News: Coffee concert with Colmore Brass

We are delighted to welcome Colmore Brass to perform at our October coffee concert to be held in the Marquee at Guildford Cathedral on Thursday 20 October, with free coffee served from 10.30am, the informal concert commences at 11.15am.

Award winning Colmore Brass was formed in 2014, consisting of current and former students at Birmingham Conservatoire. They receive support and coaching from Chris Houlding, Andy Stone-Fewings and Graham Sibley whilst at the Conservatoire.

In 2015 they were the winners of the Bernard Brown Brass Ensemble Prize and finalists in the Andrew Downes prize. Within the conservatoire, they have been finalists in the Sylvia Cleaver chamber ensemble competition in 2016. In addition to these, Colmore Brass have recently become finalists in the Jan-Koetsier Brass Quintet competition which will take place in Munich in November.

The group enjoy a range of quintet music, from classical to popular and have performed regularly around the Midlands area. Members of the group have played alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company, CBSO, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Welsh National Opera, Superbrass and BBC Symphony.   They are now looking forward to playing in the South of England for you at  Guildford Cathedral.


If you would like to extend your stay at the Cathedral by staying for lunch in the Refectory, here is the special menu for concert goers, available to those who pre-book only.

Main Course

Traditional Shepherd’s Pie

served with Chefs Seasonal Vegetables and Potatoes


Creamy Cauliflower Cheese with Parmesan and topped with Herby Breadcrumbs served with Chefs Seasonal Vegetables and Potatoes

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Apple and Blackberry Crumble

with Vanilla Ice Cream


Fresh Fruit Salad

£10.00 per person

This special offer is only available for customers who pre-book, please contact The Refectory at Guildford Cathedral, stating any special dietary requirements 01483 560471 to reserve your table.

Added Thursday 6th October 2016