Horncastle & District Choral Society

We aim to perform at least two choral concerts per year.

Uniting a community through song.

What’s coming up in 2020…

A warm welcome to Horncastle & District Choral Society website


This year’s rehearsals are now underway for our Spring Concert – Sacred Anthems & Seafaring Songs –  on Saturday May 16th. The choir is rehearsing music by Handel, Mozart, Stanford and Rowley. A warm welcome on the night at St Mary’s Church, Horncastle is assured! Further details to follow…


Christmas Concert 2019

The hard work and fun of this term’s rehearsals culminated in the delivery of a programme which was, in part, very challenging. Benjamin Britten’s Christ’s Nativity had not been easy to learn, but with Crauford’s guidance, and a final bolstering of our confidence on the night, the choir enjoyed the satisfaction and reward that came from rising to that challenge. We hope our audience similarly appreciated the invitation to listen to something a little different, in contrast to the comfortable harmonies of the more familiar carols. These were a selection from various British composers and arrangers over the years, right up to the present day with John Rutter, and our very own Chris Hinkins (accompanist).

The evening was rounded off by the audience standing to sing with us.

Photographs (by Angela Clifton) were taken at the penultimate rehearsal, and at the end of our performance.

Our next concert is on May 16th 2020, and will be conducted by Caroline Boden.

1 month ago

A reminder that first rehearsal of the new term is on
Monday 13th January 2020

2 months ago

Huge thanks to all who came to listen to us last night.

An abiding memory for the choir will be the beautiful and uplifting experience of singing as one with you all at the end of the concert. What ... See more

2 months ago
Horncastle and District Choral Society

Final preparations for our Christmas concert.
A healthy mix of hard work and fun!

for Christmas concert 2019

2 months ago
St. Mary's rehearsal

for Christmas concert 2019

for Christmas concert 2019

3 months ago

3 months ago

Save the date!

Saturday, December 7th, 2019
St. Mary's Church, Horncastle

An evening of Christmas music by British composers.

With mince pies and wine! 🥧🍷

3 months ago

Choir members,

Don't forget to hone your skills by studying your parts with the learning tracks - a very useful tool for between rehearsals! 🎧

4 months ago
This choir trolled actual John Rutter by singing ‘I Can’t Believe it’s not Rutter’

How lovely is John Rutter's reaction to this!

John Rutter is a certified choral legend… but that didn’t stop this choir completely ripping into him with this parody performance.

4 months ago

A reminder
Monday's rehearsal is at
St. Mary's Church.

5 months ago

We're getting our teeth into the Christmas music now - I know, but it's what we choirs do in September!

There's still plenty of time if anyone wants to join us, though.
Lower voices are ... See more

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