Together with consort singers:
Soprano: Daisy Walford
Alto: Hannah Cooke
Tenor: Toby Ward
Bass: Edmund Saddington
Directions to Concert Venue - St. Cross, Winchester
BY TRAIN TO WINCHESTER
From the train station you can either take a 30 minute walk from the town centre along St Cross Road or through the Water Meadows. You can also take a No 1 Bluestar bus https://www.bluestarbus.co.uk/ from Station Hill bus stop directly at the station which runs regularly throughout the day and disembark at St Cross bus stop (just past the chip shop on St Cross Road). A taxi is another option from the Station to The Bell Inn.
The Bluestar No1 runs a regular 15 minute service from Winchester bus station to Southampton which stops almost directly outside the driveway to The Hospital of St Cross. There is also a Stagecoach Service No 69 (Winchester to Fareham) and an E2 service which runs throughout the day which also stops outside The Hospital of St Cross https://www.bluestarbus.co.uk/ https://www.stagecoachbus.com/routes/south/69/winchester-fareham/xpao069.o https://bustimes.org/services/e2-southampton-eastleigh-boyatt-wood-winchester
PARK AND RIDE
The nearest Park and Ride is Winchester South. Please note the Park and Ride bus does not go along St Cross Road so you need to exit the park and ride site and head along Otterbourne Road in the direction of Winchester and there is a Bluestar number 1 bus stop just before the roundabout at the end of Otterbourne Road which will stop just opposite the Hospital of St Cross https://www.bluestarbus.co.uk/
You can follow in the footsteps of Keats and take a leisurely 20-30 minute walk from the Cathedral either through the Water Meadows or take the route along : Kingsgate Street, St Faith’s Road, St Cross Back Street. https://www.visitwinchester.co.uk/app/uploads/2018/05/Keats-Walk-Leaflet.pdf or contact the Tourist Information Centre who have further information of this route.
From the M3
Exit the motorway at junction 11.
Follow the signs towards Winchester.
From the B3335 (St Cross Road) turn right immediately after The Bell Public House into the hospital driveway. Parking for visitors is along the right-hand of the driveway (when approaching the Hospital). There are spaces for up to 10 cars.
From Winchester City Centre
Take the B3335 (Southgate St), which becomes St Cross Road. Shortly after the BP garage, turn left immediately before The Bell Public House into the hospital driveway. Parking as above.
On foot from Winchester City Centre, follow the riverside footpath that starts behind Winchester College and continue south for approximately 20 minutes.
A Grand Tour of European Sacred music
Romsey Choral Society is always delighted to perform their spring concert in the outstanding surroundings of the church at St Cross, Winchester.
This year, the new musical director, Richard Pearce, will lead the choir on a Grand musical Tour of Europe spanning five centuries and showcasing music by composers hailing from 10 countries! The programme offers the audience a range of pieces to suit all tastes, and showcases the versatility of the choir and the remarkable acoustic of the lovely building.
The concert starts at 7.30pm on Sunday 22nd March 2020 with tickets priced at £15.
The choir’s performance standard and repertoire continue to develop under the guidance of Richard Pearce, building on the work of the previous conductor Jamie W Hall. The choir continues to attract attention from local music lovers and welcomes new members each term.
So get your tickets now for a musical Tour of Europe, starting in England and travelling through time and place from the Renaissance to the twentieth century, from Portugal and Italy to Germany and Norway and more – then back to England for the finale. With Palestrina, Rachmaninov, Mozart, Monteverdi and Poulenc – to name but a few of the fantastic composers.
7.30pm - Sunday 22 March 2020
Tickets - £15 unreserved - concessions for students and children 16 and under. For information about obtaining tickets see here.