Category Archives: Services

Canterbury Festival ‘Angelus’ – success

We had encouraging success with our three appearances in the Canterbury Festival. We sang our short midday service, ‘The Angelus, the Ave and the Salve’, in three of Canterbury’s mediaeval chapels. The first Saturday of the Festival we were in … Continue reading

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CGMS at the WCCM 2010 seminar in Canterbury

Friday 6th August and Saturday 7th August University of Kent at Canterbury 9pm for 9.30pm The World Community for Christian Meditation is holding its annual seminar in Canterbury this year at The University of Kent. They are keen for us … Continue reading

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Midsummer Chantness: 24th July at Greyfriars

Saturday 24th July  11.30-12.30 Greyfriars, Stour Street, Canterbury We have been asked to run the little service commemorating St. Mildred which we did last year. It is very short, beginning with the Angelus at the traditional midday hour. This event … Continue reading

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Chant workshop on Saturday 1st May

At St. Mildred’s Church, Church Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2PP. Please arrive at 9.45 for a prompt 10am start! This is a day long workshop for all levels of singer focusing on the different parts of sung Mass. The workshops will … Continue reading

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Ascension Day Mass at St. Peters, Canterbury

We will be singing Gregorian Chant Mass on the evening of Ascension Day in St. Peter’s, one of Canterbury’s mediaeval parish churches. Rev. Mark Ball has invited us to participate in this service. We hope to sing as much of … Continue reading

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Chant but not as we know it!

A report on the Third CGMS Day of Chant by Helen Nattrass A grey Saturday morning in January and our group gathered for the Byzantine Chant Day. Our teacher was Dr. Alexander Lingas, one of the leading Academics studying the music of the … Continue reading

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Third CGMS Day of Chant

Our third Day of Chant will focus on Byzantine Chant. The day will be led by Dr. Alexander Lingas, one of the leading academics in the field of Byzantine and Orthodox Chant. He is also a Cantor for the Orthodox … Continue reading

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