23 MAY 2019

Dear All

Good, solid work last night.  And fun too I hope!  With our concert fast approaching we will sing through our entire programme next we in, more or less, the provisional order – see below.  Time to get your folders sorted.   NB:  Don’t forget, our practice on Wednesday 5 June will be at St James’ Church and we will be having a final practice in the church on Friday 7 June at 6.00 p.m. (i.e. just before the concert)  If you have not already done so,  please print the attached poster off, display it somewhere prominent if you can and encourage all your friends and family to come along.  It would be great to play to a packed audience. 


Friday 7 June  Concert at St James Church, Shaftesbury. 7.00 (note revised time).  We will be singing (provisional order only): Morning has come, Long and Winding Road, Leko Hode Nedo, Call of Wisdom, Up Above My Head, Follow the Heron, Funiculi Funicula, Stille der Nacht, Isa Lei, Time After Time*, Java Jive*, Isn’t She Lovely*, Things*, Alleluia*.  Starred items with ukes, items in bold with audience participation.

Saturday 15 June  Motcombe Village Fete 1.45 – 2.15

Sunday 7 July Shaftesbury Fringe / Gold Hill Fair.  12.30 – 1.30 Park Walk.

Saturday 13 July  Shaftesbury Primary School Fete

Saturday 7 September Singing at Castle Hill Garden party


Friday 31 May Concert by nuns from the St Elisabeth Convent in Minsk, Belarus.  See earlier flyer.

Sunday 9 June.  Fonthill Garden party to raise money for secondary breast cancer.  See earlier flyer.

Saturday 15 June  Choral Day with Deborah Radford.  Port Regis.  They need more tenors and basses anyway but there is still plenty of room for more sopranos and altos.   See earlier details.


An evening of Mozart, Bach and Henri Dutilleux.  St John's Church Tisbury at 7.30 pm. Entry is free with retiring collection in aid of the St John's development fund.  See earlier flyer.

Saturday 27 July Jazz Picnic with Pete Allen in aid of Hope and Homes for Children.   http://www.hhc-sw.com    One of the greatest New Orleans style jazz clarinettists in the UK.    6pm - Dinton Village Hall .Tickets £21.00 from Chris on 01747 858016

Sunday 28 July Tea Party in aid of Hope and Homes for Children.  3-6pm at Dinton Village Hall   http://www.hhc-sw.com  Tickets from Chris on 01747 858016 - £10 (£5 children) to include… Scones, cream and jam PLUS croquet and classic cars to admire


This is unlikely to go ahead – we’ll talk about it next week.  However, Ninebarrow will be performing at Springhead, Fontmell Magna on Sunday 14 July.)