Calendar of Events

Sep 10 Tuesday Florence House, Southdown Road, Seaford BN25 4JS. 7:30pm Seaford Live Festival Concert

Our debut in the Seaford Live Festival, raising funds for the Chestnut Tree Foundation. The venue is the beautiful Florence House (, and joining us for the third time this year will be fabulous guitar soloist Sam Brown ( for Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto, originally written for Lute. We will also be performing Shoreline by well-known Brighton-based composer...

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Aug 30 Friday St. Luke's Church, Queens Park, Brighton. 7:30pm Music and Wine at St. Luke's Concert Series

Our debut as part of the highly-regarded Music and Wine at St. Luke's Concert Series, featuring the fabulous Sam Brown ( on classical guitar for Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto and as well as our usual eclectic mix of mandolin orchestra music and arrangements including Ravel's Pavane pour une infant defunte and Once Upon a Time in the West.

May 21 Tuesday St. George's Church, St. George's Rd, Kemp Town, Brighton. 7:30pm Brighton Festival Fringe Concert

Our annual Brighton concert at our home venue of St. George's Church, Kemp Town, will include a colourful mix of Baroque/Classical works, contemporary and traditional mandolin orchestra music, and popular pieces such as rock classic Bohemian Rhapsody as well as the second annual appearance with us of The Brighton Youth Mandolin Ensemble. We will also perform Vivaldi's Lute Concerto with the very talented guitar soloist Sam Brown (

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Apr 7 Sunday All Saint's Chapel, Darley Road, Eastbourne BN20 7PE. 3:00pm Eastbourne Festival Concert

Come along to the beautiful All Saints Chapel ( on Sunday afternoon, 7th April 2013 at 3pm for our Eastbourne Festival concert. We will be performing our usual eclectic mix of Baroque/Classical, traditional and contemporary mandolin orchestra music and popular pieces such as the rock classic Bohemian Rhapsody. Also, the Early Music group the Pastores Ensemble (www....

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Mar 15 Friday King Edward Hall, Lindfield. 7:30pm King Edward Hall Concert

Join us for a concert at King Edward Hall, Lindfield  ( where we will play a range of music from Baroque and Classical to traditional and contemporary mandolin orchestra music.

Dec 14 Friday St. John's Church, Piddinghoe, Lewes BN9 9AP. 7:30pm Winter Concert at Piddinghoe

Winter Concert at Piddinghoe - a beautiful small village six miles from Lewes. Tickets £8 to include mulled wine and mince pies at the interval. Tickets available from Sheila 01273 514768 and Don 01273 513716.

Oct 28 Sunday Finchcocks, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17 1HH. 3:00pm Finchcocks concert

Finchcocks Musical Museum. The Orchestra is delighted to be playing at the Alison Stephens Memorial Concert which is part of the Finchcocks 40th anniversary celebration.

Oct 12 Friday Bornerbroek, Holland. 12:00am Concert in Holland

Friday 12th October - Monday 15th October - Visit to Holland. Return concert with the Regional Mandolin Guitar Orchestra - RMGO - from Zwolle. We shall be participating in a charity concert organised by the Dutch. We shall be staying in Bornerbroek near Almelo - N.E. Holland, and the concerts will be taking place in Enschede.

Sep 30 Sunday St Mary's Church Hall, Surrenden Road, Brighton. 12:00am St Mary's Church Concert

We will be joined by the Stonewater Community Choir and the concert is in aid of a local charity "The Clock Tower Sanctuary" which provides care for homeless young people in the Brighton and Hove area.

Sep 25 Tuesday Emmanuel Church, Worthing. 7:30pm Worthing Church

The programme will feature works by Vivaldi, Leopold Mozart and Saint-Saens; contemporary works by English composer Eileen Packenham and Australian Richard Charlton; as well as the ever-popular Recuerdos de la Alhambra and Habanera.

This concert will also premiere a collaboration between the Fretful Federation and the instrumental Renaissance group The Pastores Ensemble creating a truly original sound.

Tickets are £10 (£8 concessions) to include a glass of wine or soft drink in...

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