Raymond was the organist and Director of Music at Hillside Methodist Church for 44 years and retired in October 2013. Over that time he composed four musicals, plus many hymn tunes. He is an Associate of the Royal College of Organists.

1988 Samuel, the old testament story, featured on BBC Northwest, re-written in 1996 for children and staged at the Guild Hall Preston, and the newly built Bridgewater Hall, Manchester raising £31,000 for the NCH.

1992 Francis, the story of the famous Saint from Assisi, re-written and staged a the Bridgewater in 1999

1998 The Small Woman , based on the true story of Gladys Alywood and of the film "The Inn of the Sixth Happiness"

2000 Anno Domini a musical whirlwind history of Christianity. Individual songs may be used during worship.

Some of Raymonds music may be purchased on SibeliusMusic.com

All enquiries about Raymonds music to stonesandroses@btinternet.com or 01257 277633 or to White Coppice Farm

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White Coppice Farm,
Chorley, Lancashire

Garden Openings 2018

PUBLIC GARDEN OPENING for the NGS Sunday 8th July and Saturday 14th July 11.00 am – 4.00 pm, cream scones and drinks available, wheelchair access, plants for sale, entrance £4, children under 16 free, plenty of parking.

Bookings for groups and individuals by appointment are now being taken some weekdays from the 4th - 18th July, 2-4pm,

£8 for garden walk , cream scones and short organ recital.


Junction 8 off the M61 near the Morman Temple, Take the Blackburn Rd, A674, turn right just past the Red Cat signposted Heapey and White Coppice, follow the road round until you see a sign left to White Coppice, down into the Hamlet over the bridge and follow the yellow garden open signs.

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