Calendar of Events

Mar 10 Tuesday St George's Church, Kemptown,Brighton,East Sussex,BN2 1ED. 7:30pm Martlets Concert

A charity concert in aid of The Martlets with guest soloist, Kathy Rogers, flute.
Tickets priced £10 including tea/coffee and biscuits will be available on the door, from Martlets shops or by phoning the Martlets events team on 01273 964200.

Feb 27 Friday St. Luke's Church, Queen's Park Road, BN2 9ZB.. 7:30pm Music and Wine at St Luke's

Featured is a Vivaldi Concerto for Guitar and Flute with wonderful soloists Sam Brown on guitar and Canadian, Kathy Rogers on flute.
The concert takes place in the warm and cosy setting of St. Luke's Church, Queen's Park Road, Brighton, BN2 9ZB. Tickets are available on the door and cost £7 / £5 concessions / £3 for under 12s.

Oct 10 Friday Crowborough Community Centre, Pine Grove, TN6 1FE. 7:30pm Crowborough

This will be our first visit to Crowborough and we will be joined by soprano, Maria Porter and flautist, Kathy Rogers. Come and listen to our exciting new program which will include work by Bizet, Purcell and Handel. Tickets priced £10 or £8 for concessions can be obtained from Cross Country Stores, Crowborough, or on the door.

Sep 9 Tuesday St Leonard's Church, Church Street, Seaford, BN25 1HG. 7:30pm Seaford Festival

A return to Seaford for us following the success of last year's Festival concert.
Our guest performer at this concert will be flautist, Katherine Rogers. (
The program will include Balletto by Kurt Schwaen for flute and plucked orchestra, Gabriel's Oboe and Symphony Number 1 by William Boyce.
Tickets priced £10 or £8 for concessions can be obtained from Seaford Tourist Information Centre 01323...

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Jun 10 Tuesday St John's Church, Lower Church Road, Burgess Hill RH15 9AA. 7:30pm Burgess Hill Festival

Our guest performer at this concert will be flautist, Katherine Rogers. (
With us she will be playing the 5 movement Balletto by Kurt Schwaen as well as the lovely, Gabriel's Oboe.
We will also be playing a varied mix of pieces from our current repertoire.

Tickets priced £7.50 available from

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May 20 Tuesday St George's Church, Kemptown,Brighton,East Sussex,BN2 1ED. 7:30pm Brighton Festival Fringe

This year's Brighton Fringe Concert will include a colourful mix of Baroque/Classical works, contemporary and traditional mandolin orchestra music, and popular melodies. We are delighted to welcome back guest soloist, Sam Brown, as well as an appearance by The Brighton Youth Mandolin Ensemble. - See more at:

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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.
Available from davidbarwell@...

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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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