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Farewell Party with Friends and Family
On Thursday 13th July we gave our leader Caroline Rigby a rousing send-off, singing a few of her favourite songs, selected from the many very varied songs she had taught the choir over her seven yea [...]
Our choir was invited to contribute to the wide range of entertainment that was available around Taunton that day. We were offered a half-hour set in the courtyard of the Somerset Museum. Singing out [...]
Langport Music Festival
We joined up with Harmony 303 for an afternoon workshop and evening concert at Langport Music Festival. Together with other choirs we all learnt some new songs and then we each sang a selection of ou [...]
Dementia Awareness Concert
The Blackdown Community Choir opened the public concert held at Wellington School Friday 19th May on behalf of Dementia Awareness Alliance
The Choir has a New Leader
We are delighted that Claire Stronach has agreed to be our new leader. She will leading us to new singing experiences with the start of the Autumn Term, 21st September.
New Term Starts 27th April
The Summer Term starts on Thursday 27th April at 19:30 in the Baptist Hall, Wellington.
We have to hit the ground running, as the expression goes, refreshing current and old songs for our public co [...]
Hosting Alive and Kicking
On Saturday the 18th March we welcomed our choir friends from Brecon, Alive and Kicking, meeting up for lunch at the Beambridge Inn. We then had an afternoon and evening of singing in the Baptist Hall [...]
Our Charity for the Year
Each year a charity is selected to receive any donations given at any of our public appearances.
This year the chosen charity is The British Heart Foundation. They were delighted to be presented w [...]
Our Musical Director is leaving in July 2017 ....
Our current Musical Director, Caroline Rigby, is retiring from leading our choir in the summer and we seek a new leader to join us from September. We are starting the new term on 12th January and duri [...]
Carols by Candlelight, 3rd December 2016
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The Choir were honoured to sing twice on Saturday 3 December as part of the popular Dunster event, Carols by Candlelight. We performed songs from around the world to honour the season and add to th [...]
Upcoming events and dates
Taster Session and start of Autumn Term
Baptist Worship Centre, Wellington
Taster Session: Thursday 21st September at 19:15
If you want to see what we are all about do come along to this Taster Session when the Choir meets for the first time under their new musical leader Claire Stronach.
Taster sessions are gentle introductions with easy to pick-up songs as we all settle back into singing together and start to learn which songs we will be singing during the term ahead.
Baptist Centre, South Street, Wellington
Thursdays at 19:30 from 21st September through to 7th December with mid-term break on 26th October
Our regular choir sessions are held at Baptist Centre, South Road, Wellington, TA21 8NS and finish at 21:15.
Carols Under the Stars
Supporting the Blackdown Hills AONB we will once again be joining in on the magical evening of candles, bonfire, mince pies and Christmas Carols Under the Stars at Wellington Monument: weather permitting!
Further details to be confirmed.