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Calendar of Events

Page last updated 18th October 2018

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

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Saturday 1st September, 2018

    18th Church Visitation in the Diocese of Oxford, starting at 10.15am. until about 6pm.
    Singing from Praise & Glory and The Sacred Harp, 1991 ed.
    More details from Edwin and Sheila Macadam:
    tel: 01865 865773 or email, or website

Saturday, 15th September, 2018

    Madding Crowd
    Concert "Extraordinary Georgian Women" (Sold Out!)
    7:30pm, The Pilgrims Hall, Winchester (part of Heritage Open Days).
    More details on the quire's website

Saturday 29th September, 2018

    The Greenwood Quire
    Deeping St. James Methodist, Church, Church St, Deeping St. James, Lincolnshire, PE6 8HD.
    More details: visit the quire's website

Saturday 29th September


Saturday 6th October, 2018

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

Sunday 14th October, 2018

    The John Moore Quire
    Singing at Croft Castle, National Trust
    Visit our blog

Saturday 20th October, 2018

    WGMA Research Group
    11am - 5pm, Victoria Rooms, 88 Queens Road, BS8 1SA Bristol, the Music Department of Bristol University.
    WGMA members who are not listed in the Research Group are welcome to attend.
    Further information, contact: Francis Roads

Sunday 21st October, 2018

    The Greenwood Quire
    St Peter's, Empingham, Rutland.
    More details: visit the quire's website

Sunday, 21st October

    London Gallery Quire
    6pm, Evensong for Trafalgar Day, St Paul’s, Woldingham, Surrey, CR3 7DD.

Saturday, 27th October, 2018

    52nd 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


Wednesday 14th November 2018

    London Gallery Quire Open Rehearsal 7:30-9:30pm, St James Garlickhythe, Garlick Hill, London, EC4V 2AF.
    All singers and players of bowed string and woodwind instruments are invited to join the quire for a rehearsal of Christmas music and a glass of wine. A flyer with more details can be downloaded HERE.

Friday 30th November 2018

    The John Moore Quire
    Christmas at Broseley Church, Shropshire.
    Visit our blog

Friday 30th November

    Madding Crowd
    Christmas Songs and Carols for the Minstead Trust
    7:30pm, Minstead Lodge, Lyndhurst, SO43 7FT.
    More details on the quire's website

Saturday, 1st December, 2018

    The Marsh Warblers
    7:30pm, "Going the Rounds" Christmas Concert, St Mary’s, Rolvenden, nr Tenterden, Kent.

Wednesday, 5th December, 2018

    London Gallery Quire
    7pm, Christmas Concert, St George’s, Alie Street, London.



Friday 15th - Sunday 19th February 2019

    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

Sunday 24th February 2019

    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

Friday 8th-Sunday 10th March 2019

    22nd West Gallery Course for singers and instrumentalists
    Benslow Music Trust, Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RB.
    For more details: email Francis Roads.


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