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.

    Wednesday 7th September 2022 @ 19:30: Rehearsals resume - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

    New members always welcome - no audition necessary

     

    Saturday 24th September 2022 @ 14:00: 'Come and Sing' - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

    Conductor: Luke Pickett

    Accompanist: Rob Danter

    Music: Ubi Caritas (Philip Stopford), Singin' in the Rain (Nacio Herb Brown), The Road Home (Stephen Paulus)

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

    Refreshments available (donation)  

    13:30 - Registration opens

    14:00 - Rehearsal

    16:30 - Informal run-through/performance

    17:00 - Finish

     

    Saturday 19th November 2022, 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.

     

    Friday 16th December 2022 @ 19:30: Christmas Concert - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

    Tickets from Choral Society members (available early-December) or on the door.

    Programme to include a variety of Christmas Carols and music.

     

    Saturday 17th December 2022 @ 14:30: Festival of Carols - Imber St. Giles

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

     

    Wednesday 11th January 2023 @ 19:30: Rehearsals resume - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

    New members always welcome - no audition necessary

     

    Saturday 4th February 2023 @ 14:00: 'Come and Sing' - Westbury Methodist Church, Station Road, Westbury, BA13 3JL

    Conductor: Luke Pickett

    Accompanist: Rob Danter

    Music: Shoshone Love Song (Emerson), Sprig of Thyme (Rutter)

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

    Refreshments available (donation)  

    13:30 - Registration opens

    14:00 - Rehearsal

    16:30 - Informal run-through/performance

    17:00 - Finish

     

    Saturday 29th April 2023 @ 19:30: Spring Concert - All Saints' Parish Church, Westbury

    Tickets from Choral Society members (available late-April), Spacecraft Westbury (Maristow Street) or on the door.

    Programme to include:

    Worthy is the Lamb - Handel

    God so Loved the World - Stainer

    All in the April Evening - Robertson

    Open Thou Mine Eyes - Rutter

    Shoshone Love Song - Emerson

    Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo - Haydn

    There is Nothing Like a Dame - Rodgers & Hammerstein

    The Road Home - Paulus

    Sprig of Thyme - Rutter

     

    Wednesday 3rd May 2023 @ 19:30: 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.

     

    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.