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Gesualdo Six

The Gesualdo Six–  singing beautiful unaccompanied choral music from the renaissance to the present day. If you were lucky enough to have been listening to In Tune on BBC Radio 3 on 19th March, you would have heard a feature on Gesualdo Six’s forthcoming UK Spring tour (here is a link to the BBC programme; the feature starts 13 minutes in).

St Andrew’s is a venue hosting one of the concerts from these talented young men. The concert is brought to you by Margaret Clark, the originator of Concerts for Colyton, and supported by the Friends of St Andrew’s (FoStA). Colyton is proud of its legacy in bringing artists of international reputation to our magnificent church. Show your support by coming to this remarkable event. You will be made very welcome.

Tickets available at The Little Shop, Colyton, on the door (pending availability), or online. Telephone: 01297 553238. There will also be a bar and a chance to socialise.

In Ecclesia sing at Musbury on Palm Sunday

There will be a special service of Evening Prayer at Musbury church on 25th March, Palm Sunday, at 6.30 pm. We are delighted to welcome In Ecclesia, whose mission is to to maintain and promote the glorious tradition of Anglican choral music by bringing that music to churches large and small. This will be a chance to hear superb singing within the service and a wonderful way to mark the beginning of Holy Week. We hope to see you there!

Carols and Christingles

Carol services are taking place in all our churches, and there is also carol singing around some of the villages. All are most welcome!

Update on Friday 22nd December:

Fri 22nd – 6.45 Carol singing around Branscombe meet at the hall

Wed 27th – 7.00 Carol service Southleigh


Sun 3rd – 6.00 Advent Carols in Branscombe

Mon 4th – 6.00 Christingle Branscombe

Sun 10th – 4.00 Messy Christingle making, then 5.00 Christingle service Colyton

Fri 15th – 6.00 Carol singing around Colyford, meet at St Michaels

Sat 16th – 4.00 Carols, Christingle and Procession, Southleigh

Sun 17th – 11.15 Carol Service Branscombe

Sun 17th – 5.00 Carol Service Musbury 

Sun 17th – Carol Service Colyton

Sun 17th – 6.45 Carol singing around Branscombe meet at the hall

Wed 20th – 7.00 Carol Service Colyford


For full details of all Christmas services, please see the Christmas leaflet available on the home page.

Luka Okros Piano Recital

The Friends of St Andrews present the return of the acclaimed Georgian pianist Luka Okros on 18th November at 7.30pm

Axe Vale Orchestra at Colyton

Sunday 15th October at 3.00 pm, St Andrew’s Church

Entry £10 incl. tea and cake – free to students and Under 16s.

Conductor Arturo Serna, Leader Alexandra Ennis
A full programme including:
Poulenc Sonata for Flute, arr. Berkley, Soloist Jeremy White
Mozart Symphony no 31 (“Paris”)

Inspirations – piano and voice

In St Andrew’s on Wed 13th September at 7.30, with Henry Perry and Steph Berner.

Pelleas Ensemble and Pimms at Colyton

The Pelleas Ensemble will play on Saturday 29th July, with Pimms and Canapes served on the green beforehand from 6.45.

Spirit to Spirit Choir

As part of the God at Work festival, the renowned Spirit to Spirit Choir with Andrew Hague will give a free concert at St Andrew’s Colyton on: Saturday 24th June at 7.30 pm

Colyford Summer Concert


The St Michael’s Summer Concert this year is on Saturday 8th July at 12 noon, with Alex Davies, organ, Alison Davies, Saxophone and David Fouracre, Baritone. Followed by ploughman’s lunch including dessert and tea or coffee.

Tickets £8 in advance from The Little Shop Colyton or Colyford Post Office; or £10 on the day. Under 18s free.

All proceeds to the organ fund.

Christian Aid Concert

A free concert – donations to Christian Aid – in St Andrew’s Church on Wednesday 7th June at 7.00

Folk Music at St Andrew’s

Reg Meuross plays and sings on Saturday 18th March at 7.30

Carol Singing, Colyford

Friday 16th December. We meet at St Michael’s at 6.00 for mulled wine before setting off at 6.30 to visit round the centre of the village, then down at the Wheelwright for refreshment and more carols before going on down Swan Hill Road if the weather is dry.

Saxophonist duo at Colyton

Saturday 15th October at 7.30



Beach Songs of Praise service

IMG_5381 Honiton band Branscombe beach edit

We’re delighted to welcome the Honiton Town Band to play for us again at our beach service on

Sunday 21st August at 6.00 pm

Free car parking for those attending the service, and you can ring the Sea Shanty to book fish and chips afterwards.

Southleigh Concert Photos

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26th June 2016

P6260007 Southleigh organThe Blackmore Singers, led by Bob Millington, joined by Jane  and Chris Greenwood (‘cello and djembe) in a concert at Southleigh, celebrating the restoration of the organ, crowned by a delicious Southleigh Tea!

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