The orchestra financial year runs from September 1st to August 31st. Subscriptions are £50 per term or £135 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 Christchurch, Old Market Avenue, Chichester, PO19 1SW.

Dates for your Diary

Autumn Term 2023

Rehearsals start again on Tuesday September 5th at Christ Church.

Cathedral Lunchtime Concert – October 24th
Rehearsal in morning – Concert at 1:10 pm.

Last Rehearsal Tuesday 12th December

Spring Term 2024

Rehearsals start again on Tuesday January 2nd 2024

Family Concert Sunday January 28th – Bishop Luffa School
Rehearsal and concert times tbc.

Half Term February 13th

Last Rehearsal March 26th

Easter Break 2nd and 9th April

Summer Term

Rehearsals start again on Tuesday April 16th

Spring Concert Saturday April 20th – St Paul’s
Rehearsal and concert times tbc.

Half Term May 28th

Last Rehearsal Tuesday July 9th

Festival Concert Saturday July 13th – St Paul’s
Rehearsal and conert times tbc.


The Committee consists of the following members:-

Greg Slay- Chairman
Martin Overington – Treasurer
Eric Thompson – Secretary
Cathy Day – Membership Secretary
Barry Goodchild – Librarian
Claire Wake
Caroline Spurrier
Ana Palmer – Data Protection Officer

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.