Next week's rehearsal on Wednesday 19th July: REHEARSAL FOR OUR CONCERT IN SAINT JAMES CHURCH!!! PARKING IN THE FIELD JUST PAST THE CHURCH ENTERANCE ON THE LEFT.
Shaftesbury: St James : St James Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8HGWe will start at the normal time 7.30 pm. Look forward to seeing you all there!
The programme for the concert at St James on Sunday 23 July is as follows.
Start 3 o’clock
3 x 15 / 20 minute slots:
SLOT ONE CHOIR (a cappella)EZULWINI. BAMBA LELA. LONESOME ROAD.FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE. I WISH I KNEW HOW.
SLOT TWO UKE THE UKESHACK ENSEMBLE
SLOT THREE CHOIR (a cappella) TREE OF LIFE, ETERNAL FLAME ,ANTHEM
CHOIR AND UKES I CAN’T HELP .ISN’T SHE LOVELY ,CHATANOOGA
ALLELUIA – CHOIR + UKES + AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
Ukes to set up as far as possible in the chancel. Choir to sit in side aisle(s) and to “process” on to sing before each set. Usual dress code etc.
The concert on 23 July will be followed by afternoon tea and music from the palm court orchestra - The Phoenix Café Orchestra.
Other dates for your diary:
Saturday 15 July: Tisbury Community Choir Festival. See details on our website.
Sunday 24 September: Holnest Country Fayre. Rylands Farm, nr Sherborne. 2.00 – 2.45. (In aid of the Future Roots project) Look it up on http://www.futureroots.net/
Unspecified Wednesday sometime VERY soon: Bring-a-friend day. Four or five new songs for regulars and newcomers alike. More details later.
The Gillingham Food Bank has sent this letter:
It is quite a while since I had cause to circulate you with a list of food items that we are really in need of.
We had a successful collection at Waitrose a couple of weeks ago but failed to build up our stocks of the following. Would you be so good as to publicise this in your notices so folk know what to target when giving.
Packet (NOT tinned) soup
For the record we do still have enormous stocks of:-
Once again may I say thank you for your continuing support. If for any reason your contact has changed please let me know and I will amend my mailing list.
Gillingham Foodbank foodstore manager