Category Archives: St Edmund’s School news

St. Edmund’s School to sing for the Pope

The combined boys’ and girls’ choirs from St. Edmund’s Prep School in Hindhead, Surrey have been invited to sing for His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI at an open air Mass outside Frascati Cathedral, Italy on Sunday 15th July. The thirty seven St Edmund’s choristers (ages 9 to 13) will perform two motets in English: a […]

Local School Children help return the old A3 to nature

On Thursday 15th March a group of  local school children helped Dame Fiona Reynolds, Director-General of The National Trust, to sow heather seeds on the old A3 in a celebration of the heathland restoration. The  children were from Grayshott Primary School, Camelsdale School, Beacon Hill School, Liphook Junior and Amesbury School  and were put through their paces by Matthew Cusack, National Trust […]

New Concert concept comes to Grayshott – Classics with my Baby

How can you enjoy Classical music when you have young children? Two top London musicians, Miaomiao Yu (piano) and Philippa Mo (violin), have solved the problem by creating a new concept in concerts which enables parents and children to enjoy top quality classical music together, despite the crawling, crying, feeding, nappy changing and dancing! The […]

A Play with Clay? Only at Grayshott Children’s Theatre!

It might be a bit optimistic to say spring is in the air but Grayshott Children’s Theatre has got a spring in its step and is looking forward to two fabulous shows in March and April. The team at Grayshott Children’s Theatre are delighted to have finally been able to book the wonderful Clay Time […]

Songs of Praise sings St. Edmund’s praises

St. Edmund’s School in Hindhead has been shortlisted for the finals of the BBC Songs of Praise School Choir of the Year. The school is one of just six junior schools in the UK to go forward to the Finals weekend on 5th-6th March in Sheffield. Rob Lewis, Director of Music, is preparing his choir for […]

Heart warming Concert at St Luke’s on a cold night in Grayshott

The annual Christmas Concert at St. Luke’s Church last Sunday was a great success. It was attended by over 300 adults and children who had braved the coldest of conditions to support the event. It was so cold that the Fund-raising committee of the Church decided that such dedication deserved reward and therefore gave every […]

Star musicians give a dazzling Christmas Performance

The first ever fully professional choir to perform in Grayshott gave a faultless and exhilarating performance in St Luke’s Church last Friday. The event was the much anticipated ‘premiere’ of world-famous composer Karl Jenkins’ magical Christmas work, ‘Stella Natalis’, conducted by the composer, who is Patron of Grayshott Concerts. The performance was a triumph for […]