Past Events

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

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.

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