Centenary Concert


Croydon Advertiser 7 November 2014


Croydon Advertiser 7 November 2014

Letter from Buckingham Palace

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The Centenary Chorus at rehearsal

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Scottish Britannia

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Viking Britannia with attendant

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Coulsdon Youth Choir


Opening of the Royal Letter


Philip Corney with the message from the Queen


The Centenary Chorus


The Centenary Chorus from balcony


Balloon time


Presentation to Steve and Jo

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Steve Bowey, Organist




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Photo Gallery (click to enlarge)

Note: If your picture is here and you object to its inclusion, please let me know and I will black out your face. However, if you would rather we had a lovely record of the event then be pleased that you are included and enjoy!


The Three Britannias – Dress Rehearsal


Viking Earth Mother Britannia with Cherub

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Centenary Chorus at Rehearsal

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Coulsdon Youth Choir First Public Performance

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Lovely straight line

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Take the applause!


First St Andrew’s Mexican Wave

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Balloon Management

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Fun in church? Whatever next!


You should have kept some balloons in the balcony!

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Haggistannia! Ann really should be on the telly!

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I keep laughing whenever I think of Audra being so serious and powerful and crazy all at the same time – priceless!

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Phil (oldest choir boy present) & Stella Corney


Hilary made it for the second half!


I preferred the Viking horns…

Sound Recordings

Hymn – Be still for the Presence of the Lord

Pie Jesu – Andrew Lloyd Webber (soloists: Karen Bowey, Ann Heavens)

Because the Lord is my Shepherd – Christopher Walker (soloist: John Linney)

100 years ago – Susan Goddard

Flute Solo – John Linney – Albinoni Concerto – Second Movement

Vocal Sketch – Ann Heavens

Hymn – All People that on earth do Dwell

Were you there – Spiritual

This Little Light of Mine (soloist: Ashanti Proctor)

Alleluia We Sing your Praises – South African

Good Samaritan Sketch

Coulsdon Youth Choir – Bilbo’s Song – Everybody wants to be a Cat – The Bare Necessities – Encore

Unto Him who is able – Roger Mayor

Bless O Lord us thy Servants – Jo Richards

Organ Solo – Steve Bowey – Fanfare in D – Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens

Hallelujah Chorus – Handel

Jubilate (Psalm 100) – Jo Richards

O thou the Central Orb – Wood

I was Glad – Parry

Mexican wave and balloons

Rule Britannia – Queen’s Letter – National Anthem

Hymn – Jerusalem

Auld Lang Syne

Proceeds after expenses to the Orpheus Centre, Godstone and the St. Andrew’s Centenary fund.

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