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www.achoird-taste.co.uk

'We are a mixed choir of approximately seventy members, two thirds female, one third male. We are very friendly and welcoming. Our repertoire is eclectic. It ranges from Abba to Opera, Handel to Leonard Cohen. Our inaugural concert in Spring 2010 sold out to a local audience. We have subsequently performed many times during the Melbourne Arts Festival and we also have regular concerts throughout the year. Our Christmas concerts include an opportunity for the audience to "join in".' Alert Website not accessible at Review; cf Facebook Public Group Page.

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www.achoiredtaste.co.uk

‘Mixed-voice community choir ... with almost 70 members. We sing a wide variety of music including musicals, pop, ballads, movie music, folk music, classical, sacred, opera, spirituals and light jazz. We are a friendly group of people who love to sing while raising money for local and national charities.'

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www.handfulofharmonies.co.uk

'The group gives women from 16 to 70+ the opportunity to share the joy and proven health benefits of singing with like-minded people in a fun and creative environment ... Sessions across Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and near Oundle are held every week for 90 minutes per week.'

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www.burlingtonbaptist.org.uk/anewsong

'Sing with one of Ipswich's newest community choirs. Whether you've been singing for years, or never sung before you'll enjoy music old and new, from pop and gospel to classical, world music to folk songs. An informal and fun community, relaxed but challenging and rewarding - open to everyone - no experience necessary! We don't ask anyone to sing solo, there are absolutely no auditions and we don't mind if you can't read music. In fact, quite often we don't even use music, so not reading it can be an advantage!'

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www.aceconcerts.org.uk

'The large chorus, made up from a friendly group of 150 enthusiastic singers, is joined by a large professional orchestra and together ACE perform an annual concert featuring a variety of songs from well known stage musicals to middle-of-the-road, old familiar classics and the occasional surprise.'

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www.acquire-choir.com

'A mixed-voice community choir based in Rhuddlan, Wales ... Acquire was founded in July 2010 as a community choir, performing music in all styles from Gospel to Doo Wop to Musical Theatre to more traditional Choral arrangements.'

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antrimcommunitychoir.com

'An all-inclusive, all-ability, non-audition choir accepting members age 18 to infinity! ... Our song list is eclectic in style, ranging from folk to gospel to world music.'

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www.arklestonsingers.org.uk

‘We are a small SATB choir based in Paisley ... and have a reputation for singing a very mixed repertoire. We are an adventurous choir which is keen to let our audiences hear music with which they may not be familiar but we programme this alongside more popular works. Our own annual concert in May regularly features works by living composers which are Scottish, European or, occasionally, world premières. These concerts are usually accompanied by the Arkleston Chamber Ensemble.’

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www.arrowvalesingers.co.uk

‘We are a mixed choir of all ages made up of around 40-50 singers ... We perform our own fundraising concerts during the year and in addition we perform concerts by invitation from other organisations, churches, village halls, charities, etc., who wish to raise their own funds ... We perform music of many styles – show songs, opera choruses, spirituals, folk songs, traditional songs, ballads, classic pop – so there is something to please everyone.’

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www.artfulplayground.co.uk/artful_voices

‘Join Artful Voices and sing great songs arranged specifically for you! Learn music, make friends, have fun, and even get physical! No audition necessary! The Artful Playground team have a wealth of experience between them – from Performing/Directing musical theatre, composing, teaching in schools/in the community, and performing jazz and swing in venues all over the world. This makes Artful Voices the exciting and unique choir that it is!'

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www.ashbournesingers.org.uk

'The Ashbourne Singers is a community choir that exists for the benefit of members of the public with an interest in singing and who wish to do so in a friendly group. It is open to all over the age of 18 years ... The Young Ashbourne Singers choir is for children aged from 8 up to 18 years ... YAS has been running since 2008 under the umbrella and support of the adult choir. We perform regularly giving recitals and concerts in aid of charities.'

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ashfieldharmony.wordpress.com

'Formed as Kirkby Light Operatic Society in 1962 (the name change taking place in 2013), to encourage four-part choral singing in Kirkby-in-Ashfield. The Choir has developed a wide repertoire – from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Abba to Gilbert & Sullivan and Strauss but always love to try new pieces and arrangements. We perform two concerts each year ... We also like to celebrate Christmas ... with a performance ... Every member is encouraged to take part in the decisions of the Choir, both musical and practical, and we always hope we achieve a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.'

