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Calendar of Events

Page last updated 21st March, 2020

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

April-May 2020 | June-July 2020 | August-September | October onwards

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

Sunday 15th March, 2020

    Sussex Harmony
    Evensong at St John the Baptist, Ripe, East Sussex.
    For contact details, click HERE

Saturday, 28th March. 2020

    55th Three Quires' Day - CANCELLED
    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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Saturday 25th April, 2020

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

Sunday, 3rd May, 2020

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

Sunday 3rd May, 2020

    Sussex Harmony
    Evensong at St Philip’s, Burwash Weald, East Sussex.
    For contact details, click HERE

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th May, 2020

    The WGMA SPRING EVENT and AGM 2020
    in Winchester, hosted by the Madding Crowd.

    This event has been POSTPONED based on
    the current coronavirus forecasts.
    Revised details will be posted HERE in May.

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Sunday, 7th June, 2020

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

Saturday, 13th June, 2020

    Marsh Warblers - subject to the C-word
    Concert, "Travelling in Hope", St.George, Benenden, Kent, TN17 4DN.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 27th June, 2020

    John Moore Quire
    "Performance", Cheadle Methodist Church, 43 Chapel Street, Cheadle , Stoke-on-Trent, ST10 1DU.
    Contacts: See Quires Page.

Saturday 4th July, 2020

    Sussex Harmony
    10am-4pm, Sacred Harp All-Day Sing at Trinity South Malling, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2JA.
    For contact details, click HERE

Saturday 4th July, 2020

    West Gallery Quire, Crediton
    West Gallery Singing Day, Ilsington Village Hall, North Devon, TQ13 9RG.
    For more details: email

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

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Friday 31st July- Friday 7th August 2020

Sidmouth seafront WG at Sidmouth Folk Festival

    Members of the WGMA will be running events again this year:
    Saturday 1st: "Start the Week" Concert,
    Weatherbury Quire, A taster concert of West Gallery music.
    Other Singing Workshops with music provided (6 days - Sunday-Friday)
    One Advanced Harmony Workshop with Mike Bailey
    Two Community Song Workshops with Peter Wilton and Mike Bailey
    Two other Workshops with Peter Wilton
    Shape Note Workshops organised separately by Steve Fletcher
    Watch a YouTube video of performing on the Seafront HERE

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

For more details, email Mike or Charlotte

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Saturday 3rd October, 2020

    Sussex Harmony
    11am, Harvest Thanksgiving service, St Thomas à Becket, Cliffe, Lewes, East Sussex.
    For contact details, click HERE

Friday, 10th October, 2020

    John Moore Quire
    10am-4pm, Singing Day, Birchmeadow Centre, Birch Meadow Road, BROSELEY, Shropshire, TF12 5LP.
    to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the first ever WGMA singing day in Ironbridge
    Cost: £10 to include music book and refreshments; Bring food for a "Bring and share" lunch.
    For more details phone Bryan Shepherd on 07918 100083 or email.

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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Friday 6th - Sunday 8th November 2020

The Elms Hotel, Retford

    WGMA AUTUMN SINGING WEEKEND
    Please join us for a weekend of singing, talks,
    and playing West Gallery Music at The Elms Hotel,
    London Road, RETFORD, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7DX.
    For further enquiries, please contact Jenny Ellis
    or tel: 01462 629539 / 07505 131 880.

    Download flyers to share HERE

    A Booking Form can be downloaded from HERE.

Monday, 23rd November, 2020

    John Moore Quire
    Concert, "West Gallery through the Year"
    Dunham Road Unitarian Chapel, Sylvan Grove, Altrincham, WA14 4NX.
    For more details contact Bryan Shepherd.

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Monday, 14th December, 2020

    John Moore Quire
    The Black Country Museum Christmas
    For more details contact Bryan Shepherd.

Monday 14th December, 2020

    Sussex Harmony
    7pm, The Adastra Hall, Hassocks, BN6 8QH.
    For contact details, click HERE

Thursday 17th December, 2020

    Sussex Harmony
    7:30pm, Carol service at St Peter’s, Preston Park, Brighton, BN1 6SD.
    For contact details, click HERE

Friday, 23rd December, 2020

    John Moore Quire
    Chrismas Concert, Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SQ.
    More details on their Blogspot.

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