Budapest Café Orchestra concert raised over £1,000 at St Giles’ on 3 December

The popular Budapest Café Orchestra, led by Chris Garrick, played at St Giles’ on 3rd December. Over £1,000 was raised towards the appeal.

“Not so much a band name as a whole genre of its own, Budapest Café Orchestra embraces an encyclopaedia of music and mischief.” SCOTSMAN

‘Back by popular demand, the fiery vivacity and awe-inspiring musicianship of the finest purveyors of Eastern European gypsy music this side of a Lada scrap heap will leave you with a grin on your face and rhythm in your feet” TIMES

“The Budapest Café Orchestra play a blistering barrage of Czardas, East European and Russian folk tunes that might have come from the Hot Club of Paris via the Orient Express!” Brighton Argus

“The Music is Magic the their hands.” Sean Rafferty, BBC Radio 3.

‘Jazz at St Giles’ supports Project 900

Our first ‘Jazz at St Giles’ concert took place on Saturday 18th September and a portion of the profits will be donated to Project 900.

As a supporter of the St Giles’ Project 900 campaign, we can offer you a discounted ticket for our concerts and we will email our mailing list with details in due course. (

You will find all the events planned including our jazz concerts at

Autumn 2021 Jazz Concerts will raise funds for Project 900

The newly-formed ‘Jazz at St Giles’ Committee is setting up a series of concerts in the Autumn of 2021. A substantial portion of the profits will be allocated to Project 900.

Concerts will be:

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