13 JUNE 2019

Dear All

More good work last night.  As you know, our concert last week really was a great success and I am confident we will all do ourselves justice this coming weekend at Motcombe (see below).  Please do make every attempt to be with.  Last year’s fete was tremendous – it was just like being in an episode from Midsomer Murders but without the bloodshed!  It would be great to put on a really good show.  Usual dress code of course. Please be in the HEX area by 1.30. (See one of the attached flyers.) We will be singing just after the Mangled Wurzels.

COMING CHOIR EVENTS  (note new date on Saturday 14 September)

Saturday 15 June  Motcombe Village Fete 1.45 – 2.15 We will be singing under cover from the stage in the HEX area (hexagonal tent going up - bit like the pyramid at Glasto - but much better!) - which is in the middle of the site just above the new Clock Hall building.  We will be singing (in no particular order) Morning has come, Up above my head, Follow the heron, Isa lei, Java Jive, Hold On, California Dreamin, Wake Up, Isn’t she lovely and (probably) Eternal Flame. 

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

Saturday 13 July  Shaftesbury Primary School Fete   12.00 – 12.45

Saturday 7 September Singing at Castle Hill Garden party

Saturday 14 September  Entertainment for the Shaftesbury-Brionne Exchange.  St Peter’s Church.  More details later.   However,Karen would some offers of hospitality for our French visitors for Friday and Saturday night.


Saturday 15 June   (THIS WEEKEND)  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.

Wednesday (!!!???) 26 June  Aurin Girls Choir.  St Mary’s Bruton  See attached flyer

Friday 21 June.  The Glory of Notre Dame.  Gillingham Methodist Church.  See attached flyer.

Sunday 30 June   Pilgrim Singers. Wincanton.  “Music at the Manor”. See attached flyer

Sunday 14 July  Ninebarrow at Springhead.  See below and attached 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


Thanks to Ingrid, Liz, Kirsten and Sara for manning our stall in the Town Hall for the Civic Day yesterday.   Thanks, too, to Julia for setting it all up and organising it as efficiently as ever.


This will not now go ahead . However, Ninebarrow will be performing at Springhead, Fontmell Magna on Sunday 14 July. Last year they sold out so if you are interested, do book early. They hope that the performance will be outside in the amphitheatre and you will be able to picnic in the grounds beforehand.  Linda (soprano) will have some tickets for this event next Wednesday if you’d like to buy them directly from her.  For more information generally please see https://www.springheadtrust.org.uk/events/