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Calendar of Events

Page last updated 27th September, 2014

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

Oct 2014 | Nov 2014 | Dec 2014 | 2015

The next BIG EVENT:

Friday 17th-Sunday 19th October 2014

Saturday 6th September 2014

    Oxford Psalmody
    10:00am - 6:30pm, 15th Church Visitation within the Diocese of Oxford, supported by Immanuel's Ground
    More details on the quire's website

Saturday 13th September 2014

    Wolds Apart
    10am - 4pm, Music Workshop
    West Halton (Humber South Bank) and Church, Coleby Road, West Halton, Scunthorpe, North Lincs, DN15 9AP.
    Cost £7 (inc. music); Bring & share lunch; music and refreshments provided.
    Leader: Mike Bailey
    A booking form can be downloaded from HERE More details from Roger Hateley 01430-810495 or email

Saturday 20th September 2014 - DATE AMENDED

    Beckenham West Gallery Singing Day
    10.00am – 4pm, Beckenham Baptist Church, Elm Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 4JB
    Download a Flyer or a Booking Form
    Contact: Val Harrison 020 8658 6551 or email

Sunday, 21st September 2014

    Sussex Harmony
    Harvest Thanksgiving Service, Christchurch Methodist Church, Springfied Road, Bexhill, TN40 2BX..
    For more details visit our website or email

Saturday 27th September 2014

    Meeting for all West Gallery researchers to report and exchange ideas at John Rylands Library, Manchester.
    Enquiries: Francis Roads 020 8505 4381. Further details will appear in due course.

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Saturday 4th October 2014

    London Gallery Quire
    Harvest Evensong, St George in the East, London
    Contact: Stella Hardy by email

Saturday 4th October 2014

    Sussex Harmony
    11am, Harvest Thanksgiving service, St Thomas, Cliffe High St, Lewes.
    Contact: Jan Green by email

Sunday, 5th October 2014

    Vital Spark
    3:30pm, Concert, Hartlebury Castle near Kidderminster DY11 7 XZ.
    Enquiries: Pippa 01299 250416

Friday 17th-Sunday 19th October 2014

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

    Portland images

    You can download a Poster with more details from HERE and a BOOKING FORM

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

Friday 17th October 2014

    Greenwood Quire
    Concert, St.Andrew's, Haconby, Lincs, PE10 0UJ.
    Contact: Barry Jeffery by email

Saturday 25th October 2014

    44th 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:

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Saturday, 1st November 2014

    HARK! FROM ON HIGH BLEST ANGELS SING
    10am-4:30pm, Workshop of Seasonal music mainly from North West and North East England
    Baptist Church Hall, Stocksfield, Northumberland. (Near Hexham)
    Choralists and orchestral instrumentalists welcome
    Principal Leader: Paul Guppy (Gladly Solemn Sound, Lancaster)
    Cost: £10 - includes light refreshments; bring & share lunch.
    Details & Bookings, contact Chris Gardner, tel. 01661 598571 or email
    NB: Please book by 9th Oct. in order to allow sufficient music books to be printed.

Saturday, 1st November 2014

    Wessex Carols Day
    A day of Christmas music, mainly from Dorset.
    Morden Village Hall, Dorset, approximately 8 miles south of Blandford.
    More details and a booking form are attached HERE

Saturday 8th November 2014

    London Gallery Quire
    Concert, St Peter’s, Arkley.
    Contact: Stella Hardy by email

Saturday 29th November 2014

Saturday 29th November 2014

    Sussex Harmony
    Concert, Punnetts Town.
    Contact: Jan Green by email

Saturday 29th November 2014

    Festival of Village Carols
    Grenoside Community Centre, Grenoside, Sheffield, S35 8PR.
    Booking Form and more details from the Village Carols website
    Enquiries: 01224 645486

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Wednesday 3rd December 2014

    London Gallery Quire
    Carol Concert, St George’s German Church, Alie St, London
    Contact: Stella Hardy by email

Sunday 14th December 2014

    Sussex Harmony
    Carol Service, Malling, Lewes.
    Contact: Jan Green by email

Thursday 18th December 2014

    Sussex Harmony
    7:30pm, Carol Concert, St.Peter's, Preston Park, Brighton.
    Contact: Jan Green by email

Saturday 20th December 2014

    Sussex Harmony
    Carol Concert, Hurstpierpoint.
    Contact: Jan Green by email

Saturday 20th December 2014

    Sussex Harmony
    12 noon, Christmas Sing, Rights of Man PH, High St, Lewes. All welcome.
    Contact: Jan Green by email

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2015

Saturday 28th March 2015

    45th 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-Sunday 22nd-24th May 2015

    17th Residential West Gallery Church Music course
    at Benslow Music, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 9RB.
    Leader: Francis Roads.

Friday 29th May-Sunday 31st May 2015

    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 4th - Sunday 5th July 2015

    Madding Crowd
    40th Anniversary celebrations
    Singing Day, Concert, Ceilidh & Church Crawl
    More details to follow

Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th October, 2015

    WGMA Autumn Weekend at The High Leigh Conference Centre,
    Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire EN11 8SG.

    High Leigh Conference Centre

    Click HERE location details. Visit their website

2016

Friday 20th May - Sunday 22nd May 2016

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

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

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