Brass and Voices
Published: 23 Jan 2020

Royal Blackburn - Christmas Lights Switch On
Published: 27 Nov 2019

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

Vocalise Co-op Donation
Published: 22 Nov 2019

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.

Isle of Man Festival of Choirs
Published: 21 Oct 2019

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. 

Lancashire Life article featuring Jeff Borradaile
Published: 11 Sep 2019

Article in Lancashire Life featuring the musical director of Blackburn People's Choir.  To read about Jeff Borradaile's choirs please click this news link



Wednesday 19 February 2020

Extra rehearsal for both Decibelles and Maelstrom for Hazel Grove Festival.  7.00 pm Wesley Hall.

Thursday 20 February 2020

Vocalise on half-term holiday

Monday 24 February 2020

Maelstrom Rehearsal

Saturday 29th February 2020

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.


Monday 2 March 2020

Late start for Decibelles at 7.30 pm

Monday 2 March 2020

Decibelles Rehearsal

Monday 9 March 2020

Maelstrom Rehearsal

Monday 16 March 2020

Decibelles Rehearsal

Monday 23 March 2020

Maelstrom Rehearsal

Saturday 28 March 2020

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, £10, accompanied under 16s free. In aid of East Lancashire Hospice.

Monday 30 March 2020

Fifth Monday of month. Rehearsal to be decided between Maelstrom or Decibelles at a future date.

Thursday 9 April 2020

Vocalise on Easter holiday

Thursday 16 April 2020

Vocalise on Easter holiday

Return 23 April 2020

Saturday 18 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.

Monday 20 April 2020

Decibelles Rehearsal

Monday 27 April 2020

Maelstrom Rehearsal

Saturday 9 May 2020

BPC and Vocalise to take part in the Chester Competitive Festival of Performing Arts, The King’s School, Wrexham Rd, Chester CH4 7QL.   Click here for directions. Times to be confirmed.

Sunday 24th May 2020

Involvement in Civic Sunday, Cathedral. Details to follow.

Thursday 28 May 2020

Vocalise on half-term holiday

Thursday 11 June – Sunday 14 June 2020

Visit of Da Capo Non Fine choir from Braunau am Inn, Austria. Saturday 13 June joint concert ‘100 Voices’ with BPC and the Grand Choir (limited numbers for BPC), venue The Grand, 18 York St, Clitheroe BB7 2DL, start 7.30 pm. Tickets £10 / £5 concession at rehearsals or from the theatre.

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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