We warmly welcome music groups from outside the church to use our buildings, please use the CONTACT US page & ask to speak to one of the churchwardens. For other music enquiries ask for the Director of Music (David Smith) or one of our Clergy.
Recently we have enjoyed visits from Battle Choral Society, Hastings Philharmonic Choir & organ concerts.
We have a Bechstein Grand piano donated to us by a generous benefactor, which is available for use in concerts etc…
Our Holdich Church Organ
The enthusiasm of Walter Goss Custard led to the installation of a four-
The rebuilt organ was dedicated on 7 May 1930. Walkers carried out further (largely conserving work) on the organ in the 1970s which included rebuilding the Great Organ.
Christ Church has had a long musical tradition, the internationally famous counter tenor, Alfred Deller, sang in the choir before moving to Canterbury and later gave concerts. Walter Goss Custard and Allan Biggs are among our past organists.
The church has the services of a stipendiary Director of Music supported by a small choir of adult voices. We always welcome new choir members, no previous experience is required.