UK Sacred Harp Convention

Brighton – 2018

Schedule

Come and sing with us in Brighton, East Sussex for the 23rd annual session of the UK Sacred Harp convention.

In 2018, the UK Convention will be hosted by Brighton Sacred Harp singers at Hove Park School, close to the heart of our wonderful and vibrant city. We’ll sing from the 1991 Denson Edition of the Sacred Harp both days.

Singing location:
Hove Park School & Sixth Form, Nevill Road, BN3 7BN

Friday 14th September
We will hold a singing school this evening. We'll be meeting at the same venue as the singing, Hove Park School at 7:00pm to start the school at around 7:15pm*  

Sat 15th September

First day of the 23rd UK Sacred Harp convention. Registration opens at 10am for 10.30am singing. We'll sing up to about 4:00pm with regular tea breaks and a pot luck lunch. The business meeting will take place 4:15-4.45pm. 

Saturday night social
We have half of Lord Nelson Inn turned over to us for our social. It's right in the middle of North Laine, an area of Brighton full of cafes and restaurants. The pub serves food for those of you who'd prefer an easy evening. We'll be there from 7pm onwards. 

Lord Nelson Inn. 36 Trafalgar Street, North Laine, Brighton BN1 4ED

Sun 16th September

Second day of the 23rd UK Sacred Harp convention. Registration opens at 10am for 10.30am singing. We'll sing up to about 4:00pm with regular tea breaks and a pot luck lunch.

Dinner on the grounds: Please bring a dish (or many dishes) to share on both Saturday and Sunday if you can, as we will convene for a pot luck meal at lunch.

All events are open to the public and free to attend. There will be a collection to cover event costs.

Saturday pre-social options
More info to follow.