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ashfordinvictasingers.jimdo.com

'A community choir which has been performing concerts in and around the Ashford area since 1991. Our prime objectives are:- a. to promote and advance good singing with a preference for popular music of the past 100 years; b. to encourage participation from all parts of the local community; c. to raise money for charities and good causes.'

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www.ashfordsings.org

'There is a choir for Ashford – a community choir made up of people like you. The aim of the choir is simple – have fun singing together and then taking our voices to various locations around Ashford and the surrounding area, so we can spread a little joy!'

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www.akvillagechoir.org.uk

'The choir was originally formed in the early 90's ... (and) typically features around 50 voices and about 20 of those are original members. The choir‘s raison d‘être is to provide a friendly, enjoyable experience for all the members and a variety within the programmes so that every one feels there is something specifically for them, but with the overriding emphasis still on enjoyment.'

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www.axbridgesingers.org.uk

'An open access community choir for anyone who enjoys singing. We do not hold auditions, and members are not required to read music or have any previous experience: only enthusiasm and a willingness to 'have a go ... The choir sings unaccompanied, in four-part harmony. The songbook includes music from far and wide - from popular, to folk, to gospel, to show tunes, in languages from English to Basque and even Russian!'

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badcc99.wixsite.com/badcc

Launched in 2016: ‘ This is an opportunity for people to come along and enjoy the well known benefits of singing ... There is no commitment to attend each and every session, it's pay as you go ... New members are always welcome. We sing for the fun of singing and no auditions required.‘

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www.basingsingers.org.uk

'An amateur mixed adult choir ... We sing a wide variety of music - you may not like everything we do, but you're sure to like something, and if your favourite isn't in our programme there are plenty of opportunities for choir members to make suggestions for future concerts. Typically we put on 3 major concerts in a year, but we also sing by invitation at other local events.'

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www.bedworthsingers.co.uk

'Now consists of people of all ages and backgrounds. No auditions are required - just a desire to sing with like-minded people and the opportunity to sing solo and in small groups! We are a friendly group who just enjoy making music. We are eager to welcome new members in all voice ranges and all ages ... We perform all types of music including oratorios and music from the shows.'

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belsizecommunitychoir.wordpress.com

Interested in singing? Passionate about choral music performed well? Want to make some new friends in the community? We are an inclusive, fun, engaging community that values the playful and relaxed pursuit of choral excellence. We rehearse for about an hour, stop for a glass of wine (or two) and then rehearse for another 45 minutes or so.'

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www.belvederesingers.org.uk

'We have approximately 50 members and give at least two concerts each year which often involve both amateur and professional soloists, with the object of providing an enjoyable and enlightening musical experience for our audience and choir members alike. We also run "Come & Sing" sessions, workshops and take part in community events.'

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bidfordareacommunitychoir.weebly.com

‘Welcomes everyone - all ages and abilities. There are no auditions. Singing a range of music from musical theatre shows to choral pieces, the choir puts on two concerts a year to raise money for the benefit of the local community ... Oportunities to join the Teen Choir or Junior/ Children’s Choir.’

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www.billinghamchoralsociety.org.uk

'Founded in 1951 and is still a very active group of singers. With over 40 members, both male and female, the choir enjoys singing from a wide repertoire of music including items from the musicals and modern songs which are always popular with audiences.'

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www.bostock-singers.co.uk

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www.brentsingers.org.uk

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www.bbcsinfo.org

‘Buckland and Betchworth was formed in 1923. Originally a "village" choir with members drawn mainly from the two villages, today we have members “commuting” from all over Surrey ... It doesn't matter if you think you are a bit rusty: there is no audition and you don't even have to read music. We are a social and friendly choir focused on enjoying making music together and improving our standards as a team - everyone is welcome!’

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www.caldervalleyvoices.org.uk

'We don’t have auditions and believe that anyone can sing. As a community choir, we are sometimes invited to sing at public events but that’s the icing on the cake. Part of the enjoyment comes from an improved sense of well-being: you can arrive stressed and tired from your hard day but singing helps you breathe better and feel calmer.'

