Hailsham Choral

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Online rehearsals start on Thursday 3rd September

Unfortunately the choir is not able to meet to rehearse at the moment. We are starting online rehearsals via Zoom on 3rd September. We will email everyone when things get back to normal.

Future concerts have been postponed indefinitely (see below).

Best wishes and stay safe!

Handel's Samson: Now postponed indefinitely

Because of the continuing uncertainty over Corona virus we have now postponed future concerts until further notice. This means that our performance of Handel's Samson, which we had hoped to reschedule for September, will not now go ahead on that date. We are very sorry for any disappointment this may cause.

If you have already bought a ticket, please return it to the person/place you bought it from for a refund.

It is our hope to perform Samson at a later date, perhaps in early 2021, when things get back to normal. Further details here as the situation unfolds. In the meantime, stay safe and keep well.

March 2020 concert poster


New Members Wanted!

January 2020 Recruitment poster

Do you enjoy singing?
Are you looking for a friendly, welcoming choir?


Look no further.

Hailsham Choral is a lively, local choir with some 60 members singing a wide repertoire from Bach to the Beatles, Rossini to Rutter, and Handel to Holst

We rehearse on Thursdays, at 7.30pm at the Hailsham Community Hall, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham.

For more information please see the ‘Join Us’ page.


Robin Gregory reviews our Autumn concert

Rachel’s Pie Jesu seemed to float heavenwards, and Jozik’s Libera Me perfectly prepared us for the closing In Paradisum: “eternal rest” indeed, and totally matching Fauré’s setting. The chorus was impeccable.

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About us

Choir photo

We are a choir of about 60 singers based in Hailsham, East Sussex.

You can find references to a choral group in Hailsham from the early 1930s, but it faded from view during the war - they probably had even more troubles recruiting tenors and basses then! The present Society was founded in 1961, so we are now in our 59th year and still going from strength to strength.

We perform at least four main concerts during the year, with programmes featuring anything from Bach (Christmas Oratorio, St. John Passion) to Beatles, Rossini (Petite Messe Solennelle) to Gershwin, Rutter (Requiem, Magnificat, carols) to Rogers and Hart.

We’re a sociable lot too, music workshops, coffee mornings, quizzes, even the odd pint of beer or glass of wine (or two)!

If you’re looking for a fast way to increase your circle of friends, as well as an opportunity to sing hugely enjoyable music go to the ‘Join Us’ page.

Contact us

For membership enquiries, or if you are interested in becoming a Friend, please see here.

For any other enquiries, please email our Secretary.

Milly Clark
Flat 3
22 Granville Road
Eastbourne
BN20 7HA
Telephone : 01323 737432
Mobile: 07751 935011

If you want to read our Data Protection policy, it is available here.

Thank You

We would like to acknowledge the generous support of Hailsham Town Council who have assisted us with a Grant.

Hailsham Town Council logo


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