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14 Jan 2018
Martin Luther King Day
Join Voice Squad at The Palace, Hastings, to celebrate the life and legacy of the great Martin Luther King.
16 Dec 2017
Let It Snow! with YMTUK
Youth Music Theatre UK produces its annual festive concert bringing together the summer shows that have taken place around the country, including songs from More In Common composed by Michael at London's Regent Hall, Oxford Street. For tickets please go to: http://www.youthmusictheatreuk.org/shows/let-it-snow-2017
09 Dec 2017
Seaview Christmas Concert
Join the choir from the Seaview Centre, Hastings, at St John the Baptist Church, St Leonard's-on-Sea for their annual Christmas Concert.
03 Dec 2017
A West End Christmas
Since 2003, The Make A Difference Trust has been restoring the spirit of Christmas, with the cast and stars of West End shows (including yours truly!) coming together to be a part of A West End Christmas. A West End Christmas is our annual celebration of the festive season with a magical mix of music and verse with the stars and casts of London’s West End Theatre.
St Paul's Church - The Actors' Church
London WC2E 9ED
The Wealden Vocals have been invited to perform at this year's Christmas Fayre at the Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge.
06 Aug 2017
Windmill Manor, Oxted, Surrey
Oxted Glee Choir will be taking their Christmas songs to cheer the Windmill Manor care home. Private performance for residents only.
01 Dec 2017
Knights Garden Centre Christmas Opening
The Oxted Glee Choir will be singing some seasonal songs at the Christmas opening of Knights Garden Centre in Godstone, Surrey.
27 Oct 2017
The Big Sing!
Hastings Voice Squad will be singing at St John the Baptist Church in St Leonard's-On-Sea as part of this all-day choir marathon raising money for St Michael's Hospice. Catch Voice Squad at 5:30pm!
06 Aug 2017
Youth Music Theatre UK - Leeds
A two week project creating a brand new work of theatre in collaboration with director/choreographer Jo Meredith and the students taking part in the course. Performance dates to be announced soon.
15 Jul 2017
Michael's Wealden Vocals and Oxted Glee Choir will be teaming up with Donna Rudd's Soultrain Choir to raise money for local charities at Orpington's Crofton Hall. More details coming very soon.
23 Jun 2017
Hildenborough Party in Our Park
The Wealden Vocals will be performing at about 6pm as part of the lineup at this event for the second year running. Free entry - Hildenborough Recreation Ground, Kent.
22 Jun 2017
NHS Kent Awards Ceremony
Private event with Wealden Vocals entertaining for this awards ceremony.
17 Jun 2017
Gg at London Jazz Platform 2017
Michael will be performing backing vocals for Gg as the part of the launch of her new album. An incredible lineup of musicians at this new jazz festival in The Brewhouse, London E8 including David Baptiste (sax), Kenny Wellington (trumpet), Edu Bisogno (keys), Mark Harold (bass), Andy Goodall (drums), Bexy Wood and Michael Grant (backing vocals) and, of course, the supreme Gigi herself. Advance tickets just £9 here.
06 Jun 2017
Sweeney Todd at the Izzard Theatre, Bexhill
This week I will be Musical Director for a production Stephen Sonddheim's Sweeney Todd at Bexhill Academy. A truly inspiring and talented cast. Shows at 7pm on Wednesday 7th June to Saturday 10th of June plus a Saturday matinee at 2pm. Tickets available http://www.bexhillcollege.ac.uk/theatre/theatre-events/
27 Jan 2017
Hastings Voice Squad at Streets of Battle Festival
Invited for the second year running, Hastings Voice Squad will be showing their usual enthusiasm and entertaining outside of Battle Abbey as part of this year's Streets of Battle Festival.
12 May 2017
Oxted Glee Choir at Moorhouse School, Hurst Green
The Oxted Glee Choir are coming along to Moorhouse School's fete to give a bit of entertainment come rain or shine.
18 Mar 2017
Elvis performs with the Seaview Choir
Local Elvis Tribute Andy T King is joined by the Seaview Choir to raise money for The Time to Shine Project.
Black Market VIP, George Street, Hastings Old Town. Just £3 on the door!
20 Jan 2017
Hastings Museum New Exhibition
To launch the new gallery at Hastings Museum I will be performing a selection of French Impressionist piano works, including Debussy's Suite Bergamasque, Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin and Poulenc's Melancholique.
15 Jan 2017
12:00pm - 8:00pm
Martin Luther King Day
Hastings Voice Squad will be raising their voices along with many other fantastic local musicians in celebration of this great event, this year being held at The Palace right here in Hastings.