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www.canterburyvocals.co.uk

'Aims to encourage as many people as possible to discover the joy and multiple benefits of singing. We all have voices – and every one is unique. We believe that every voice should be celebrated and aim to help each participant discover and enjoy their own voice ...'

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llandeilosingers.wixsite.com/llandeilo-singers

‘A community choir based in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire ... Choir membership has now grown to over sixty. New singers are welcome in all sections − soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. There are no auditions. You just have to enjoy singing and want to learn. Vocal training takes place at some rehearsals.‘

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carnegiesingers.org

‘We are a community choir of mixed voices from Workington and the surrounding districts ...We perform several concerts throughout the year in Workington and the local areas using facilities such as theatres, churches, museums, village and church halls. The range of music in the choir repertoire is varied and encompasses classical choral works, sacred music and anthems of all periods, including: 16th to 21st centuries, folk songs, songs from the shows, jazz and pop music. We have had several pieces of music composed for us, and we also have commissioned works.’

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www.castlesingers.co.uk

'We are a mixed choir, with about 60 voices. Our repertoire is very varied and includes sacred music, folk songs, songs from the shows, and Gilbert & Sullivan ... We are always delighted to welcome new members ... Many of us remember that daunting first step through the door to something new, however, you can be sure of a very warm welcome and we know you will wonder why it took you so long to join us!'

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www.facebook.com/Choir-86-1745073655708322/

‘Choir86 are based in Kingsteignton and enjoy rehearsing on Monday evenings. They have a new musical director, a new sound and are at the top of their game! ... Choir 86 comprises around 40 - 50 members with the predominant strength in numbers being found in the soprano and alto ranks. Tenors and basses are smaller sections but as always make up for their numbers through making a significant noise! The blend is in fact very pleasing and the sound quality is well received by our audiences.‘

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www.clarkcommunitychoir.co.uk

'Exists for anyone of any age, background or ability who enjoys singing whether they consider themselves to be a "singaphobic", an expert or somewhere in between. No auditioning is required. Our motto is “generations singing together”.'

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www.clarksonsingers.org.uk

'We are a friendly mixed voice choir, with members from Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk. The choir is named after the anti-slavery campaigner, Thomas Clarkson. Our repertoire is wide ranging and covers both sacred and secular works from madrigals to songs from the shows.'

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www.clevedonchoralsociety.org.uk

We love singing and put on two main shows for Spring and Christmas ... New members are always welcome at rehearsals on Mondays – no auditions ... Half price annual subscription to under 25s and other concessions available'

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clydebankchoir.wordpress.com

'Everyone has experienced the joy of singing at some time of their life. Singing in harmony with others can be an exhilarating experience for both performers and audience. Members of the Clydebank District Choir enjoy the pleasures and challenges of singing and sharing their music with others.'

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www.coastalvoiceschoir.co.uk

'Some of us had been in a Bridlington Choir for nearly three years when, we learnt just after Christmas 2014 that our choir master was to move onto pastures new and that our choir in Bridlington would be closing. You can imagine how shocked we were after being together all this time and making lovely bonds and friendships within the choir. We quietly accepted for a few weeks that was the end of that. Then one cold winter's evening someone had just one simple thought: "Does it have to end?" ...' Alert Website not accessible at Review; cf Facebook Page.

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www.cunninghame-choir.org.uk

'Established in 1978, we are a mixed-voice (SATB) choir with willingness and enthusiasm. We don't take ourselves too seriously, but do reap the rewards of our efforts. Our musical repertoire is wide and varied and is not limited to classic and sacred works. Recent themes have included Scottish Folk, European, Gospel, Blues as well as classical choral spanning the centuries to new works and commisions.'

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www.dacorumcommunitychoir.org

'We aim to give members the opportunity to sing together in a choir, perhaps for the first time, singing a wide repertoire from classical, world music and folk to gospel and pop. You don’t need to be able to read music to take part – it’s all explained as we go along ... Unlike many other choirs, we rehearse during the day, providing a chance to sing for those who are unable to join an evening group. Our membership therefore reflects a wide range of the community, from students, young parents, those not working during the morning, to those who are retired. There are no auditions – all adults are welcome.'

