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See us at any of our events listed below, or come to our rehearsals every Thursday 7 - 9.30pm at Wesley Hall, Blackburn.


The Maelstrom boys are off to Cornwall
Published: 26 Apr 2017

After three gruelling months of extra rehearsals Maelstrom are of to the Cornwall International Choral Festival. We have put together a great programme of songs which include "Sing your way home" by Antonin Dvorak which cleverly segues into the "Goin' Home" tune, "Run around Sue" with Jeff doing his impression of Dell Shannon and "Every time we say goodbye" arranged by our good friend David King. We have four concerts. Eden project, Pendennis Castle, Porthleven Methodist Chapel, National Maritime Museum Falmouth and much beer and busking! We will post loads of pics and videos on our Facebook page so watch and wish us luck.

First Aiders Celebrate Success
Published: 30 Mar 2017

Participants of recent First Aid course are celebrating 100% pass rate across the board . Well done Kate Hamlin, Katherine Metcalf, Chris Dibbs, Lorna Harwood and Janet Wright. 

Vocalise at SingTogether
Published: 30 Mar 2017

Our fabulous youth choir Vocalise sent at the SingTogether concert on Saturday 25th March


BPC on Radio Lancashire
Published: 24 Mar 2017

A small group of the choir took part in the Radio Lancashire show with Brett Davison and Sally Nader. They performed 4 songs live between 10am and 11am. Listen to the show.



Friday 28 April - Monday 1 May 2017

Maelstrom to attend the Cornwall International Music Festival.

Monday 1st May 2017

Bank Holiday - no rehearsal

Friday 5 May 2017

Brownedge Festival – evening concert at St Mary’s RC Church, Brownedge Lane, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6SP.  Meet 6.45 for 7.30 start.

Directions from Wesley Hall

Saturday 6 May 2017

Involvement in the National Festival of Making, Blackburn Cathedral 2.00 pm, other details to follow

Sunday 7 May 2017

Involvement in the National Festival of Making, Blackburn Cathedral 2.00 pm, other details to follow

Thursday 25 May 2017

Annual General Meeting 7.00 pm, followed by usual rehearsal

Monday 29 May 2017

No Monday rehearsal

Sunday 4 June 2017

Attendance at the Annual Memorial Day 2017 event, Corporation Park gates memorial garden, 1.00 pm, meet 12.30 pm

Directions from Wesley Hall

Thursday 22 June 2017

Festival of Voice concert, King George’s Hall, including Vocalise. Start 7.30 pm, rehearsal from 5.00 pm

Thursday 6 July

Concert for BPC, Decibelles, Maelstrom and Vocalise, 7.30 pm, Holy Trinity Church, Mount Pleasant, Blackburn BB1 5BN.

Directions from Wesley Hall

Thursday 27 July

Last rehearsal before summer break

Monday 31 July 2017

No Monday rehearsal

Monday 7 August 2017

No rehearsal

Monday 14 August 2017

No rehearsal

Monday 21 August 2017

No rehearsal

Monday 28 August 2017

No rehearsal

Thursday 31 Aug

Return after summer break

Saturday 7 Oct 2017

Christmas music joint workshop for all Jeff’s choirs, 10.00 am – 3.30 pm Wesley Hall, Feilden St, Blackburn BB2 1 LQ.  There will be a £5 charge to cover costs.

Thursday 30 November – Sunday 3 December 2017

Trip to Vienna for the Advent Choral Festival

About Us

A community choir based in Blackburn, Lancashire. We welcome anyone who simply enjoys singing.

We are an enthusiastic group of around 95 members of all ages. Under the leadership of our inspirational musical director, Jeff Borradaile, we sing an exciting range of songs, all a cappella. No audition! We perform to a high standard at events throughout the year, and welcome experienced singers to become involved and encourage those who may be new to choral singing.

We meet every Thursday, 7.00 pm – 9.30 pm.

Wesley Hall Central Methodist Church
Feilden Street

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