St Giles’ is home to a number of groups and organistations – click on the pages below to find out more.
Camberwell Choir School (CCS) is a community music project for children and young people aged 0-18. Group sessions in music making cost from just £1 a week and individual and small group tuition on piano, violin, guitar or drums is available at low cost. Although CCS was set up as a parish project and is still supported by … Continue reading Camberwell Choir School
Many hundreds of years ago, a crypt was built underneath St Giles’. After the original church was destroyed by fire in 1841 the crypt fell out of use. But in the 1960’s, the crypt was refurbished and used as the headquarters for the charity now known as the St Giles’ Trust. The Trust moved to larger premises in … Continue reading Jazzlive at the Crypt
St Giles’ has a set of 10 bells cast in 1844 by Charles & George Mears. The bells were rehung by Taylor’s of Loughborough in 1927 with new fittings in the original timber frame. They were recently retuned. The bells are rung for special services such as weddings, and occasionally for the Sunday morning service. … Continue reading Bell Ringers
In 2010, a project called ‘Camberwell Sings’ provided an opportunity for singers to perform songs all around Camberwell, from libraries and schools to train stations and even on board a bus! The event was a real success – and it also showed that Camberwell was hungry for music. So in 2011, Camberwell Community Choir was … Continue reading Community Choir
Mothers’ Union is an international Christian membership charity that aims to demonstrate the Christian faith in action through the transformation of communities worldwide. Established in 1876, Mothers’ Union is currently working with people of all faiths and none in 83 countries to promote stable marriage, family life and the protection of children through praying, enabling … Continue reading Mothers’ Union
The Christian Men’s Group of the parish of St Giles’ with St Matthew was officially inaugurated on Sunday 4th November 2012. The main aim of the group is to promote the Christian faith by providing support for one another; and to unite St Giles’ and St Matthew’s brethren as well as promoting Christian values in … Continue reading Christian Men’s Group