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 choir members and wives / partners at the 1922 Social Club in Sidmouth.
The concert, played to yet another full house, was for the benefit of Sid Valley Memory Cafe’s appeal for an Admiral Nurse. The choir sang a wide range of 17 songs from their repertoire, and the concert was enhanced by the beautiful singing of soprano Julia Featherstone.
This concert concluded a busy summer of five concerts for the choir, which have raised around £4500 for local charities. This has achieved one the choir’s main objectives: to raise funds for good causes through having a wonderful hobby and entertaining audiences.