Geoff Culshaw

English Celebration Concert for St George’s Day, 25 April 2015

Last Saturday members of the Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir joined forces with members of four other West Midlands male voice choirs to perform at the annual St George’s Day concert at Symphony Hall, Birmingham. The massed choir was under the direction of Robyn Davies, musical director of the Hadley & District Orpheus […]

John Thurman Memorial Concert 15 April 2015

On 15 April 2015 at Christ Church in Little Drayton, Shropshire, our choir had the pleasure of performing a concert in memory of John Thurman. John was a member of Newport & District (Salop) Male Voice Choir for many years – a real stalwart. Not only was he an accomplished musician and singer, but he […]

Newport (Salop) Male Voice Choir sing at Blymhill, Staffs on 27 March 2015

Following a very successful concert at Blymhill Village Hall last November our choir was delighted to accept an invitation to make a return visit. The hall is a real asset to this small community, with a very decent acoustic and and most impressive facilities. The choir, conducted by our Musical Director Viv Redfern and accompanied […]

Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir – Welsh Night Concert, 27 February 2015

Our 2015 schedule of concerts got off to a fine start on Friday 27 February , with our annual Welsh Night at Cosy Hall, Newport TF10. The event proved as popular as ever, with a large audience in attendance. The choir gave an enthusiastic performance of a programme with a distinct Welsh flavour, compered by […]

The Joy of Singing

Do you seek a challenge and a feeling of achievement in a musical environment which is friendly and inclusive? If so, why not give the Newport and District Male Voice Choir a go? Meeting on Mondays 7.30 pm at Trinity Church, Wellington Road, Newport, the choir sings arrangements which are modern – and not so […]

Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir Annual Christmas Concert 19 December 2014

On 19th December our annual Christmas Concert in St Nicholas’ Church, Newport Shropshire took place. As ever, the concert was very well attended, the church being nearly full to capacity. The choir was in good voice as we sang a programme comprised of Christmas carols and other songs, joined by the audience in many of […]

Delight at Choir’s Support for Dancers

A group of street dancers will have the opportunity to live their dream by competing in a national competition, thanks to a donation by a Newport choir. Newport (Salop) and District Male Voice Choir has donated £600 to Telford-based Blackout Dance Group so they can travel to and enter the UDO British Street Dance Championships […]

Severn Hospice Lights of Love Service

On Sunday 7th December our choir had the pleasure of participating in the annual Severn Hospice Lights of Love services at St Chad’s church in Shrewsbury. There were two services, at 1 pm and 3 pm, and altogether over 1,000 people attended to remember loved ones, sing carols, and see the lights switched on on […]

Concert at Blymhill & Weston Village Hall

On Friday 7th November 2014 Newport Male Voice Choir performed at Blymhill & Weston Village Hall in Staffordshire, which proved a very well appointed venue. The concert was in aid of the village hall. Our programme consisted of sixteen songs, which were wide ranging in nature, and were very well received by an enthusiastic audience. […]

Our choir performs for a happy couple

On Saturday 1st November Newport Male Voice Choir had the pleasure of singing three songs during the signing of the register at the wedding of Mr & Mrs Brett Racher at St Peter’s Church, Edgmond, Shropshire. The songs sung, all chosen by the happy couple, were Bridge Over Troubled Water, You Raise Me Up, and […]