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Last updated 05/04/2018
As a registered charity, if you are a tax payer, by simply signing an ongoing mandate, we can reclaim the tax on every termly subscription you pay. You can download a form here, fill in online, print and then hand to John Grantham or any committee member at the next meeting. It is also retrospective - so don't delay, sign away!
PAYING YOUR SUBS
It is always appreciated if everyone pays promptly.
You can pay direct to the Forest Row Choral Society bank account - but please be sure to put your name as the reference so John can identify it!
HSBC account 51259199
Sort Code 40 20 09
For those preferring to pay by cheque, please give to John Grantham at a rehearsal - made payable to FRCS. Thank you.a
As ever, if you are not receiving regular emails from Francis Goodwin, please email him and ask to be added to the mailing list! His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
DRESS CODE for concerts:
Ladies: Long Black outfits for ladies (dark tights if not wearing trousers or long dress)
with scarves supplied by FRCS on the day
Men: DJ with black bow tie
Please can everyone in the choir commit to buy at least one ticket for each concert for friend / family to boost our audience on the day and keep the bank manager happy!
Tickets will be on sale at choir rehearsals and at Seasons in Forest Row (as well as on the door).
We prefer to be paid by online banking - please use your initial and surname as a reference.
Our bank account details are as follows
Account Name Forest Row Choral Society (HSBC East Grinstead)
Sort Code 40 20 09 Account Number 51259199
Please pay promptly at the beginning of each term - thank you.
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Summer Term rehearsals continue on Tuesdays from 8-10pm at Forest Row Primary School
As the concert will be in London on 7th July, we will be arranging a coach to transport all those who wish to travel on it. Exact price to be confirmed but we anticipate it will be £12 making it slightly less than public transport (and a lot more convenient, especially for those who do not enjoy the London Underground experience! The concert venue is St Mary Brookfield in Dartmouth Park Hill, nearest tube Tufnell Park.
This will leave from Forest Row Community Centre at 11.15 to arrive St Mary's NW5 at 2pm (as agreed with Tom). It's scheduled to depart London at 9pm. We hope the primary school will allow us to leave cars in their car park and will confirm once we have discussed with the school.
The quiz night was a great success and raised enough money to fund 2 x violinists for the Autumn concert. Many thanks to Jackie Wood for organising, and to her husband Steve and his friend for being such an excellent quizmaster and scorekeeper.
SUMMER TERM MUSIC - list subject to change and update!
Sunday - Stephen Sondheim
Anything Goes - Cole Porter
Take care of this house - Leonard Bernstein
There are some men - Philip Glass
It's a good night for singing - Rogers & Hart
Chorus of the Hebrew slaves - Verdi
Agnus Dei - Cherubini
Non Nobis Domine - Quilter
The Heavens are telling - Hauydn
Love Divine - Goodall
Pilgrim Hymn 2 - Scratchley
I'm going up a yonder
The storm is passing over
Future Term Dates - subject to confirmation
Our start dates are still to be finalised, but fundamentally our rehearsals always run within the school terms which can be found by clicking the link here: school terms
Autumn Term 2018 - likely start Tuesday 4th September (probably just for those singing in Cambridge)
Spring Term 2019 - likely start Tuesday 8th January 2019
Summer Term 2019 - likely start Tuesday 16th April 2019