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#MHF2016 We are making history

On the way to the gig the heavens opened and there was rainwater everywhere. Was this an omen? Well if so a good one! The Manchester Histories Festival was a good place for the Manchester Community Choir to perform and … Continue reading

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Happy Together – and packed to the rafters!

William West writes: Our Global Grooves gig at the Irish Centre in Chorlton, as part of the Chorlton Arts Festival, was one of our best yet. First up was the fantastic Hard Times Kapelye, a six piece band that played compelling … Continue reading

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Hold this land in sacredness

I am not sure how much you can change the world for the better by singing; but certainly we know that choirs can improve the health of their members and probably their audiences too. And a choir can lend its support to people … Continue reading

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Our confirmed gigs this year – so far!

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Harmony Singing Workshop

This is what some of the participants had to say: “Brilliant – amusing and instructive.” “Fabulous – an unforgettable day!” “Really enjoyable! Loved the rounds and the banter.” “Thoroughly enjoyable – the ‘harmonising’ needs a bit more thought though.” “I … Continue reading

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Happy memories of singing with Manchester Community Choir at Union Chapel

It was sixteen years ago that I nervously stepped through the doors of Union Chapel for the first rehearsal of Manchester Community Choir.  That was a life changing experience! The songs were wonderful to learn, everyone was so friendly and … Continue reading

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The choir now singing on Platform One

Well actually not the platform but the concourse outside the Metrolink stop at Victoria Station. Our task apart was to raise some seasonal cheer for passing Mancunians and to inspire them to give generously to Children with Cancer charity. We … Continue reading

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Festive singing

Last Saturday was a wet pre Christmas morning in Manchester. Nothing unusual about that but it was the day for the choir to sing in the extra ordinary Central Library. This is a gem of a building, still going strong … Continue reading

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Raise the rafters!

There was a real poignancy about the choir singing at St Werbergh’s Church in Chorlton at a fund raiser for Freedom from Torture North West last Thursday 3rd December. This was merely 24 hours after the vote in parliament on … Continue reading

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In at the Deep End again

Last Sunday I was ‘in at the deep end’ in the Victoria Baths singing in the Manchester Community Choir. It is one of the most beautiful settings I have sung in and there is something extra special about singing from … Continue reading

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