30am-4pm, Sandhurst Baptist Church Hall, Rye Road, TN18 5PG, (on A268).
 
Saturday, 28th SeptemberConcert, "From May Day to Michaelmas" for Harvest Supper,
St.John the Baptist, Wittersham
 
Sunday, 6th OctoberCarols Workshop, Tenterden Town Hall (part of the Folk Festival)
 
Saturday, 26th OctoberMembers of the Marsh Warblers took part in Three Quires' Day,
a West Gallery workshop day held in Lewes, Sussex.
 
Saturday, 7th December"Going the Rounds" Concert, Sandhurst Baptist Church, Sandhurst, Kent, TN18 5PG.
(in aid of Starfish Malawi)
We helped raise 370 for this excellent charity
 


Watch a video of us on YouTube singing Reginald Spofforth's glee "Hail Smiling Morn"


See pictures of our 2006 Church Tour of Wittersham, Northiam, Newenden, & Sandhurst
2008 Church Tour of Brenchley, Wateringbury, East Peckham & West Peckham
2009 Church Tour of Bonnington, Newchurch, St.Mary in the Marsh, & Brookland
2011 Church Tour of Smallhythe, Peasmarsh, East Guldeford, and Fairfield
 

The Village Quire What is West Gallery Music?
Find out about the music we perform and how it got its name.
Georgian Churches
What were eighteenth century churches like inside? - before the Victorians "improved" them!
St.Mary, Langley Who was Henry Tolhurst?
Read about an amateur composer from near Maidstone who struggled to make a living from his music and died aged 36.