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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

Christmas Concert
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Our Christmas concert takes place on Wednesday 19th December at Holy Trinity Church.  A rare opportunity to see all 4 of our choirs performing on the same night.  We will also joined by the Accrington Pipe Band.  What better way to head into Christmas?  

Grab your blankets and santa hats for a fantastic night of singing!

 


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Prague Advent Choral Meeting 2018
Published: 9 Dec 2018

Members of Blackburn People Choir plus four friends from Ordsall Acapella Singers were honoured to take part in this years Prague Advent festival. Choirs from Austria, Finland, Germany, Portugal & Switzerland participated.

The programme over the weekend of the 30/11- 2/12 included two concerts held at St Nicholas Church  and St Martin in the Wall church both to be found in the iconic Old Town. We also had busking opportunities on Charles Bridge, Wenceslas square Christmas markets to name but a few..Plus we participated in an advent mass at Wenceslas Church Zderas a particularly cold church populated with warm welcoming ...


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Decibelles sing for their Supper!
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Last Saturday evening, members of Decibelles were treated to a fabulous evening of singing.

A joint concert, showcasing the hard work and joy of singing, was arranged by Kath from Gathered Voices.

Six choirs took part, singing a wide variety of music and styles.

Decibelles performed four songs from their repertoire to much applause.

As usual we had a great time singing led by Jeff.

It was a wonderful evening with great cakes too!

Thank you to everyone for taking part and to all our supporters.

Roll on next year.

Margaret


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Events

Monday 17th December 2018

Decibelles to sing at the Grand Choir Christmas concert, Grand Theatre, 18 York St, Clitheroe BB7 2DL, start 7.00 pm, meet 6.15 pm

Directions from Wesley Hall

Wednesday 19th December 2018

Christmas concert In Holy Trinity church, Mount Pleasant, Blackburn, BB1 5BN, start 7.30 pm, helpers meet 6.15 pm, others meet 6.45 pm

BPC, Maelstrom, Decibelles, Vocalise, members of Accrington Pipe Band. 

Donations on the door and for refreshments.

Monday 7th January 2019

Return of Decibelles after Christmas break

Saturday 2nd March 2019

Decibelles and Maelstrom to attend Hazel Grove Musical Festival, Hazel Grove Methodist Church, Wesley St, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 4JQ. Times to be confirmed.

Directions from Wesley Hall

Saturday 9th March 2019

Concert for Maelstrom and Decibelles at Holy Trinity, 7.30 pm, in support of the Samaritans. To be confirmed.

Monday 15th April 2019

No Decibelles rehearsal - Easter break

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