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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 […]

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 […]