The Christmas season truly starts with this traditional service, which took place this year on Sunday 17th December. 

A full strength choir was joined by an extensive band of talented young musicians, who all somehow squeezed into the church to produce superb music under the leadership of our Director of Music Ralph Barlow.

The church was full, and the congregation enjoyed singing festive carols, accompanied also by organist Clive Brearley.

The Musicians:

Organ: Clive Brearley

Violin 1: Izzy Taylor, Georges Wright
Violin 2: Ross Ah-Weng, Lucian Joshui
Viola: Rebecca Wells
Cello: Zain Lam, Andrew Ah-Weng

Harp: Andrew Ah-Weng
Flutes: Mary Coulson, Hannah Fruin
Oboe: Olivia Dawson, Lucy Barlow
Bassoon: Leo Jemison
Trombone: David Wade, Joshua Barlow
Trumpets: Freddie Jemison, Daniel Todd,
                  Oliver Barlow   


The Lessons were read by:  Lucy Barlow; Julia Hoadley; Martyn Jones; Andrew Bailey; Irene Dancer;
Cllr. Rupert Evans (London Borough of Bromley); Ralph Barlow;  Peter Russell; The Revd. Matthew Hughes


After the service, refreshments were enjoyed in Farnborough Village Hall.

Photos by Nick Reynolds     Back to Recent Events