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Calendar of Events

Page last updated 5th April, 2017

Many choirs have their own websites with details of their events. Go to the Quires page for more details.

April | May-June | July-August | September onwards, 2017 | 2018

The next BIG EVENT:

Friday 20th - 22nd October, 2017


2017

Saturday 4th March, 2017

    South-West Quires' Day
    Ruishton Village Hall, near Taunton, TA3 5JD.
    Details from Jacqueline Patten email
    NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Sunday 12th March, 2017

    Madding Crowd
    Thomas Hardy Concert, 2:45pm, Park Place Pastoral Centre, Wickham, PO17 5HA.
    You can download a flyer from HERE
    For more information visit our website or call 01962 713392 or email

Wednesday 29th March, 2017

    Vital Spark
    Concert in aid of Onside Advocacy, a charity which supports vulnerable adults.
    7:30pm, Worcester Friends Meeting House, Sansome Place, Worcester, WR1 1UG.
    Enquiries: Richard 01684 574399.

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Saturday 1st April, 2017

    Marsh Warblers
    7:30pm, Concert, "The Changing Scenes of Life"
    St.Michael & All Angels, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6PU.
    Details: Tony Singleton 01580 753431 or email

Saturday 8th April, 2017

    49th Three Quires' Day
    Christchurch, Prince Edward Road, Lewes, Sussex
    Contacts: Jill Thompson tel: 01273 623533 mob.07718-655624
    or Tony Singleton tel: 01580 753431 or email:
    You can download a Booking Form from HERE

Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd April, 2017

    WGMA Spring Weekend at The Hayes Conference Centre,
    Swanwick, ALFRETON, Derbyshire, DE55 1AU.

    SORRY! - EVENT CANCELLED

Saturday, 29th April 2017

    13th Mid-Shires' Quires Day
    10am-4pm, The Village Hall, Byfield, Northants, NN11 6UT.
    Please note: a week later than usual

Sunday, 30th April 2017

    London Gallery Quire
    Evensong, St Mary the Virgin, Stapleford Abbots, Epping Forest, Essex.
    Contact: Stella Hardy 0207 515 4639 or email

Sunday 30th April, 2017

    Vital Spark
    Will be taking part in Upton Folk Festival in Worcestershire.
    10:30 am, Church service; afternoon concert in "The Star"; evening concert in the Church.
    Full details on the Festival Website .

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Sunday, 21st May 2017

    London Gallery Quire
    Evensong, St. Mary's Church, College Road, Bromley, BR1 3QG.
    Contact: Stella Hardy 0207 515 4639 or email

Saturday 27th May, 2017

    Beaminster Gallery Quire
    Church Crawl visiting:
    All Saints, Closworth; All Saints, Sutton Bingham; St Mary’s Church, Wraxall; and Holy Trinity Church, Chilfrome.
    Download a flyer from HERE
    Contact: Peter Carnell 01308 420716 or email

Wedesday, 7th June 2017

    London Gallery Quire
    Summer Concert, St George’s, Alie Street, London.
    Contact: Stella Hardy 0207 515 4639 or email

Saturday 11th June, 2017

    Marsh Warblers
    3pm, Concert, "Travelling in Hope"
    All Saints, Birling, Kent, ME19 5JF.
    Details: Tony Singleton 01580 753431 or email

Saturday, 24th June 2017

    Bristol Harmony
    Church Tour - details to follow:
    Contact: Peter John, tel.0117 932 7107 or email

Sunday 25th June 2017

    Immanuel’s Ground
    6:00pm (tbc), Patronal Evensong, SS Peter and Paul, Chipping Warden, Northants, OX17 1JU.

