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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...
IDAHOBIT 2022
2022-05-28 07:54 The Rainbow Chorus were once again proud to support IDAHOBIT – the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. We performed 5 songs including Rise Up, Feels to be Free, It’s Alright, Chasing Cars and Bridge Over Troubled Water at the IDAHOBIT Community Vigil on May 17th in Jubile...
Rainbow Chorus Presents: 25
2022-05-14 14:28 Our summer concert is just around the corner. On the 9th July 2022 we will be celebrating 25 years of the Rainbow Chorus with an uplifting mix of song from Jesus Christ Superstar, Dear Evan Hanson and A Star is Born plus other classics.   As ever the concert will be hosted by our amazing Musical D...
10 years of the Music Team
2022-04-11 14:31 Here are some photos of us celebrating the 10 year anniversary of our fabulous and inspirational Music Team!   Our amazing musical director Aneesa Chaudhry loves taking the choir to challenging heights and has certainly taken that to a new amazing level given the recent challenges of lockdown, zoo...
Rainbow Chorus Presents: Rainbows Return
2021-12-11 14:41   Back to our beautiful home of St George’s Church, back welcoming new members (and returning members) and back busily rehearsing for our winter concert. And we couldn’t be happier.   Not that the Rainbow Chorus went away over the last 18 months. As ever, singing led by Aneesa and accompanied b...
Review: Stocking Up for Christmas (Just in Case…!)
2020-12-18 13:23   Thanks to Brian Butler at Gscene for this review of our virtual concert: “it made me think how great it will be when all our LGBTQ+ singing groups can bring us real-life joy again” We can’t agree more with this sentiment.   Read the full review here.
Concert: Phantom Festivities
2019-09-26 14:44   Rainbow Chorus is delighted to announce its 2019 winter concert. Come and join us for an evening of Phantom Festivities! Expect a fun and festive evening of fabulous sounds that is the musical equivalent of a box of Quality Street—there’s something for everyone! There’s beautifully rousing c...
Review: Rainbows in Summer
2019-07-04 13:29   5 star review of ‘Rainbows in Summer’ by Andrew Kay of Latest TV.   Read the review here.
Concert: Rainbows in Summer
2019-03-30 14:46   Saturday 29th June 2019 7.30 pm St George’s Church St George’s Road Brighton   Come & join us for a sumptuous smorgasbord of songs for a summers eve..!   From beautiful classics to classic rhythms.. and soothing lullabies to stirring anthems… whatever the weather has in store, you can be su...
Review: Les Mistletoe
2019-01-13 14:48   Thanks to Brian Butler and GScene for this review: https://www.gscene.com/arts/music/review-rainbow-chorus-les-mistletoe-at-st-georges/
Concert: Les Mistletoe
2018-12-23 14:50   Rescheduled to the 12th of January!
Concert: Classics to Classical
2017-05-15 14:52   For one night only on Saturday 15th July the Rainbow Chorus are pushing all the boundaries with their summer production Classics to Classical challenging their audience with a whole spectrum of music from Faure to Freddie Mercury. This unique production showcases the wide range of talent in thi...
Review: Songs Without Borders
2016-08-14 14:58        Review by James Ledward published in Gscene   An evening out with the Rainbow Chorus is more than just going to a concert, it’s an expression of belonging, solidarity and inclusion that defines the very notion of community that many aspire to when they come to live in Brighton and Hove. ...
Amsterdam Europride 2016
2016-08-14 14:53 Rainbow Chorus fly the LGBT flag for Brighton at Europride 2016 in Amsterdam     While Pride was in full swing here, Brighton’s very own Rainbow Chorus were sharing the Brighton love as part of Europride, this year held in Amsterdam. Europride’s theme was diversity and our strength in numbers f...
Singing with Pride at Tesco
2016-08-08 15:02   A recent public performance tied in with our aim to become more involved in the wider Brighton and Hove community when Tesco, an official Pride sponsor, invited us to sing at its Hove store in the lead-up to Brighton Pride. On Saturday 30 July, 20 members of the choir assembled at Tesco Superst...
Review: Sing Out 2016
2016-05-27 15:09   Sing out is certainly what the Rainbow Chorus did on Monday evening.   A fringe event that was a taster of their June concert, it was also a window into the workings of The Rainbow Chorus, and a chance to feel what it’s like to sing in a choir.   What stood out the most throughout the eveni...
Review: Do You Hear The Rainbows Sing?
2015-12-06 15:13 The Christmas spirit came to Kemptown last night.     The sold out show brought the Rainbow’s 18th birthday celebrations to a triumphant climax in a year when the choir has achieved a new level of vocal excellence and reinforced its reputation as a first class LGBT community institution.   Un...
Review: RC18
2015-08-02 15:18   To celebrate 18 years of singing, Brighton’s only LGBT choir (other solely gay choirs are available) gave a performance that encompassed many of their past achievements – and they did it with style! In the last twelve months the choir has almost doubled in size but this did not daunt the newer ...
Concert: RC18
2015-07-02 15:20   18th birthday summer concerts – 17th & 18th July 2015   Strength in harmony – 18 years of the Rainbow Chorus!   It’s here! We are celebrating our 18th birthday with summer concerts over two nights at St George‘s in Brighton on the 17th and 18th of July at 7:30pm. We have gone from strength ...
Stand By Your Trans 2015
2015-05-16 15:26      ‘Big Girl’s Blouse’ by Kate O’Donnell was a compassionate and thought-provoking piece of theatre which showed at the Brighton Fringe on the 9th to 11th of May. Performing to a packed house, using humour and music, this was fringe theatre at it’s best and the Rainbow Chorus was there to suppor...
18 years – Rainbow Chorus goes from strength to strength
2015-05-16 15:22   The Brighton and Hove LGBT Rainbow Chorus will be celebrating it’s 18th birthday this year with a packed calendar of events for everyone to enjoy. The chorus, led by musical director Aneesa Chaudhry and pianist Mojca Monti and supported by a dedicated committee, will open the year by performing...
Review: Blame It On The Baubles
2014-12-21 15:30   THE CHORUS has come a long way since its early days under the direction of Carl Boardman and is presently on an upwards curve, producing a much bigger musical sound which has brought a fresh new confidence to their overall performance.   Of all the LGBT choirs in Brighton, the Rainbow Chorus ...
Review: Strength in Harmony
2014-08-21 15:32   This excellent community choir certainly goes from strength to strength, and in this, their summer programme, they truly prove it. A well balanced programme starting with the rousing ‘Shosholoza’ got us off to a great start, and the use of personal stories between numbers added to the entertain...
IDAHOBIT 2014
2014-05-20 15:38   Rainbow Chorus were really pleased once again to be involved in IDAHOBIT this year. On May 17th – the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia – we helped carry the Rainbow Flag into the New Steine and marked the occasion with a few songs.   You can read GScene’s write u...