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Calendar of Events

Page last updated 4th July, 2019

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

June-August | September | October | November | December | Jan-Feb 2020 | March 2020, etc

Saturday, 4th May, 2019

    Beaminster Gallery Quire
    Church Crawl - Visiting churches in Seaborough, Bettiscombe, Drimpton, and Fishponds, Dorset.
    Singing from a new BGQ Crawl Book, cost £4. Ploughman's lunch, £8.
    Complete attached form and email it to Peter Carnell or post to:
    Redcot, Railway Crossing, Bradpole, DT6 4AP. More details: tel. 01308-420716

Sunday, 5th May, 2019

    Vital Spark
    10:45am, Festival Church Service, Upton Parish Church
    and after, a Concert Spot (Lunchtime), The Star Hotel, Upton.
    both part of Upton-on-Severn Folk Festival

Sunday, 12th May, 2019

Saturday, 18th May, 2019

    West Gallery Music Association
    Singing Day and AGM

    Royal School for the Deaf, 180 Ashbourne Road, Derby, DE22 3BH.
    Booking forms available HERE
    A Copy of the Trustees Annual Report for the period 1 Jan 2018 to 31 Dec 2018 can be found HERE

Sunday, 19th May, 2019

    Immanuel's Ground
    "Survivors from the West Gallery", A Songs of Praise with gallery psalms and hymns .
    4.30 pm, Northgate Methodist Church, Warwick, CV34 4TH.
    More details: tel: 01865 865773 or email

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Saturday, 22nd June, 2019

    Norfolk West Gallery Quire
    9:30am - 3:30pm, Workshop "With Heart and Voice"
    Fairland Church Centre, Wymondham, NR18 0AG.
    Part of Wymondham Music Festival
    Download a FLYER and a Booking Form
    You can find details of local accommodation HERE

Sunday, 30th June, 2019

    Sussex Harmony
    Matins Service, St Laurence Church, Catsfield, TN33 9BG.
    Contacts: See Quires Page
Sussex Harmony Saturday 28 September 2019 – Concert at All Saints' Church, Old Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 9AH

Saturday, 13th July, 2019

    The Madding Crowd
    4:15 to 5pm, Concert, ‘Thomas Hardy and the Village Bands’, United Reformed Church, Romsey
    part of the Beggars’ Fair.
    More details on the quire's website

Friday 2nd - Friday 9th August 2019

Sidmouth seafront WG at Sidmouth Folk Festival

    Members of the WGMA will be running events again this year:
    Saturday 3rd: "Start the Week" Concert,
    Weatherbury Quire, A taster concert of West Gallery music.
    Other Singing Workshops with music provided (6 days)
    Particiaption in the children’s festival
    Watch a YouTube video od 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, 7th September, 2019

    Immanuel's Ground
    Diocese of Oxford Visitation - 20th and final
    More details from Edwin & Sheila Macadam
    tel: 01865 865773 or email, or website

Saturday, 7th September, 2019

    John Moore Quire
    A day at Mow Cop, part of a National Trust Historic Landscape day to celebrate the origins of Primitive Methodism.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 21st September, 2019

    The Madding Crowd
    7.30pm, Concert, ‘Power to the People’, event in Winchester’s Heritage Open Days.
    More details on the quire's website

Saturday, 28th September, 2019

    Sussex Harmony
    Concert: "The Sussex Year", All Saints' Church, Old Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 9AH.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 28th September, 2019

    Marsh Warblers
    7pm, Concert and Harvest Supper, St.John the Baptist, Wittersham, TN30 7EA.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 28th September, 2019

    The Greenwood Quire
    3 pm, Concert (part of "The Stamford Georgian Festival"), St. Martin's church, Stamford, Lincolnshire.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 28th September, 2019

    Purbeck Village Quire
    Purbeck 30th Anniversary; Celebratory ‘Puddle’ Church Crawl in the Piddle/Puddle valley.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 28th September, 2019

    The Madding Crowd
    1.30 to 4pm, playing and singing at the Michaelmas Fair, The Hospital of St Cross, Winchester.
    More details on the quire's website

Sunday, 29th September, 2019

    The Greenwood Quire
    Evening concert, Priory Church, Deeping St.James, Lincolnshire.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

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Saturday, 5th October, 2019

    Sussex Harmony
    11am, Old Ale Harvest Service, St Thomas à Becket Church, Cliffe, Lewes , BN7 2AH.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 5th October, 2019

    John Moore Quire
    Harvest Festival, St Chads, Wybunbury..
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Sunday, 6th October, 2019

    Marsh Warblers
    Carols Workshop, Town Hall, Tenterden, TN30 7EA. (Folk Festival event).
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Sunday, 6th October, 2019

    Immanuel's Ground
    Harvest Festival, St James’s Church, Walton d’Eivile, Warks. CV35 9HU.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 12th October, 2019

    Grace Darling Singers & Amber Valley Quire
    Joint afternoon event at Bethesda Chapel, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, supporting the chapel's Open Day.
    Contacts: See GDS on Quires Page and/or AVQ on Quires Page

Saturday, 19th October, 2019

    John Moore Quire
    Harvest Festival, St.Chads, Main Rd, Wybunbury, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 7SB. Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 19th October, 2019

    WGMA Research Meeting No.8
    The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TH.
    A short walk from Lancaster Bus and Railway Stations.

Sunday, 20th October, 2019

    London Gallery Quire
    Harvest Evensong, St John the Evangelist, Brownswood Park, N4 2LW.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

Saturday, 26th October. 2019

    54th 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, 26th October, 2019

    Amber Valley Quire
    7:30pm, Belper Unitarian Chapel, Field Row, Belper.
    A celebration of the discovery of Belper Unitarian manuscript.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

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Saturday, 2nd November, 2019

    Sing Birmingham! 2019
    10am - 4:30pm, A day of west gallery music and carols for singers and instrumentalists.
    St Nicolas' Church, 81, The Green, Kings Norton, Birmingham, West Midlands, B38 8RU.
    More details from HERE

Friday 8th - Sunday 10th November 2019

Sidholme Hotel Front WGMA Autumn Seaside Singing Weekend
Will take place at:

Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8UJ.

Download a detailed flyer HERE and Booking Form from HERE

Please Note: We're in the happy position of having to start a
WAITING LIST for this event, as we have over 90 applicants so far.

Saturday, 30th November, 2019

    The Greenwood Quire
    6pm, concert, Methodist church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire - in aid of the historic chapel at Raithby-by-Spilsby.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

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Sunday, 4th December, 2019

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

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

Sunday, 8th December, 2019

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

Thursday 19 December, 2019

    Sussex Harmony
    Christmas Carol Concert, St Peter's Church, Preston Park, Brighton, BN1 6SD.
    Contacts: See Quires Page

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2020

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

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.

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.

Saturday, 7th March, 2020

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

Sunday, 3rd May, 2020

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

Saturday, 16th May, 2020

    The WGMA AGM 2020
    11:30 am, The Baptist Church, 2 City Road, Winchester, SO23 7AA.

Sunday, 13th June, 2020

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

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