The Rainbow Chorus has a New Accompanist
2024-02-06 18:29 The Rainbow Chorus is delighted to announce that we have found a wonderful new accompanist for our choirs, to replace the hugely talented Mojca Monte Amali who has stepped down after twelve years and received a heartfelt send-off by the Rainbow Chorus choir at our recent Winter Concert.   Our new ...
Review: Snowing Me, Snowing You
2023-12-14 17:26 We received a lovely 5 star review from Andrew Kay at thelatest.co.uk.   "At this time of year one can always rely on Brighton and Hove’s totally inclusive community choir to deliver a festive feast of music and fun....Last night the choir walked onto the platform and simply blew the roof off. The...
Performance: Snowing Me, Snowing You
2023-12-12 17:06 The choir had a blast on Saturday evening (9th December 2023) -  it was an evening tinged with sadness as the Chorus said farewell to Monti, our musical accompanist of 11 years who was given a loud and long ovation and had a hand in choosing the songs for the evening. The set included:    May It ...
Rainbow Chorus performed at the World AIDS Day Charity Concert 2023
2023-12-01 20:49 The Rainbow Chorus had a fabulous evening at the World AIDS Day charity concert supporting the amazing Lunch Positive! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. The choir kicked off the second half of the evening and songs included May It Be, Seal Lullaby, Rhythm of Life, and Time To Say Goodbye. ...
The Rainbow Chorus are looking for a new pianist/accompanist to support their community LGBTQIA+ choir.
2023-11-15 08:52 After over 10 years our amazing Monti is stepping down after our upcoming winter concert, so the choir are now looking for a new pianist/accompanist to become part of our fabulous Music Team.   Click here to find further information on the role and information on how to apply.           
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2023
2023-11-07 17:45 The Rainbow Chorus are honoured to be performing at this year's Transgender Day of Remembrance which takes place on the 19th November between 11.30am and 2.30pm at Jubilee Square/The Ledward Centre.   Please support this important event - where we will be remembering trans community members who ha...
Brighton & Hove’s LGBTQ+ choirs to come together for annual World AIDS Day Concert
2023-10-28 10:12 Tickets available at: https://www.brightonwadconcert.info   At this very moment, the Rainbow Chorus, Actually Gay Men’s Chorus, Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus are busy planning Brighton and Hove’s annual musical community event, the World AIDS Day concert, to raise money for local HIV charity, Lunch Po...
2023 Winter Concert
2023-10-09 21:59 Join Brighton and Hove's LGBTQ+ Rainbow Chorus on Saturday 9th December 2023 at St Georges Church Kemptown, as they entertain you with a blizzard of classics and festive treats plus a light dusting of ABBA!!   Tickets are now on sale for the Winter Concert, Snowing Me Snowing You and you can expec...
EUSARF Conference 2023
2023-08-14 08:34 The Rainbow Chorus performed on Brighton Pier at the opening ceremony of the bi-annual EUSARF conference 2023. The European Scientific Association on Residential and Family Care for Children and Adolescents is a network for PhD's and young researchers aiming to promote career development and int...
Brighton Pride 2023
2023-08-10 08:26 Our fabulous Brighton Pride Parade team battled through the cold, wind and rain, and definitely brought the energy on Saturday! Well done everyone, you did us all proud!             
Review: 2023 Summer Concert
2023-07-20 13:41 Another lovely review from Brian Butler at Scene for our 2023 Summer Concert:   “I’ve been listening to Brighton’s Rainbow Chorus for over five years and I can honestly say this is the best concert they’ve given.”   Read the full review at Scene.   The marvellous Nick Ford Photography captured...
Come see the Rainbow Chorus at Trans Pride
2023-07-10 20:35 The Rainbow Chorus will open the show at the Brighton And Hove Trans Pride Park Celebration at Brunswick Square Gardens on Saturday 15th July 2023. Come and see us at around 1pm. Let’s have a party!  
Various Voices Bologna
2023-06-21 12:37 The Rainbow Chorus shared the rainbow love as part of the 15th Various Voices Festival, this year held in beautiful Bologna. Various Voices is the most important LGBTQ+ choir festival in Europe, and is a non-competitive event that takes place every 4 years in a European city, chosen by the choirs wh...
