Information about our choir:
Founded: 1961
Registered Charity No:1042010
President:Neil Jenkins
Musical Director:Marc Yarrow
Accompanist:Tim Nail
Rehearsal Venue:Methodist Church, Shoreham-by-Sea
Chair:Team Oratorio

Our April 18th concert sadly had to be cancelled. We hope to perform 'The Armed Man' next year.

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Resources for the Choir:

Download Scores and other resources:

Choir Resources:


If it's necessary to provide further resources, always check this folder.  It will be password protected and will not normally change!

Performance Archive:

Many thanks to the kind people that have entrusted us with their precious record of past performances. Below are links to documents which chart the many wonderful concerts the choir has performed since its beginning in 1961.


If you have any information to help fill the blank spaces, particularly relating to the early days, please let us know. Thank you.


From the beginning until December 1990


From Good Friday 1991 to December 2010



S.O.C. Concert Composers - From 1961 to December 2010


Much still to be added: 

Our Policies:

Below are a list of the policies we discussed at the AGM on 3rd October 2019

Click on the name to read the policy. It should open on a separate page.


Health and Safety


Data Protection


Data Retention




Equal Opportunities




Conflict of Interest




More will be added as appropriate.



July 2019: Cantique de Jean Racine translation


If you wish to see a translation of the 'Cantique', please click here.

July 2019: Scores we own


Boxes 1, 2, 3 - The St. Paul Passion - 49 copies

Boxes 4, 5, 6, 7 - The St. Matthew Passion - 47 copies

Box 8 - Scubert (Mass in G) / Haydn (Te Deum) - 60 copiesC

Box 9 - Christus - Mendlessohn - 50 copies

Box 10 - Journey / Jubilatee

Boxes 11 & 12 - Green Carol Books - 41 copies

Boxes 13 & 14 - Orange Carol Books - 41 copies


Box files: A Babe is Born (60 copies) / Lully Lulla 60 copies / Lullaby / Storke Carol / Silent Night (German version) / R.R.Bennett - A Good Night 49 copies / In Flanders Fields 50 copies.