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dolaumixtures.wordpress.com

‘A mixed choir which meets ... near Llandrindod Wells, Powys Mid Wales ... Singing a vibrant and wide range of choral music with something for everyone a number of the mixed choir members have been singing together for over 20 years ... The choir is keen to welcome anyone who would like to sing in a small and friendly group, whether soprano, alto, tenor or bass and even if they have not sung in a choir before and not sure what their voice is!’

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earlsbartonmusic.com

'We are a community choir who welcome singers and orchestral players to take part in an inclusive environment where making music is enjoyed and new skills learned and developed. We put on a diverse range of musical shows from choral pieces to West End shows. Our shows are very popular and nearly always sell out. Our social activities also allow members to make new friends.'

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www.edensingers.org

‘A community choir of all ages drawn from the Eden area of Cumbria. Our aim is to provide enjoyment, both for our members and audiences, by performing a wide variety of music styles. We are a mixed choir singing in 4-parts: sopranos, altos, tenors and basses.’

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www.edinburghtelephonechoir.co.uk

'Formed in Edinburgh in 1947 by Mollie Scott (a Lady Supervisor in the then Rose Street Telephone Exchange). The original ladies only choir recruited gentlemen in 1950 to enable a wider range of music to be undertaken with part singing. Since the 1950’s the Choir members have come from various occupations other than telephonists, however being well known by the original name we have decided not to change it. The Choir has become popular throughout Edinburgh and the surrounding districts with many charities benefiting from monies donated by the group.'

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www.felixstowecommunitychoir.org.uk

‘A choir for those over 18 who enjoy singing pop song and songs from musicals ... Around 60-100 men and women of all ages attend and are already developing a repertoire of songs from The Beatles to Adele. There is no audition to join, and singers do not need to read music, as sheet music is not used.’

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www.felixstoweharmonies.co.uk

‘A 35 strong vocal harmony group which performs songs from the light classical repertoire, folk, jazz and blues to pop, swing and songs from the big band era ... We hold 3 fundraising concerts a year in aid of Suffolk charities, perform at Art on the Prom and other events in Felixstowe, as well as at various venues in Suffolk.‘

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www.feralchoir.co.uk

'A vibrant, no-audition community choir based in Castle Douglas, SW Scotland. Anyone can join!'

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www.friendsinharmony.co.uk

'A friendly sociable Rotherham three part choir which raises money for charities both local and national ... In our concerts we try to cater for all tastes and include a variety of songs from musicals, classic songs to pop, something for everyone.'

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www.globalharmony.org.uk

'We are a Community Choir, a friendly and informal group who have fun singing a wide range of unaccompanied harmony songs from all over the world. We enjoy rhythms from Africa, stirring Eastern European harmonies, songs from the Southern Seas and the Americas, soulful gospel and blues to name but a few - as well as traditional folk and rock and pop from our own culture.'

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www.harrowharmony.co.uk

‘We are a friendly mixed voices non-auditioning choir based in South Harrow ... We approach our rehearsals with energy and enthusiasm and we hope this is reflected in our concert performances ... Harrow Harmony performs three main concerts locally during the year, one to celebrate Christmas in which there is always a chance for audience participation and two larger concerts in spring and summer, usually featuring guest musicians. We always invite our audience to join us for a buffet after our concerts and our hospitality is now legendary!‘

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www.hatfieldwelwyncommunitychoir.com

'As a choir, we are open to all age groups, there is no audition and you don't need to be able to read music. We welcome people of different levels of experience, from those who say they are "tone deaf" to those who are confident singers ... We sing pieces from simple rounds to four part harmony; traditional and modern from all over the world ... Whatever we do, we try to make it FUN  ... We love to perform and enjoy singing at a host of venues across the community. If you would like us to perform for you at your event we would be happy to oblige but please give us several months notice.'

