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Past Events

  • MEDIAEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC FROM EUROPE - Brittany, August, 2003.
    Medieval and Renaissance music
  • CAFE CARICATURE - Hastings, February, 2004.
     
  • WELCOME MAY - Brighton Festival Fringe (Cafe Caricature, Hastings + tour)., May 2004
     
  • ROSA BELLA - Cafe Caricature, Hastings, tour + Brighton Festival Fringe, May 2005.
     
  • VIRTUES AND VICES - (Mixed media show based on mediaeval playing cards) - Cafe Caricature, Hastings, Brighton Festival Fringe + tour, May 2006
     
  • THE TRIUMPHS OF MAXIMILIAN - (with Brighton Consort)  Brighton Festival Fringe, 2006
     
  • MUSICKE OF SUNDRYIE KINDES - Chapel Royal, Brighton, October 2006
     
  • FROM BURGUNDY TO PARIS - Brighton Festival Fringe, Adur Festival, Cafe Caricature, Hastings + tour, May to July 2007.
     
  • WEDDING MUSIC - (Pastores duo), Gravetye Manor, East Grinstead, September 2007.
     
  • ALBION’S BEST - Adur Festival + tour, June 2008.
     
  • THE BIRTH OF THE BAROQUE - (Pastores viols with Brighton Consort), Lancing Chapel, Hove, June 2008.
     
  • MUSIC FOR JAPANESE WEDDING RECEPTION - (Pastores Duo), September 2008.
     
  • MUSIC FOR PORTSLADE COMMUNITY FORUM AND EXHIBITION - November 2008, January 2009.
     
  • THE BOOK AND THE ROSE - Brighton and Hove Council event at Jubilee Library, April 2009.
     
  •  MUSIC FOR OPEN GARDENS - Pastores Viols, Dallington, May 2009.
     
  • CONCERT FOR DAY CENTRE - St John the Baptist,  Palmiera Square, Hove, August 2009,
     
  • THE PEACOCK’S TAIL - Adur Festival and Tour, September 2009.
    The Peacock's Tail - Artwork Paul Neville
  • CONCERT WITH BRIGHTON CONSORT - (Pastores Viols), Hurstpierpoint Festival, September 2009.
     
  • BRIGHTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL - (Pastores viols at BREMF), Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, September 2009.
  • THE PEACOCK’S TAIL - Church of St John the Baptist, Hove, Brighton Festival Fringe. May 2010
  • ITALIA MIA -
    • - St Laurence Church, Falmer, May 2010.
      - St Nicolas Church, Portslade Old Village, June 2010
      - St Barnabas Church, Sackville Road, Hove - July 2010

