An exciting afternoon for Blackburn Peoples Choir performing with Darwen Brass Band at The Royal Blackburn Hospital to support ELHT&me, a local hospital charity. Christmas Lights Switch On by Blackburn Rovers and Irish international footballer Darragh Lenihan. To read more aout this event click here https://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/18062756.blackburn-rovers-star-darragh-lenihan-attends-hospital-lights-switch-on/
Pete Monk, Chair, and David Brown, Treasurer, from Blackburn People's Choir went to the Co-op yesterday to receive the cheque for Vocalise,our youth choir. In total we have received over £2011. We hope to invite them in the New Year to come and listen to Vocalise singing. Well done to the Co-op for supporting local causes.
Musical Director Jeff Borradaile receiving the Mixed Voice Choirs 2nd prize certificate from adjudicator Steven Roberts, won by Blackburn People's Choir at the 6th Isle of Man Festival of Choirs. The festival is held every two years and is a recognised quality event for choirs and choral groups from the UK and the island.
Vocalise on half-term holiday
Maelstrom and Decibelles to attend the Hazel Grove Musical Festival, Stockport. Venue: Hazel Grove Methodist Church, Wesley Street, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 4JQ. Time to be confirmed. Click here for directions.
Maelstrom, Decibelles and Vocalise also Darwen Ladies Choir to sing at St Cuthbert’s Church, Earnsdale Rd, Darwen. BB3 1QJ. Click for here directions.
Start 7.30 pm, meet 6.45 pm.
An Evening of Brass and Voices – the National Association of Choirs centenary conference concert, King George’s Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA.
BPC and Vocalise with Rossendale, Colne and Nelson choirs and the 2nd Rossendale Scout Band.
Afternoon rehearsal 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm, concert starts 7.30 pm.
Tickets when available from www.kinggeorgeshall.com, £10, accompanied under 16s free. In aid of East Lancashire Hospice.
Fifth Monday of month. Rehearsal to be decided between Maelstrom or Decibelles at a future date.
Vocalise on Easter holiday
Vocalise on Easter holiday
Return 23 April 2020
BPC to attend Eskdale Festival of the Arts, Whitby Spa Pavilion, Whitby YO21 3EN. Festival runs from 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm. Coach travel to be arranged.
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