Its been over a month since lockdown began, and it has been a challenge finding a way to keep the choir practicing during these times. We have however been having a bit of fun, and with some techno wizardry some of our choir members have recorded themselves singing The Rose, and we have compiled them together, along with the musical […]
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Its April, and at this time of year we are usually enjoying Easter celebrations, but due to the current world crisis with Covid-19 things are quite different for all of us. We wish everyone well at this time, and are looking forward to being able to resume concerts later in the year when the restrictions are lifted, allowing us to […]
Unfortunately we have had to postpone our concerts to protect our choir and audiences during the Corona Virus outbreak. We will rearrange these concerts as soon as it is safe for us to do so. Please look out for each other at this time, and help those who may be home alone in isolation.
Fundraising We have recently given £1000 to EVRA (Eaton Vale Residents Association) towards buying a roundabout specially adapted to take wheelchairs and disabled children as well as other family members; this money meant that they had enough to put the order in and hopefully it will be installed in time for the holiday season so whole families can play together. […]
Margaret has been awarded the BEM (British Empire Medal) for services to Community Music and Fundraising in the New Years Honours. All of the singers are very proud of Margaret’s achievements, raising in excess of £47,300 for different charities over 47 years of hard work. “My first reaction was to burst into tears because I don’t ever expect anything like […]
The Choir are already practicing for the Christmas concert this year, which is proving to be very popular. Tickets are unfortunately already sold out! Please contact me if you are interested in tickets as we currently have a waiting list.
We were pleased to be able to gift £1000 to East Anglian Children’s Hospice this month to help them towards the building of a new hospice. Read more about it here https://www.each.org.uk/the-nook
In 2018 we held 26 concerts, raising £4637! (£1700 of this was at Christmas). We gave away: £1000 to Guide Dogs £200 to Phab Club £1000 to Blood Bikes £500 to Little Lifts (gift boxes for breast cancer patients) £500 to rucksacks for asylum seekers £1000 to East Anglia Children’s Hospices We’d like to find new venues to sing – […]
Our current accompanist has indicated she wishes to retire due to poor health so we are looking for someone to join us. He or she will be made very welcome! Our practice nights and most of our musical events are on Thursday evenings, and ideally the person should be able to sightread well and share our passion of getting everyone […]