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Choirs Set to Join for Fundraising Concert on 19 September 2015

The Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir will be joined by fellow singers from Wantage Male Voice Choir for a night of song in aid of the Newport Cottage Care Centre Art Room Appeal. The connection with the Wantage Male Voice Choir came about after the Shropshire group was invited to sing at a […]

Voices in Harmony Concert at St Matthew, Donnington Wood, Shropshire on Friday 31 July 2015

On Friday 31 July 2015 at 7.30pm the Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir performed their Voices In Harmony Concert at St Matthews Church, Donnington Wood, Telford, in aid of church funds. A program of popular, classical and religious songs was sung during this two hours concert by our choir, under the musical direction […]

Concert with Much Wenlock Male Voice Choir is Postponed

We are very sorry that, due to difficulties if obtaining a suitable venue,  our concert with Much Wenlock Male Voice Choir which was scheduled for 9 October 2015, has had to be postponed. We hope very much that it will be possible to rearrange this event for sometime in 2016.

Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir visit to Llangollen Eistedfodd 11 July 2015

On Saturday 11 July members of Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir boarded a coach for a day trip to the world famous  Llangollen Eisteddfod. We are fortunate insofar as the beautiful Welsh town of Llangollen is only about 50 miles from our home town, so we arrived at our destination after a journey […]

English Association of Male Voice Choirs Annual Charity Concert 2015

Last Saturday members of the Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice Choir joined forces with members of six other West Midlands male voice choirs to form a massed choir of around 200 voices, for the English Association of Male Voice Choirs Annual Charity Concert. This year’s event was held at The Place, Oakengates, Telford, and […]

Concert at Trinity Church, Newport TF10 on 15th May 2015

Our choir, conducted by Vivian Redfern, and accompanied by Mike & Jo Ward, was in fine voice as we sang our varied programme. The audience was also treated to a splendid performance by Trinity Choir, two of whose number also sing in our choir! The evening was compered with his usual professionalism and wit by […]

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 […]