Past Events

Sing and Stroll Sunday 19th May

Date: 19 May, 2019

Location: Corfe Village Hall

Claire Stronach will be leading a Sing and Stroll event on Sunday 19th May from 2-4pm starting from Corfe Village Hall. Last year Claire led a similar walk at Otterford Lakes which was enjoyed by all who took part. There are photos of this on the Gallery page. Booking is essential. Full information can be found on  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sing-and-stroll-in-corfe-tickets-61098450109 

Truth by Helen Chadwick Song Theatre 27th January at 5pm

Date: 22 January, 2019

TRUTH
Created from people’s stories or when they told a truth and the impact of doing so……
Composed and created by Helen Chadwick. Directed and choreographed by Olivier Award winning Steven Hoggett.
Performed by Liz Kettle, Victoria Couper, Krystian Godlewski and Helen Chadwick.
Performance lasts 70 minutes and is suitable for 13 year olds upwards.

OPTIONAL EXTRA: Singing Workshop 2pm – 3.30pm with Helen.
Ticket Price £8 – £15
Get tickets at this link:
https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/576565?fbclid=IwAR2xWdUEjQfqwVidVHc2sNXeY_kt916PmOvh65oVdIuZAJwppVqwob2tk7o

Soul Soundings at Wells Cathedral on 1st February at 7.30pm

Date: 22 January, 2019

A participatory event open to all to explore the resonance of the human voice. Tickets at the door £15, children £5 or £13 in advance from the cathedral shop or from www.candyverney.co.uk

Sing for Medicine Workshop Sunday 20th January

Date: 3 January, 2019

This workshop will take place on Sunday 20th January at Staplegrove Village Hall, Taunton. Further details are posted in the Members Area

Concert for Family and Friends

Date: 13 December, 2018

Location: Wellington Baptist Church

At our end of term concert for family and friends we will be showcasing our repertoire and singing Christmas songs

Carols under the Stars – Friday 7th December 2018

Date: 7 December, 2018

Location: Wellington Monument

This was a lovely event last year, so let’s try for an even larger group of singers this year

Autumn Term 2018

Date: 20 September, 2018

Location: Baptist Church, Main Hall

The new term began on Thursday 20th September 2018. The choir is such a positive and enjoyable experience that all the members from the previous term wished to re-join, which means that the choir is currently running at capacity. There were several very enthusiastic people wishing to join but unfortunately we have had to ask them to join a waiting list.  Judy Matthews, the membership secretary will keep those people informed of any vacancies. Anyone wishing to discuss joining can contact her by email: judymatthewsbc@gmail.com 

Somerset Chamber Choir Concert

Date: 28 July, 2018

Location: Wells Cathedral

The details of this concert are on the Members’ Area

Sing4Water Bristol Passenger Shed

Date: 15 July, 2018

Location: Bristol

The group taking attending this event will be part of a choir of 400 voices. The event will help to raise money for WaterAid. All the relevant details of this event are in the Members Area. Donations from choir members, their family and friends can be made via the Just giving page.

Just giving page is: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/blackdown-community-choir

Printable sponsorship form is:sponsorship-form

AGM 5th July 2018

Date: 5 July, 2018

Location: Wellington Baptist Church

The AGM will take place immediately after the choir session on 5th July.

A workshop with Wendy Sergeant

Date: 1 July, 2018

Location: Avon Way Hall, Portishead

Wendy will be offering an additional workshop for anyone who is singing at the Sing4Water event to practise What the World Needs Now is Love. Details in the Members’ Area

Wellington Street Fair

Date: 3 June, 2018

Location: Wellington

Advance notice – please keep this date clear! We have been invited to perform at the street fair on the Sunday morning. David in the basses will be coordinating this event and will provide more information in due course.

End of term Concert for family and friends

Date: 22 March, 2018

Location: Wellington Baptist Church

This will be an informal fun event for family and friends to join the choir for the evening. Refreshments will be available. Choir members and their guests are invited, if they wish, to Wear a Hat in aid of Brain Tumour Research for which we will be collecting money during the course of the evening

The choir performed at a fundraising concert in aid of the Baptist Church

Date: 17 February, 2018

Location: Wellington Baptist Church

 Claire led us so enthusiastically and conducted with such clarity and verve that we were able to show the audience  what a splendid sound we can make. It was very enjoyable and we all felt we had done well.  The list of songs we performed were:
Somlandela, Sing John Ball, Tebe Poem, Hallelujah, Tres Hojitas Madre and Ke Arona

 

Carols Under the Stars

Date: 8 December, 2017

Location: Wellington Monument

In support of the Blackdown Hills AONB we joined the magical evening of candles, bonfire, mince pies and Christmas Carols Under the Stars at Wellington Monument. The weather was cold, but right for the time of year with even a smattering of snow as choir members made their way back to their cars.

It was Claire’s first outside event with the choir and what a splendid job she made of it, including a special mention for her magnificent light-up gloves!

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