Friday 2nd December at 7.45 p.m. in Selsley Church, near Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 5LE – Enquiries Juliet Shipman 01453 751751 Wednesday 21st December at 8.00 p.m. in West Malvern Village Hall, 145 West Malvern Road, West Malvern, WR14 4AY- Enquiries Jackie Gribble 01684 565696 Tuesday 27th December at 7.00 p.m. at Clodock Church (off the A465 near Pandy, Herefordshire. OS Grid Ref: SO 327 275) - Enquiries Bob 01873 860313 WGMA - Calendar of Events

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Page last updated 30th November, 2016

Many choirs have their own websites with details of their events. Go to the Quires page for more details.

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2016

Saturday 1st October, 2016

    The Madding Crowd
    6:30pm, Words and music for Harvest, Wallops Parish Hall, SO20 8EG.
    Details: Tel Chris Rose 01264 781257 or visit our website.

Saturday 1st October, 2016

    London Gallery Quire
    Evening Concert , The Barn Church, Kew , London.
    Contact: Stella Hardy 0207 515 4639 or email

Sunday 2nd October

    The Larks of Dean Quire
    11am, Harvest Service, Bury United Reformed Church.
    More details: Jean Seymour 0161 761 1544 or email

Sunday 2nd October

    The Marsh Warblers
    11am, Tenterden Town Hall.
    Workshop of West Gallery Carols
    Details: Tony Singleton 01580 753431 or email

Saturday 8th October, 2016

    The Madding Crowd
    7pm, Words and music for Harvest, Minstead Church, SO43 7EX.
    Details: Tel Diana Gower 01962 884813 or visit our website.

Friday 14th - 16th October 2016

    WGMA Autumn Weekend at The Heights Hotel,
    Isle of Portland, Dorset, DT5 2EN.

    Click HERE for a map to show location. Visit their website

    You can download a Booking Form from HERE

    For further details contact: Jane Waltho, The Forge, Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire DE6 2FF.
    tel: 01889 591770 or email:

Saturday 22nd October 2016

    Beaminster Gallery Quire and The West Gallery Quire (Crediton)
    Morning Workshop and Afternoon Concert, St Mary the Virgin, Silverton, midway between Exeter and Tiverton.
    More details from Sonja Andrews, tel. 01404 822028 or email

Friday 28th October 2016

    Immanuel’s Ground
    1:15-2:00pm, Concert, Holy Trinity Church, Royal Leamington Spa, CV32 5RG.

Saturday 29th October 2016

    48th Three Quires' Day
    Christchurch, Prince Edward Road, Lewes, Sussex
    Contacts: Jill Thompson tel: 01273 623533 mob.07718-655624
    or Tony Singleton tel: 01580 753431 or email:
    You can download a Booking Form from HERE

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Sunday 6th November 2016

    Immanuel’s Ground
    5.30pm, Evensong at St James’s Church, Walton d’Eivile, Warks. CV35 9HU.

Saturday 12th November, 2016

    London Gallery Quire
    Evening Concert, All Saints, West Ham, London.
    Contact: Stella Hardy 0207 515 4639 or email

Saturday 19th November

    The Marsh Warblers
    St.Peter & St.Paul, Peasmarsh, Sussex.
    7pm, Concert: "A Country Living"
    Details: Tony Singleton 01580 753431 or email

Thursday 24th November 2016

    West Gallery Quire (Crediton)
    7:30pm, St Swithun's, Sandford, near Crediton.
    Dr. Nigel Browne’s talk: History of English church music", with contributions by the West Gallery Quire and friends.
    More details from Sonja Andrews 01363 877216 or email

Saturday 26th November

    WEST OF EDEN Workshop
    10am-4:30pm, St.Andrew's Parish Church, Penrith, Cumbria.
    Workshop for choral singers and instrumentalists, featuring Psalmody, Anthems and Seasonal music from Cumbria, Co. Durham and North Yorkshire.
    Cost: £10, to include music and light refreshments.
    Leaders: Paul Guppy, Lancaster, and Simon Fleming, Durham
    You can download a Flyer with more details and contacts from HERE

Saturday 26th November

    The Larks of Dean Quire
    7:30pm, Concert, Romiley Methodist Church.
    More details: Jean Seymour 0161 761 1544 or email

Saturday 26th November 2016

    West Gallery Quire (Crediton)
    Lamb Inn, Sandford, Crediton, EX17 4LW.
    2:30-4:30, presentation for members of the Devonshire Association.
    More details from Sonja Andrews 01363 877216 or email

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Friday 2nd December

    Vital Spark
    Concert, 7:45pm, Selsley Church, near Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 5LE.
    Enquiries: Juliet Shipman 01453 751751

Sunday 4th December

    The Larks of Dean Quire
    6pm, Annual Carol Service, Goodshaw Old Baptist Chapel.
    More details: Jean Seymour 0161 761 1544 or email

Sunday 4th and 11th December 2016

    Immanuel’s Ground
    1:30-2:30pm, Carols in the Great Hall, Canons Ashby, Northants, NN11 3SD.

