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Next Concert  -  July 4th Concert postponed to August 1st  but unfortunately cancelled.   Hoping for September 26th OK.


St Kevins Catholic Church, Eastwood
Annual Festival of Saint Cecilia

Location: In the Church - 32 Hillview Road, Eastwood
(refreshments in the Haseler Centre Hall, below the Church)

.... held on the Sunday closest to November 22nd each year, this each year coinciding with the Feast of Christ the King.

The Festival was started in 1974 as a source of inspiration for those seeking to praise God in the form of music. Both local talent and visitors have filled a very large programme each year, with music ranging from deeply devotional to very lightly religious, from early Baroque music to twentieth century, from folk music to classical and traditional chants to orchestrated SATB choral works such as Handel's "Messiah", Dvorak, Faure and Brahms "Requiem"'s and Gounod's "Messe Solennelle" of St Cecilia

Participation in the Festival.

All groups in the parish and associated schools are warmly encouraged to take part in the Festival of St. Cecilia. For the last few years the 7.30 am Sunday Mass has been a silent one, but all other Masses are accompanied by Music.

In addition the Sunday afternoon is filled with music and other presentations, ranging from dance to drama and poetry.

On some occasions a concert or dramatic performance is held in the Haseler Centre on the Friday evening or the Saturday evening of the Festival.

This year's Festival - 23rd,24th November

Featured Choral Work - Handel "Chandos No IX Anthem"

SINGERS NEEDED - please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.