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About Blackburn Peoples Choir

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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Published: 27 Jun 2017

Holy Trinity Church is the location for the first joint concert for Blackburn Peoples Choir, Decibelles, Maelstrom and our youth choir Vocalise. This will make for a full programme of singing, showcasing each division of Blackburn Peoples choir to full advantage in this former Anglican Church at Mount Pleasant, Blackburn.

The concert starts at 7.30 p.m. tickets are £5.00 each (under 16’s free) and include refreshments, tickets are on sale and available through choir members or on the door. All proceeds will go towards Vocalise funds. Vocalise is our growing Youth Choir which remains free for all ...

Events happening in the area
Published: 15 Jun 2017

The Great Get Together

Big neighbourhood celebrations will be taking place all over the borough in June as part of an exciting national project.

This summer, on June 16 to 18, the biggest neighbourhood celebrations since the Jubilee street parties are being organised. It’s called The Great Get Together and everyone in Blackburn and Darwen can be a part of it.

The events are inviting people to get together with their neighbours to share food and celebrate all that we hold in common. It ...

We made the Cyprus News!
Published: 15 Jun 2017

Following a successful visit to Cyprus last month, the choir have made the press. Read the article here



Thursday 27 July

Last rehearsal before summer break

Thursday 2nd November 2017

Black and Red sale in Wesley Hall 6pm to raise funds for Vocalise

Saturday 25th November 2017

BPC and Vocalise at Fleetwood Music and Arts Festival

Thursday 30 November – Sunday 3 December 2017

Trip to Vienna for the Advent Choral Festival

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Christmas dinner, Samlesbury Hall

Thursday 14th December 2017

Lancashire Sings Christmas with BBC Radio Lancashire, small group in studio.  Details to be confirmed.

Friday 15 December 2017

Christmas concert at Holy Trinity Church, Mount Pleasant, Blackburn BB1 5BN, 7.30 pm

Directions from Wesley Hall

Thursday 21st December 2017

Last Vocalise and BPC rehearsal before Christmas

Saturday 6th January 2017

Joint performance with Ordsall Acappella Singers at Fountains Abbey, Music and Lights Festival, Ripon.  Details to follow

Thursday 11th January 2018

Return of BPC and Vocalise after Christmas

Thursday 5th April 2018

No Vocalise (Easter break)

No BPC (Easter break)


Sat 12th May - Sun 13th May 2018

Possible involvement in the 2nd Festival of Making

Thursday 21 June 2018

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

Saturday 14th July 2018

Involvement in the launch of the first Clitheroe Festival of Choirs,

details to be confirmed.

Thursday 26th July 2018

Last rehearsal for BPC before summer break

Sunday 26 August 2018

Wedding at St Peter and St Paul, Rishton. To be confirmed by May 2018

Friday 19 October – Tuesday 23 October 2018

Trip to Braunau-am-Inn, Austria

Friday 7th December 2018

Wedding at St Helen’s Church, Waddington