Summer Term Singing Fun, Join Us!


We had a fantastic start to the new term last week.  After 2 brilliant concerts, we’re so excited to be singing again!!

We still have a few places left in both choirs at the moment so why not come along and join the fun!?

Many people we speak to are often nervous about giving singing a try or think that they can’t sing at all.  We say, give it a go and we’re sure you’ll love it, singing is amazing and we’ll teach you everything you need to know. The songs this term are fab, come and see!

Brighton Taster Sessions and Term Dates:
Rehearsing at St Paul’s School, St Nicholas Road, Brighton 

Free Taster Sessions: 23rd & 30th April, 7th May – 7.30pm – 9.00pm
Term: running until Tuesday 9th July
End of Term Gig : Either Saturday 13th or Sunday 14th July (TBC)

Hassocks Taster Sessions and Term Dates:
Rehearsing at Downlands School, Dale Ave, Hassocks 

Free Taster Sessions: 24th April, 1st & 15th May – 7.30pm – 9.00pm
Term: running until Wednesday 17th July
End of Term Gig : Saturday 20th July

We look forward to singing with you soon!

We’ve been experiencing problems with our website so if you’d like more information or would like to book a taster, please contact us at:

Spring Concerts – One down, one to go!


We had the most amazing time at The Hub this Saturday! The Hassocks choir sang beautifully to a packed out venue. Thank you to all the choir members for their hard work. It definitely paid off!

We are so excited for the Brighton choir’s gig this Saturday 6th April at St Mary’s church. Doors open at 7pm. Get ready to be blown away by a fun set list and hundreds of amazing voices! You can buy tickets by clicking the link below:


New Term Dates and Free Tasters


Hi everyone!

Our dates for next term are:

Brighton  - 23rd April – Tasters on 23rd, 30th and 7th May
Hassocks – 24th April – Tasters 24th, 1st May and 15th May
If you’ve never experienced the amazing feeling of singing in a choir before, why not come along?  We get together every Tuesday in Brighton and every Wednesday in Hassocks to sing brilliant pop, soul and gospel songs. The sessions are up beat and friendly, you’re bound to have a fantastic time!
Please get in touch with a general enquiry, or email if you would like to book a taster!


Soul of the City in Print


Hi everyone,

Sam, one of our regular members, has been featured with the choir in this great article from House Beautiful.  Its lovely to see the word spreading about how inspiring singing in a choir can be (especially with Soul of the City Choir!)

Take a look at the article here:

New Term – Try a free taster!


Sing in the New Year, what better way to avoid January blues!?

After super end of term shows putting some sparkle and shimmer into Christmas it’s time to sing in a new term!!

The Brighton choir will be starting on Tuesday 8th January and singing until Tuesday 26th March

The Hassocks choir will be starting on Wednesday 9th January and singing until Wednesday 27th March

If you’ve never experienced the amazing feeling of singing in a choir, come along.  I have been singing pretty much all my life and I have to say, singing is a brilliant thing to do! It makes you smile, it can make you shiver and tingle (in a good way), it builds confidence, is a great way to meet new people and if that’s not enough, it’s great fun!

We give you everything you need (lyrics, vocal parts and, if you like, music too – NB music reading is not required) just come along and enjoy!

Join us for a fantastic term of singing, contact us for further details.

See you soon!

Vanessa : )


New Term Starting January – A fantastic Christmas gift!


Singing is amazing, especially to ward away wintery January blues, why not join us for our next term?

We offer 1 free taster session to every new member!

The teaching style is friendly and fun, there are no requirements to read music, no auditions and you’ll be given all you parts and lyrics so you can just let go and sing.

We think that everyone can sing and complete beginners, shower singers and pros are all welcome!

We now offer gift vouchers of different values, so for the people in your life who just love to use their vocal chords whether it be in the shower, along to karaoke, blasting it out with SingStar or at an open mic night, why not treat them to a term with Soul of the City? Please contact us at for further details. Vanessa, our choir leader, also offers private vocal tuition for those who want to take their singing further.

Brighton choir will be singing again from Tuesday the 8th January and Hassocks will be singing again from Wednesday 9th January.  The first couple of sessions of the term will be open for new members to try as tasters, please contact us to book your place on a taster or in the choir or for more information.

If you’d like to see the choir in action come along to one of our Christmas charity gigs, they’re always fantastic fun (see previous blog post for all the details).

Sing with you soon!

Christmas Concerts – Put some sparkle into the season!


The Soul of the City Choirs are singing again to put some sparkle into the season, we are so excited!

Join us for 2 fantastic evenings jam packed with pop, soul and gospel classics in 3 and 4 part harmony
from Stevie Wonder, to Snow Patrol and much more in-between.

This is a great opportunity to see what the choirs have been up to for the last 12 weeks, Christmas concerts not to be missed, and a brilliant way of raising money for local charities!

£5 / £4 Concs.

Online: (go to festival series, select Soul of the City – then the show)

Over the phone: Contact Brighton Ticket Office – (01273) 709 709

In person from the Brighton Dome Ticket Office: New Road Brighton
Our tickets sell out fast so don’t miss out!

Brighton Choir

Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade Brighton – Saturday 15th December – 2 shows

6pm (doors at 5.30pm)

8pm (doors at 7.30pm)

 All profits going to support the brilliant local charity  – Esteem

Hassocks Choir

Downlands School Hall, Dale Avenue, Hassocks – Sunday 16th December – 2 shows

6pm (doors at 5.30pm)

8pm (doors at 7.30pm)

 All profits going to support the fantastic local charities
RDA at Ditchling Common Stud & Macmillan Cancer Support

 We can’t wait to see you there!

If you’ve never experienced the amazing feeling of singing in a choir why not try a free taster?

We always welcome new members at the start of each term!

Our next term starts on Tuesday 8th January in Brighton and Wednesday 9th January in Hassocks.

If you fancy a sing and would like further details of our taster sessions and terms, please get in touch by emailing us at

Look forward to singing with you!

New term off to a great start!



It was brilliant to see everyone last week! We’re looking forward to another taster session in Brighton tomorrow and in Hassocks on Wednesday, especially after last week was such a success. We still have places left in the choir so come along and give it a go!

We can already tell that the end of term gig is going to be fantastic!


Our new term starts this week!


We can’t wait to get singing with everyone this week!

Here is a little taster of one of the songs we will be singing this term, another fantastic arrangement by Mark Delisser:

Stand By Me

See you Tuesday 25th September in Brighton and Wednesday 26th Hassocks. It is going to be fab! Let the singing begin!

Soul of the City in the News!


Today the Argus has put a little snippet about us in the paper- have a look!

Also, tomorrow Vanessa will be at the local BBC radio station talking about our lovely choir and the Summer Concert – if you want to catch the show it’ll be on bright and breezy sometime between 8.30 and 8.50 on 95.3fm or if that doesn’t work 104.5fm.

How exciting is that!