Please click on the photo below to be taken to the Flickr Album of photos from Day 1 of the Choir Tour to Barcelona. In September everyone who went on the tour will receive a composite print of memorable photos from the Tour.
We are on our way back from Dover now and we have all really enjoyed the trip. It got off to a slow start with the long 27 hour coach journey but as soon as that was over it was great. Going to the beach most evenings has to be one of the main highlights… Continue reading Final Guest Post: James T Yr 9
Despite the size of the city, the cathedral itself stood out dramatically. It seemed like a tremendously big place for a choir that suddenly seemed tremendously small. Despite this, as we entered the building in our summer gear, the staff were nothing but welcoming to us, despite language issues that required the sole Student fluent… Continue reading Guest Post 2: Patrick Yr 11
The choir accompanied evening Mass at Barcelona Cathedral, joining the congregation where 10 family members of the choir. The choir sung “For God so loved the World”, “If Ye Love Me”, “Ubi Caritas”, and “Locus Iste” They received a lovely welcome from the Priest celebrant and many wishes of gratitude of thanks and praise from… Continue reading Mass at Barcelona Cathedral
Today we visited La Rambas, in the high heat. We walked up and down the street in the heat looking at all the shops. We also crossed the river to the shopping centre where we enjoyed a bit of downtime. At MacDonalds, Joseph D, Year 8, had a slight misunderstanding with the ordering machine. He… Continue reading Guest Post 1: Malachy Yr 8
After a superb Summer Concert the Orchestra were back in action this morning performing to Year 6 students who will be joining Challoner in September. The choir will be rehearsing all afternoon to be ready for Barcelona.