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Page last updated 2nd July 2017

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

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The next BIG EVENT:

Friday 20th - 22nd October 2017


2017

Sunday 2nd July 2017

    Greenwood Quire
    West Gallery Evensong
    4pm, St James, Old Market Avenue, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, PE23 5HX.
    More details from Dave & Julia Jacobs by email

Sunday 2nd 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 15th July 2017

    Immanuel's Ground
    5-6pm, Concert "A Tuneful Common Wealth", St Mary Magdalene, Croome d’Abitot; in the National Trust’s grounds of Croome Park, Worcs., WR8 9DW.
    More details: visit the quire's website

Saturday 15th July 2017

    Gladly Solemn Sound
    2.30 pm, Concert of West Gallery Music
    St Martin’s Old Church, Martindale, Cumbria, CA10 2NF.
    Free entry, with a retiring collection for the church.
    Further information: Russell Mills 07516 327370 or Paul Guppy 01524 68621 (work) or 01524 32062 (home)

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

Saturday 29th July 2017

    Immanuel's Ground
    3-4:30pm, "Carols from the Mid-Shires", a West Gallery music workshop, Unitarian Chapel, High Street, Warwick CV34 4AX.
    part of Warwick Folk Festival.
    More details: visit the quire's website

Sunday 30th July 2017

    Madding Crowd
    3pm, Jane Austen Concert, Basingstoke Discovery Centre, RG21 7LS.
    You can download a flyer from HERE
    Tickets £10. Please book in advance
    For more information visit our website or call 01962 713392 or email

Sunday 30th July 2017

    Sussex Harmony
    Workshop, 2pm and evensong, 6pm; St Anne’s, Lewes (at the top of High Street)
    Refreshments between and after.
    More details: Jan Green 01903 830361 or email
    or visit the quire's website (see Quires page)

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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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Saturday 2nd September 2017

    Oxford Psalmody
    from 10:15am, 17th Church Visitation in the Diocese of Oxford
    Singing from Praise & Glory and The Sacred Harp, 1991 ed.
    More details to follow: 01865 865773 or email
    or visit the website

Saturday 2nd September 2017

    North West Three Choirs' Day 10am - 4pm, Rivington Unitarian Chapel, The Village Green, Rivington, Horwich, Lancashire, BL6 7SE.
    Leaders: Sally Drage (GDS), Paul Guppy (GSS), & Jean Seymour (LoDQ)
    £5, payable on the day, but please book a place to ensure receipt of PDF music in advance.

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

Sunday 10th September 2017

    Immanuel's Ground
    Harvest Festival Evensong, St Mary the Virgin, Culworth, Northants, OX17 2AT. (time tbc)
    More details: visit the quire's website

Saturday 30th September 2017

    Purbeck Village Quire
    Church Crawl in the Tarrant Valley; a day’s singing with lunch and tea provided for £15, if required.
    More details: Mary Myers 01305 261931 or email

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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Sunday 1st October 2017

    Sussex Harmony
    Workshop and Evensong, Hailsham parish church, Vicarage Road.
    More details: Jan Green 01903 830361 or email
    or visit the quire's website (see Quires page)

Friday 6th October 2017

    Madding Crowd
    "Jane Austen" Concert
    7:30pm, Church of St Lawrence in the Square, Winchester, SO23 9EX.
    FREE with retiring collection
    For more information visit our website or call 01962 713392 or email

Saturday 7th October 2017

    Sussex Harmony
    Harvest Thanksgiving service at St Thomas, Cliffe High Street, Lewes.
    More details: Jan Green 01903 830361 or email
    or visit the quire's website (see Quires page)

Sunday, 8th October 2017

    Marsh Warblers
    2:30pm tbc, Workshop, Tenterden Town Hall, High St, Tenterden, TN30 6AN.
    (part of Tenterden Folk Festival)
    Details: Tony Singleton 01580 753431 or email

Friday 20th - 22nd October 2017

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

    Belsey Bridge

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

    You can download a Booking Form from HERE

    For further details contact: Jane Waltho, tel: 01889 591770 or email:

Saturday, 28th October 2017

    FIFTIETH 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:
    Download a Booking Form from HERE

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Saturday 4th November 2017

    Immanuel's Ground
    10.00 am, "Sing Birmingham! 2017", St Nicolas Church, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 8RU.
    More details: visit the quire's website

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

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Friday 1st December 2017

    Madding Crowd
    Christmas Tree Festival
    7:30pm, St Cuthbert's, Copnor, Hayling Avenue, Portsea, Portsmouth, PO3 6DE.
    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

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