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Tuesday, 11th July 2017

    Spooner Row West Gallery Quire
    Concert in Wymondham Music Festival, jointly with local choir, Dolce:
    Madrigals, Canons, Catches, and West Gallery: vocal music from the 17th-19th century.
    7pm, Fairland United Reformed Church, Wymondham, NR18 0AW.
    More details from John & Lindsay Dowding tel.01953 607236 or email

Saturday, 22nd July 2017

    Bristol Harmony
    10:30am-4pm, West Gallery Workshop
    Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne, South Glos BS36 1SE.
    Contact: Peter John, tel.0117 932 7107 or email or Linda Hall email
    You can down load a flyer from HERE

Sunday 30th July, 2017

    Madding Crowd
    Jane Austen Concert, 3pm, Basingstoke Discovery Centre, RG21 7LS.
    You can download a flyer from HERE
    For more information visit our website or call 01962 713392 or email

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Saturday 5th - Friday 11th August, 2017

Sidmouth seafront WG at Sidmouth Folk Festival

    Saturday 5th: "Start the Week" Concert, 2:30pm, Manor Pavillion.
    Weatherbury Quire, A taster concert of West Gallery music.
    Sun 6th – Fri 11th: time tbc, WG Workshops, Manor Pavillion.
    Sun 6th - Fri 11th: time tbc, "Singing on the Seafront".
    Watch a YouTube video HERE
    Mon 7th-Fri 11th: Shapenote workshops (Canaan's Land).

Click HERE for a map to show location. Visit their website

For more details, email Mike or Charlotte

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Sunday 10th September, 2017

    Madding Crowd
    3:30pm, Harvest themed workshop; 6:30pm Evening Service
    The Abbey United Reformed Church, 1 Abbey Water, Romsey, SO51 8EJ.
    For more information visit our website or call 01962 713392 or email

Saturday 30th September 2017

    Purbeck Village Quire
    Church Crawl in Tarrant Valley
    More details to follow.

Sunday 30th September, 2017

    Madding Crowd
    The Madding Crowd are taking part in Southampton’ s Jane Austen Festival
    11:30am & 2pm, Jane Austen themed workshops
    7:30pm, Jane Austen concert
    St Michael’s Church, Bugle Street, Southampton,SO14 2AD.
    For more information visit our website or call 01962 713392 or email

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Friday 20th - 22nd October, 2017

    WGMA Autumn Weekend at Belsey Bridge Conference Centre,
    Ditchingham, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 2DZ.

    Belsey Bridge

Saturday, 28th October, 2017

    50th Three Quires' Day
    Christchurch, Prince Edward Road, Lewes, Sussex
    Contacts: Jill Thompson tel: 01273 623533 mob.07718-655624
    or Tony Singleton tel: 01580 753431 or email:

Sunday 25th November, 2017

    Madding Crowd
    Christmas Concert, 7:30pm, King’s Somborne Village Hall, Recreation Ground, Romsey Road, SO20 6PP.
    For more information visit our website or call 01962 713392 or email

Sunday 10th December 2017

    West Gallery Workshop
    3:00pm, St Mary's Church, Wanstead, Wanstead Place, London E11 2SW.
    Leading to Advent Evensong at 6.00pm (organised by the RSCM).
    All singers and instrumentalists welcome.
    Workshop Leader: Francis Roads
    Further details from Francis Roads

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2018

Friday 16th - Sunday 18th February, 2018

    The Madding Crowd House Party
    A weekend of West Gallery song and friendship
    Halsway Manor, near Crowcombe, Somerset  TA4 4BD.
    Save the date now & book nearer the time - visit our website

Sunday 25th February, 2018

    Madding Crowd
    West Gallery Workshop for the Folk Association of South Hants (7th consecutive year)
    10:30am - 3:30pm; Bring & Share lunch; Soberton SO32 3PF.
    See a description of 2017’s event in the Spring 2017 edition of the WGMA magazine.
    To reserve a place, phone: 01243 531497 or email

Saturday 3rd March, 2018

    South-West Quires' Day
    Ruishton Village Hall, near Taunton, TA3 5JD.
    Details from Jacqueline Patten email

Fri 18th - Sun 20th May, 2018

    WGMA Spring Weekend at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick.

    Hayes, Swanwick

Friday 20th - 22nd October, 2018

    WGMA Autumn Weekend at High Leigh Conference Centre,
    Lord Street, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, EN11 8SG.

    High Leigh

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