OUR FUTURE CONCERT PROGRAMME
and some photos from recent concerts
This year we are planning concerts in Barrow, Ulverston, Coniston, Bardsea, Urswick and on Windermere. Venues and dates are now arranged and we will post ticket details here as soon as we have them. We are working on some fabulous new songs for these concerts and are looking forward to welcoming you to our shows.
South Cumbria Musical Festival Sat 30th March 2019. Coronation Hall, Ulverston, 9.30 am. We will be performing three great songs.
An Easter Concert Fri 26th April 2019 7.30 pm Abbey Road Baptist Church, Barrow. Special guests Greengate Junior School Choir. All proceeds are for Barrow Food Bank. Tickets £5.00 available from the Food Bank or from Choir members. Refreshments and Raffle. This was a great evening with over £500 raised for this deserving charity, thanks to everyone who came to the concert.
Barrow Indoor Market Sat 25th May 11.00 am. This is a free concert and is part of the "Markets Close To Your Heart" and "Love your Local Market" campaigns.
Concert for South Cumbria Musical Festival Friday 28 th June 7.00 pm St Mark's Church, Rawlinson Street, Barrow. Dane Ghyll School Choir will also be perfoming. All proceeds from this concert will go to South Cumbria Musical Festival. Tickets £8.00 available from SCMF, Dane Ghyll School or any choir member. There will be refreshments available.
Praise on The Lake on board MV Tern on Windermere Sunday 30tn June 6.30 pm.
Concert for Walney Ladies Guild, St Mary's Church Hall, Walney Island. Monday 8th July 2.00 pm.
Annual Concert, St Mary's RC Church, Duke Street Barrow. Friday 27th Sept 7.30 pm.Songs for a September Evening With Special Guest Alisa McIntosh. Advance tickets £8 from any choir member or £10 on the door.
Music for an Autumn Evening, Urswick Church. Wednesday 30th October 7.30 pm. We will be performing songs and so will The Ghyll Singers and other guests. All proceeds go to Church Funds for renovation work. Tickets £5. There will be a Raffle and Refreshments. Call 869400 or 587369 for further details.
An event to support Suicide Prevention initiatives in our area. Furness Rugby Ground, Crosslands Park Road, Barrow. Wednesday 20th November 2019 7.00pm.
Concert at Coniston Methodist Church, Coniston. Thursday 24th October 7.30 pm. There will be a retirement collection at this event.
Concert to raise funds for St Mary's Parish Community Centre Renovation St Mary's Parish Church, Dalton. Friday 29 th Nov 7.00 pm. Ticket details available soon.
Singing in Barrow Market Saturday 7th Dec 11.00 am to12.00 noon .
The Choir will be singing Christmas Songs entertaining residents in retirement homes throughout the area during December.
Thanks to everyone who attended our annual concert this year and to the businesses who supported us by advertising in our programme. We enjoyed singing for you and hope you enjoyed our new songs. Above we are pictured with Guest Singer Alisa McIntosh, Musical Director Deborah Milledge and Acompanists Sue Quarmby and Margaret Harrison.
On Saturday14 th September the Choir sang in Ramsden Square, Barrow at the Re-dedication of the Australian Submariners Memorial.
Praise on the Lake gave us an opportunity to Sing on Windermere and enjoy a cruise to Bowness on board MV Tern. Also perfoming were Preston Salvation Army Band and an enthusiastic singing audience.
The Choir are pictured at St Mark's, Barrow on a fine Summer evening during a fund raiser for South Cumbria Musical Festival, over £240 was raised for this deserving local charity.
Saturday morning at a Market Close To Our Hearts.
Here we are at the Coronation Hall, Ulverston after our performance in South Cumbria Music Festival where we retained the Rose Bowl prize for Best Male Voice Choir.
The Choir performing at Barrow Indoor Market on a Saturday morning in March 2018.
Here we are performing at St James's Church, Barrow during a fundraising concert for Barrow and District Disability Association . On a very fine summer evening we shared the stage with St James's School Choir and raised £800 for this deserving charity. We had a large and appreciative audience despite having competition from a World Cup game featuring England.
For our Annual Concerts this year we sang a new selection of new music at St Mary's Church, Barrow and at The Victoria Hall, Grange-over-Sands. Our concerts featured Tenor Soloist Iain Nicholson. The Choir would like to say A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who came to the Concerts and also to all the local businesses who sponsored us. Here we are pictured at St Mary's Church, Barrow with our Musical Director Deborah Milledge and Iain Nicholson .
In November we joined Risca Male Voice Choir for a Concert in Ambleside Parish Church and performed for an appreciative audience on a wet and windy evening. BIG THANKS to the Risca Choir for visiting us here in Cumbria, to Rotary Club of Ambleside for organising the event, to all the businesses who supportred the event by advertising in our programme and of course to our Audience.
Pictured above are:
The combined Risca and Barrow Male Voice Choirs with Accompanists Margaret Harrison and Alison Thomas,
Risca Male Voice Choir with Musical Director Tomos Gwyn,
Risca and Barrow Male Voice Choirs "warming up" with Musical Director Deborah Milledge.
Here the Choir are performing at Parkview Gardens Care Home in Barrow during December.
On the Saturday before Christmas we performed festive songs in the Market Place and welcomed The Mayor and Mayoress of Barow, Councillor Bill and Mrs Judith McEwan to join us. Bill kindly pulled out the winning tickets in our Grand Christmas Draw and is pictured above with Choir Chairman Keith Newby and Secretary Bernard Beckett.
Here we are on stage with Much Wenlock Male Voice Choir during our visit to Shropshire in September 2017.
All photos on this page are by Joe Rush.