Bath Abbey

29-30 Dec 2018



  • 1300-1500 Rehearsal
  • 1500-1600 Run through in stalls
  • 1630-1730 Evensong


  • 1000-1100 Rehearsal
  • 1115-1230 Sung Eucharist
  • 1415-1500 Run through in stalls
  • 1530-1630 Choral Evensong


Saturday Evensong

  • Stanford in Bb
  • Owens, The holly and the ivy
  • Tomkins responses

Sunday Sung Eucharist

  • Darke in E
  • Whitacre, Lux aurumque

Sunday Choral Evensong

  • Cima, Magnificat
  • Musson, Nunc dimittis
  • Rutter, Candlelight Carol
  • Tomkins responses

General info

All music will be provided on the day. You will be expected to have learnt music made available in advance of the visit. No time in the rehearsal will be given to note-bashing this music. We will spend more time looking at music introduced on the day. We regret that copyright does not always allow us to make all music available beforehand.

Cassocks and surplices will be provided on the day (if you are new, please send your approx height and build to Elizabeth at

Please wear quiet black shoes and black socks/tights as these might show under your cassock.

We do limit the number of people we can take to fit the stalls and maintain balance between the parts. Places are assigned on a first come first served basis. You will be informed if your part is over-subscribed within 48 hours of your acceptance of this invitation. Please do not arrange non-refundable travel or accommodation until after this time. If you need to know immediately, please contact Ed at

We will not be arranging group accommodation for this visit.