This page lists all forthcoming events.

Annual Conference and AGM at York - Cancelled

5th May 2017 to 6th May 2017


It is with great regret that we have had to cancel the planned weekend in York because the very small number of applications makes the event untenable.

Annual General Meeting

13th May 2017

The Guild's Annual General Meeting will be held at 2.00pm at St Michael's Church, Cornhill, London EC3V 9DS.  This will be a brief meeting. The main purpose is to approve the annual accounts.

One day conference

1st July 2017

We are planning a one day conference in London at All Hallows by the Tower, London EC3R 5BJ.  

The outline of the day is as follows

  • 11.00am - Meet for coffee
  • 11.20am - Dr Harry Bramma will talk about "The Search for Musical Beauty"
  • 12.20pm - Introduction of the new Warden, Bishop Graeme Knowles
  • 12.50pm - A short presentation by Barry Williams on the work so far of the Working Party on the engagement of organists in The Church of England - with an introduction to the newly revised Guidance from the Legal Advisory Commission.  This involves The Royal School of Church Music, The Guild of Church Musicians, Incorporated Society of Musicians & The Royal College of Organists.
  • 1.00pm - Lunch
  • 2.00pm - Reports, Election of Officers for 2017/18, Election of Council and Independent Examiner
  • 2.45pm - Coffee/Tea
  • 3.00pm - Evensong led by Bishop Graeme with Nigel Groome and the choir from St Matthew's Westminster.  This will include responses by Dr Michael Walsh and the premier of an anthem with a clarinet solo by Ian Brentnall, a recent ACertCM candidate.

There will be a small charge for refreshments and lunch. 

If you are interested in attending please send a short email June Williams our Acting General Secretary or telephone June on 020 8395 7949