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www.hawardensingers.co.uk

’30-member SATB choir with a very wide repetoire. We are available for any type of engagement, including concerts, weddings and Christmas parties.‘

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www.heyfordsingers.org

‘Community choir formed in 2002 in Nether Heyford. The idea emerged from the wish of a couple of local ladies ... to have something else in the community which would not only provide an opportunity for social contact but would also give many people the chance to sing in a less formal setting than exists in many choirs, which concentrate on “serious” music ...’

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www.choirsites.co.uk/holymoorsideCS/

'First formed in 1941 as a village choir. The tradition of singing a wide variety of music at local events and raising money for charity was established then, and has continued to the present day. Today we are a choir of 60 members ... We perform three main concerts each year and work hard to achieve high standards within a wide repertoire, including music from traditional to modern classics, from sacred and oratorio pieces to folk and show songs. Currently our membership is full, but we are always interested to hear from singers as circumstances may change. It is not essential to be able to sight read music, only to have an ability to learn and sing in parts, as help and encouragement is always available with learning CD’s provided for learning at home.'

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www.hyndburnsingers.co.uk

Founded 1981: ‘Over the years the Hyndburn Singers have continued to sing an interesting and varied range of music but the choir now concentrates on singing lighter easy-listening songs. The choir has performed for many different types of audiences ranging in venues from church halls through to Accrington’s refurbished market hall to the Town Hall and has sung for several different charitable organisations.’

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www.in-harmony.org.uk

'Having formed in June 2012, we currently have around 140 members, and a waiting list, but will always make a space for men and anyone 25 or under. It's open to all age groups: anyone from 3rd year at High School upwards is welcome ...'

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www.jigsawsound.org

'A large, mixed voice, adult choir based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire who regularly perform at concerts, weddings and fund raising events throughout the County of Shropshire and over the border into Wales.'

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www.knebworthchorus.org.uk

‘Formed to sing in the 2010 Village Festival. Since then, the choir has performed at each Festival and every Christmas ... We welcome all local singers who are enthusiastic about and interested in singing. There is no audition and you do not have to be able to read music. We have a wide range of experience and ability in the choir, and not all of our singers are able to sing in every concert. For each concert we come together for a few rehearsals over around 6 weeks before the concert date.’

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www.langcliffesingers.org.uk

‘We are a friendly mixed-voice community choir which currently has some 60 members. We give three concerts a seasons ... We are always pleased to welcome new members - we do not hold auditions and previous singing experience, although helpful, is not essential.’

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www.langleecommunitychoir.org.uk

'Singing in a choir is an excellent confidence booster too. At Langlee Community Choir we don't audition for members; you only need the will to enjoy yourself. There's certainly no pressure, and you won't be asked to sing solo, but if Chris decides there's an opportunity for someone to do so, and you want to volunteer, don't be shy to raise your hand and give it a go ...'

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www.langportcommunitychoir.co.uk

‘Based in the heart of the Somerset Levels and members come from villages all around the area. We come from all walks of life and range in age from 18 upwards! We started out in 2008 with a £500 grant from Somerset District Council with just a handful of members. Now, we have around 40 active members and new singers regularly come to join us. We have lots of experienced singers too who enjoy helping out with our learning. We enjoy peforming each year at local events and we also support larger events like the Bristol Choirs Convention and Sing for Water ...’

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www.ledburycommunitychoir.co.uk

'Has around 100 members from the town and the local area. We sing a wide variety of music, and we usually put on three major concerts every year, with the proceeds going to local charities ... We would love to see you as a new member, so whether you sing soprano, alto, tenor or bass - come along and see how much fun we have. There are no formal auditions, we ask only that you sing in tune!'

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www.lenboroughsingers.com

'Enthusiastic amateur choir with members drawn from the area around Gawcott, Padbury, Nash, Winslow, Lenborough and Buckingham ... We sing a variety of pieces, mixing classical, popular, choral and show tunes. Each term we hold a concert in one of the local venues and raise money from ticket sales and donations to support a local Charity. The Charities are chosen by members of the singers who usually have a connection with the nominated Charity or a special interest in the work it does.'

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www.thenhschoir.com

‘We are a choir of NHS workers, working in Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust. We first came together for the BBC Series “Sing While You Work” with Gareth Malone in 2012. The Choir is made up of a wide range of NHS workers, including doctors, nurses, therapists and many other staff from across the NHS workforce. In 2015, we achieved the UK Christmas number 1, with our single "Bridge over You", a mash up of Bridge over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel) and Fix You (Coldplay) ... We continue to perform at both small local concerts, to patients on our hospital wards, and at larger national events.’

