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Royal patron joins charity concert at Guildford Cathedral

PUBLISHED: 20:19 16 April 2012 | UPDATED: 21:16 20 February 2013

The Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey Dame Sarah Goad welcomes The Countess of Wessex

The Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey Dame Sarah Goad welcomes The Countess of Wessex

The Countess of Wessex visited Guildford Cathedral on Saturday April 14 for a concert by Woking's Epworth Choir in aid of local charity Transform Housing & Support

John Flowerdew www.studioj.co.uk

The Countess of Wessex visited Guildford Cathedral on Saturday April 14 for a concert by Wokings Epworth Choir in aid of local charity Transform Housing & Support.


Her Royal Highness, who is the royal patron of the charity, was welcomed by The Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey Dame Sarah Goad and the Mayor of Guildford Cllr Terence Patrick, and introduced the charitys supporters at a pre-concert reception in the Cathedral Refectory.


She was then escorted to the Cathedral for a performance of Haydn: The Creation by the Epworth Choir, accompanied by The Salomon Orchestra. The concert was conducted by Matthew Willis and featured soloists Helena Dix, Sam Furness and Grant Doyle.


The concert ended with a charity collection, which raised more than 2,000 for Transform Housing & Support, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2012.


Transform is holding several events throughout 2012 to celebrate its birthday year, including a dinner at Loseley Park near Guildford on Wednesday July 4 and a Golf Day on Friday September 21.



  • For more information about any of the events listed or to make a donation to Transform, visit www.transformhousing.org.uk or call 01372 387103.

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