  • EARLY MUSIC -  Robert Carrington and Paul Neville: including Premiere of “Mountain Poem” (words by Akbar), Yew Tree House, Spithurst, Barcombe, Lewes. June 2010
  • “POWYS IN SUSSEX”
    A programme of words and music to explore John Cowper Powys’ time in Sussex.  Friend’s Centre, Brighton. See the Poster. May 2011
    ENGLAND BE GLAD!”: Fabian Peake (front), soprano Sue Mileham and Sebastian Peake (far right)
    Falmer Village Church -  May  2011
  • CELEBRATING MERVYN  PEAKE” : Burpham Church
    New works for soprano and ensemble by Robert Carrington were premiered, together with 16th/17th century instrumental music, and a few surprises!  June 2011
  • ENGLAND BE GLAD!”:
    St Nicolas Church, Portslade Old Village, June 2011
    St Barnabas Church, Hove, July 2011
  • RAISE THE ROOF
     Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue, September 2011
    A concert in aid of building work at the Synagogue
  • Pastores Viols play for the University of the Third Age (U3A)
    Thursday December 15th, 2011,   St John's Church Hall,  Knoyle Road,  Preston Park,  Brighton, December 2011
  • AFTER OUR FASHION 2012 CONCERTS
    Brighten Festival Fringe, May 2012,  
    Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton., May 2012
    St Laurence Church, Falmer
  • Pastores Ensemble  collaborate with the  Brighton Fretful Federation of Mandolins  Emmanuel United Reform Church, West Worthing. 
    Tuesday, 2012,
  • Pastores Ensemble  collaborate with the  Brighton Fretful Federation of Mandolins  “Memorial Concert for Alison Stephens”, Finchcocks Musical Museum, Goudhust, Kent.  October 2012
  • Concert in aid of the Macmillan Nurses.  Arundel Town Hall, November, 2012
  • Music for St Helen’s at St Helen’s Church, Hangleton.  The Pastores Ensemble presented music from their recent “After our Fashion”  concerts. November 2012.
  • Pastores Ensemble Duo with Japanese group Fiato at Patching Lodge Retirement Home, Brighton,  January 2013
  • Pastores Ensemble Duo perform on Diverse Instruments for the Hove Music Group, February 2013
  • The Pastores Ensemble with the Brighton Fretful Federation of Mandolins, Eastbourne Festival, April  2013, All Saints Chapel, Eastbourne,
  • In Nomine no. 2 “For St Nicolas”: St Nicolas Church, Old Shoreham Road, Old Shoreham, West Sussex.  April  2013,
  • The Pastores Ensemble joins forces with the vocal group PACKPINS for an instrumental and vocal extravaganza.  Brighton Festival Fringe- May 2013  - Friends Meeting House, Brighton.
  • In Nomine no. 3 “For St Laurence”  Pastores Ensemble Annual Concert - Saturday, May 2013 -  St Laurence Church, Falmer Village.  This features a solo soprano.
  • In Nomine no. 4 “For Portslade Old Village” :June, 2013 St Nicolas Church, Portslade.
  • Nov 2013, Robert Carrington and Paul Neville played viols with guest Chinese erhu player Zarcon on Brighton's Radio Reverb and gave a talk that demonstrated different tunings: 432 and 440.
  • ”MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE” St Helen's and St Richard's Church, Hangleton;  December 2013 (with premiere of In Nomine no.5 and "Gowland's Lotion" by Robert Carrington)
  • In Nomines and premiere of In Nomine No 6 for ensemble + recorded Sculpted Sound.  May 2014 Brighton Festival Fringe.
  • June 2014, St Laurence’s Church, Falmer:  Included premiere of In Nomine No 7 “Falmer Village Pond”, for lute, mandolin and two guitars.
  • June 2014, St Nicholas Church, Portslade Old Village:  Included the premiere of  In Nomine No 8 “From the Trees”,  for two tenor recorders and recorded sounds
  • July 2014,  Pastores Ensemble at St John’s Church, Burgess Hill.
  • June 2015,  New Fashions Tour, St Laurence Church, Falmer Village.
  • June 2015 , New Fashions Tour . St. Nicolas Church, Portslade, Old Village
  • August 2015  Musical Delights  with Amy Cunningham - soprano.  Undercroft of the Crypt Gallery, Church Street, Seaford.
  • July 2015, New Fashions Tour . St John’s Church, Burgess Hill.
  • September 5th,,  New Fashions Tour  St Pancras Church, Kingston, nr Lewes..
  • Pastores Ensemble 2016Saturday 11th June 2016,   St Laurence Church, Falmer Village.
  • Saturday June 25th 2016,  St. Nicolas Church, Portslade, Old Village, Brighton.
  • Friday 22nd July 2016, 7.30 ANNE OF CLEVES HOUSE, LEWES .
  • Monday 22nd August 2016, in the ‘Rushlake Green Little Arts Festival’ at The Chantry, Middle Lane, Turners Green, Heathfield.
  • Saturday 1st October 2016,  Lunchtime Community Concert, St Andrew’s Church, Church Road, Porstslade, Brighton
  • Saturday 8th April 2017, Lunchtime Community Concert, St Andrew’s Chapel of Ease, Church Road, Portslade.
  • Friday 19th May 2017; FRIENDS OF ANNE OF CLEVES, Anne of Cleves House, Lewes. 
  • Saturday 3rd June 2017,  St Laurence Church, Falmer.
  • Saturday 24th June ,2017  St Nicolas Church, Portslade, Old Village, Brighton . More Information
  • Saturday July 22nd 2017,  Worthing Church’s ‘Homeless Projects’ Flag Day, St Paul’s Church, Worthing.Alexandra Cornell at the Chantry
  • Sunday 6th August 2017, The Chantry, Rushlake Green, Heathfield, TN21 9RA
  • Saturday 2nd September 2017, St Mary de Haura Church, Shoreham by Sea
  • Saturday 30th September, 2017 The Shelley Retirement Home, Worthing; private event.
  • Saturday October 14th,  2017, PASTORES AUTUMN LUNCHTIME CONCERT;  St Nicholas Church, Portslade, Old Village.
  • Saturday 7th April,  EUTERPE, THE MUSE OF FLUTE PLAYING, St Andrew’s chapel, South Portslade Commuonity Centre. 
  • Friday May 18th, 7.30: Concert for the Friends of Anne of Cleves House, Anne of Cleves House, Lewes.