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 & timeTicket prices PerformersProgramme
Saturday 21 August, 7.30pm£10Ashford Youth Jazz OrchestraHythe Civic Society 75th anniversary celebratory concert
Saturday 16 October, 5.00pm£10Organ 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
Saturday 30 October, 7.30pm
£12Shepway SingersMichael 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 donationThe Band of the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment & Military Wives Choir, Shorncliffe
Saturday 18 December, 7.30pmRetiring collectionShepway Singers
St Leonard’s Church Choirs & Hythe Girls Choir
Carols for All