Saturday 7th December - Christmas Tree Festival
To help you get into the festive spirit, this concert of old favourites and brand new carols will be a great way to start the season. The choir will be conducted by James Henshaw and there will be some audience participation
The concert is part of the "Christmas Tree Festival" which runs from 4th - 8th December in Ashtead. The festival is organised by St. George's and St. Giles' churches, and around 40 church and community groups - including Ashtead Choral Society - will decorate their own trees to create a colourful display. The trees can be admired in St. George’s Christian Centre, Barnett Wood Lane, Ashtead KT21 2DA, where the concert will take place on Saturday, 7th December at 730pm.
Saturday 21st December - Coffee and Carols for Charity
It’s that time of year again! Ashtead Choral Society will be holding their annual “Coffee and Carols for Charity” on Saturday 21sth December at the Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall, Woodfield Lane, Ashtead. Why not drop in anytime between 10am and 12 noon? Entry is £1.00 for adults, 50p for children and tea, coffee, squash and biscuits will be on sale throughout the morning. There will be a stall where you will be able to buy goods, the proceeds of which will go to our two chosen charities which this year are The Grange Centre, Bookham, who enable people with disabilities to live a n independent and fulfilling life, and the Mid Surrey branch of the Alzheimers’ Society.
The choir will be conducted by James Henshaw. There will be plenty of opportunity to join in the singing of all the favourite carols, with the choir performing some new ones, too. This annual event is always very well attended so please do come early to be sure of a seat. We look forward to seeing you all and to sharing the Christmas season with you.