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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

Concert & Cake
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Decibelles and Maelstrom will be raising money for the Blackburn branch of Samaritans.

Come and support them on Saturday 9th March.

Candelight concert with plenty of cake.  Wrap up warm!

 


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Singing for Fun
Published: 8 Jan 2019

Come and join the main choir for a day of singing in support of Methodist Action North West.  Our musical director Jeff Borradaile will be leading an afternoon workshop which is open to anyone who wants to have a fun day and willing to 'have a go'.  The choir will then be performing an evening concert, joined by the workshop singers to show the fruits of their afternoon.

Workshop 2.15 - 5.30pm.  Concert starts at 7.30pm.

Workshop and concert costs £12.  Concert only £8.  Please book using this form.

 


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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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Events

Saturday 2nd March 2019

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

Maelstrom warm-up 11.15 – 11.35, perform 11.40 am

Decibelles warm-up 12.50 – 1.20, perform 2.00 pm

Directions from Wesley Hall

Saturday 9th March 2019

In support of the Samaritans, concert for Maelstrom and Decibelles at Holy Trinity, Mount Pleasant, Blackburn BB1 5BN, 7.30 pm, meet 6.15 pm.  FREE of charge, donations requested.

Monday 18th March 2019

Decibelles rehearsal starts late at 7.30 pm

Monday 15th April 2019

No Decibelles rehearsal - Easter break

Friday 27th - Sunday 29th September 2019

Decibelles to attend Return to the Coast (Terug naar de Kost) choir festival at Scheveningen, hosted by Dutch choir Luscinia

Thursday 28th November - Sunday 1 December 2019

Possible trip to Cracow, details to follow

Saturday 18th January 2020

Retro Workshop – Singing Old Songs: for all Jeff’s choirs, 10.00 am – 3.30 pm, Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Rd, Samlesbury, PR5 0AG.

Tickets at rehearsals, price to be confirmed

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