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Please contact Ann Parker on 01254 260 468, or at enquiries@blackburnpeopleschoir.org.


News

CHOIR TRIP TO VIENNA ADVENT SINGING FESTIVAL
Published: 5 Dec 2017

30 members of BPC joined by 6 friends from Ordsall A Capella singers have just returned from a sensational trip to 2017 Advent Singing Festival.  After a morning of sight seeing, a full programme of performances including Senior Citizens Home Prater, open air at the Christmas market in front of the Schoenbrunn Palace, taking part in the morning service at the beautiful Church of the Cross, Cumberlandstr Vienna, the trip climaxed with our performance at the Festival hall of the Rathaus Town Hall.  Notably the most sumptuous venue for a choir concert, we were blown away by the venue and the standard ...


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CHRISTMAS CONCERT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH 15 DECEMBER
Published: 14 Nov 2017

The Friends of Holy Trinity Church invite you to a concert of

Christmas Songs and Carols with

Blackburn People’s Choir and members of Accrington Pipe Band

Friday 15 December-at 7.30 pm, Holy Trinity Church, Mount Pleasant, Blackburn

BB1 5BN

Entry is free of charge, refreshments will be provided and all donations put towards the church restoration fund.

All welcome please tell family and friends.

 

 


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Vocalise Videoed!
Published: 6 Nov 2017

Vocalise has been fortunate to receive funding from the Community Foundation for Lancashire.

A Film crew recently visited to make a video of what we do.

You can see it here! 

Congratulations to all involved!

 


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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. 


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Events

Friday 19th January 2018

Maelstrom to attend the Sing Together Teachers Concert, Blackburn cathedral 7.00 pm

Saturday 27th January 2018

Decibelles and Maelstrom to help at Jeff’s afternoon workshop and sing at an evening charity concert in aid of the homeless and disadvantaged in Lancashire. Fulwood Methodist Church, Watling Street Rd, Preston PR2 8EA. Workshop 2.30 – 5.30 pm, concert 7.30 pm. Meet 6.30 pm.
Combined ticket £12, concert only £8. Tel Mavis Fletcher 01772 655939

Complete the attached file for tickets

Monday 29th January 2018

Decibelles extra rehearsal (catch up from Bank Holiday)

Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th February 2018

Weekend away at Rydal Hall. Saturday evening concert in the barn at 7.30 pm, organised by Ambleside Rotary.

Thursday 15th February 2018

No Vocalise (half term)

Wednesday 21st February 2018

Songs from Rydal Hall – extra rehearsal for everybody, Wesley Hall 7.00 pm – 9.30 pm

Saturday 3rd March 2018

Maelstrom and Decibelles to attend Hazel Grove Musical Festival, Stockport, c. 10.30 am – c. 4.15 pm. Venue Hazel Grove Methodist Church, Chapel St, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 4JQ.

Directions from Wesley Hall

Saturday 3rd March 2018

BPC concert for Daisy-Belle Dumsday, 7.00 pm at Sacred Heart and St Edward RC church, 370 Blackburn Rd, Darwen BB3 0AA

Directions from Wesley Hall

Thursday 22nd March 2018

Last rehearsal for Vocalise before Easter break

Thursday 29th March 2018

No Vocalise (Easter break)

Thursday 5th April 2018

No Vocalise (Easter break)

No BPC (Easter break)

 

Thursday 12th April 2018

Return of  Vocalise after Easter break

Friday 13th April 2018

Concert with Matthew Thomas’s Rossendale choirs, St Mary’s CE church, St Mary’s Terrace, Rossendale BB4 8SQ

Directions from Wesley Hall

Friday 27th April 2018

Vocalise to sing at St Silas Church, Preston New Rd, Blackburn

Monday 30th April 2018

Decibelles extra rehearsal (catch up from Bank Holiday)

Sunday 13th May 2018

Possible involvement in the 2nd Festival of Making

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Extra rehearsal for Maelstrom following Bank Holiday break

Sunday 17th June 2018

In Memory event, Corporation Park (afternoon) BPC and Vocalise

Thursday 21 June 2018

Festival of Voice 2018, King George's Hall, Blackburn - with other groups

Friday 6th July 2018

End of year concert for all groups, 7.30 pm. Venue to be confirmed.

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
Blackburn
BB2 1LQ

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