WESSEX CHORUS

FOR THE JOY OF GIVING THROUGH MUSIC

 

A Merry Christmas to all! 

We return on Thursday 6th January at 7.00.

Wessex Chorus community choir is a non-profit organisation based in Bournemouth.

We raise funds for our nominated charities through our joyful singing. 

Our current charity is the Forest Holme hospice. 


LATEST NEWS

FOREST HOLME

Wednesday 22nd December

We sang outside Clarendon House Retirement Living home and many of the residents, families and friends of Forest Holme joined us in the dark to sing along with familiar songs and carols...

A VERY BUSY DAY

Wednesday 15th December

Three concerts in one day! Starting with an hour's Carol singing outside Corbin Estate Agents we moved location to sing for the Volvo and  then the Audi car dealerships...

CAROL CONCERT

Sunday 12th December

Our first concert since the lockdown was in the beautiful St. Andrew's URC Church. We sang a selection of carols and seasonal pieces in a memorable carol service...


For all our activities visit our BLOG

INTERESTED IN JOINING?

We are always looking for new members. No audition is necessary; we welcome all voices and abilities.

We rehearse every Thursday evening from 7.00 to 8.30 in the Immanuel URC Church - 120 Southbourne Rd, Bournemouth, BH6 3QJ

Our next rehearsal after the Christmas season will be in the New Year - 6th January.

 

 


OUR CHARITIES

We started in 2008 with our very first charity - the Alzheimer’s Society  followed by  Children’s Wish, the Youth Cancer Trust, Help & Care and the Bournemouth Blind Society. Our current charity is Forest Home hospice. 100% of our ticket sales and collections go towards our charities...

OUR CHOIR

Wessex Chorus choir singing outside the Bournemouth Pavilion.

We are a very friendly choir and our membership has grown to over 50 active members. We have a varied social calendar  ranging from a fun fish ‘n chip supper to a skittles evening and a Christmas Social. New members are welcome - there's no audition - just turn up and join in ...

OUR MUSIC DIRECTOR

Martin, Music Director of the Wessex Chorus conducting the choir.

2018 is our 10th Anniversary year. We’re looking forward to many celebrations of our joyful singing, fundraising, friendship and fun. Thanks go to our Music Director, the wonderful Martin Arthur, for 10 years of hard work, dedication, laughter and chocolates! ...

OUR PATRON

Gaynor Keeble - patron of Wessex Chorus.

For our 10th year we are pleased to welcome the talented Gaynor Keeble as our patron. A singer of distinction she has performed with many of the leading Opera houses. Recently we were fortunate to have her take a masterclass with us. What a memorable experience ...


10th Anniversary Celebrations - 4th August 2018 

Gala Birthday and amazing things happen!

 

We celebrated our 10th Birthday in style and raised our target of £2,500 for our local charities. 


CONTACT US

Wessex Community Chorus

Email: martin@wessexchorus.org.uk

 

Postal Address:

Wessex Chorus,

c/o Accountancy.coop Ltd

56 Dorchester Road,

Lytchett Minster

Poole, Dorset, BH16 6JE

 

Phone: 01202 912870

JOIN US

Rehearsal times:

Thursday evenings from 7.00 to 8.30.

Doors open at 6.45

 

All welcome, no audition necessary.

FIND US

Rehearsal Hall:

Immanuel URC Church

120 Southbourne Rd

Southbourne, Bournemouth, BH6 3QJ

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