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Our concert in Exeter on 5 August 2017 raised £360 for Devon Air Ambulance Trust. Our chairman Geoff Cound is pictured handing over a cheque for the proceeds. Many thanks again to all our supporters.

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RNLI Concert

Following our successful concert in support of the RNLI on 14 October 2017 at Sidmouth, we were pleased to have handed over a cheque for £546.75. A big THANK YOU to everyone who supported the concert and a very worthy cause.

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Cornwall International Male Voice Festival 28 April – 1 May 2017

The choir participated in the festival, which attracts male choirs from all over the UK and overseas countries, including Finland, Czech Republic, Germany and Australia to mention just a few. Our first concert was in Bodmin on Friday evening 28 April with four other choirs. Although we were warned that Bodmin is undergoing a major…

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Concert with Saltash Ladies Choir 8 April 2017

The Choir were delighted to sing with the Saltash Ladies Choir on 8 April.  We had been invited to tea at 5.00pm so our coach set off from Sidmouth at 2.30 picking up members and their wives/partners along the way, finally leaving Exmouth at about half past three.  Unfortunately, being a holiday weekend, Exeter Chiefs…

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End Year concerts and Year Summary

Fantastic end to the year. On Friday 16 December we joined with five other choirs at Exeter Cathedral for “The Big Festive Sing”. A packed cathedral and we sang our three festive songs to raptuous applause! Then on Saturday 17 December we had our Christmas Concert at St Peter’s Church, Budleigh, when we were joined…

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Golden Wedding Anniversaries at Sidmouth Concert 10 September

The concert at All Saints Church, Sidmouth on 10 September was a special affair for two long standing choir members both celebrating their golden wedding  anniversaries on that very day.  By coincidence John and Ann Sanders and Adrian and Gwen Haysom got married on 10 September 1966.  After the concert they hosted an afterglow for…

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Concert in Ottery St Mary 27 August

A great concert in Ottery St Mary with Ystrad Mynach MVC for the benefit of Ottery Help Scheme.  A full church, thanks to efforts of the Help Scheme and our own publicity and banners.  Good singing and two wonderful organ solos from our MD, Michael Graham  Over £1400 raised for the charity!

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Afternoon Concert in Exeter Cathedral 13 August

The Choir had the pleasure of singing in Exeter Cathedral in the afternoon of Saturday 13 August.   We were delighted that so many people turned up to see and listen to us.  Many had come specially for the concert, while others were lucky tourists who were visiting the cathedral when we were singing.   We sang…

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Successful Concert at Crediton

The choir sang at Crediton Parish Church on 23 July for the benefit of Crediton Community Transport.  The acoustics in this grand church are fantastic enhancing the sound of the choir singing at its best!  Our guest soloist was Iryna Ilnytska, mezzo-soprano.  She sang six arias from various operas and the audience and choir thought…

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Sea Sunday at RNLI Exmouth 10 July

Once again the choir sang at the RNLI Lifeboat Station in Exmouth as part of the Sea Sunday Service.  About 30 members of the choir were present and they sung four songs to the assembled audience of about 200.  Among the audience was the grandson of Exmouth lifeboat Coxwain, Will Carder, who was landlord of…

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Happy Birthday Michael
October 19, 2015
A very Happy Birthday to Michael, our Musical Director, which he celebrated on Saturday by conducting us at the Concert in Sidmouth, which was in aid of Church Development Fund. What a star he is! And what a lovely concert it was!


Golfing Royalty!
October 12, 2015
Jim Dowie, a member of the best section of the choir, has just completed a round of golf on 300 different courses worldwide.


Choir Ladies Support Group
May 24, 2015
Well Done to all the ladies in the Support Group who raised a magnificent £273.62 at the Budleigh Gala Day yesterday where they had a stall selling cakes, jewellery, toys, books etc.


Well Done Choir and Michael
May 6, 2015
Third place at the Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival which took place in The Hall for Cornwall in Truro on Saturday 1 May 2015. Well done to all and many thanks to Michael Graham our Musical Director for all his hard work which resulted in our award.


Congratulations!
May 4, 2015
After 15 years together Firefighter Chris Swindle, one of the Baritones, proposed to his partner Janet at 12.30am at the top of the Empire State Building after admiring the fantastic night skyline. Initially she said no as she could not believe that he had popped the question after all this time, but they are both very happy to announce their engagement.


Ottery St Mary Help Scheme
October 4, 2015
According to Amanda Edwards the Chief Officer of the Ottery Help Scheme the concert on Saturday 4th October provided “a fabulous evening of entertainment for a full house". Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir and the River City Chorus from Exeter sang their hearts out in aid of funds for Ottery Help Scheme.


Derbyshire/Yorkshire Tour
September 2014/October 4, 2014
During the weekend of 12th to 15th September, 40 members of the choir with their wives and partners enjoyed a wonderful tour to Derbyshire and Yorkshire. Most members travelled by coach, arriving at Ticknall in Derbyshire for a concert, organised by Baritone Dave Samuel who lived and worked there for many years.