WESTBURY & DISTRICT CHORAL SOCIETY

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.  

 

Concerts

Concerts are arranged at Christmas and in the Spring (noted in blue below).  We also sometimes sing at other events.  Keep your eyes on both this and the News page.

 

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Saturday 27th January 2024 @ 14:00: 'Come and Sing' - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

 

Music:

Stanford: Magnificat in Bb

Wesley: Blessed be the God and Father

Greene: Lord, Let Me Know Mine End

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine

£7 to include score hire (students and under 21s £3).  No need to book, just turn up!

Refreshments available (donation)  

13:30 - Doors open

14:00 - Rehearsal

16:30 - Informal run-through/performance

17:00 - Finish

 

COME & SING: BOOK NOW

 

Saturday 24th February 2024 @ 19:00: Quiz Night - Westbury Leigh Community Hall, Westbury Leigh, BA13 3SQ

£6 per person to include ploughman's supper..

Teams of 4 (bring a full team, a part team, or just yourself and we will find you a team).

Tea, coffee and soft drinks available. Bring your own alcohol and glasses.

 

QUIZ NIGHT: BOOK NOW

 

 

Saturday 20th April 2024 @ 19:30: Spring Concert (Showcasing Sacred Music & Celebrating Composer Anniversaries) - All Saints' Parish Church, Westbury.

Tickets available mid-April from Choral Society members, South West Hearing Care (High Street, Westbury), TicketSource or on the door.

Programme:

Handel: Worthy is the Lamb

Stainer: God So Loved the World

Jenkins: The Armed Man Choral Suite

Smetana: The Bartered Bride (opening chorus)

Palestrina: Sicut Servus

Greene: Lord, Let Me Know Mine End

Wesley: Blessed be the God and Father

Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine

Stanford: Magnificat in Bb

 

SPRING CONCERT: BOOK NOW

 

Wednesday 27th April 2024 @ 19:00: Annual General Meeting - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

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.

 

TBC Wednesday 11th September 2024 @ 19:30: Rehearsals resume - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

New members always welcome - no audition necessary

 

TBC Saturday 23rd November 2024, 10:30-12:00: Seasonal Coffee Morning - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

Come and join us for a drink and to browse the seasonal wares.

 

TBC Friday 20th December 2024 @ 19:30: Christmas Concert - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

Programme to include a variety of Christmas Carols and music.

Tickets available early-December from TicketSource, South West Hearing Care (High Street, Westbury), Choral Society members or on the door.

 

TBC Saturday 21st December 2024 @ 14:30: Festival of Carols - Imber St. Giles

Tickets sell out fast - available early November from http://imberchurch.org.uk 

 

TBC Wednesday 29th January 2025 @ 19:30: Rehearsals resume - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

New members always welcome - no audition necessary

 

TBC Saturday 1st March 2025 @ 14:00: 'Come and Sing' - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

Conductor: Luke Pickett

Accompanist: TBC

Music: TBC

£7 to include score hire (students and under 21s £3).  No need to book, just turn up!

Refreshments available (donation)  

13:30 - Doors open

14:00 - Rehearsal

16:30 - Informal run-through/performance

17:00 - Finish

 

TBC Wednesday 16th April 2024 @ 19:00: Annual General Meeting - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

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.

 

Saturday 10th May 2025 @ 19:30: 100th Anniversary Concert - All Saints' Parish Church, Church Lane, Westbury, BA13 3DA

Tickets £15 to include a celebratory drink and nibbles. Available late-April from Choral Society members, South West Hearing Care (High Street, Westbury), TicketSource or on the door.

 

Programme: Haydn's Creation

with professional soloists and orchestra

 

 

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.