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london.humanistchoir.org

'The foremost community atheist, humanist, secular choir. We formed in April 2009 with the support of the British Humanist Association ... Our repertoire is wide ranging, including classical pieces, the oldest known folk song, humanist ceremony music ...'

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lostinsong.org

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www.malvernsingers.org.uk

'A mixed, adult choir of about 40 singers. The repertoire is varied but chiefly short pieces that are spiritual, classical, arrangements of popular songs, and songs from shows, rather than major choral works.'

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www.marchingtonsingers.org

‘A very friendly and happy group of people! ... All parts - soprano, also, tenor, bass - need to be able to read music and should have had some part singing experience. We don’t commit ourselves either way immediately - there has to be some flexibility on both sides - then, after about three weeks, there is an informal voice test.’

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merciansingers.weebly.com

'We are a mixed voice choir (Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass) based in Tamworth Staffordshire. We sing for pleasure and we sing for charity. The choir formed in 2017, having previously been known, for the past 40 years, as Tamworth Male Voice Choir. Over the years, Tamworth Male Voice Choir have raised thousands of pounds for local and national charities - and this is something that Mercian Singers wish to continue.'

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www.metpolicechoir.co.uk

Founded 1872: 'New choir members, male/female, serving/retired, always welcome. Join us and sing!'

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www.militarywiveschoirs.org

Military Wives Choirs provide a head-start for women in the military community to make new friends, connect with local communities and learn new skills in a fun and supportive environment ... Now with a network of over 70 choirs, the Military Wives Choirs supports women in the British military community in the UK, Germany, Cyprus and further afield, wherever our forces are based. Just as much as they build up unbreakable bonds, our choirs also break down barriers. We’re in this together!’

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www.mountsbaysingers.co.uk

Formed 2001: ‘A mixed voice choir of about 35 voices ... The choir has built up an eclectic repertoire with serious and humorous, religious and secular pieces. It includes short classical pieces, traditional songs from various countries, songs from musicals, pop songs and challenging and beautiful modern pieces ... There are no auditions. Reading music is an advantage but certainly not a requirement ... Just come to a rehearsal, introduce yourself and listen or join in’.

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sites.google.com/site/musicmakersmk/

‘A community choir with an emphasis on singing for fun ... mixing up a range of styles and sounds. We are a welcoming bunch, with a range of backgrounds, ages, experience and a blend of multi-part harmonies - whether accompanied or a cappella. We perform at local events, collaborate with other musical groups, take bookings for sessions and hold our own concerts ... Whatever your interest, we welcome new members, so if you have ever thought about taking up singing as your hobby we would love to hear from you. You don't need to be the new Pavarotti! You just need to make a reasonably pleasant sound and be able to hold a tune!‘

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www.neathpolyphonic.co.uk

'Formed in January 2010 ... open to anyone aged 18 years and over to come along and enjoy the experience of singing with others some of the most wonderful music. At present the Choir has over 60 members, some of whom have been attracted to the choir from Swansea and Bridgend as well as the surrounding district of Neath ... The Choir is ideal for those who have always wanted to sing with others but are wary of taking on a heavy commitment of rehearsals, concerts, charity events, tours, etc. This is NOT the aim or purpose of Neath Polyphonic Choir, whose weekly rehearsals are fun experiences for everyone and the Choir’s two or three concerts a year are just an additional highlight.'

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www.newessexchoral.org.uk

‘The friendly singers based in Redbridge ... Membership is open to anyone over 16. There is no formal audition although the conductor may advise over particular strengths and weaknesses.’ Typically perform in three concerts per annum.

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www.tottenhamsingers.com

'We are a non-audition choir based in North London, open to all, which aims to unite and represent the wider community through a joy of singing. NTS has over fifty singers rehearsing each week and the main focus in rehearsals is preparation for performances. These performances can take the form of concerts and appearances in festivals and other events in the local community and the North London area.'

