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…Read More
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…Read More
We performed in support of Rotary Club to a packed church at Sidmouth on 18 June. This was a little different for the choir because our musical director, Michael Graham, was unable to conduct, and we had the pleasure of having Laurence Blyth to conduct us. The concert was a great success raising £1600 for Rotary…Read More
Excellent concert at St Peter’s Church with Barnstaple MVC. Good singing and very good company. Well done to all concerned!Read More
St. Peter’s Church, Budleigh, held a flower festival at the church during the weekend 24 – 26 June 2016, at which approx. 40 local clubs and societies presented a display of flowers representing their particular activity. The whole church was decorated and was a joy to behold. We are delighted that Denise Cockrell (wife of…Read More
The Choir and SW Comms Band held a successful concert at Exmouth Pavilion on St George’s Day. A mixture of stirring English renditions by both groups entertained an enthusiastic audience of more that 200. The music was interspersed with reading from Shakespeare, Worsdworth and others emphasised the “Englishness of the evening, which concluded with everyone…Read More
The first concert of the year took place to a full house at the Glenorchy church in Exmouth on 5 March. At least 50 members took the stage, including two new members, Mark Lovett and Patrick Walker. Tickets proceeds went to the Woodbury Salterton – Dumbutu Link which helps to provide facilities to the residents…Read More
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!
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.
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.