Archive

29 May 2017

Upton Choir Festival
The choir entered the Choir Festival at Upton upon Severn in May 2017. This was a friendly competition between 6 community choirs. You can see more information and a few photos.

24 June 2017

Summer 2017From Madrigals to Modern our Summer concert 2017 was held in the Northgate Methodist Church, Warwick. Please see the Summer Concert page for more details.

17 December 2016

Deck The Halls A Christmas Concert at Dale Street Methodist Church, Leamington Spa. This was our main concert for the autumn. There is more in our Deck the Halls page

28 October 2016

Guild Chapel in Stratford for the Springfield Mind charity. This was for a small group of singers from the choir to sing Christmas Carols with readings from supporters of the charity.

6 July 2016

Members of the choir performed for the residents of Chandos Court, Leamington Spa.

21 May 2016

Musicals & More. The choir performed a concert to a packed house at St Nicholas Church, Warwick, in aid of the Salvation Army ‘Way Ahead’ project.

28 January 2016

An Open Evening attracted a lot of interest and some new singers.

28 January 2016

Some representatives of the choir sang at Homewood Residential home in Leamington Spa and entertained residents with a selection of music ranging from traditional folk songs, through James Bond movie songs to nostalgic numbers from the Second World War.

12 December 2015

The Choir held a sell-out Christmas Cracker concert at St Nicholas Church, Warwick on December 12th with guest choir Omnium Gatherum, in support of Springfield Mind.

18 December 2015

Village Voices were invited by Springfield Mind to sing at The Guild Chapel on the corner of Chapel Lane and Church Street, Stratford upon Avon.

12 December 2015

A Christmas Cracker concert at St Nicholas Church in aid of Springfield Mind. Village Voices were joined by Omnium Gatherum, who were originally formed in 2001 but broke up later. In 2013 the group reformed and, since then, the choir have put on a number of concerts locally and have also performed at a wedding. Like Village Voices their aim has always been to enjoy the music first and to share the efforts of their practice with an audience from time to time. We are delighted to give them an opportunity.

19 November 2015

Village Voices sang at a Christmas Fayre at The Unicorn pub, Chase Meadow in Warwick.

10 October 2015

A Festival of Voices at All Saints Church, Leamington. The choir was joined by other local groups, each giving a taste of their style and repertoire.

6 June 2015

Songs for a Summer Evening in aid of Springfield Mind in Stratford on Avon.

25 April 2015

St George’s Day celebration, Coventry.

28 March 2015

The choir performed a concert ‘Spring into Song’ at St Nicholas Church, Warwick in aid of Springfield Mind.

31 January 2015

Private Wedding

13 December 2014

Carol singing at Chase Meadow Christmas fair.

6 December 2014

‘Stuff the Turkey’, a Christmas Concert at St Nicolas Church, Warwick in aid of SW Heart. With Coventry Male Voice Choir.
Refreshments – mince pies & wine – courtesy of Aldi.

24 October 2014

A concert at St Margaret’s Church Whitnash in aid of the Whitnash Charitable Trust. Tickets £7.50 including glass of wine / tea.

17 July 2014

Open evening at Chase Meadow Community Centre. 19 potential new members joined the choir for a short ‘taster’ concert to introduce the choir to the Chase Meadow community.

21 June 2014

Razzle Dazzle, our first public concert with our new Musical Director at St Nicholas Church, Warwick raised £1,150 for SW-Heart.

11 May 2014

The choir sang for the friends of the Helen Ley Care Centre.

26 April 2014

The choir sang at a private St Georges Day concert in Coventry.

29 January 2014

Members of the choir sang at a New Year party at Saltisford Church, Warwick.

16 January 2014

Members of the choir sang at the funeral of the choir’s former President, David Evans held at St Nicholas’s Church, Radford Semele.

8 January 2014

Members of the choir sang for the residents of Homewood.

21 December 2013

Members of the choir sang Christmas songs and carols at Baddesley Clinton.

18 December 2013

Members of the choir sang at a private Christmas carol service at Castle Froma.

14 December 2013

The choir joined other local music groups at Warwick DC Chairman, Richard Davies, Christmas concert at Leamington Town Hall in aid of Dogs for the Disabled, the Heart of England Community Foundation and the Royal Regiment Of Fusiliers Aid Society.

12 October 2013

The choir took part in a ‘Festival of Voices’ with six other local choirs at All Saints Church, Leamington.

