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 2019…

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Thank you to all who come to our May concert at St Mary’s Church, Horncastle, when the choir sang Anthems Through the Ages, from Tomás Luis de Victoria to John Rutter, and selections from the operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. There was a full church with a warmly appreciative audience. We hope to see you at our next concert, on Saturday, December 7th – further details to be announced soon.

A Fond Farewell

It was with mixed emotions that the choir performed its May concert last weekend.

The excitement and delight of presenting a well-rehearsed programme was overshadowed by the knowledge that this would be our last under the direction of Caroline Boden.

Caroline has given of herself over her five years with us.

Her thorough preparation for rehearsals has been evident, and her talent for getting the best out of us, with unfailing dedication, dynamism and good humour very much appreciated.

Caroline, we thank you wholeheartedly, and will miss you.

Gilbert and Sullivan Soloists’ Rehearsal

Committee member and photographer Angela Clifton captures the soloists in full Gilbert and Sullivan song, rehearsing for our spring concert on May 18th.

From L to R: Andrew Cooke, Sylvia Ravenhall, HCS President Penny Holland and Len Sutton rehearse their quartet from The Mikado

Gail Hinkins (L) and MD Caroline Boden discuss the finer points of Gail’s solo from HMS Pinafore

Soloists reacting (with amusement?) to some words of wisdom from MD Caroline Boden!

A smile from Penny Holland and Isabel Wilson as they sing from The Gondoliers

Sylvia giving dramatic input to her solo from The Pirates of Penzance

Chris Hinkins providing impeccable support from the piano

Tenor Ian French rehearsing The Gondoliers

PHOTOS ©Angela Clifton/HCS

1 week ago

Turning your thoughts to the new season?

First rehearsal of the new term: Monday 2nd September, 7.15pm

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1 month ago

One of our basses and founder members of the choir (see if you can spot him!) kindly let me scan this wonderful photograph of Horncastle and District Choral Society in its early days.
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1 month ago

These are wonderful, and ideal to combine with a browse round the town on market day.
Relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, a variety of talented performances, tea and coffee available.
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2 months ago

At our concert last weekend, we said a fond farewell to our MD - Caroline Boden.

Caroline has worked hard (and worked US hard!) over the five years she's been with us, and we will miss her.

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3 months ago

SATURDAY 18th MAY 7.30pm

It's getting closer!

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