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.
Involvement in Civic Sunday, Cathedral. Details to follow.
Vocalise on half-term holiday
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.
Vocalise to open the Community Awards ceremony at King George’s Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA, 6.00 pm. Further details to follow.
Wedding at Ludlow Castle, 12.30 pm. More details to follow.
Visit to the Alta Pusteria Festival, Northern Italy, with some members of Ordsall Acappella Singers
Involvement in the Clitheroe Festival of Choirs - BPC, Maelstrom, Decibelles and Vocalise
Last rehearsal for Vocalise before summer break
Possible concert in Manchester
Wedding of Fleur and Charlotte, Samlesbury Hall, details to follow
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