OUR FUTURE CONCERT PROGRAMME
and some photos from recent concerts
Please note: due to Coronavirus we are not holding rehearsals after 16 March and will not be performing at the events indicated below.
This year we are planning concerts in Barrow, Coniston, Bardsea, Dalton, Langollen and on Windermere. Venues and dates are now being 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. Some details are below with more to come very soon.
If you think you might like to join us then come to our Taster Evening.
It was a great night on Monday, with seven prospective new members
trying out our taster evening!!
Deborah (our musical director) had put together a smashing programme of unison and harmony songs , appreciated by all!!
Welcome also to anybody else who wants to join us on a Monday night at the Nan Tait centre.
St Mary's Church Walney, Music Marathon Saturday 8 th February 2020 There will be events throught the day and the choir will be performing at 6.00 pm in a joint concert with The Ghyll Singers admission is free, however, donations will be most welcome. Refreshments will be on sale during the day and also available afterwards in the Church Hall.
This was a fantastic event with £2,400 raised towards funding for a new roof for the parish centre, including over £900 raised while the choirs were performing.
South Cumbria Musical Festival, Friday evening 20th March 2020. Coronation Hall, Ulverston. Not performing due to Coronavirus restrictions
The Old Mill Bardsea, Concert to raise funds for Kinamba Community Project, Thursday 23rd April. The project supports communities in Rawanda.Not performing due to Coronavirus restrictions
Wedding Ceremony Saturday 2nd May. Not performing due to Coronavirus restrictions
Dalton Community Centre, Concert to raise money for Dalton Charities, Friday 15th May, 7.00 pm. Not performing due to Coronavirus restrictions
Praise on The Lake on board MV Tern on Windermere with Preston Salvation Army Brass Band Sunday 28tn June 6.30 pm. Not performing due to Coronavirus restrictions
Langollen International Musical Eisteddfod we will be performing on the World Stage at 2.00 pm Saturday 11 th July 2020.
Concert for Walney Ladies Guild, St Mary's Community Centre, Walney Island. Monday 13th July 2.00 pm.
Coniston Methodist Church Concert A retiring donation will be arranged and there will be refreshments. Thursday 29th October 7.30 pm
Thanks to everyone who came to Music for an Autumn Evening in Urswick and contributed to raise £354 for Church renovation work .
Above we are pictured singing in St Mary and St Michael's Church, Urswick, the oldest Church in the Furness area.
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.