I don’t have on Online Calendar that’s viewable, but here’s a look at December


2nd 9.30am – Parish Eucharist, St Albans Cathedral; 6.30pm – Advent Procession and hosting Cathedral Music Trust Dinner in Lussmann’s

3rd 3.30pm – HABS Girls ABRSM exam rehearsal; 4.15pm – Accompany HABS St Catherine’s Singers; 8.45pm – Compline with Parish Choir in St Albans Cathedral


5th 8pm – Parish Choir Rehearsal, St Albans Cathedral

6th 4.15pm  – HABS Girls – Accompany Senior Choir

7th 1.45pm – HABS Boys – Accompany Carol Service Rehearsal; 7.30pm – St Nicholas, Harpenden – Accompany Choir Practice

8th 9.45am-3.15pm – HABS Girls ABRSM Exams Accompanist; 4pm – Knebworth Community Choir Rehearsal; 7pm – Knebworth Community Choir Christmas Concert (accompanist)

9th 9.30am – Parish Eucharist, St Albans Cathedral; 5.45pm – St Nicholas, Harpenden – Carol Service Rehearsal

10th 10am – HABS Girls Junior Carol Service Rehearsal, 12.30pm – HABS Boys Carol Service Rehearsal in St Albans Cathedral; 2.30pm – HABS Boys Carol Service; 4.30pm  – Funeral Service planning meeting

11th 11.30am – Carol Service in St Paul’s, Chipperfield

12th 9.30am – HABS Girls Carol Service Rehearsal; 8pm – Parish Choir Rehearsal, St Albans Cathedral

13th 1.30pm – HABS Girls Junior Carol Service

14th 11am – Funeral, Little Gaddesden; 1.15pm – Funeral, Abbots Langley; 7.30pm – St Nicholas, Harpenden – Rehearsal

15th 9.30am Nativity Play Rehearsal, St Albans Cathedral; 12noon – Carols on the Hour with the Parish Choir, St Albans Cathedral; 2pm – Hertford Choral Society Rehearsal, All Saints’, Hertford; 7.30pm – Hertford Choral Concert

16th 9.30am – Parish Eucharist, St Albans Cathedral; 6.30pm – St Nicholas, Harpenden – Christmas Carol Service

17th 1pm – Funeral, St Nicholas, Harpenden

18th 5.40pm – Giving Organ Lesson at home

19th 12noon – Funeral, St Nicholas, Harpenden; 1.30pm – Giving Organ Lesson in Finchley; 3.30pm – Carol Singing, Strathmore Lodge Nursing Home

20th  12noon – Funeral of Alan Taylor MBE, my predecessor as Director of Music at Haberdashers – St Paul’s, Chipperfield

21st 10am – Funeral, St Mary-at-Finchley; 2.30pm – Funeral, St Nicholas, Harpenden; 7.30pm – Rehearsal, St Nicholas, Harpenden


23rd 9.30am – Parish Eucharist, St Albans Cathedral, 3.30pm – Carol Service Rehearsal, St Ethelreda’s, Hatfield; 6pm – Christmas Carol Service

24th 11pm – Midnight Mass, St Nicholas, Harpenden

25th 9.30am – Christmas Eucharist, St Nicholas, Harpenden


27th 2pm – Wedding, St Nicholas, Harpenden

28th  37th  Wedding Anniversary

29th 4pm – Conduct RSCM Area Chamber Choir Evensong in St Albans Cathedral

30th 10am – Combined Eucharist in St Albans Cathedral; 4pm – Play for Carols in the Crossing, St Albans Cathedral

31st Day off