Wedesday, 7th December 2016

    London Gallery Quire
    Christmas Concert, St George’s, Alie Street, London.
    Contact: Stella Hardy 0207 515 4639 or email

Saturday 10th December 2016

    Carols Workshop
    11am - 4:30pm, The Gregson Centre, Moorgate, Lancaster, LA1 3PY.
    Cost: £10 per person
    Workshop Leader: Paul Guppy, Director of The Gladly Solemn Sound West Gallery choir based in Lancaster
    To book, contact Paul Guppy, tel. 01524 68621 or email.

Saturday 10th December 2016

    Immanuel’s Ground
    Christmas Concert, St John the Baptist Church, Brinklow, Warks. CV23 0LQ

Sunday 11th December

    The Marsh Warblers
    7:30pm, Christmas Concert: "Going the Rounds", St.Nicholas, Sandhurst.
    Details: Tony Singleton 01580 753431 or email

Saturday 17th December

    The Marsh Warblers
    Grace Community Church, Maidstone.
    7:30pm, Christmas Concert: "Going the Rounds"
    Details: Tony Singleton 01580 753431 or email

Saturday 17th December

    Madding Crowd
    7:30pm, Christmas Concert, St James Road Methodist Church, Shirley, Southampton, SO15 5HE.
    For more information: tel. 01962 713392, or email
    or visit their website

Wednesday 21st December

    Vital Spark
    Concert, 8:00pm, West Malvern Village Hall, 145 West Malvern Road, West Malvern, WR14 4AY.
    Enquiries: Jackie Gribble 01684 565696

Friday 23rd December

    Madding Crowd
    Christmas Concert, 7:30pm, Church of St Lawrence in the Square, Winchester, SO23 9EX.
    For more information: tel. 01962 713392, or email or visit their website
    You can download a flyer for this FREE concert HERE.

Tuesday 27th December

    Vital Spark
    Concert, 7pm, Clodock Church (off the A465 near Pandy, Herefordshire. OS Grid Ref: SO 327 275)
    Enquiries: Bob 01873 860313

Wednesday 28th December 2016

    15th Byfield Village Carols
    11:15am-4:00pm, Cross Tree Inn, Byfield, Northants, NN11 6XL.

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2017

Saturday 14th January

    Bedford Gallery Quire
    January Party with Bedford Early Dance & Music- "Fill the Foaming Cups Again"
    3-7pm, Brickhill Community Centre Upper Hall, Avon Drive, Bedford, MK41 7AF.
    Full details on the attached Booking Form.

Monday 23rd January, 2017

    The 5th Research Meeting
    Literary and Philosophical Society of Newcastle, 23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE,
    Arrive 10.45 for 11 am; end at 5 pm.
    Arrangements will be made for a sandwich lunch. All interested parties are welcome to attend,
    (kindly arranged by Paul Gailiunas).
    Enquiries to Francis Roads

Sunday 8 January

    The Greenwood Quire
    'God Spede the Plow', Plough Sunday Service
    11am, St. James' church, Aslackby, Lincolnshire.
    Service to be followed by Lunch and Dancing.

Friday 17th - Sunday 19th February, 2017

    The Madding Crowd
    House Party - A weekend of West Gallery song and friendship, Halsway Manor,
    near Crowcombe, Somerset, TA4 4BD.
    You can download a Booking Form from HERE
    Details: Gordon Thick, Tel 02380 265378; email: gordanne1969@gmail.com or visit our website.

Sunday 26th February, 2017

    The Madding Crowd
    10:30am - 3:30pm, West Gallery Workshop for the Folk Association of South Hants,
    Soberton Village Hall, SO32 3PF.
    To reserve a place, phone 01243 531497 or email info@fash.org.uk.

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Saturday 4th March, 2017

    South-West Quires' Day
    Ruishton Village Hall, near Taunton, TA3 5JD.
    Details from Jacqueline Patten email
    A booking form can be downloaded from HERE

Saturday 8th April, 2017

    49th Three Quires' Day
    Christchurch, Prince Edward Road, Lewes, Sussex
    Contacts: Jill Thompson tel: 01273 623533 mob.07718-655624
    or Tony Singleton tel: 01580 753431 or email:

Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd April, 2017

    WGMA Spring Weekend at The Hayes Conference Centre,
    Swanwick, ALFRETON, Derbyshire, DE55 1AU.

    Click HERE for a map to show location. Visit their website

Saturday, 29th April 2017

    13th Mid-Shires' Quires Day
    10am-4pm, The Village Hall, Byfield, Northants.

Friday 20th - 22nd October, 2017

    WGMA Autumn Weekend at Belsey Bridge Conference Centre,
    Ditchingham, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 2DZ.

    Belsey Bridge

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