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Calendar of Events

Page last updated 6th December, 2019

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

Jan-Feb 2020 | March-April 2020 | May 2020, etc.

Sunday, 1st December, 2019

    The Madding Crowd
    3pm, Christmas Evensong, St Peter’s Church, Stockbridge, SO20 6HE.
    More details on the quire's website

Wednesday, 4th December, 2019

    London Gallery Quire
    Afternoon Concert, Winchmore Hill URC, London.
    Contacts: See Quires Page
    Download a Poter from HERE

Thursday 5th December, 2019

    Bedford Gallery Quire
    7:30 pm, ‘Village Carolling’, The White Horse, 84 Newnham Ave, Bedford MK41 9PX.
    Contacts: See Quires Page
    Download a flyer from HERE

Friday 6 Dec 4pm — Sunday 8 Dec 4pm, 2019

    "Christmas In Mellstock"
    A residential weekend with the Mellstock Band at Halsway Manor, National Centre for Folk Arts
    More details and prices HERE
    OR just come for Christmas Frolics with The Mellstock Band
    on Saturday, 7th, for an evening of dancing, carolling and carousing in the English Tradition.
    Details and prices HERE

Saturday, 7th December, 2019

    Immanuel's Ground
    7pm, tbc, Christmas Concert, St John the Baptist Church, Brinklow, Warks. CV23 0LQ.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 7th December, 2019

    Marsh Warblers
    Christmas Concert, Sandhurst Baptist Church, Sandhurst, Kent, TN18 5PG (in aid of Starfish Malawi).
    Contacts: See Quires Page
    Download a flyer from HERE

Sunday, 8th December, 2019

    London Gallery Quire
    Afternoon Concert, Winchmore Hill URC, London.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday 14th December, 2019

    Madding Crowd
    3:30pm, Christmas Concert, Haslemere Methodist Church, Lion Green, Haslemere, GU27 1LD.
    Download a Poster from HERE
    More details on the quire's website

Saturday 14th December, 2019

    Axminster & District Choral Society
    West Gallery Christmas Music, The Minster, Axminster
    Download a poster from HERE

Saturday 14th December, 2019

    Chiltern West Gallery Quire
    Open Rehearsal singing West Gallery Carols
    United Reformed Church, Church Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6PS.
    Download a poster with more details from HERE

Wednesday 18th December, 2019

    Vital Spark
    8pm, West Malvern Village Hall, 145 West Malvern Road, West Malvern, Worcs, WR14 4AY.
    More details about the quire HERE
Saturday 21st December, 2019
    Vital Spark
    7:30pm, Friends Meeting House, 1 Orchard Road, Malvern, WR14 3DA.
    Helping to raise funds for Maggs Day Centre, a charity helping the homeless.
    More details about the quire HERE

Thursday 19th December, 2019

    Sussex Harmony
    Christmas Carol Concert, St Peter's Church, Preston Park, Brighton, BN1 6SD.
    Contacts: See Quires Page
Saturday 28th December, 2019
    Vital Spark
    7pm, Clodock Church, Herefordshire, HR2 0PD (off the A465 near Pandy).
    More details about the quire HERE

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2020

Friday, 3rd January, 2020

    Madding Crowd
    Yuletide Concert for the Mayor of Winchester
    7:30pm, Hyde Parish Hall, 55 Hyde St, Winchester, SO23 7DY.
    More details on the quire's website

Saturday, 11th January, 2020

    Bedford Gallery Quire
    Jointly with 'Bedford Early Dance and Music'
    3pm-7pm, ‘January Revels’, Brickhill Community Centre Upper Hall, Avon Drive, Bedford, MK41 7AF.
    Downoad a flyer and booking form from HERE

Saturday, 15th February, 2020

    London Gallery Quire
    Morning Concert, St George’s, Beckenham, BR3 1AX.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd February, 2020

    The Madding Crowd House Party
    A weekend of West Gallery song and friendship
    Halsway Manor, near Crowcombe, Somerset, TA4 4BD.
    For more details contact Gordon Thick: 02380 265378 or email
    A booking form can be downloaded from HERE

Friday 21st-Sunday 23rd February, 2020

    Residential Weekend West Gallery Course at Benslow Music Trust, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RB.
    Leader: Francis Roads.
    More details: email Francis Roads
    Links to the music for download will appear in due course.

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Sunday, 1st March, 2020

    Madding Crowd
    West Gallery Workshop for the Folk Association of South Hants – all welcome
    10:30am - 3:30pm; Bring & Share lunch; Soberton Village Hall SO32 3PF.
    To reserve a place: phone 01243 531497 or email
    Download a Flyer from HERE

Saturday, 7th March, 2020

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

Saturday, 28th March. 2020

    55th 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:

Saturday 25th April, 2020

    16th Mid-Shires Quires' Day
    Byfield Village Hall, Byfield, Northants, NN11 6UT.
    For more details: tel: 01865 865773 or email

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Sunday, 3rd May, 2020

    London Gallery Quire
    Evensong, St. James Garlickhythe, Garlick Hill, London, EC4V 2AF.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th May, 2020

    The WGMA SPRING EVENT and AGM 2020
    in Winchester, hosted by the Madding Crowd.
    16th May, Singing in the Baptist Church, Swan Lane, SO23 7AA.
    11:30am, Annual General Meeting.
    17th May, Singing in Hyde Parish Hall, Hyde Street, SO23 7DY.
    Both are easy to find, and are close to public transport.

    This coincides with the Winchester Mayfest (Facebook page),
    which includes dance displays and an evening dance.

    More details and a Booking Form can be downloaded from HERE

Sunday, 13th June, 2020

    London Gallery Quire
    Afternoon Concert, St.Mary, Bromley, BR1 3QG.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Friday, 10th July, 2020

    Madding Crowd
    Thomas Hardy Concert
    6pm - 9pm, Englefield House, Englefield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 5EN.
    More details on the quire's website

Saturday, 24th October. 2020

    56th 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:

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