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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 Mar 2020

Blackburn People's Choir have today received this appeal. This appeal is from the charity who benefit from our singing Christmas carols at the hospital:

East Lancashire Hospital Trust is seen as the beating heart of our wonderful and diverse community. Our hospitals serve a population of around 530,000 and are there for us all from birth and throughout our lives.

The #COVID19 situation is unprecedented, but one constant is the remarkable work of our hospitals and incredible NHS staff. As the official charity for East Lancashire Hospital Trust, we are working closely with our hospitals to keep up with the ...

Published: 15 Mar 2020


Hi everyone.

Today I have made the decision to cancel all rehearsals and events for the foreseeable  future.
The committee will be continuously reviewing the situation over the coming weeks and months and of course following government advice.
The decision has been made with a heavy heart but with everyone's best interests in mind including my own.

There are many questions that we will need to find solutions for. 
These include how to get your "choir fix" and of course choir subs.
Please give ...

Decibelles win at Hazel Grove Music Festival
Published: 1 Mar 2020

Decibelles celebrating their success having been awarded The John Riches Memorial Shield in the Choral Recital section of the Hazel Grove Music Competition and also awarded The Glazier Award for the best performance of an individual piece.



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), CONCERT AND VISIT CANCELLED. POSTPONED TO MAY OR JUNE 2021

Wednesday 24 June - Sunday 28 June 2020

Visit to the Alta Pusteria Festival, Northern Italy, with some members of Ordsall Acappella Singers. FESTIVAL OFFICIALLY CANCELLED. POSTPONED TO 2021.

Friday 10 July - Sunday 12 July 2020

Involvement in the Clitheroe Festival of Choirs - BPC, Maelstrom, Decibelles and Vocalise EVENT POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 2021

Friday 25 September - Sunday 27 September 2020

Visit of the Luscinias women’s choir from The Hague. VISIT POSTPONED TO 2021

Monday 21 December 2020

Wedding of Fleur and Charlotte, Samlesbury Hall.  POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 2021

Saturday 12 June 2021

Wedding at Ludlow Castle.  Limited numbers.  Details to follow.

Friday 9 July 2021

Clitheroe Festival of Choirs, BPC, Maelstrom, Decibelles and Vocalise.


Barcelona Trip - December 2019
Choir members having fun in Barcelona
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Barcelona Trip 2019
Christmas Lights Switch On at Diagonal Mar Centro Comercial, Barcelona
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Christmas Lights Switch On - 2019
BPC singing carols at the Royal Blackburn Hospital Christmas Lights Switch On accompanied by Darwen Brass Band raising money for ELHT
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Isle of Man Festival of Choirs
BPC performance at Isle of Man Festival of Choirs.
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Prague 2018
Advent Festival December 2018
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Fountains Abbey
A few select pictures from the choirs visit to Fountains Abbey in support of Ordsall Acapella Singers.
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Tenth Anniversary
Tenth Anniversary
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Amnesty 2014
performance for Amnesty International at Blackburn market
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Christmas 2013
christmas in santos grotto
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Rydal Hall 2013
Rydal Hall
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Christmas Party 2012
Christmas Party
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MAG 2010
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Rydal Hall 2009
Rydall Hall
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Rugby Club 2009
Rugby Club
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Cyprus 2009
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Thwaites 2008
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Sweden 2008
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Scargill 2008
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Manchester Competition 2008
Manchester Competition
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Ceilidh 2008
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Radio Lancashire 2007
Radio Lancs
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Feast Day 2007
Feast Day 2007
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