Author Archives: Matthew

February 2023

We have raised £1000 for the Charity Hope Into Action who provide shelter and support for the homeless in Norwich. An article was published in Network Norfolk and has details of a Thanksgiving Event on 27th February 2023. It’s also been a joy to give money away! Our Christmas concerts raised over £2000, so we have also given £500 to […]

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August 2022

Cringleford Singers Concert

After a successful concert we are pleased to have raised £793 for a local charity called New Routes Integration which helps asylum seekers and refugees with translators, form-filling, English lessons and support to aid them in settling down in a new culture. Please visit for more information.

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June 2022

Cringleford Singers 2022

We Are 50 Never thinking for one moment, back in 1972, that the Cringleford Singers would still be singing, I am amazed at how quickly fifty years has flown – but also, amazingly, how much music has changed over that half-century! We started with 10 women, some unison songs, an occasional 2-part one which took us months to learn, no […]

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May 2020

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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April 2020

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 […]

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Concerts Postponed due to Corona Virus

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.

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January/February 2020

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. […]

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Margaret Smith awarded BEM

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 […]

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Christmas Concert 2019

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.

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March 2019

Cringleford Singers and East Anglian Childrens Hospice

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

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