As a voluntary group with no political, religious or other persuasion, the objectives of the Association are to study, preserve, perform, teach and enjoy the sacred and secular music and song of west gallery and allied traditions, together with their settings within a social and historical context.
In support of these objectives the Association presently:
Holds musical events which combine workshop, study, performance and social elements
Publishes music and other research material of an educational or related nature
Shares information on west gallery material, including copies of published and unpublished works, always respecting copyrights
Acts as a clearing house for musical, historical and cultural queries
Makes sound recordings
Holds a register of leaders who are willing to run workshops
Is compiling a register of researchers, who are happy to answer research enquiries.
Supports and encourages local quires
Provides members with a newsletter four times a year
Provides members with a regularly updated directory of members and local quires
You can read documents relating to the administration of the WGMA by following these links (more to follow):
Membership of the Association is open to all by annual subscription as follows:
| Individual Standard Membership||£10.00|
| Individual Concessionary Membership|
( OAP / full-time student )
| Joint Standard Membership|
( two persons at same address )
| Joint Concessionary Membership|
( two OAPs / full-time students at same address )
You may download an Application and Standing Order Form from HERE
Please return your completed form with your payment to: Richard Percival, 1 Parrah Green Gardens, Bridgemere, Nantwich CW5 7PX.
Payment by Paypal
Should you wish to pay your subscription by Paypal, please send an email with the relevant details to Jack Crawford (email link below) and he will invoice you.
Contact Addresses for WGMA Officers:
Derbyshire, DE6 2FF.
Tel: 01889 - 591770
61 Malmesbury Road
London E18 2NL.
Tel: 020 - 8505 4381
1 Parrah Green Cottages,
Cheshire CW5 7PX.
Tel: 01270 - 520313
166, Tottington Road,
Lancs, BL8 1RU
Tel: 0161 - 761 - 1544
6 Caernarvon Close,
Derbyshire S40 3DY.
Tel: 01246 - 274261
8 Mount Pleasant, Talbot Road,
Kent, TN18 4ND.
Tel: 01580 - 753431