Nearby: Chard

The Category Chard is a subset of Somerset. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Chard which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.


Category Chard
! Chard KEY
VISITS (to Website)70
VIEWS (of this Record)77

The Amadeus Orchestra's 'annual residential summer orchestral training course ... The course is open to young professionals and music students from anywhere in the world. Whilst many applications come from Conservatoires, we warmly encourage applicants from Universities and from anyone hoping to be in the profession soon'. Held Mid July.


* Amadeus Academy
VISITS (to Website)261
Also indexedAmadeus Orchestra
VIEWS (of this Record)438

Founded 2005: ’Brings together amateur and professional players from East Devon, West Dorset and South Somerset, giving three concerts a year ... The Axe Vale Orchestra is a full Chamber Orchestra consisting of Strings, full Woodwind and Brass Sections who meet to perform and explore full classical and modern repertoires ... We are always happy to welcome new members and Friends of the Orchestra’.


+ Axe Vale Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)117
VIEWS (of this Record)276

'We are a friendly, enthusiastic, non-auditioned choir of around 80 voices ... Some of us do not read music, don’t be put off if you are in this category! Our rehearsals include help with understanding musical notation and texts of pieces not in English, also help with the basics of how to sing well and make the most of the voice that you have.'


Category Choral Societies
+ Axminster & District Choral Society
VISITS (to Website)323
VIEWS (of this Record)1015

'Continues the brass band tradition that has been a part of Chard since the early 1800s. Although the Band has taken part in contests throughout its history, it does not contest at present, focusing on concerts and other events. Although an independant organisation it is very much a community band, with its membership living in the immediate locality.'


+ Chard Concert Brass
VISITS (to Website)257
VIEWS (of this Record)594

‘The Society was formed in 1967 and has staged concerts at least twice a year ever since. Our concerts are held in Spring and Autumn and our popular Carol Concerts take place in December. Other special public events and several social events take place during the year.’


Category Choral Societies
+ South Somerset Choral Society
VISITS (to Website)98
VIEWS (of this Record)220

'A stunning concert venue nestled in the beautiful, yet accessible, South Somerset countryside. The theatre was created from the old coach house in 1962, before being completely rebuilt in 1993. It has excellent acoustics and sightlines, and is the perfect size for chamber music and other small-scale performances. Dillington House has been bringing internationally renowned musicians to the West Country since the 1960s ...'


@ Dillington House
VISITS (to Website)294
VIEWS (of this Record)463

'Forde Abbey Is host to one of the Country’s most prestigious chamber music series. The Great Hall has ideal acoustics for chamber music and has often been used for recording purposes. It is also a wonderful venue for concerts, which take place during the summer months. Each season Forde Abbey attracts artists of an international level for a varied programme of music.'


@ Forde Abbey
VISITS (to Website)193
VIEWS (of this Record)842

‘The Ilminster Arts Centre at The Meeting House  'is situated in the old Unitarian Church on East Street in the centre of Ilminster ... The IAC is available for hire for workshops and events for up to 80 people ... We run a year-round programme of highly acclaimed art exhibitions and concerts (jazz, classical, folk and world music) along with a programme of regularly changing art exhibitions in the Gallery, and a host of art and craft workshops and other events’.


@ Ilminster Arts Centre
VISITS (to Website)216
VIEWS (of this Record)334

‘Our magnificent church is the principal ornament of the town and its most historic building as well as being a much loved place of worship. Crewkerne is unthinkable without its church, which is an architectural treasure of national importance. BUT, the church needs constant attention and maintenance ... An Association of The Friends of Crewkerne Parish Church was therefore set up in 1994 to raise money for looking after the building ... The Friends organize regular events each year to raise funds.’


Category Chard
@ St Bartholomew Crewkerne
VISITS (to Website)49
Also indexedThe Friends of Crewkerne Parish Church
VIEWS (of this Record)137

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