Keeping you updated with the latest news


22 October 2020
Virtual AGM and Return to Sing
14 September 2020
How can I keep from singing?
14 September 2020
Coronavirus Update
7 September 2020
An Angel, a Nun, and a Red Priest
29 August 2020
Choral Alphabet reaches 3000
27 July 2020
Virtual Quiz Time
1 July 2020
Our MD begins with RLSBC
8 June 2020
Howells in Lockdown
9 March 2020
Committee Changes
9 January 2020
New Appointment for our MD
6 January 2020
Choral Evensong in Oxford


3 December 2019
Stephen Cleobury 1948-2019
24 November 2019
Bach, Brahms, Reger - a moving tribute
23 September 2019
Over 300 for Fourth Rutter Day
30 July 2019
Evensong in Westminster Abbey
24 June 2019
Berlioz Requiem : a NBC first
29 May 2019
Evensong in Winchester Cathedral
20 April 2019
On Tour 2019 : The Netherlands
17 February 2019
The Colours of Mozart
25 January 2019
Bach Choir Burns Supper







Evensong for the Lord Lieutenant

At the kind invitation of the Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire, David Laing, the Rector of Northampton, Father Oliver Coss SSC, and the Master of the Worshipful Company of Leathersellers, Mike Bradly Russell, over forty members of the Choir sang Choral Evensong earlier tonight on this the feast day of Ss Crispin and Crispinian, historic Patron Saints of Northampton and of the shoe industry.
The Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire
The Rector introducing the Service

This year’s celebration was particularly notable as earlier in the day the first new footwear factory for over 30 years opened in Northampton. Shoemaking has been part of Northampton’s life since the fifteenth century, and by the early 1900s the town was the largest producer of shoes in Europe.

Foster and Son's new Factory
The Mayor of Northampton en route

The choir were delighted to reprise music from Choral Evensong services earlier in the year, with our Musical Director’s Responses beginning proceedings, before the choir sang Bryan Kelly’s Evening Service in C major, and Sir C. Hubert H. Parry’s Blest Pair of Sirens as the anthem. And our beautiful choral and organ music was not the only thing the congregation were able to hear, as the St Crispin’s fairground rides were in full swing outside!

The Choir in full flow
The Important Bass entry in Kelly's Nunc dimittis