• The choir in 2014
    The choir in 2014
  • The choir at St Andrews Church in 2014
    The choir at St Andrews Church in 2014
  • The choir in 2011
    The choir in 2011
  • A group shot from 2007
    A group shot from 2007
  • A 'typical' audience response from the a massed choir concert at Symphony Hall in 2011
    A 'typical' audience response from the a massed choir concert at Symphony Hall in 2011
  • A rare shot of the choir from the 1950's
    A rare shot of the choir from the 1950's

Albrighton Concert

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We’re pleased to announce that tickets will be available from this weekend – 10th November – for the concert at the Red House in Albrighton with Cosford Military Wives. Come and join us and enjoy the fun! There will be Mulled Wine and Mince Pies in the interval to get you into the Christmas Spirit. We will be supporting charity the Help for Heroes.

We look forward to seeing you

Next concert – Saturday 1st December – Albrighton

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We have the pleasure of performing our next Concert with the Cosford Military Wives Choir.

We will be performing at The Red House, Albrighton showcasing a wide variety of music and hope to have something for everyone.

More details to come a little closer to the date.

Hectic Few Weeks

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Apologies for a long absence.Tonight’s concert at Gnosall will be our third in five weeks,and it promises to be very warm!!

The concert with The Darby Singers at the Anstice Hall in Madeley, was a great success.Both choirs performed exceptionally well, and it was really interesting to see the different types of music, and contrasting styles.Particularly pleasing was the enthusiastic response from both choirs to the performances of the other choir.!!

Briefly, after tonight our next concert will be at Wheaton Aston on Sept !st, followed by  a concert with Tamworth Ladies at the Methodist Church in Shifnal on the 6th of October.

We have a joint concert with Cosford Military Wives  at the Village Hall in Shifnal on December 1st.

Always looking for more members and more concerts.

We have a new Chairman in Mike Ward, and a new and enthusiastic new committee raring to go!!

Onwards!

Concert with The Darby Singers

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Saturday 16th June.

The Choir is singing as Special Guests at the Darby Singers Summer Concert in the Anstice Hall, Madeley. This will be the first concert in our summer group of Concerts and we will be wearing our new uniforms. Come along and hear a wide range of music, there should be something to suit everyone’s taste. We look forward to an enjoyable evening.

Update

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Great fun to share the stage with the really exceptional Abraham Darby Show Band last Friday-fantastic skills and dedication.

Please note my date for this was wrong,I had it down for December 17th, as opposed to November 17th-apologies to all.

Next engagement -Turning  on of the lights in Shifnal, Friday 24th November, 6.30pm-see you there!!

Christmas is coming!

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Great concert at St.Mary’s Church in Shifnal last week-with excellent musical contributions from church members!

Great news to welcome two new members to the choir-Geoff Brown and David Winch-both sang in the concert last week.

Upcoming events- singing carols at the turning on of the Christmas lights in Shifnal-November24th , 6pm

.Concert at Abraham Darby School, Friday 17th December, 7.30pm-with the famous school band.

Then our 60th Anniversary Concert in the Village Hall on Saturday 9th December-with The Shifnal Ukulele Band.

Finally we hope to sing some carols round some of the pubs in Shifnal on December 21st.

Happy Xmas to members, families and friends!

Bishops Wood-June24th

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After a long break from concerts,since the concert with Jackfield Band at Oakengates in early April,it was really great to entertain an enthusiastic audience  at St.John’s Church in Bishops Wood last night.The programme was a wide and varied one, supplemented with two piano recitals from Anne and Jade.

The church is always a delight to sing in,and on a lovely summer evening, what could be better than lifting the rafters with a range of uplifting music with some new items added, as well as well-loved classics from the repertoire.

We have a busy couple of weeks coming up, at  St. Lawrence Church ,Gnosall  on Saturday , July 1st, and Christ Church RC in Wellington on July 15th.

It made a big difference having Jade back with us last night-here’s hoping we can go from strength to strength in the  coming months!!

Brass Band Magic

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At “The Place ” in Oakengates last night, a large audience was treated to an evening of excellent music, including tremendous brass from Jackfield Band , and a varied repertoire from Shinal MVC. The audience were enthusiastic in their appreciation of all the items and enthusiastic in their own participation.

Great thanks are due to The Telford Lions Club for their organisation and financial support for the event

It was really wonderful for the choir to perform in a rather different environment, and infront of a very large and welcoming audience.Hopefully they recognised that the choir does have a wide repertoire which is not typically traditional”Male Voice” in its make-up.

Onwards!!

Great return concert with Warley

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Last night in Shifnal Village Hall we welcomed Warley MVC who entertained us a year or so ago.

Thankfully the hall was full, despite some gloomy forecasts about ticket sales,and the audience were treated to a wide variety of choral music including joint items from the two choirs, some barbershop items from a smaller Warley group, and a couple of piano recitals for good measure.

The audience response was enthusiastic, even resulting in a standing ovation at the end!

It was really interesting for us to work with a similar group to our own, and there is no doubt that there is something special about the sound produced by a combined total of fifty voices.

Hopefully a good sum was raised for the two local charities we were supporting-Shifnal Old People’s Welfare Committee and the Live at Home Charity.

Upcoming dates include a concert with Jackfield Band on Thursday April 6th at the theatre in Oakengates, and concerts  at Bishop’s Wood on June 24th, and Gnosall on July 1st .

Any new members will be very welcome!

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Apologies for a long absence.Tonight’s concert at Gnosall will be our third in five weeks,and it promises to be very warm!! The concert with The Darby Singers at the Anstice Hall in Madeley,... READ MORE