ALL WELCOME TO THE FESTIVE AFTERNOON TEA AT BOOTH MANSION. A SPECIAL CELEBRATORY TEA IN THE HEART OF CHESTER. £22

A Christmas Concert presented by Queen's Choir members past and present, held at the Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Chester, following a daytime rehearsal and amazing reunion afternoon tea event for alumni and guests.

Saturday 23rd December 2017

12noon Rehearsal at St John’s Church
4pm Afternoon Tea at Booth Mansion, Watergate Street
6.30pm Concert at St John’s Church

For Queen's alumnae singers (whether Chamber Choir or, before its invention, Senior Choir) a rehearsal at St John’s, followed by the Afternoon Tea Reunion at Booth Mansion, concluding with the Evening Concert. To confirm your place, please telephone the Alumni Office on 01244 312078 in term-time with your debit card details, or send a cheque for £22 payable to The Queen’s School, marked for the attention of the Alumni Office. Please let us know what part you usually sing. Dress code for choir singers is black or black and white.

All alumni and their guests are also invited to attend the fantastic Afternoon Tea Reunion at Booth Mansion. Guests are also more than welcome to come along with you.
Afternoon Tea tickets £22. Please telephone the Alumni Office on 01244 312078 in term-time with your debit card details, or send a cheque for £22 payable to The Queen’s School, marked for the attention of the Alumni Office. Please tell us your name, maiden name (if applicable) and cohort year when you contact us!

All are welcome to the evening concert at 6.30pm. No tickets are needed, but a collection will be taken to be shared between the church and The Queen's School Bursary Foundation.

The following items will be performed at the concert:

  • The Little Babe- Britten 
  • In the Bleak Midwinter - Darke 
  • A Maiden Most Gentle- Carter
  • Mater Ora Filium - Wood
  • Tomorrow Shall be my Dancing Day- Trad. arr Malcom Pearce
  • Carol of the Bells- Leontovich/ Wilhousky
  • Shepherd’s Pipe Carol - Rutter 
  • Plus a few carols for all.