Rainbow Chorus Presents: Hot Harmonies
2023-05-22 20:52 Join Brighton and Hove’s LGBTQ+ Rainbow Chorus on Saturday 8th July 2023 at St Georges Church Kemptown, as they entertain you with some sizzling Rainbow sounds!    Tickets are now on sale for the Summer Concert named Hot Harmonies and you can expect some familiar Rainbow favourites as well as a co...
Rainbow Chorus go Camping
2023-05-22 20:42 A group of 20 intrepid Rainbow Chorus legends went camping for the weekend. They trekked off to St Ives Farm campsite outside Hartfield (Winnie the Pooh territory/Ashdown Forest) Here are some photos.   It was a weekend full of laughs, food, chats and dog poop! Nice!    
IDAHOBIT 2023
2023-05-18 10:55 The Rainbow Chorus led the city’s IDAHOBIT 2023 Community Vigil on Wednesday 17 May in Jubilee Square, Brighton. We were LOUD, PROUD and VISIBLE!   Our musical director Aneesa Chaudry hosted the event, opening with a speech about the importance of being an active ally and calling out the toxic cu...
New Members Night: What to Expect
2023-01-01 07:34 We are looking forward to seeing new and returning faces at our upcoming New Members Night on the 16th January 2023. We’ve set out what to expect below – we hope you have a great time!   Please arrive in good time at St George’s Church for a 6:30pm start.   6:30-7:30pm – There will be a fun and ...
Review: 25 at Christmas
2022-12-17 08:04 We received a brilliant 5 star review for our 2022 winter concert from Angi Mariani:   “What a wonderful evening! And a wonderful world! One of the songs in one of the choral mash ups alongside I Love You. Where to start in describing this joyous event? The mash up of songs was delightful – First ...
Rainbow Chorus Awarded Tesco Community Grant
2022-11-30 21:49 The Rainbow Chorus is delighted to be awarded £1500 by Tesco Community Grants to support their commitment to provide a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter at their main concerts in 2023 and also at the World Aids Day concert on 1st December.   We are committed to promoting diversity and inclus...
Rainbow Fund Award - Rainbow Chorus awarded a grant by the Rainbow Fund to continue our outreach and support for Sign Language Users.
2022-11-19 13:14 The Rainbow Chorus is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and for a considerable time we have been aware that one of the most marginalised groups in the LGBTQ+ community, indeed in the whole wider community, has been those who are Sign Language Users including those who are deaf or hard o...
Rainbow Chorus Presents: 25 at Christmas
2022-10-23 14:10 The Rainbow Chorus continues to celebrate our 25th anniversary with a tinsel-tastic mix of songs to entertain you and get you in a festive mood, including The First Noel/Pachelbel’s Canon, A Million Dreams (the Greatest Showman), Together in Electric Dreams (new to us this season), old favourites li...
Review: Summer Concert 25
2022-07-17 07:43 We received a brilliant 5 star review for our summer concert and 25th birthday celebrations (aptly named: 25) from Andrew Kay:   “It’s some years now since I first heard The Rainbow Chorus sing and back then what struck me was a joyous sense of true community, a diverse and inclusive group of peop...
Two Performances in One Afternoon
2022-07-11 11:40 Rainbow Chorus are proud to be performing at Brighton Trans Pride on Saturday 16th July 2022, and then we will be legging it over to Dorset Gardens to perform at the Brighton Bear Weekend Garden Party later on. Come and show your support – money raised will support the Rainbow Fund. It’s going to be...
Rainbow Chorus calls out for votes to get a share of Tesco’s Community Grants Fund.
2022-06-25 07:48   Rainbow Chorus are bidding for a cash boost from the Tesco Community Grants initiative. The scheme sees grants of up to £1,500, £1,000 and £500 awarded to local community projects and this quarter’s vote in Brighton & Hove will see Tesco support a local LGBTQ+ project. Three groups have been ...
Beginning a Rainbow
2022-06-10 12:51 The Origins of the Rainbow Chorus, Brighton & Hove’s LGBTQ+ Choir   Carl Boardman, the founder of the Rainbow Chorus and now a current member, recollects his memories of setting up the fabulous choir 25 years ago in this Scene magazine article. Click on the link below to read his piece.   FEATURE...