14 September

A joint concert at Stowe Minster, near Lincoln.

16 August 2013

Members of the choir sang at a private wedding.

13 July 2013

A concert Songs for a Summer Evening at St Nicholas, Warwick in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. Village Voices presented a new repertoire and many old favourites.

18 May 2013

A celebration concert at Napton Church.

20 April 2013

The Choir performed at a St George’s Day celebration at West Orchard URC in Earlesdon, Coventry.

8 December 2012

‘Baubles & Berries’. A Seasonal Concert at St Nicholas Church, Warwick. We shared the event with The Spa Strummers ukulele band and supporting The Leamington Homeless Action Project.

1 December 2012

Warwick District Council Chairman’s Christmas Charity Concert at Leamington Town Hall in aid of Castel Froma (incorporating the Helen Ley Care Centre) and Myton Hospice.

27 October 2012

‘Across the Pond’ a concert of American songs was performed at St Nicholas Church, Warwick. £280 was collected for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust and £285 for Myton Hospice in memory of former choir member Roger Duclaud-Williams.

19 May 2012

A concert to raise fund towards St John the Baptist Church, Wappenbury.

11 May 2012

‘Frolic’; a concert at Long Itchington Church helped to raise £400 towards church restoration.

21 April 2012

A St George’s Day celebration at the United Reformed Church, Coventry (private event).

24 March 2012

Songs and music with a ‘Watery’ theme were the basis of a concert in support of Water Aid at St Nicholas Church Warwick.

18 January 2012

We sang at the New Year party organised for residents of the Homewood residential home in Warwick.

24 December 2011

The choir sang Christmas songs and carols at The Cricketers, Archery Road, Warwick and raised £130 for charity.

15 December 2011

Members sang Christmas songs for the residents and staff of Heathcote Rehabilitation Hostpital.

10 December 2011

The choir took part in a Salvation Army Christmas Concert in Leamington Town Hall.

27 November 2011

The choir entertained Christmas shoppers on the steps of Leamington Town Hall in support of the ‘Save the Children’ fund fund who organised a craft fair in the Town Hall. The event raised £5,000 for the charity.

8 October 2011

Village Voices choir joined forces with the Fincham Chorus from Norfolk to present a concert at St Nicholas Church in Warwick. Russell McKie, the Director of Music of Fincham Chorus, was a former Musical Director of the Village Voices choir. A varied programme of traditional and modern songs provided a delightful evening’s entertainment.

2 July 2011

On a pleasant summers day the Skellingthorpe Choir from Lincoln enjoyed a guided tour round Leamington. After a joint rehearsal and refreshments, the two choirs joined forces to entertain the audience in Weston-under-Wetherley Village Hall. Proceeds from the concert go to the Warwickshire Northamptonshire Air Amulance.

11 June 2011

Our concert on 11 June at Galanos House, Southam, the Royal British Legion Poppy Home for ex-service people and their dependents, raised £570 towards the Galanos House Amenities Fund which enables residents to have trips out and short holidays.

5 January 2011

The choir entertained the residents of the Warwick, MHA Methodist Home for the Aged at their New Year Party.

23 December 2010

The choir helped liven the pre-Christmas spirit at the ‘Cricketers’ pub in Archery Road, Warwick and collected money for Myton Hospice and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

16 December 2010

A Christmas concert at Heathcote Rehabilitation Hospital.

11 December 2010

The Choir performed Christmas music at the National Trust’s Upton House.

4 December 2010

The Choirsang the National Anthem before Coventry Blaze Ice Hockey Club’s home match against Nottingham Panthers at the Skydome Arena, Coventry.

28 November 2010

The Choir sang carols at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, Brandon Marsh.

30 October 2010

The Choir sang at Cubbington Village Hall and helped to raise £600 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

3 July 2010

The Choir sang for residents of Castel Froma Specialist Care Centre, Lillington, Warwick.

19 June 2010

The choir sang in two gardens during the Offchurch Open Gardens and Scarecrows event

22 May 2010

A joint concert at St John Baptist Church, Wappenbury with the Royal Spa Brass Ensemble and a cello duo, Will Langstone and Ethan Gardner.

10 October 2009

A joint concert with the Skellingthorpe Village Choir at Skellingthorpe, Lincoln .

15 May 2010

A concert at Radford Village Hall in aid of the St Nicholas Church Radford Restoration .