Forgot to mention on Thursday, but we’re having a Halloween party … hope some of you can make it! (Other halves welcome!) It takes place at mine on Saturday, 29th October 6.00 pm until everyone has had enough. There is a pumpkin carving competition and we’ve invited the local school at Newbold to provide a hearty autumn supper of jacket potato with various fillings followed by a traditional school pudding of the sponge variety! £5 all of which goes to their funds. Please bring your own drinks and come in fancy dress if you dare! All entertainment is d.i.y. so
Greetings All, Marion is planning to lead extra practice sessions starting this Tuesday 16th, 2.00pm at Ibstock Church. She would also like us to look at and highlight any particular pieces that we would like to concentrate on. Thank you Alison
Sorry Folks, It’s Weds 14th Dec Barlestone TBC Alison
Greeting All on this beautiful morning, Firstly Stewart from Hospice Hope is presenting the choir with a certificate in appreciation of the money we raised for them at the last concert. This will be at next week’s practice. Marion would like us to wear our turquoise and black outfit for the evening as there will be photos!! No need to worry about black folders or shoes but if possible could you pin your butterfly onto your tops. (Sharon has spares) Next are the proposed dates for our remaining concerts. These are not definite dates as yet, except the September one.
Greetings All, Just a reminder to those who were at choir last week and info for those who weren’t, we are holding a Ladies Clothing and Accessories stall at the Ibstock Palace from 10 – 12 this Saturday morning. (accessories being such as bags, purses, scarves, jewellry etc.) Can any donations be brought to choir this Thursday please. Mary is letting us borrow her rail so coat hangers would be useful as well if possible ( I will try to bring them back to you). I won’t actually be at choir on Thursday, but if donations are left in the
If you haven’t anything better to do on Saturday, 30th July come along to our Lammas Ale & Cider Festival. It’s on Sue & Brian’s farm under a marquee if the weather looks threatening! As well as having lots of fun we’re raising funds for the Air Ambulance Service so bring your pennies to make a donation towards a jug of ale, cider or wine and use our BBQs for your food. We also want you to join in our entertainment so be prepared to sing, dance or stand on your head!
Hi All, Just to let you know Marion’s thoughts on the concert …… see below What a fabulous concert. You were all great and were watching all the time and looked so happy in all the right places. Thank you so much to everyone. Still singing and waving my arms about (very carefully I might add!)! Bit wobbly in the night but it was worth it. OK now but am taking it steadily and no more rushing about. Thanks again for all the support the whole choir give me. Practice this Thursday with Jennifer, then the following week with Pat. Best
Morning All A few details for the above concert. Concert on Weds May 25th Turquoise tops, black bottoms, black folders There will be no practice on the following day, Thursday May 26th. So we will be back on June 2nd. June 9th will be taken by Pat and Becky (Pat’s in charge of the bell !) Lastly, next week we will be having a full rehearsal in the actual chapel. Wear some thing warm Alison
Hi All, Just a couple of dates for your diary Thursday Dec 1st 7.00pm Ellistown Chapel Saturday Dec 10th 7.00pm Xmas Tree Festival Ibstock Church Alison
Hello, Julie (choir member) has received an e-mail from a lady offering singing lessons. The general gist of the e-mail is as follows; The lady is Georgia Lorimer and is a singing teacher recently returned to the area and wishes to build up her business in Hugglescote. She is very experienced and her particular passion is for helping people with less confidence with singing and understanding music. She offers, vocal line learning, learning to read music, sight singing and improvement in voice quality. If any-one is interested her details are facebook georgielorimertutor or email@example.com Alison