Our Musical Director

The Choir is sad to report that due to continuing long term health problems, Vivian Redfern feels that she is unable to take the Choir forward as she would wish. Accordingly she has, with great regret, resigned from the post of Musical Director. We are most fortunate that Jo Ward, our Assistant Accompanist has agreed […]

Great News! Our Choir About to Resume: Why Not Join Us?

With the ending of most of the Covid-19 restrictions in England, and given that all or most of our members have been double jabbed with covid vaccine, we are now able to resume our activities. The Covid-19 pandemic  is still very much with us, of course, and we cannot be sure whether we may have […]

Newport Sings, a Concert at Cosy Hall, Newport TF10 on 6 March 2020

For our first concert of the new year Newport (Salop) & District Male Voice choir staged a very special event, being joined by some  young local performers for a charity concert in aid of Newport League of Friends X-Ray Machine Appeal. Our guest performers were local students –  Haberdasher Adams Chamber Choir and soloists from […]

Christmas Concert 2019

On Friday 20 December our choir held its annual Christmas Concert, at St Nicholas’ Church in Newport, together with our guests, the ladies of the Codsall Singers. As is usual at this event, a large audience was in attendance, and everybody had a great time, as the two choirs sang through their programmes and the […]

Severn Hospice Lights of Love Service, 1 December 2019

This was our choir’s tenth appearance in this annual charity event, and we were delighted to lend our support to this wonderful charity. St Chad’s, Shrewsbury was packed for both services, and we performed two songs  – My Heart Will Go On (J. Horner & W Jennings, arr. A. Simmons) and For the Beauty of […]

An Evening of Brass & Voices with Web Jubilee Band

On Saturday 26 October at Stanier Hall, Wem, our choir enjoyed entertaining a large audience in partnership with the Web Jubilee Band, who were under the direction of Cathy Rutherford. The evening went with a swing, as the band played through their programme with great gusto and no little prowess. They take part in the […]

Concert at St John’s Methodist Church, Whitchurch

We were delighted to be invited for the third time to sing at St John’s Methodist Church in Whitchurch, Shropshire, on 18 October 2019. In spite of the heavy rain that was falling we had a fair sized audience, and these brave souls were very well entertained by our choir, with Mike & Jo Ward […]

Severn Harmony

In April 2018 we performed in a most enjoyable joint concert with the barbershop singing ladies of Severn Harmony, and we hope to sing with them again at some time in the future. In the meantime, they are holding a celebration of the tenth anniversary of their choir with a special concert at The Little […]

Concert at St Luke, Sambrook on 14 September 2019

Our visit to Sambrook last Saturday was a very pleasant occasion. A large and appreciative audience squeezed into the small church to welcome our choir, and we thoroughly enjoyed entertaining them with a range of songs, sung in good spirit. There were solo performances by Les Whitehouse and Brian Challiner, and Brian also compered the […]

Summer Concert 13 July 2019

Last Saturday our choir, led by Musical Director Vivian Redfern, performed a full programme of songs at Cosy Hall, Newport, in our Summer Concert. The audience was fairly small, but their enjoyment level was high, as was the choir’s enthusiasm. The evening was  compered by Kevin Higgins and enhanced by solo performances from our pianist, […]