Past Events

Events cancelled

Date: 22 April, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus lockdown, all choir events have been cancelled. In the meantime the choir meets regularly using Zoom

South West Choir Convention 2020

Date: 1 March, 2020

Thirty nine members of the choir will sing at the annual South West Choir Convention at St George’s, Brandon Hill, Bristol on 1st March 2010. Final details for participants are in the Members Area

Swedish themed choir session 9th January 2020

Date: 9 January, 2020

The first choir session of 2020 will have a Swedish theme. We will be joined by Kajsa Norrby who leads a Natural Voice choir in Sweden. She will teach us some Swedish songs. In the break we will be able to enjoy some Swedish biscuits and treats. Let’s have a full turn-out to start our New Year of singing together!

Concert for Family and Friends

Date: 12 December, 2019

At the end of the term, the choir holds an informal concert for family and friends to perform the new songs they have learned during the term. This year the Choir will be performing at The Arts Centre.

Dunster by Candlelight

Date: 6 December, 2019

The Choir is very pleased to have been invited to take part in the Dunster by Candlelight Christmas celebration and will be performing twice.

Dillington House Winter Wonderland Christmas Fayre

Date: 1 December, 2019

The choir has been invited to sing at this event at Dillington House near Ilminster on Sunday 1st December and will be performing at 12.30pm

Charity Concert, Edgar Hall, Somerton

Date: 8 November, 2019

The concert will take place at 7.30pm in Edgar Hall, Somerton when a number of Somerset based community choirs will perform. In addition to Blackdown Community Choir, there will be choirs from Bridgwater, Chard, Martock, Somerton and Taunton showcasing their own songs as well as a grand finale when all the choirs will perform together. All proceeds will be donated to St Margaret’s Hospice.

Performance at Sheppys Apple Day on Saturday 5th October

Date: 5 October, 2019

The choir has been invited to perform at Sheppys Apple Day. We will be performing at 2 p.m. until 3pm. More information to follow.

11th July – End of Term Concert for Family and Friends

Date: 11 July, 2019

There will be a concert and buffet at the Baptist Church for the families and friends of choir members when we will sing all the songs we have learned this year. There will be a collection for charity.

Saturday 15th June, Taunton Somerfest

Date: 15 June, 2019

Location: Taunton

The choir has been asked to contribute to this event and will be singing in the courtyard of the Museum of Somerset between 12noon and 12.30pm. Come and join us!

Sunday 2nd June 2019 Wellington Street Fair

Date: 2 June, 2019

Members of the choir will sing at this event during the morning. The running order for songs is posted in the Members’ Area

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

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