The orchestra financial year runs from September 1st to August 31st. Subscriptions are £40 per term or £110 for the year. Players under 26 have a reduction of 50%. Prospective members can play with the orchestra, if there is a suitable vacancy, for a term before they become liable for a subscription.


Rehearsals are normally held on a Tuesday evenings at 7.30 in Christ Church, Old Market Avenue, Chichester, PO19 1SW.

Dates for your Diary

 Autumn Term

First rehearsal – Tuesday September 3rd

Cathedral Concert – Tuesday October 29th

Last rehearsal – Tuesday December 10th

Christmas Party – Tuesday December 17th

Spring Term 2020

First rehearsal – Tuesday January 7th

Family Concert – Saturday January 25th

Half Term – Tuesday February 18th – No Rehearsal

Concert – Saturday March 21st

Last Rehearsal – Tuesday March 17th       NOTE CHANGED DATE

Summer Term 2020 – CANCELLED

First rehearsal – Tuesday April 21st

Half Term – Tuesday May 26th – No Rehearsal

Concert – Saturday July 4th

Last Rehearsal – Tuesday June 30th

Skittles Evening – Tuesday July 7th


The Committee consists of the following members of the orchestra:-

Jill Hooker
Stephanie Hunt – Secretary
Martin Overington – Treasurer and Data Protection Officer
Nick Brown – Membership Secretary
Barry Goodchild – Librarian
Caroline Spurrier

Data Protection

The new data protection and retention regulations came in to force on May 25th 2018. The orchestra policy can be seen here.


The orchestra’s constitution can be seen here.