WESTBURY & DISTRICT CHORAL SOCIETY

Registered Charity No. 1028041

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Events

Weekly Rehearsals

Our rehearsals are held every Wednesday between September and April (except between Christmas and New Year) at Westbury Methodist Church from 19:30 - 21:30.  Have a look at our Meet Us page for details.  Refreshments are available in the break.

Concerts

Concerts are arranged at Christmas and in the Spring (noted in red below).  We also sometimes sing at other events, such as the Westbury Music and Arts Festival.  Keep your eyes on both this and the News page.

May 2021

Wednesday

5th

  Annual General Meeting - via Zoom

  19:00 - Members and invited guests only - come and hear how the year has gone, plans for next year, and have your say 

  about the future of the Society.

Wednesday

19th

  Rehearsals Resume - All Saints' Parish Church - subject to lifting of Covid-19 restrictions on 17th May.

  19:30 - New members always welcome - no audition necessary

July 2021

Saturday

10th

  Spring Concert - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road

  19:30 - A short concert including light entertainment suitable for a summer's evening and to celebrate the lifting of Covid-19 

  restrictions.  No interval.  Tickets from Choral Society members, Westbury Visitor Centre (available mid-June) or on the door.  

  Suggested minimum £5 donation. 

September 2021

Wednesday

8th

  Rehearsals Resume - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

  19:30 - New members always welcome - no audition necessary

December 2021

Friday

17th

  Christmas Concert - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

  19:30 - Tickets from Choral Society members, Westbury Visitor Centre (available late November) or on the door.

Saturday

18th

  Imber Festival of Carols - Performing at Imber

  14:30 - Tickets available early November from www.imberchurch.org.uk but sell out very fast!

January 2022

Wednesday

5th

  Rehearsals Resume - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

  19:30 - New members always welcome - no audition necessary

February 2022

Saturday

5th

  'Come and Sing' - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

  Conductor: Luke Pickett

  Accompanist: Rob Danter

  Main work: TBC

  Refreshments available.  £6 to include score hire.  No need to book, just turn up!

  13:30 - Registration opens

  14:00 - Rehearsal

  16:30 - Informal run-through/performance

  17:00 - Finish

April 2022

Saturday

9th

  Spring Concert - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3BT

  19:30 - Tickets from Choral Society members, Westbury Visitor Centre (available mid-March) or on the door.

  Programme to include:

  Mathias - Let the People Praise Thee, O God

  Vierne - Messe Solennelle

  Phillips/Gillam - California Dreamin'

  Emerson - Shoshone Love Song

  Verdi - Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves

  Elgar - Lux Aeterna

Wednesday

20th

  Social Evening - members, Friends of Westbury Choral, and invited guests only.

Wednesday

27th

  Annual General Meeting - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

  19:00 - Members and invited guests only - come and hear how the year has gone, plans for next year, and have your say 

  about the future of the Society.

  Rehearsals Resume for the short summer season - 19:30

June 2022

Saturday

18th

  Summer Concert - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3BT

  19:30 - Tickets from Choral Society members, Westbury Visitor Centre (available mid-May) or on the door.

  Programme to include light entertainment for a summer's evening.

September 2022

Wednesday

7th

TBC

  Rehearsals Resume - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

  19:30 - New members always welcome - no audition necessary

Please note that although rehearsal and concert dates are correct at the time of writing, events are subject to change, sometimes at short notice, generally due to circumstances beyond our control.  It is advisable to check before travelling.  Please contact us.

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