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Calendar of Events

Page last updated 27th July, 2015

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

Aug-Sep | Oct | Nov-Dec | 2016

The next BIG EVENT:

Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th October, 2015

2015

Wednesday 1st July

    London Gallery Quire
    7:00pm, Concert, Old St.Pancras Church.
    More details: email Stella Hardy

Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th July 2015

    Madding Crowd
    40th Anniversary celebrations
    Saturday: Singing Day, Concert, Ceilidh, Littleton Village Hall, SO22 6QL.
    Sunday: Church Crawl in and near Stockbridge followed by a birthday tea.
    To book, please email: Ros Clements
    For more information: visit the Quire's website
    or telephone 01264 810578 (Brenda Bennett) or 01962 713392 (Mike and Charlotte Bailey).

Saturday 11th July 2015

    Madding Crowd
    'Wellington' Concert, Englefield House, Theale, near Reading, RG7 5EN.
    More details from Major A G Gower, tel.01962 88859.

Saturday, 25 July, 2015

    The West Gallery Quire
    7:30pm, Concert "An Ode for St.Petrock",
    Church of St.Petrock, Parracombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4RJ.
    In aid of the Churches' Conservation Trust.

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Saturday, 1st - Friday 9th August, 2015

WG at Sidmouth Folk Festival

    Saturday 1st: "Start the Week" Concert, 2:30pm.
    More details for participants HERE.
    Sunday 2nd - Friday 9th: WG Workshops.
    Sunday 2nd - Friday 9th: "Singing on the Seafront".
    Watch a YouTube video HERE
    Monday 3rd - Friday 9th: Shape Note Workshops.

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

Sidmouth

Saturday 22 August 2015

    West Gallery Quire of Crediton
    Devon West Gallery Day at Cruwys Morchard Parish Hall, Devon, EX16 8LD.
    using music from the three Cruwys Morchard partbooks.
    Singing in the church after.
    Download details and an application form fromHERE

Sunday 30th August 2015

    Immanuel's Ground
    Evensong, St. Barnabas Church, Kenilworth.

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Saturday September 5th 2015

    North-West Three Choirs' Day
    10:00-4:00, Rivington Unitarian Chapel, The Village Green, Rivington, Horwich, Lancashire, BL6 7SE.
    Leaders: Paul Guppy, Sally Drage, and Jean Seymour
    Cost: £5, including tea and biscuits.
    Music will be sent in advance as pdfs.
    You can download a flyer from HERE
    To book a place or for more details contact Sally Drage. tel. 01260 270217 or email

Saturday 5th September 2015

    Madding Crowd
    'Lord Nelson and the Sea' Concert, 7:30pm, Portsmouth Cathedral, PO1 2HH.
    For more information visit the Quire's website
    or tel. 01264 810578 (Brenda Bennett) or 01962 713392 (Mike and Charlotte Bailey).

Tuesday 8th September 2015

    Marsh Warblers
    Concert 'From May-day to Michaelmas', for Northiam Historical and Literary Society
    8:00pm, Northiam Village Hall, Station Road Northiam, Rye, TN31 6AF.
    More details, contact Tony Singleton 01580 753431 or email

Sunday 20th September 2015

    Immanuel's Ground
    Harvest Celebrations, National Trust's Canons Ashby.

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Saturday 3rd October 2015

Saturday 3rd October 2015

    Purbeck Village Quire
    Church Crawl around Purbeck villages, including Tyneham, Steeple, and Church Knowle
    For details contact: Mary Myers tel.01305 261931 or email

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 for location details. 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:

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Saturday 7th November 2015

    46th 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:

Saturday, 7th November

Saturday, 7th November

    Sing Birmingham
    Workshop in Kings Norton, Birmingham
    More details HERE

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Wednesday, 2nd December

    London Gallery Quire
    Christmas Concert, St George’s Alie Street, London.
    More details: email Stella Hardy

Saturday 12th June 2015

    Marsh Warblers
    Christmas Concert
    7:30pm, All Saints, Biddenden, Tenterden, TN30 7NG.
    More details, contact Tony Singleton 01580 753431 or email

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2016

Saturday 6th February 2016

    Research Meeting
    No.4 to be held in Bristol; venue tbc
    More details from Francis Roads

Saturday 5th March 2016

    South-West Quires' Day
    Ruishton Village Hall, near Taunton.

Saturday 23rd April 2016

    West Gallery workshop for local RSCM at Tiverton, Devonshire.
    Leader: Francis Roads.
    Details to be announced.

Friday 13th-Sunday 15th May 2016

    Residential West Gallery singing weekend at Benslow Music Trust, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RB.
    Leader: Francis Roads.
    Details to be announced.

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

Friday 14th - 16 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

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