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These pictures are of events organised by WGMA and/or members and associated choirs.
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WGMA Weekend at Portland, October 2014
Sunday afternoon at St.George's
Nave, pulpits & galleries
The nave: 2 pulpits and 3 galleries!
Gathering
Gathering
Gallery View
View from the West gallery

Oxford Psalmody Church Visitation, September 2013
Edwin at Great Tew
Edwin Macadam

St.Michael's & All Angels, Great Tew
Sheila at Nether Worton
And now for some shapenote
St.Martin's, Sandford St.Martin
St.Martin's, Sandford St.Martin

Sidmouth Folk Week, August 2013

Weatherbury Quire at Sidmouth, 2013
Weatherbury Quire performing at the "Start the Week" Concert on Saturday, 3rd August, in the Methodist Church

WGMA weekend at Taunton School, 21st-23rd October, 2011
Saturday singing
Singing led by Ros Clements
Glee singing
Glee singing led by Mike Bailey
Basses and Altos
Basses and Altos


Some Church Crawls in 2011
St.Anne's, Limehouse
St. Anne's, Limehouse, E.London
St.Mary's, Ardley
St.Mary's, Ardley, Oxfordshire
Sts. Peter & Paul, Peasmarsh
Sts. Peter & Paul, Peasmarsh, Sussex


A Trip to Holland
A 18-strong group of singers and players (with partners, etc) visited Valkenburg and neighbourhood, in Holland, from Thursday-Monday, 26th-30th May 2011, and staged two concerts of West Gallery Music, led by Francis Roads. (Photos by Liam Duffin)
Town centre bandstand
First concert in Valkenburg
town centre bandstand.
Rehearsing for Concert
Rehearsing for Concert
in Mondriaan Hospital at Heerlen.

Band Practice
and serpent training


WGMA 20th Year
Friday Evening at theTontine PH
to sing and play the favourites
WGMA 20th Anniversary
May 14th-16th, 2010
Stream of Sound
Stream of Sound
WGMA 20th Year
WGMA 20th Year WGMA 20th Year
WGMA 20th Year WGMA 20th Year
WGMA 20th Year
Click HERE for a video of a "Preparation" composed by Joseph Nicholds of Cosely, Staffs, led by Carolyn Price


WGMA Autumn weekend, Kington, Shropshire, October 2009
Kington weekend Dunfield House
Dunfield House,Kington
Kington weekend

Soprano section

Ros Clements leading

Jenny Ellis leading

Evening dance band and caller

... and the dancers


Warwick Folk Festival WG workshop, July 2009
Warwick Folk Festival Warwick Folk Festival Warwick Folk Festival


Devon West Gallery Day, Cheriton Bishop, 24th November, 2007
Devon WG Day Devon WG Day


WGMA Autumn meeting at Sneaton Castle, Whitby, 19th-21st October, 2007


Sneaton Castle W/E
Sneaton Castle W/E
The venue and a workshop (Mike Bailey leading)
And a visit to Robin Hood's Bay church
Sneaton Castle W/E
Sneaton Castle W/E
Sneaton Castle W/E


  Mid-Shires Quires' Day, Byfield, Northants, 28th April 2007

Edwin Macadam conducting
Edwin Macadam conducting
Ken Baddley conducting
Ken Baddley conducting
Sheila Macadam conducting
Sheila Macadam conducting


Click HERE for pictures of the WGMA Weekend Gathering at Ironbridge, October, 2006.


 

Some Church Crawls in 2006

Sandhurst Baptist Church
Sandhurst Baptist Church, Kent
Bar Convent Chapel, York
Bar Convent Chapel, York
Jean Seymour leading
Oriel College Chapel
Oriel College Chapel, Oxford
Gosport ferry
On the ferry from
Gosport to Portsea
Southease Church, Lewes
Southease, near Lewes, Sussex
Holy Trinity, Gosport
Holy Trinity, Gosport
Mike Bailey leading
St.Mary's Catholic Church, Hampstead
St.Mary's Catholic Church, Hampstead
Immanuel's Ground
Immanuel's Ground
Keats House, Hampstead
Keats House, Hampstead

Photos by Terry Pickford, Charlotte Bailey, David Williams, and Tony Singleton

  WGMA Gathering at Bishops Cleeve, Gloucestershire, 12-14th May 2006

Francis Roads conducting
Francis Roads conducting
Mike Bailey conducting
Mike Bailey conducting
Paul Gailiunas conducting
Paul Gailiunas conducting

 

Click HERE for pictures of the WGMA Weekend Meeting at Ironbridge, October, 2005.

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