22 NOVEMBER 2018

Dear All,

Great singing again last night. 

For this evening’s concert, please aim to get to St Mary’s School Chapel as close to 6.00 p.m. as possible, so that we can be ready to go by 6.15 at the very latest.   This should give us just about enough time to sort out our singing positions, find our allocated seats in the audience and, with luck, have a quick practice too. Dress code: shades of red above the waist (block colour please, no patterns) and dark or black below. If you need words / music, putting them in a discreet red folder is best.

In addition to our performances on 1st, 2nd and 3rd December, (please note revision to some times) we will be carol singing in the town centre on the morning of Saturday 22nd before adjourning for coffee (or tea) and mince pies.  If you have a particular charity you would like us to support, please let Julia know before next Wednesday. 

Also, looking ahead, we will be having a bit of a Christmas celebration at our regular session on Wednesday 19th December.  We will not be meeting on Boxing Day, but will start again on Wednesday 2nd January with a fun packed New Year Party and lots of singing of course.

Next week we will be looking at our pieces for the Christmas season.


TONIGHT - Thursday 22 November  Concert at St Mary’s School (Shaftesbury). Choir to arrive 6.00 for 6.15 p.m.Concert starts at 7.00 p.m. Tickets (£10 for audience members) from Helen Jupp (Tel: 01747 850272; Mob: 07870 975224; e-mail: helenjupp13@gmail.com

Saturday 1 December  Singing for Westminster Memorial Hospital (Shaftesbury) at the Quaker Meeting House. 10.30 for 10.45.   At the same time, and just over the road at Castle Hill House, there is going to be a bric-a-brac sale.  (See last week’s flyer.)  If anyone has any quality clothes they would like to donate could they bring them to choir next week or drop them into Sue (alto) at 18, Long Cross?

Sunday 2 December  Singing for Motcombe Primary School PTA’s Great Santa Run.  10.30 for 10.45  Motcombe Village Hall. Because of the run, there are going to be road closures in force.  Coming from the Shaftesbury direction, please enter the village by the right turn shortly after Port Regis on the Shaftesbury/Gillingham road.  There will be a road block, but just say you are in the choir and you will be able to park in the Primary School carpark (just before the church).

Monday 3 December  Late Night Shopping.  We have been asked to sing outside the Town Hall from about 5.45 to shortly before 6.20 p.m. Please note slightly earlier time.

Wednesday 19 December  Christmas celebration.

Saturday 22 December   Carol singing in the town centre followed by coffee and mince pies.

Wednesday 26 December  NO PRACTICE

Wednesday 2 January New Year Party

Friday 7 June  Concert at St James Church.



Saturday 24 November Flute and piano recital, Salisbury URC.  See attached flyer.

Saturday 1 December  Selections from Handel’s Messiah and other pieces.  Gillingham Singers.  7.30 p.m. St Mary’s Church, Gillingham.  See last week’s flyer.

Saturday 8 December  Salisbury Symphony Orchestra.   See earlier flyer.

Sunday 9 December  Wincanton Choral Society Messiah.  See attached flyer. Tickets available from Mary or Linda (sopranos) or Jan (tenor).

Saturday 15 December  Pilgrim Singers, Rejoice at Christmas.  Wincanton.  See attached flyer