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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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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

Published: 25 May 2017

Saturday 27 May sees 41 choir members mainly from BPC but with some friends from Ordsall acapella, flying out to Ecran in Northern Cyprus where a coach will be waiting to whisk us off to Kyrenia.  This will be our base for a week filled with singing and merriment.

Gwen Sangster has arranged a full itinerary so we won't just be giving the local Kyrenians the benefit of our choral delights but those of Famagusta,Salamis home to an ancient amphitheatre and Bellapais to name but a few. Some of us are off for an overnight stay in Karpaz the pan handle ...



Choir Garden Party

Garden party at Jeff’s house, Jacob’s Join, open to all including friends and family.  

Bring food and drink, 2.00 pm – about 6.00 pm.  Details to follow.

Thursday 6 July

Concert for BPC, Decibelles, Maelstrom and Vocalise, 7.30 pm, Holy Trinity Church, Mount Pleasant, Blackburn BB1 5BN.

Meet 6.30 or earlier.

Directions from Wesley Hall

Thursday 27 July

Last rehearsal before summer break

Monday 31 July 2017

No Monday rehearsal

Thursday 31 Aug

Return after summer break

Blackburn Heritage Weekend

Support for the Honour Choir at Blackburn Heritage Weekend’s First World War Commemoration Concert, Holy Trinity Church, Mount Pleasant, Blackburn BB1 5BN.

Meet 5.45 pm (Honour members), 6.45 pm (BPC members), concert starts 7.30 pm

Saturday 7 Oct 2017

Christmas music joint workshop for all Jeff’s choirs, 10.00 am – 3.30 pm Wesley Hall, Feilden St, Blackburn BB2 1 LQ.  There will be a £5 charge to cover costs.

Thursday 30 November – Sunday 3 December 2017

Trip to Vienna for the Advent Choral Festival

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Christmas dinner, Samlesbury Hall

Friday 15 December 2017

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

Directions from Wesley Hall

Friday 13 July – Sunday 15 July 2018

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

details to be confirmed.

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