West Gallery Music Association
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About Us

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    Shares information on west gallery material, including copies of published and unpublished works, always respecting copyrights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.

    Maintains websites

    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

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Administrative Matters:
You can read documents relating to the administration of the WGMA by following these links (more to follow):

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Membership

Membership of the Association is open to all by annual subscription as follows:
tick   Individual Standard Membership£10.00
tick   Individual Concessionary Membership
( OAP / full-time student )
£ 8.00
tick   Joint Standard Membership
( two persons at same address )
£15.00
tick   Joint Concessionary Membership
( two OAPs / full-time students at same address )
£12.00

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.

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Contact Addresses for WGMA Officers:

Jack Crawford,
WGMA Chairman,
The Forge,
Marston Montgomery,
Derbyshire, DE6 2FF.

Tel: 01889 - 591770
email:

Francis Roads,
Honorary Secretary,
61 Malmesbury Road
South Woodford
London E18 2NL.

Tel: 020 - 8505 4381
email:

Richard Percival,
Honorary Treasurer,
1 Parrah Green Cottages,
Bridgemere,
NANTWICH,
Cheshire CW5 7PX.

Tel: 01270 - 520313
email:

Jean Seymour,
Newsletter Editor
166, Tottington Road,
BURY,
Lancs, BL8 1RU

Tel: 0161 - 761 - 1544
email:

Edmund Gooch
Committee Member
6 Caernarvon Close,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire S40 3DY.

Tel: 01246 - 274261
email:

Tony Singleton
Webmaster
8 Mount Pleasant, Talbot Road,
HAWKHURST,
Kent, TN18 4ND.

Tel: 01580 - 753431
email:

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