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‘Where else could you find handbells competing with bagpipes? Choirs performing both classical and comic songs in quick succession? Versatile musicians leaping from one instrument to another, or displays of multi-discipline expertise? At our Festival of Music you may be surprised, excited, moved or entertained by the enormous diversity of instruments and musical styles, and by the talents of every age group.’ Held Early March.

* Highbridge Festival of the Arts
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'Re-formed in 1949 by conductor Rex Browning, with the aim of providing music of quality from the classical choral repertoire in the town and district ... The Choir continues to perform two major concerts each year, one with a full professional orchestra and soloists.'

Category Choral Societies
+ Bridgwater Choral Society
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Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘BAOS aims to present 2 productions every year one in the spring in April and one in late autumn in November.Often both shows are “lib and score” shows but occasionally we perform a revue style of show in the autumn along the lines of “Songs from the Shows”. We welcome new members both on and off stage and endeavour to make everyone feel welcome.’

+ Bridgwater Operatic Society
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'We are a friendly and family oriented Brass Band, our players are drawn from Burtle and the wider Somerset area ranging from Watchet to Yeovil. Players of any age, background and ability are always welcome to join. Contesting does not feature in the band's calendar, the main intention being to serve the community.'

+ Burtle Silver Band
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‘A well-established concert band based in Somerset ... founded in 1981 ... The King Alfred Concert Band is always proud to show off the stylistic and musical talents of its members. It hosts a wide range and variety of music, from classical overtures to popular songs and well-known classics. The band plays at least two formal concerts every year, one at Christmas and another in the spring. They also play at many local events, fundraisers, fetes, and for local organisations ... New members to the band are always welcome.’

+ King Alfred Concert Band
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‘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 ...’

Category Community Choirs
+ Langport Community Choir
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‘Provides Musical Theatre shows, workshops and events for 6-25 year olds ... Many of our performers have gone on to work in film, television and in theatre accross the country and on the West End. We guarentee all students will have the opportunity to perform in two shows a year. We offer trips and experiences worldwide including dancing on London's West End, performing at the Royal Albert Hall and global performing arts trips. Our classess are friendly, welcoming and a brilliant blend of humour, professionalism and talent.’ Academies take place in Bridgwater and other locations in Somerset.

+ YMTC Academies
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Also indexedYoung Musical Theatre Company
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'Volunteer run independent organisation. There is a managing board of directors and trustees, supported by a network of volunteers all of whom have a part to play in making things happen. We run a theatre programme of performance, music and film; plus workshops, classes and clubs in a wide range of arts disciplines. Our facilities are available to hire, for professional and community groups.'

@ Bridgwater Arts Centre
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