Concerts during 2021
Following the highly successful concerts performed to sell-out audiences during this year’s JAM on the Marsh Festival (8-18 July), future concerts planned by the Friends of St Leonard’s Church for the second half of this year are listed below.
Car parking and access to the church
If using satnav to reach the church or car park, use postcode: CT21 5DN. A church car park with limited space is located to the east of the building.
Access to the building for those with limited mobility (and unable to climb steps through main (south) door porch) can be arranged through the tower (west) door of the church.
Friends of St Leonard’s Concerts 2021
|Date & time||Ticket prices||Performers||Programme|
|Saturday 21 August, 7.30pm||£10||Ashford Youth Jazz Orchestra||Hythe Civic Society 75th anniversary celebratory concert|
|Saturday 16 October, 5.00pm||£10||Organ recital by Simon Hogan|
– Organist at St Bartholomew the Great, London
– Organist to the Cathedral Singers of Christ Church, Oxford
|Paul Ayres – Toccata|
J.S. Bach – Concerto in C, BWV 595
Robert Schumann – Canonic Study in A flat
Percy Whitlock – To Phoebe
Cecilia McDowall – Church bells beyond the stars
Charles-Marie Widor – Symphony No 5
|Postponed||£12||Shepway Singers||Michael Lewis – Requiem for a Pandemic (soprano solo, choir, violin, cello, organ)|
plus works by Parry, Elgar and Wesley
|Saturday 27 November, 7.00pm||£10 invited donation||The Band of the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment & Military Wives Choir, Shorncliffe|
|Saturday 18 December, 7.30pm||Retiring collection||Shepway Singers|
St Leonard’s Church Choirs & Hythe Girls Choir
|Carols for All|