Tuesday 6th December 2016

Annual Soup Kitchen event- Royal Square. The choir were in good voice as they sang from 1230 to 1pm

Christmas 2016

Wednesday 14th December 2016

A Festival of Carols was held at St Thomas Roman Catholic Church at 8pm with a retiring collection of £2700 taken in aid of Silkworth Lodge, a not-for-profit residential facility, owned and administered by The Families in Recovery Trust, to support those with drug and alcohol dependency, together with their families.


                                        JERSEY FESTIVAL CHOIR Directors – William Millow and Elizabeth Farnon

                                        HOLMCHASE SINGERS Director – Angela Luce

                                        AMITY SINGERS Director – Elizabeth Farnon and John Farnon

                                        ST. CECILIA ORCHESTRA Conductor – Derek Lawrence

                                        ORGANIST - Malcolm Whittell

                                        PIANO ACCOMPANIST - Grace Garnier

                                        TREBLE SOLOIST - Isaac Tarrant

                                        Orchestral arrangements by Derek Lawrence


Fanfare – Acappella Brass

Festival Choir (men)

            Hodie Christus natus est- ( Today- Christ is born) Gregorian chant

Once in Royal David’s City

    Verse 1 – solo – Isaac Tarrant,  Verse 2 – Holmchase Singers, Verse 3 –Festival Choir Verse 4 – ALL

Festival Choir

Jesus Child– John Rutter

When will we see the little one? – Jay Althouse (the coming)

Amity Singers

O Radiant Dawn - James Macmillan (the prophesy)

While shepherds watched their flocks by night

Holmchase Singers

Infant holy, infant lowly - Jeff Enns

Candlelight Carol – John Rutter

Hark the Herald Angels sing

Festival Choir

Midwinter (In the bleak midwinter) - Bob Chilcott

Good Christian men rejoice - arr. Philip Ledger

Orchestral medley arr. Derek Lawrence

Here we come a-wassailing

I saw three ships

Festival Choir

What sweeter music - John Rutter

Away in a manger

Festival Choir and Amity Singers

A hymn to the virgin - Benjamin Brittain

As with gladness men of old

Holmchase Singers

Even when he is silent - Kim Andre Arnesen

Holmchase Singers, Festival Choir, Sue de Gruchy & Joanne Anderson( guitar) and St.Cecilia Orchestra

Minuit Chrétiens - Adolphe Adam

Appeal on behalf of Silkworth Lodge

O come all ye faithful

Blessing - Monsignor Nicholas France