The Minehead Community Orchestra was founded in 2012 when it was known as The Alcombers Orchestra.

We rehearse at  The Old Hospital, Minehead fortnightly on Wednesday evenings at 7pm for 7.20 start.  We are always looking for new members particularly strings, if you play to grade 4 standard, please get in touch here.

The Team

  • Conductor: Emily Feldberg
  • Leader: Lynda Edwards
  • Administrator: Anne Gibson
  • Honorary Treasurer: Bronwen Hodges
  • Committee Members:  Anne Holland, Liz Jay


The orchestra rehearses fortnightly on Wednesday evenings from 19:20 – 21:00 in the Exmoor Room at The Old Hospital, The Avenue, Minehead. The room is open from 19:00.

The Spring term 2019 commences on Wednesday 16th January, rehearsal dates for the term are:

  • Jan 16th (note not on 30th as it is La Traviata at the Regal that night!)
  • Feb 6th, 13th and 27th
  • Mar 13th and 27th
  • April 10th

Summer term: note dates not fortnightly

  • April 24th
  • May 8th, 22nd, & 29th
  • June 26th
  • July 3rd, 17th, 24th
  • August 7th
  • Concert in Blenheim Gardens Aug 10th

Winter term:

  • Sept 11th, 25th
  • Oct 9th, 23rd
  • Nov 6th, 20th
  • Dec 4th
  • Christmas Concert tba


The subscription per term is £20.

Interested in joining us?

Please contact us, we will be very pleased to hear from you.

Last summer we gave a public concert in Blenheim Park, for which the photos can be seen in our gallery.


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