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The North Downs Consort
...is a chamber choir drawing its membership from a wide area of Surrey, Kent and South London. Setting a high standard of performance, it seeks to explore the more unusual choral repertoire as well as well known classics.
The choir's 'home' venue is St Paul's Church Woldingham, where we rehearse on Monday evenings, in the church room, from 7:45 pm until 9:45 pm during term time. See our Maps & Directions page for more details on St Paul's Church.
We are a friendly group who are serious about our choral music.
The Consort was formed as a chamber choir of about 30 voices by Brian Allaker in 1977 as the Allaker Consort. Its aims were to perform lesser known liturgical works, mainly a capella or with organ accompaniment; however, as time has gone by, a much wider repertoire has been developed and now includes most types of choral music, ranging from part-
A Registered Charity, The North Downs Consort is affiliated to Making Music (The National Federation of Music Societies) which represents and supports amateur vocal and instrumental societies throughout the UK.