Geoff Culshaw

New Official Photograph for Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir

Choir members were asked to wear their dress suits when coming to practice on 13th October, so that they would all look their best when posing for a new group photograph. The result of the photographic session can now be seen on the Home page of this website. Anybody, surely,  must agree that the choir […]

Autumn Concert 2014

Friday 10th October was the date of our choir’s Autumn Concert, held at Cosy Hall, Newport, Shropshire. The items that made up the programme for this concert had been chosen by choir members as being their favourites, and the audience reaction indicated that the songs certainly found favour with them. Among the songs performed were […]

Newport Choir Bids Farewell to Stalwart Member

After 15 years of singing the Newport and District Male Voice Choir said goodbye to Peter George, who is retiring and moving to Prestatyn in Wales. Peter moved to Newport 1999 for work reasons. He joined the choir almost immediately and has been a stalwart member ever since. During his time with the choir Peter […]

Choir Update 23 July 2014

Our recent concerts at St Matthew’s Church, Donnington Wood, Telford on 28th June 2014 and St Mary & All Saints church, Whitmore, Staffordshire on 12th July 2014 were both charity concerts, in aid of church funds. We had a great time at both of these events, singing a similar programme on each occasion, to show […]

Choir Hog Roast

On 19 July 2014, our choir’s  Hog Roast took place at Edgmond Bowling Club. This event was organised by our Ladies Social Committee, and was a great success, in spite of the appalling weather. The Hog Roast had been planned as an outdoor event, but non-stop rain forced us all indoors. Nevertheless, the event was […]

Choir Update, 15 May 2014

At present our choir practices are directed towards preparing for our next concert, which takes place at 7 pm on Saturday 21st June 2014. On that evening we shall be one of ten choirs taking part in the Annual Massed Male Voice Choir Charity Concert of the English Association of Male Voice Choirs, at Brierley […]

Birmingham St George’s Day Association Annual Concert 19 April 2014

Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir was delighted to perform at Symphony Hall in Birmingham, in The Birmingham St George’s Day Association’s annual St George’s Day Concert, which was  billed as “an evening of entertainment in support of Troop Aid and Birmingham Schools”. This prestigious venue was almost filled to capacity as we joined […]

Welsh Night, 28 February 2014

Our annual Welsh Night Concert, to mark St David’s Day, is always a favourite event in Newport’s musical calendar, and this year’s concert at Cosy Hall was no exception. The venue was packed with people as the Newport (Salop) Male Voice Choir was conducted by our Musical Director, Vivian Redfern, and accompanied by Michael and […]

Singing Day, 15 February 2014

The choir held its annual Singing Day at Trinity Church in Wellington Road, Newport, Shropshire – a well attended event at which we all enjoyed singing pieces of music that were new to the choir. At our Singing Day we welcome anybody who would like to come along and join us for a day’s singing. […]