Friday, 21 September 2018 11:42

Chobham Music Festival 2018

The 2018 Chobham Music Festival is here!

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016 16:06

Chobham Flower & Music Festival 2016

This year's flower and music festival begins on Thursday the 8th of September with the ChobLit literary lunch which welcomes Chobham girl, Rebecca Stonehill, as the guest author.

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Monday, 07 September 2015 14:57

Chobham Festival 2015

History of home and abroad features at this year's Chobham Festival, which runs from September 26th to October 10th.

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Tuesday, 01 September 2015 12:42

Late Addition to Chobham Festival Programme

The Festival Café on Saturday October 3rd will feature a 3pm slot of readings by local poet Sally Blackmore and friends, including and one of the finalists of Radio 2’s 500 Words competition, 11-year-old Annabel Bygrave, who will be telling us the story of The Forgotten Celery. No booking needed - just come early to buy tea and cake.

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 00:00

Ribbons of Time - Men Needed

The men of Chobham are needed to act as soldiers for the Chobham Camp scene in Ribbons of Time.

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Monday, 04 August 2014 00:00

Ribbons of Time 2015

Ribbons of Time is a play written by Liz Beck for the Chobham Festival covering the high points of Chobham’s history.

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Friday, 23 May 2014 11:39

Chobham Festival 2014

This years Chobham Music Festival begins on Saturday the 27th September with the popular Sussex Jazz Kings who are making a keenly sought after return to Chobham's Village Hall for a colourful evening of traditional jazz - ideal for both dancing and listening.

The third ChobLit lunch will take place on Wednesday 1st October and welcomes Evie Wyld, one of Britain's most feted young authors.

Following the success of Planet Abba at last year's festival, the Chobham Club will host the Shadows of Motown on Thursday 2nd October.

Last year's festival saw a rousing performance of the Hallelujah Chorus at the Songs of Praise concert. This year the Festival will repeat this, plus the opening chorus from Handel's Messiah (and the Glory of the Lord). If you feel you need some practice, rehearsals will be on the 21st and 28th August, 25th Sept and 1st October at 7.15pm. As well as a half hour rung through prior to the Songs of Praise concert at 4.45pm on Sunday 5th October.

Full list of events for 2014

  • Sat 27th Sept – Jazz Evening in the Village Hall, 7.15 for 7.45pm
  • Sun 28th Sept – Harvest Festival Eucharist, St Lawrence Church at 10am
  • Tues 30th Sept – Four Seasons Concert, St Lawrence Church at 7.45pm
  • Wed 1st Oct – Choblit Lunch in St Lawrence Church Hall, at 12 noon
  • Thurs 2nd Oct – Shadows of Motown at Chobham Club, starting at 8pm
  • Fri 3rd Oct – Schools Prom and Workshops
  • Sat 4th Oct – Festival Café, Sounds Easy, Morris Dancers, and Art Exhibition, from 10am till 5pm
  • Sat 4th Oct – Festival Concert in St Lawrence Church, at 7.45pm
  • Sun 5th Oct – Art Exhibition in St Lawrence Church Hall, from 12 till 5pm
  • Sun 5th Oct – Songs of Praise – St Lawrence Church

For more details visit the Festival website at http://festival.chobham.org or follow the Festival Twitter profile @ChobhamFestival

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Tuesday, 23 July 2013 12:09

St Lawrence in Bloom this September

On Sunday the 22nd of September, this year's Chobham Flower Festival will begin with the Festival Eucharist in St Lawrence church. The service starts at 10am and will include a special guess preacher.

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Wednesday, 03 April 2013 10:30

Chobham Festival 2013

Chobham Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with a calendar of music, flowers, art & events for visitors of all ages. Taking place 23rd September to 6th October 2013, concert & event dates are now available (tickets on sale early June).

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Monday, 15 October 2012 07:08

Author TD Griggs has Chobham following

The Oxford-based author T.D.Griggs - Tim Griggs - has a new cluster of readers in Chobham.

Tim was the guest speaker at the Chobham Festival's first ChobLit literary lunch in September, speaking about his latest book, Distant Thunder, and a writer's life in general.

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