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www.noteability.org.uk

‘A 64-strong community choir based in St Austell, Cornwall. We love getting together and singing our hearts out and our performances show that we sing for the joy of it. We have been together since 2012 and ... we have built up a reputation for beautiful singing in an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment. We like to sing for other people, in particular helping raise funds for charities and local causes.’

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nuneatonchoralsociety.weebly.com

'A group of people, of mixed abilities singing a wide range of songs from the Beatles to Beethoven. Some of us can read music and some of us cannot. We aim to put on three concerts a year, usually in the Spring, Summer and one at Christmas.'

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octavechoir.co.uk

‘Based in Ainsdale, Southport, the choir performs a variety of music from choral arrangements of popular classics, through show tunes to light classical. Most of our performances take place in the Southport area and raise money for various charitable causes ... We are a friendly choir and welcoming to new members. No audition is required. The ability to read music is an advantage, but is not necessary.’

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www.ormskirkoccasionalsingers.org

'The choir started in 1977 as a quartet formed to sing a few carols at a Christmas concert, organised to raise funds to renovate the Old Church house in Ormskirk. From that small beginning the choir now has around 24 singers.'

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www.overgatehospicechoir.com

'Was specially formed in 1991 to sing Haydn’s Creation as part of the National Voices for Hospices event which resulted in 113 simultaneous performances of the work throughout the United Kingdom ... Since that inaugural concert, the members of Overgate Hospice Choir have continued to meet and now produce four concerts a year together with other smaller performances. As far as is known, Overgate was the first hospice to have its own choir formed specifically and solely for the purpose of raising money for the hospice. Other groups have followed but it is believed that Overgate was the very first in that particular field.'

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www.phoenixstives.co.uk

'PHOENIX is a lively and fun loving adult choir founded in 2007. Check out our music page to see our full repertoire which includes an eclectic collection of music performed by the choir, soloists and musicians ...'

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www.pulloxhillsingers.co.uk

'Founded in 1972 by Bob Gilman, a prominent musician who lived in Pulloxhill. The choir was created as a mixed voice choir and numbered about twenty five singers from Pulloxhill and surrounding villages ... The current Pulloxhill Singers consists of up to twenty five singers, who between them sing Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass. The various parts are remarkably balanced, which gives a lovely tone to our easy listening music. We sing a range of musical arrangements, from contemporary to traditional and some religious pieces.'

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www.purbeckartschoir.org.uk

‘Open to anyone who wants to sing! We presently have 60+ members in all voice parts (SATB) ... We sing mainly (but not exclusively) 4-part choral music and previous experience is helpful but not essential ... We normally have two concerts each year – December and April/May but are also involved with many other events during the year with local musicians and singers.’

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www.readswarblers.co.uk

‘We are a mixed adult choir and we split into 3 sections - soprano, mezzo-soprano and alto, depending on your vocal range. Don’t worry if you’re not sure which section you belong in - we will help you with this ... Our concerts are not compulsory, but if you do decide to take part we have a dress code. Everyone is individual so we don’t have a set uniform, we simply ask that you dress in the relevant colours to your choir. The POP choir wear a black base with red accessories, and the SHOW choir wear a black base with gold accessories.‘

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resoundchoir.com

‘A group of singers in the North West of England, and were formed to provide an opportunity to meet and sing together. The choir is a broad mix of people, from professional musicians to people who just enjoy singing as a hobby, and contains a wide range of ages- young and older voices ... We meet every week, and perform around three concerts a year.’

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www.rickmansworth-players.org.uk/presenting/choir/

‘Established in 2010, and is a fun, friendly community choir for singers of all ages (16+) and abilities. We tackle a range of different styles: from Madrigals to Madonna; Rock to Baroque. We work hard on our music, but there’s still a fun, sociable atmosphere in rehearsals. We aim to get the very best out of every singer, whatever their level of experience. The first rehearsal is free, as a taster session.’

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www.roadecommunitychoir.org

'We are a mixed choir and welcome singers of all abilities from age of 15 upwards. Whilst reading music is of benefit, more important is enthusiasm and the desire to sing and have fun ... We perform at least 2 concerts a year, Christmas and Summer and then look to perform others if the occasion arises.'

