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Tamworth Ladies' Choir

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Neath Male Voice

The Neath Male Voice Choir has been twinned with Tamworth Ladies' Choir since 1996. Since then numerous joint concerts have been staged both in South Wales and here in Tamworth.

Treverva Male Voice Choir

             The Tamworth Ladies' Choir were also invited to sing with the the award-winning Treverva Male Voice Choir from Cornwall.

Recently Treverva Male Voice Choir made a visit to Tamworth with an outstanding performance in St. Editha's Parish Church. The Ladies' Choir visited Falmouth again on 30th April- 2nd May 2016 and sang in another very successful concert with Treverva MV Choir.

 

Tamworth Male Voice Choir

Naturally, The Ladies’ Choir have joined the Tamworth Male Voice Choir in raising funds for various local charities and in November 2105 were Guest performers at their annual concert. Tamworth Ladies' Choir  joined with Tamworth Male Voice Choir for a concert at Polesworth Abbey on 9th July 2016.

 

Tigress Project  

Tamworth Ladies’ Choir took part in the Motionhouse  Production Tigress Project which was staged in Tamworth Castle Grounds on  9th and 10th May 2015. This was part of the “I am Tamworth” initiative.

Together with other local choirs sang several unique songs written especially for the project which was based on the life of Æthelfleda “A Warrior Queen - Lady of the Mercians” who was closely associated with Tamworth in the early 10th century.

The whole performance was directed by Artistic Director Kevin Finnan MBE who devised the choreography for the London 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony.

                                             

Culdrose Military Wives Choir 

Whilst in Cornwall  30th April -2nd May 2016, for their concert with the Treverva Male Voice Choir the Tamworth Ladies' Choir were fortunate enough to be able to have a concert with the Culdrose Military Wives Choir in Helston. This was a concert to remember!! The finale was sung by both choirs and was the Military Wives Prayer the very poignant "Wherever you Are" which when released was the second fastest selling single ever. Watch and listen to this link to YouTube to hear this special song:

 

                  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyEx4MlPsb8

 

                          Concert at Ward End Elim Church, Birmingham

                                  11th June 2016 to raise funds for the church.

 

                                            Concert at Polesworth Abbey

9th July 2016, Joint concert with Tamworth Male Voice Choir to raise funds for 2nd Company Polesworth Girls Brigade. A total of £553 was raised.

 

            We Love Tamworth Event, Tamworth Castle Grounds

September 2016,The choir had a stall and despite the very wet weather managed to raise nearly £100 for the Choir funds.

 

  Guide Dogs for the Blind Concert, St Paul's Church, Fazelely.

October 2016, Concert in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind was well received and well attended and raised a signifcant amount for the Charity.

 

   "We Will Remember" Concert at St Edithas Church, Tamworth.

           12th November 2016, jointly with other Tamworth choirs.

 

         "Light up a Life" Service at St Edithas Church, Tamworth.

4th December, 2016, our third year of singing at this service for St Giles Hospice.

 

Carol Singing at ASDA Superstore, Tamworth 

19th December 2016, our second year singing carols at this venue, this year the collection was for Macmillan Nurses

 

Carol singing around the wards of Good Hope Hospital

13th December 2016, several members of the choir joined other singers to tour the wards of the hospital singing carols for patients.

 

Carol singing at MacGregor Tythe Sheltered Housing.

The choir sang carols for the residents at their Christmas lunch

 

Annual Dinner, 22nd January 2017

The Choir annual lunch at Lea Marston Hotel on 22nd January 2017 was a great success  again.

 

Trip to Hereford 5th March 2017

Choir trip to Hereford to attend a concert by Hereford Police Choir and our long established link choir, Neath Male Voice Choir.

 

Concert at Two Rivers School 30th March 2017

Concert at Two Rivers High School to raise funds for the PTA

 

Joint Concert with Tamworth Wind Band, 1st April 2017

Second annual joint concert with Tamworth Wind Band at St Editha's Church Tamworth.

Raised over £800 for Myeloma UK and Acorns Childrens Hospice the Choir's chosen charity for 2017

 

Concert with Joyful Spirit in Weston super Mare, in aid of Weston Street Pastors, 13th May 2017

The joint concert with Joyful Spirit a community gospel choir based in Wrington in Somerset was a great success and raised several hundred pounds for Weston Street Pastors. The highlight of the evening (apart from the delicious cakes baked by the ladies of Joyful Spirit) was the joint finale of "You Raise Me Up". This has now been uploaded to YouTube. For our new accompanist Hannah, this was her first concert with us and together with our super MD, Gail Brindley, she held it all together. The weekend was a great success, helped by very good weather.

 

Joint Concert with Mercian Singers at Polesworth Abbey, raising funds for Polesworth Girls Brigade, 17th June 2017

This was the first time that the Ladies' Choir had sung with the newly formed Mercian Singers and it was a great evening raising funds for Girls Brigade Leader training scheme.

 

Summer Sunday Afternoon Tea Concert, 6th August 2017

The afternoon was a great success and the Choir raised over £700 to go towards Choir funds. Cakes were made by choir members and were eaten heartily by the ninety or so members of the audience during the interval. This was new Musical Director, Hilary Griffiths first concert with the choir.

 

Concert in aid of Hope Village, Malawi at Elim Church Tamworth

23rd September 2017

A wonderful concert at Tamworth Elim Church to a very appreciative audience.

A total of £501 was raised for Hope Village project in Malawi which is supported partly by donations from the Elim Church.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Listed below are some of the other recent fundraising events, for charity or worthwhile causes, where Tamworth Ladies’ Choir have performed :

Concert in aid of Tamworth First Responders at St Editha’s Church, Tamworth

Service for “Light up a Life” on behalf of St Giles Hospice. December 2014 and 2015

Concert at the Church of St Andrew, Clifton Campville in aid of Church roof fund

Concert at St Paul’s Church, Fazeley June 2014 and 2015 in aid of church funds

Christmas Concert at Spring Tree Nursing Home, Tamworth December 2014

Macmillan Cancer Support - Fund raising day concert, Lichfield, July 2015

November 2015 Joint Concert with Tamworth Male Voice Choir at Tamworth Assembly Rooms.

December 2015 Christmas songs and carols at Asda Superstore, Ventura Park, Tamworth

February 2016 and October 2015 Elim Church, Tamworth, Afternoon Concert.

21st May 2016 Joint Concert with Tamworth Wind Band at St Editha's Church, Tamworth. Over £600 raised for Multiple Sclerosis Society UK.

29th May 2016, Sunday afternoon concert to celebrate a choir members Mothers 90th Birthday.

 

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