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. We have the pleasure of welcoming this wonderful choir to Tamworth for a joint concert on 14th July 2018
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.
The Treverva Choir planned visit to us scheduled for May 2019 has had to be cancelled due to difficulties in finding a suitable accompanist to replace their regular and long standing one who is unavailable.
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:
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.
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.
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 at MacGregor Tythe Sheltered Housing.
The choir sang carols for the residents at their Christmas lunch
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 Children's 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.
Light up a Life Service,
3rd December 2017
for St Giles Hospice at the Coton Centre,
Concert in aid of Alzheimer's Society.
St Edithas Church, Tamworth,
7th December 2017
Afternoon Christmas Concert with Mulled Wine and Mince Pies
St Editha's Community Room, Tamworth
17th December 2017
Joint Concert with Tamworth Wind Band
St Editha's Church, raising funds for St Giles Hospice
24th March 2018
Joint Concert with Mercian Singers
Lichfield Methodist Church, Tamworth St. Lichfield
in aid of Alzhiemer's Society
19th May 2018
Raised over £1,000 for the Charity
Together 4 Tamworth - Tamworth Carnival
Castle Grounds, Tamworth,
2nd June 2018
Concert broadcast live on Tamworth Community Radio
Joint Concert with Neath Male Choir
Central Methodist Church, Tamworth
14th July 2018
A wonderfull evening renewing friendships and singing for a very appreciative audience - what could be better?
Summer Afternoon Tea Concert
St Editha's Community Room,
College Lane, Tamworth
5th August 2018
Another very successful concert on a very hot afternoon.
We Love Tamworth Event, Castle Grounds
1st September 2018
Guess the weight of cake, guess number of sweets in the jar and name the Teddy on our stall.
Joint Concert with Shifnal Male Voice Choir
Trinity Methodist Church, Shifnal.
6th October 2018.
Another very enjoyable evening with fine singing by both choirs.
Remembrance Day Service
Sunday 11th November
Castle Grounds, Tamworth
Light up a Life Service
for St Giles Hospice
St Editha's Church
1st December 2018
Our fifth year of providing the musical content for this service
Christmas Afternoon Mince Pie and Mulled Wine Concert
St Editha's Community Room, College Lane, Tamworth
9th December 2018
Another great afternoon tea party with a very lively audience
Choir Annual Dinner
Lea Marston Hotel, 20th January 2019
Another year gone!!!
Celebrated very enjoyably again at Lea Marston Hotel.
This year we were entrtained at our tables by magician, Sam Wilson.
Thanks to our Chairman Diane Gilbert for organising such a great event
Joint Concert with Tamworth Wind Band
St Edithas' Church,
30th March, 2019
This concert raised money for St Giles Hospice and it was the fourth time that the two musical groups had performed together.
A joint rendition of Jerusalem complete with the newly refurbished church organ was a fitting end to a wonderful concert
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, 2015 and 2016
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.