On Friday 11th October we, in collaboration with local folk group Northern Frisk, presented UNITE AND BE FREE, a show telling the story of the Peterloo Massacre, when 200 years ago a peaceful political demonstration in Manchester was attacked by sabre-wielding Yeomanry Cavalry. There were 18 deaths and over 600 injuries. The Peterloo Massacre was… Continue reading Repeat performance: Peterloo Concert, 15th November 2019
We are delighted to announce that, after two years in preparation, a new CD of our music is now available. A Different Lore (the title comes from a poem by Lakeland Poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge) is a CD consisting of music found in manuscripts from the county of Cumbria. The earliest dates from 1739 and… Continue reading New CD: A Different Lore
We are taking part in a concert to raise funds towards the restoration St John's church at Lancaster Priory Church, Friday 15th June 2018 at 7.30pm. St John the Evangelist Church, on North Road in Lancaster is in trouble. It's a jewel in Lancaster's Georgian heritage. A concert has been organised at the Priory Church,… Continue reading Concert in aid of the restoration of St. John’s Church
We are delighted to be supporting the internationally-acclaimed vocal band Windborne at the Gregson Centre at 7pm on Sunday 6th May 2018. Windborne were catapulted to new heights when clip of them singing in protest outside Trump tower went viral. Their Indiegogo for Song on the Times, their project of singing the music of working… Continue reading Concert with Windborne
8.00pm Friday 18th May 2018 United Reformed Church, Croston Road, Garstang, PR3 1FL. £5 ticket at the door including refreshments. Concert proceeds to the Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team which provides such outstanding support and assistance in open country, especially in the hills where much of the choir’s music was first sung. Download the poster: GSS… Continue reading Concert in aid of Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team
7.30pm, Sunday 18th December 2016. Our final concert of the year is in what seems to be our new home of The Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 1TX. Our String Trio will accompany us and our guest artists are the virtuosic Lancaster musicians Bazzer's Jazzers. Entry, payable on the door: £6.
Saturday 10th December - 11am to 4.30pm A singing workshop run by Paul Guppy (Director of The Gladly Solemn Sound). He will be leading a workshop of West Gallery carols in the Olive Room at the Gregson Community Centre, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 3PY. Come along and sing with several of our choir members. Entry… Continue reading Singing Workshop at The Gregson Centre, Lancaster