News

Concert & Cake
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Decibelles and Maelstrom will be raising money for the Blackburn branch of Samaritans.

Come and support them on Saturday 9th March.

Candelight concert with plenty of cake.  Wrap up warm!

 


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Singing for Fun
Published: 8 Jan 2019

Come and join the main choir for a day of singing in support of Methodist Action North West.  Our musical director Jeff Borradaile will be leading an afternoon workshop which is open to anyone who wants to have a fun day and willing to 'have a go'.  The choir will then be performing an evening concert, joined by the workshop singers to show the fruits of their afternoon.

Workshop 2.15 - 5.30pm.  Concert starts at 7.30pm.

Workshop and concert costs £12.  Concert only £8.  Please book using this form.

 


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Christmas Concert
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Our Christmas concert takes place on Wednesday 19th December at Holy Trinity Church.  A rare opportunity to see all 4 of our choirs performing on the same night.  We will also joined by the Accrington Pipe Band.  What better way to head into Christmas?  

Grab your blankets and santa hats for a fantastic night of singing!

 


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Prague Advent Choral Meeting 2018
Published: 9 Dec 2018

Members of Blackburn People Choir plus four friends from Ordsall Acapella Singers were honoured to take part in this years Prague Advent festival. Choirs from Austria, Finland, Germany, Portugal & Switzerland participated.

The programme over the weekend of the 30/11- 2/12 included two concerts held at St Nicholas Church  and St Martin in the Wall church both to be found in the iconic Old Town. We also had busking opportunities on Charles Bridge, Wenceslas square Christmas markets to name but a few..Plus we participated in an advent mass at Wenceslas Church Zderas a particularly cold church populated with warm welcoming ...


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Party Time!
Published: 9 Dec 2018

Fancy a chance to dress up and wear something other than black and red, come along to the annual BPC Christmas Party!

This year 62 members and guests are participating at the event hosted by Foxfields  Country Hotel, Langho, BB7 9HY Wednesday 12 December at 7.30 for an 8.00 start  good food, great company guaranteed!


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Decibelles sing for their Supper!
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Last Saturday evening, members of Decibelles were treated to a fabulous evening of singing.

A joint concert, showcasing the hard work and joy of singing, was arranged by Kath from Gathered Voices.

Six choirs took part, singing a wide variety of music and styles.

Decibelles performed four songs from their repertoire to much applause.

As usual we had a great time singing led by Jeff.

It was a wonderful evening with great cakes too!

Thank you to everyone for taking part and to all our supporters.

Roll on next year.

Margaret


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Events

Thursday 30th May 2019

No Vocalise rehearsal - half term holiday

Saturday 8th June 2019

Wedding at St Peter’s Church, Stonyhurst, Clitheroe, BB7 9PZ, starts at 1.00 pm, meet 12.00.

Directions from Wesley Hall

Thursday 13th June 2019

Sing Together 10 th Anniversary Concert, Blackburn cathedral, 7.30 pm. BPC meet 6.45 pm.Vocalise will attend

Sat 15th & Sun 16th June 2019

Involvement in the 3rd Festival of Making details to follow

Thursday 27th June 2019

Vocalise End-of-Year concert, Wesley Hall, 7.00 pm. Free to family and friends

Saturday 29th June 2019

Wedding at St Michael’s church, Forest of Bowland, Whitewell BB7 3AT, 2.30 pm arrive 1.30 pm

Directions from Wesley Hall

Saturday 29th June 2019

Maelstrom will sing at the Gathered Voices concert, Barnacre Church Hall, near Garstang, 7.30 pm, meet 6.30 pm.

Saturday 30th June 2019

Garden party at Chris Fossard’s house

Thursday 18th July 2019

Last rehearsal for Vocalise before summer break

Thursday 1st August 2019

Last rehearsal for BPC before summer break

Friday 27th - Sunday 29th September 2019

Decibelles to attend Return to the Coast (Terug naar de Kost) choir festival at Scheveningen, hosted by Dutch choir Luscinia

Sunday 6th October 2019

Christmas Music Workshop – open to all Jeff’s choirs.

Witton City Learning Centre, Buncer Lane, Blackburn BB2 6TD, 9.30 am – 3.30pm. This is not the school, use the bottom gate.

Friday 18th - Sunday 20th October 2019

BPC to attend the Isle of Man Festival of Choirs

Thursday 28th November - Sunday 1 December 2019

Trip to the Barcelona Advent Singing festival.

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Christmas dinner- Foxfields, Langho.

Saturday 7th December 2019

Christmas concert at Holy Souls RC church, Whalley New Rd, Blackburn

Saturday 14th December 2019

Possible town centre sing, with Vocalise morning

Thursday 19th December 2019

Last rehearsal for BPC before Christmas

Sunday 21st December 2019

Possible town centre sing, with Vocalise

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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