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Church of Christ the Cornerstone

Church of Christ the Cornerstone

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Andante Choir will be live at the United Reformed Church on Saturday evening, for a charity concert in aid of CAFFE (Computers Are Free For Everyone).

CAFFE – formed in Bedford and based in Bangladesh – uses technology to provide education to under-privileged students.

Andente actually formed with the aim of raising funds to swell the coffers of others.

Their repertoire spans chamber choral music to church anthems, and from spirituals to music from the stage and screen.

The ticket price of £10 includes drinks and nibbles.

To book your seat call 07724 673717 or drop an email to raburge@btinternet.com

> A concert being hosted at the Church of Christ the Cornerstone this weekend will raise funds for another church in need.

Cosgrove’s 11th century Church of St Peter and St Paul will be the beneficiary of monies raised at Saturday’s show.

Pianist Warren Mailley-Smith and operatic soprano Susan Parkes are making their debut visit to MK to perform for you.

Both are renowned in their respective fields – Susan is a Royal College of Music graduate scholar, while award-winning Warren has received more than 30 invitations to perform for the British Royal Family at Buckingham Palace, Highgrove House and Sandringham House.

That’s quite an endorsement, wouldn’t you say?

May there be Music will include pieces by Chopin (Waltzes), Mozart (Aria), Faure (Apres un reve) and Grieg (Wedding Day at Troldhagen).

Tickets are £12 (£10 concs) and doors open at 7.30pm.

> Di Henderson will be live tonight (Friday), playing under The Song Loft banner.

Her set – at the usual base of The Cock Hotel in Stony Stratford – will comprise trad numbers and the best produce from newer writers.

Material wise?

From pathos to humour, drinking to love, feminism and maybe even bawdiness, her song choices will cover a range of subjects.

Tickets will set you back £7 on the doors, from 8.15pm.

> Milton Keynes Walking Festival returns this weekend – two days of walking events across the city for all ages and abilities.

Booking is essential, mind.

Visit www.the parkstrust.com