Calendar of Events

May 11 Sunday All Saints Chapel, Darley Road, Eastbourne BN20 7PE. 3:00pm Eastbourne Festival

A return visit to this lovely venue with guest appearance of classical guitarist, Sam Brown ( Our set with Sam will include work by Carulli, Boyle and Naslund. This will also be a chance to hear our exciting prize winning program from the recent BMG Orchestra competition.
Tickets priced £8/£6 are available from

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Feb 23 Sunday King Edward Hall, 24 High Street, Lindfield, RH16 2HH. 3:00pm Lindfield Concert

February sees the return of the orchestra to the King Edward Hall in Lindfield, this time with our guest oboe soloist, Eva Ries, who will play a beautiful oboe concerto by Marcello. A lovely venue by the duck pond in a pretty Sussex village.

Tickets are £10 or £8 for concessions and include a glass of wine or soft drink.
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Oct 22 Tuesday Emmanual URC, St Michael's Road, Worthing, West Sussex. 7:30pm Worthing Concert

Our second annual Worthing Concert, featuring Eva Ries -- on the wonderful oboe she made herself as a master oboe maker -- performing Marcello's Oboe Concerto, as well as our usual broad mix of mandolin orchestra compositions and arrangements including movie-theme Once Upon a Time in the West, Ravel's beautiful Pavane pour une Infante Defunte and Song of Japanese Autumn by Yasuo Kuwahara. Sponsored by world-renowned oboe makers Howarth of London (www....

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Sep 27 Friday St Mary's Church, 61 St James' Street, Brighton BN2 1PR. 7:30pm Concert in aid of St Anne's Day Centre

In a fund-rasing event for St Anne's Day Centre in Kemp Town, we will perform our usual eclectic mix of music and styles for half of a concert which will also feature the choir of St Paul's College of Burgess Hill. At the end of the concert the two groups plan to join forces for a couple of joint pieces, merging voices with mandolin orchestra....
The concert will be held at the popular music venue St Mary's Church, Kemp Town, Brighton ...

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Sep 10 Tuesday Florence House, Southdown Road, Seaford BN25 4JS. 7:30pm Seaford Live Festival Concert

Our debut in the Seaford Live Festival, raising funds for the Chestnut Tree Foundation. The venue is the beautiful Florence House (, and joining us for the third time this year will be fabulous guitar soloist Sam Brown ( for Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto, originally written for Lute. We will also be performing Shoreline by well-known Brighton-based composer...

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Aug 30 Friday St. Luke's Church, Queens Park, Brighton. 7:30pm Music and Wine at St. Luke's Concert Series

Our debut as part of the highly-regarded Music and Wine at St. Luke's Concert Series, featuring the fabulous Sam Brown ( on classical guitar for Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto and as well as our usual eclectic mix of mandolin orchestra music and arrangements including Ravel's Pavane pour une infant defunte and Once Upon a Time in the West.

May 21 Tuesday St. George's Church, St. George's Rd, Kemp Town, Brighton. 7:30pm Brighton Festival Fringe Concert

Our annual Brighton concert at our home venue of St. George's Church, Kemp Town, will include a colourful mix of Baroque/Classical works, contemporary and traditional mandolin orchestra music, and popular pieces such as rock classic Bohemian Rhapsody as well as the second annual appearance with us of The Brighton Youth Mandolin Ensemble. We will also perform Vivaldi's Lute Concerto with the very talented guitar soloist Sam Brown (

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Apr 7 Sunday All Saint's Chapel, Darley Road, Eastbourne BN20 7PE. 3:00pm Eastbourne Festival Concert

Come along to the beautiful All Saints Chapel ( on Sunday afternoon, 7th April 2013 at 3pm for our Eastbourne Festival concert. We will be performing our usual eclectic mix of Baroque/Classical, traditional and contemporary mandolin orchestra music and popular pieces such as the rock classic Bohemian Rhapsody. Also, the Early Music group the Pastores Ensemble (www....

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Mar 15 Friday King Edward Hall, Lindfield. 7:30pm King Edward Hall Concert

Join us for a concert at King Edward Hall, Lindfield  ( where we will play a range of music from Baroque and Classical to traditional and contemporary mandolin orchestra music.

Dec 14 Friday St. John's Church, Piddinghoe, Lewes BN9 9AP. 7:30pm Winter Concert at Piddinghoe

Winter Concert at Piddinghoe - a beautiful small village six miles from Lewes. Tickets £8 to include mulled wine and mince pies at the interval. Tickets available from Sheila 01273 514768 and Don 01273 513716.