Visiting Choirs

We are always pleased to welcome visiting choirs to sing services at the Abbey when our choir is having a well earned rest during holidays or on Wednesdays or Saturdays throughout the year.

The Milton Organ

The Abbey’s main organ, the Milton, is due for its twenty year service. This will be carried out during January, February, March and April 2018.
This means the organ will be out of action during that period, as will all the stalls on the south side of the choir due to the scaffolding required. The stalls on the north side of the choir will remain usable and a digital organ will be installed to do the Milton’s work.
In May 2018 we therefore look forward to a newly cleaned Milton, together with a number of revisions and improvements, being ready for use. During this time it will not be possible for visiting choirs to sing Choral Evensong on Wednesday evenings.

If you are interested in bringing your choir to Tewkesbury Abbey please call Philippa Shaw on 01684 856141 or by email philippa.shaw@tewkesburyabbey.org.uk. Philippa will be able to advise you of available dates.

In 2018 the following dates are available:

Saturdays
19 May
26 May
7 July
15 September
13 October
20 October
17 November

Weekends
30 & 31 December 2017
11 & 12 August*
18 & 19 August*
27 & 28 October
29 & 30 December 2018

On weekends marked with a * there is wedding in the afternoon in the Abbey and you will be offered other rehearsal times than those listed on our booking form.

Click here to download the Visiting Choirs information booklet

Click here to download our booking form in excel (xlsx)
This is an interactive spead sheet – you will only be able to edit some cells.

Click here to download a copy of our Sunday Service Booklet

Click here to download the Choir Rubrics for Sunday 11.00am Sung Eucharist

Click here to download the Choir Rubrics for Sunday 11.00am Litany and Sung Eucharist in Lent and Advent

Click here to download a copy of our Weekday Evensong Service Sheet

Click here to download a copy of our Saturday Evensong Service Sheet

Click here to download a copy of our Sunday Evensong Sheet

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