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Welsh Night Concert on 26 February 2016

This year our Welsh Night concert proved as popular as ever, with an enthusiastic audience present to watch our choir get our 2016 concerts calendar off to a splendid start. The choir was in excellent voice as it performed a varied programme, which ranged from Welsh hymns such as Morte Christe and Llanfair to a […]

Singing Day, 30 January 2016

Our annual Singing Day is always greatly enjoyed by members of Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir, and hopefully also by our guests. This year’s event was no exception. We were delighted to welcome Sam, Gordon and Brian, three friends who came along to sing with us, and we hope that they enjoyed the […]

Annual Christmas Concert, 18 December 2015

Our Christmas Concert in St Nicholas’ Church is a traditional annual event in our home town of Newport, Shropshire, and as compere and long-standing choir member David Tooth pointed out at the start of  the concert, this was the 72nd such concert. Choir members always enjoy these occasions, which give us the opportunity to engage […]

Severn Hospice Lights of Love Service, St Chads Shrewsbury 6 December 2015

Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir has had the pleasure of performing at this annual event for several years, and we were delighted to be invited to perform again at what is always a very moving ceremony. The Lights of Love service provides an opportunity for people  to remember their loved ones who have […]

Concert at St John’s Methodist Church, Whitchurch on 21 November 2015

The evening was seasonally chilly as our Choir made its first appearance at St John’s Methodist Church in Whitchurch, but this was negated, to a great extent, by the warm welcome that we received,  and it seems safe to say that both choir and audience were feeling much warmer after we had performed our mixed […]

Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir Donation to Newport Cottage Care Centre Appeal

We had a couple of visitors to our choir practice on 12 October, when we were joined for a while by Phil Arrowsmith and Eva Allan, Chairman and President respectively of the Newport Cottage Care Centre. Our visitors had come to collect a donation to the Centre’s Arts and Craft Room Appeal, resulting from our […]

New Concert Secretary for Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir

We are pleased to confirm that choir member Graham Chambers has now taken over the post of Concert Secretary, and is the person to contact regarding all matters connected with concerts. His contact details are: Address: 12 Halcyon Court, Muxton, Telford. TF2 8RX. Telephone:01952 676702 Email: grahamhalcyon@hotmail.co.uk

‘Cosy Night of Song’ with Wantage Male Voice Choir

On Saturday 19 September we were joined by our friends from Wantage Male Voice Choir, under their musical director Judith Sawyer, for a joint concert in our home town of Newport, Shropshire, in aid of an extremely good cause – Newport Cottage Care Centre’s Art and Craft Room Appeal. Cosy Hall was absolutely packed with over […]

Choir in Fine Voice for Appeal Concert – Advertiser Appeal – Newport Cottage Care Centre

Newport Advertiser, 10 September 2015. Page 5. Reporter Liz Gray Music lovers are being urged to make a date in their diaries to hear a top town choir perform at a fundraising event in aid of the Advertiser’s charity appeal. Newport and District Male Voice Choir will raise the roof at Cosy Hall, in Water […]

Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir Hog Roast

Apart from the joy that we all get from singing together, another benefit that members of our choir get from our joint activities is the pleasure of mixing together socially, and we had an ideal opportunity for that on Saturday 5th September 2015, when the choir held its Hog Roast at Edgmond Bowling Club, near […]