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Mayor to Attend Hailsham Choral Society Spring Concert

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Hailsham Choral Society at Hailsham Parish Church 

The Mayor of Hailsham will be joining in the celebrations of the Hailsham Choral Society’s next concert, which will be a special collaboration with Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra and sin gers from other choirs, to be held at St Saviour’s Church in Eastbourne on Saturday 11 May from 7.30pm.

The concert will feature a performance of Verdi’s Requiem, promising to be a very special occasion with some 140 singers and 70 orchestra players performing choral works together.

The programme will be conducted by Graham Jones, with Lisa Wigmore as Leader and Helen Bailey, Rebecca Hughes, Paul Austin Kelly and Jozik Kotz as soloists.

Town Mayor Councillor Paul Holbrook, delighted to be invited to attend the concert along with his wife Cllr Barbara Holbrook, said: “I’ve attended many of the Society’s concerts to date and enjoyed every single one of them. I am very grateful to the Society, their conductors and accompanists for staging such wonderful concerts, and I look forward avidly to a superb evening of entertainment for us all on 1s1th May.”

“I’ll always remember the various performances over the years. The Society has a tradition of recruiting first-rate choristers and each and every member always put their heart and soul into the Society’s event performances. The energy and vibrancy of their concerts are always inspiring – and a tribute to the dedication and hard work of its Conductor, Josik Kotz.”

Tickets cost £18 in advance/£20 on the door for adults and £9 in advance/£10 on the door) for under 18s. They are available from via, from Hailsham Choral Society members and on the door.

Hailsham Choral Society is a choir of over 60 singers based locally and perform at least four main concerts during the year, with programmes featuring anything from Bach to the Beatles, Rossini to Gershwin and Rutter to Rogers and Hart.

The Society is currently looking for new members and holds regular events including music workshops, coffee mornings, and quizzes. At present, they rehearse on Thursday evenings at the Hailsham Civic Community Hall in Vicarage Lane.

Further information about the concert can be found via the Hailsham Choral Society website at

Enquiries relating to this media release

Terry Hall, Communications Officer
Hailsham Town Council, Market Street, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AE
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