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www.roh.org.uk/learning/learning-in-thurrock/community-chorus

‘Offers local residents the opportunity to find their voice and join a Community Chorus. The Community Chorus meets weekly during term time and is open to anyone aged eight and over, living, working or studying in Thurrock. The Chorus works on a mixed repertory, chosen by its musical director with a focus on established and new work, as well as the Royal Opera House repertory. The Community Chorus is open to experienced singers and those with no previous singing experience ... Public performances across Thurrock and the wider region showcase the talent and commitment of the Chorus.’

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rutlandchoralsociety.org.uk

'Usually promotes three public concerts annually, as well as giving its members other opportunities to sing at other events and with other groups ... We are a very friendly choir, including all ages, and we do not audition. Although we strive to improve our musical ability we never forget to have fun whilst doing so! The choir includes a wide range of abilities from experienced musicians and singers to those who have not sung since leaving school. You will soon find your musical knowledge increasing whilst at the same time gaining an entire new social circle with like-minded people.'

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www.salhospchoir.org.uk

‘We are a mixed choir of around 30 members who sing anything from Handel to Lloyd Webber We can be booked for any occasion ... We recently decided to change our name to “Salford Royal Choir” to reflect the new Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust image. Legally this is not possible (we can’t use the word ‘Royal’), so, legally, we will still be known as “Salford Hospital Choir”, but locally, for concert purposes, “Salford Royal Choir”.’

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www.sandbachvoices.co.uk

'Sandbach Choral Society, formerly Sandbach Voices, is a friendly, enthusiastic choir with a mission to bring choral music alive to the local community.'

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sing2gether.co.uk

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www.sing4fun.biz

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www.singersinspired.co.uk

‘We're a non-religious choral group who welcome membership from all members of the community ... We sing all kinds of music from all kinds of musical traditions from around the world. We don't expect you to read music and you won't be asked to take an audition. What could be simpler? ... Subscriptions are reasonably priced and concessions are available ... Why not come along and give it a try?’

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www.somercoteschoralsociety.co.uk

’We are a mixed choir of around 50 singers, performing 2 concerts each year (April & October). We sing a wide variety of styles, including classical, jazz & popular music through the ages including “songs from the shows” ... If you love singing and would like to join us, there are no formal auditions and we are a friendly bunch; just come along.’

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www.soundsfamiliarcommunitychoir.org

'A local, friendly community choir of about 50 mixed voices for all ages, ranging from the young to the young at heart. What we have in common is a love of music and singing for fun. Our repertoire is very varied ranging from show stoppers and popular music to sacred and classical pieces. Our aim is to provide an inclusive, welcoming environment which offers people of all ages and abilities the chance to learn, rehearse, perform and enjoy a range of musical styles.'

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www.sing4fun.org.uk

‘Sing4Fun Choir - The South Wigston Community Choir ... blends voices of all backgrounds and abilities who come together to sing for enjoyment. The choir meets weekly, during school term time, and singing some familiar songs, will warm-up their voices before moving on to singing a mixture of styles including rounds, English folk songs, African and Hebrew songs, popular classics and lullabies. Sing4Fun regularly perform concerts throughout the year, in and around the South Wigston area.’

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www.southwellchoralsociety.com

'We are proud to be a community choir. You are invited to come and join us irrespective of your knowledge of music or ability to perform. We do not have auditions believing everyone has the right to make music. You are guaranteed a warm welcome...'

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www.sperrinchoir.com

'A cross-community choir that has its base in St. Swithin's Church, Magherafelt. The choir has members from numerous surrounding towns, especially Cookstown, but also from Draperstown, Dungiven and Coleraine. Sperrin Choir have been giving a number of concerts every year in different locations including the Burnavon in Cookstown, as well as concerts in Limerick, Sligo, Roscommon and Brittany (as part of the Town Twinning Scheme).'

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www.stannescommunitychoir.com

St Anne’s Community Choir started in 2015 and now has around 50 members. We were formed to encourage people of all ages and abilities to enjoy singing in harmony. We are a friendly group of people and are always ready to welcome new members. Like many choirs we are rather short of male voices so, if there are any shy tenors or bass singers out there please come and join us.’

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