St Mary’s Church, Kemp Town, Brighton is a south coast of England centre for the Festival of Contemporary Music for All 2020. The weekend is open to anyone as a participating instrumentalist or singer and there will be four public concerts.

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9:30 am


St Mary's Church, 61 St James's Street, Kemp Town, Brighton BN2 1PR
CoMA players

Each day participating amateur instrumentalists and singers will rehearse alongside members of professional contemporary music group The Riot Ensemble for a public performance in the late afternoon.

There will also be a public concert each lunchtime, featuring CoMA Sussex, free to participants.

Participation over the weekend costs £25 (£20 CoMA ensemble members, £5 students). Registration will be on arrival but you can pre-register to be sure of a place by following the instructions in the brochure.

‘So good to hear such lovely contemporary music’

‘Good to make music with such a huge variety of musicians, late starters, young musicians, students, professionals’

– Comments from our corresponding University of Chichester event in 2018