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About Decibelles

A community choir based in Blackburn, Lancashire. We welcome anyone who simply enjoys singing.

Decibelles is our All Female Acapella Group.

Under the leadership of our 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 on the first and third Monday of every month 7.00 pm – 9.15 pm.

Wesley Hall Central Methodist Church
Feilden Street
Blackburn
BB2 1LQ

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News

SUPPORT EAST LANCASHIRE HOSPITAL TRUST
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 ...


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IMPORTANT INFORMATION - CORONA VIRUS
Published: 15 Mar 2020

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE CHOIR'S MUSICAL DIRECTOR

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 ...


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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.


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Events

Saturday 14 March 2020

As from this date rehearsals and events will be cancelled or postponed due to concern about Corona Virus and the need to safeguard health and wellbeing for all singers, their families and other users of our rehearsal spaces. Return to rehearsals will be decided in line with government and health authority guidelines, and will be reviewed at the end of April. In the meantime we are hoping to set up online resources, so wait for email instructions and stay safe.

Friday 10 July - Sunday 12 July 2020

Involvement in the Clitheroe Festival of Choirs - BPC, Maelstrom, Decibelles and Vocalise

Galleries

Fountains Abbey
A few select pictures from the choirs visit to Fountains Abbey in support of Ordsall Acapella Singers.
11 images in this gallery