English Arts Chorale



Join us for an exhilarating day singing Mendelssohn's ever-popular Elijah, under the expert baton of our Artistic Director Leslie Olive, acompanied by Ian le Grice.

This is the start of our preparation for the performance on November 28th in the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London's South Bank. If you would like to join us for the 2021 Elijah Challenge, you can read more here. The Challenge includes entry to the Singing Day, attendance at the EAC's regular weekly rehearsals and the afternoon rehearsal and evening performance at the QEH. If you register for the Challenge, you do not need to register separately for the Singing Day.


Covid-19 Risk Assessment
We are committed to making this event as enjoyable and as safe as possible, in keeping with Government guidance. We have conducted a venue risk assessment, and you can see the consequent Guidance for Attendees by clicking here.


St Mark's Church, Alma Road, Reigate, RH2 0DA
Saturday, 18th September 2021



Registration from 10:00
First Session               10:30 - 12noon (ten-minute break at 11:10 for ventilation)
Refreshment Break
Second Session         12:20 - 1:30 (ten-minute break at 12:50 for ventilation)
Lunch Break                 1:30 - 2:15
Third Session 3            2:15 - 3:20 (ten-minute break at 2:40 for ventilation)
Refreshment Break
Fourth Session            3:40 - 4:30


£20 including music hire. Full time students (aged over 17 years) £5.

Please bring a packed lunch and your own refreshments.

How to Book

To reserve your place please submit your details on our online registration form.

All bookings must be made in advance more than 24 hours before the event.

Please note that if, for any reason, the singing day has to be cancelled, booking fees paid will be refunded in full.  No refunds will be made for any other reason.

Parking & Access

There is parking available at the Church, and in nearby streets. Reigate Railway Station and Reigate Town Centre are within walking distance. For details about local parking click here . . 



Singing with the English Arts Chorale

The EAC welcomes new members with some choral experience and reasonable sight-reading ability. If you attend, and enjoy, this event and are interested in finding out more, there will be an opportunity to speak to one of our recruitment team on the day, or you can complete the contact form on the joining page of our website.