Live streaming and recordings of services at St Mary’s, Thornbury are on this YouTube channel:


2021 Anthem Playlist on YouTube for rehearsing

3rd lockdown starts 5 January

Recordings made by the choir at home for services

17 January Bethlehem Down (Warlock)

31 January When to the Temple Mary Went (Eccard)

14 February Hymns

21 February Lord for thy tender mercy's sake (Farrant)

7 March Ave verum corpus (Mozart)

14 March Mothering Sunday Hymns

21 March Passion Sunday There's a wideness in God's mercy (Bevan)

28 March Palm Sunday Drop, drop slow tears (Gibbons) & hymn

2 April Good Friday Christus factus est (Anerio) & hymn

4 April Easter Sunday This joyful Eastertide (Wood) & hymns

18 April O taste and see (Vaughan Williams) & hymn

25 April Hymns

Choir resumes 7 May





10.30 Parish Eucharist

6.00 Choral Evensong

9 May

Sicut cervus (Palestrina)

16 May

Sunday after Ascension

God is gone up (Hutchings)

23 May


Introit: If ye love me (Tallis)

Responses: Rose

Canticles: Brewer in D

Anthem: And I saw a new Heaven (Bainton)

30 May


No service

6 June

All age service

13 June

Cantate Domino (Pittoni)

20 June

Ave Maria (Arcadelt)

Ubi caritas (Gjeilo)

27 June

Hear my prayer (Mendelssohn)

Responses: Ayleward

Canticles: Howells Collegium Regale

Anthem: Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks (Howells)

4 July

God be in my Head (Wilby)

Almighty and Everlasting God (Gibbons)

11 July

No service

18 July

O quam gloriosum (Victoria)

King of Glory, King of Peace (Bach)

25 July

Jesu, dulcis memoria (Victoria)

Give us the wings of faith (Bullock)

Responses: Clucas

Canticles: Sumsion in G

Anthem: Cantique de Jean Racine (Faure)

1 August

All age service

8 August

Ave verum (Mozart)

O sing joyfully (Batten)

15 August

Magnificat in A (Sumsion)

22 August

Verily, verily I say unto you (Tallis)

Ave verum (Preece)

Responses: Rose

Canticles: Murrill in E

Anthem: Fear not O land (Harris)

29 August

Jubilate from Collegium Regale Service (Howells)

Lord for thy tender mercy's sake (Farrant)

5 September

Jesu Joy of man's desiring (Bach)

12 September

Rejoice in the Lord alway (anon)

19 September 2021

Jubilate from Collegium Regale service (Howells)

26 September

God so loved the world (Stainer)

Thou knowest Lord (Purcell)

Responses: Ayleward

Canticles: Pachelbel/Victoria

Anthem: Ave Maria (Gallus attrib Victoria)