18 Dec 2016
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Christmas at the National Trust - Chartwell
Oxted Glee Choir, Wealden Vocals and Hastings Voice Squad will be coming together to perform beautiful Christmas music throughout the afternoon at this stunning house in Westerham, Surrey. For more information please go to http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chartwell
11 Dec 2016
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Christmas at the National Trust - Polesden Lacey
Oxted Glee Choir, Wealden Vocals and Hastings Voice Squad will be coming together to perform beautiful Christmas music throughout the afternoon at this stunning house near Dorking in Surrey. For more information please go to http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/polesden-lacey
04 Dec 2016
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Christmas at the National Trust - Bateman's
Oxted Glee Choir, Wealden Vocals and Hastings Voice Squad will be coming together to perform beautiful Christmas music throughout the afternoon at this stunning house in Burwash in the Sussex Weald. For more information please go to http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/batemans
19 Nov 2016
10:00am - 4:00pm
Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal - Oxted
The Oxted Glee Choir are proud to be joining this event. More details coming soon.
07 Oct 2016
4:30pm - 5:00pm
St Michael's Hospice Big Sing 2016
Hastings Voice Squad will be taking part in this all-day event raising money for St Michael's Hospice. Event address: St John's Church, Brittany Road, St Leonards on Sea, TN38 0RD. More information can be found at http://stmichaelshospice.com/events/the-big-sing
01 Oct 2016
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Movement For Root 1066 - The Stade Hastings
Live music from Hastings Voice Squad, as well as a number of other local groups to support this great and very Hastings day!
Movement is an event and installation in the Stade Hall and Stade Open Space on Sunday 2 October. A collaboration between artist Caroline Le Breton, Culture Shift and the Craftivist Network, Movement provides a platform for many different community groups to participate in the Root 1066 Festival. Partners in this project include Autism Sussex, Glyne Gap 6 th form,Hastings and Bexhill Mencap, Hastings Furniture Service, HorizonsCommunity Learning, Little Gate Farm, Parchment Trust, Seaview,Beeching Park and Conquest Day Centres.
22 Sep 2016
The Time to Shine Project with Seaview Centre, St Leonard's
Time to Shine Project are THRILLED to be working this summer with the Seaview Centre and this event will be the grand finale! More details coming very soon.
10 Sep 2016
Ellen Smith (voice, harp) & Michael Grant (soprano saxophone) - Royal Tunbridge Wells
Michael and Ellen will be performing a recital of English Song and traditional folk songs reimagined for the harp and saxophone at The Parish Church of King Charles the Martyr, Royal Tunbridge Wells. More information coming soon.
20 Aug 2016
3:00pm-4:00pm (event from midday)
Oxted Picnic in our Park
The Oxted Picnic in Master Park, Oxted, Surrey will this year be raising money for the very worthy Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. Oxted Glee Choir and Wealden Vocals will be along to support this event and bring some of their infectious musical joy! For more information go to www.oxtedpicnic.com
16 Jul 2016
Wealden Food and Wine Festival
Hastings Voice Squad will be performing as part of this fantastic two day festival (Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July). Michael is also band manager for the whole festival so it'll be a busy weekend but come along for some great music, food and wine! http://wealdenfestivals.co.uk/
The Hildenborough Scouts are organising a one-night music festival and have invited the Wealden Vocals to join the lineup. More information coming soon!
23 Jun 2016
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Private Viewing at the Hastings Museum
As Hastings Museum launch a new exhibition Michael and Ellen will be performing. More information at http://www.hmag.org.uk
11 Jun 2016
10:00am - 4:00pm
Happy Birthday your Majesty!
The Oxted Glee Choir take part in a street party event in Oxted to celebrate the birthday of HM The Queen. More details coming soon!
03 Jun 2016
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tonbridge District WI
Tonbridge Wealden Voices will be performing for a tea party given by the local WI. This event is for members only.
27 May 2016
Streets of Battle Festival
Hastings Voice Squad take part in this free street arts festival in Battle, East Sussex, which runs from 12 noon - 4pm. Voice Squad will be performing in the Battle Market Square from 3:30 - 4:00pm. More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/battlestreetarts/
26 May 2016
From 8pm onwards
Pie 'n Mash Night at The Observer Building, Hastings
Join me for a knees up at the fantastic Observer Building in Hastings...Pie n Mash served before we'll get round the piano and have a damn good sing-song!
06 Feb 2016
8:00pm - late
Bob Marley's Birthday at Owl & Pussycat Lounge, Hastings
Oxted Glee Choir will spend the day performing in a number of care homes in and around Oxted. These are private events.
12 Dec 2015
Ellen Smith and Michael Grant at St. Luke's Church, Tunbridge Wells
Ellen Smith (voice and harp) and Michael Grant (soprano saxophone) perform a beautiful candlelit concert of English Folk Songs and Traditional Carols reimagined for this unique duo. In aid of St Luke's Organ Fund. Tickets £10 available on the door or in advance from Brittens Music Shop, Tunbridge Wells. http://www.stlukestw.co.uk/welcome.htm
06 Dec 2015
Sunday at Marina Fountain, St Leonard's on Sea
Rachel McCarron and Michael Grant perform cabaret, supported by Hastings Voice Squad. In aid of local homeless charity Snowflake.
05 Sep 2015
10:00am - 4:00pm
Blue Cross Northiam Summer Fete
Oxted Glee Choir and Hastings Voice Squad performing as part of the day's entertainment.