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Tickets for individual concerts can be purchased at £16 for adults and free for children under 18

How to find us

The church is in the middle of Winchelsea
The postcode for navigation is TN36 4EB


Travelling by road

Winchelsea is located on the A259 between Folkestone to the east and Hastings to the west. There is free parling availavle on all roads in Winchelsea and in the vicinity of the church 


Travelling by train

There is a limited rail service to Winchelsea and the station is about one mile from the Town
More trains serve Rye which is three miles away. If travelling from London change at Ashford International or Eastbourne. Fast trains leave from London St Pancras reaching Ashford International in 37 minutes 


The Ancient Town of Winchelsea, part of the Cinque Ports Confederation, is an historical, architectural and environmental gem; set on a hill overlooking Romney Marsh and the English Channel, protected by its status as a conservation area

For some two centuries, the town has been a magnet for writers, artists and musicians, drawn by its charm, peace and inspiration. Central to these qualities, and geographically central to the town itself is the Church of St Thomas the Martyr

Previous Concerts 

‘Autumn Winds’ Magnard Ensemble

Sunday 19th September at 5pm

Since making their international debut at the Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne, Switzerland in January 2017, the Ensemble has appeared at venues such as Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall and St Martin-in-the-Fields as well as festivals and concert societies nationwide, including a residency at the Britten-Pears Foundation, Aldeburgh. The concert will focus on music based around the themes of harvest and autumn. The church will be decorated for harvest festival which takes place on the same day.

- Niel du Preez - Piano

Sunday 3rd October at 4pm

Niel du Preez has inspired live and radio and television audiences in the UK, continental Europe, the Far East, North America and his native South Africa with his expressive and poetic solo playing, performances with leading orchestras and collaborations with chamber musicians from all around the world. His most recent collaboration comes in the form of a duo with Paris-based clarinettist Myriam Carrier. He is also the Artistic Director and Founder of the newly established ArtePiano Masterclass Series and the International ArtePiano E-competition. Niel returns to Winchelsea to perform pieces by Busoni, Beethoven, Chopin, Scriabin and Liszt.



Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra - Marcio da Silva conductor -Stéphanie Gurga piano

Saturday 13th November at 7.30pm

The Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra is the first fully professional orchestra in Hastings since the 1930s when the Hastings Municipal Orchestra was based at the White Rock Theatre. In founding a new professional orchestra in Hastings, the artistic director and principal conductor of Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra, Marcio da Silva, set himself the challenge of putting Hastings back on the map as a centre of excellence for classical music - one that will be recognised both nationally and internationally. The concert will feature music for strings by Nielsen, Mozart and Dvořák, in addition to the D minor keyboard concerto by J S Bach.

Patrons; Sir David Bell, Richard Lester
and
Roxanna Panufnik


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