New Head of Wells Cathedral School Announced

The Governing Body of Wells Cathedral School has announced that Mr Alastair Tighe will succeed Elizabeth Cairncross as Head of the School in September 2018. Alastair, currently Deputy Head (Academic) at Bedford School, is a Cambridge graduate where he was Organ Scholar at Magdalene College. He also sang as a Lay Clerk at Truro Cathedral. … Continue reading →

An Ex-chorister Remembers An earlier Royal Wedding

Last month’s celebration of Her Majesty’s 70 year-long marriage to Prince Philip prompted one of the boys who sang on that happy occasion to cast his mind back to that day in 1947. Robert Turner, a chorister at Westminster Abbey and a pupil at Westminster Abbey Choir School, recalls: “We gargled with salt water for the … Continue reading →