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Singing

The singing group meet from 9.45-11.45 on the first and third Tuesday of the month at the 'Tin Tabernacle' in Sole Street.

We are an informal group who enjoy singing together. We like to challenge ourselves and keep adding new songs to our repertoire.

As well as our regular meetings we also enjoy performing for local groups and are always willing to consider new requests.

If anyone wishes to join, then please click the Bluebird symbol  to e-mail Anne-Marie, our group contact.

2019-20 Season

November 2019

It was a larger group that met to sing for the Parkinsons group on 25th November. We performed two sets for them. The first contained new material and musical numbers then after a very welcome break for tea and cake we sang some well known Christmas songs. Yet again it was a most enjoyable afternoon enhanced by the fact that some members were quite lucky in the raffle 🙂.

Small in number but no less enthusiastic we met on 18th November to sing for the Monday Club at the Tin Tabernacle in Sole street. Again we were made very welcome and after singing a selection of new material and songs from musicals we enjoyed a lovely tea and chat with members of the club.

 

Welcome back to all those members who have chosen to rejoin us for another year and a very warm welcome to our new members. At the moment we are focossing on a few new songs to increase our repertoire but it won't be long before we turn our attention to the Christmas so if you have any new seasonal songs you would like us to include this year bring them along to our meetings.

If you need copies of any of the lyrics for songs we are singing please contact Anne Marie Medhurst

Dates for your Diaries:

  • Monday 18th November, 2,00 pm, Monday Club, Tin Tabernacle, Sole Street
  • Monday 25th November, 2.00 pm Parkinson Group, Chalk.
  • Tuesday 3rd December, 11.00 am, Alzheimer Group, St John's Church, Meopham

Please note that we will meet at the Tin Tabernacle for a short rehearsal prior to singing for the Alzheimer group.

 

 

2018-19 Season

We kicked off our 2019 season with a visit to the Chestnuts in Meopham. We had a lovely reception from staff and residents many of whom joined in with our songs.

After our meeting on Tuesday 5th March we'll be going for our postponed Christmas Lunch to the See Ho in Shorne.For more details contact Anne-Marie

Current Practise Songs

  • I'd like to teach the world to sing
  • Scarlett Ribbons
  • Big Spender
  • Consider yourself
  • Whistle a happy tune
  • Shall we dance
  • Happy talk
  • Downtown
  • If I were a rich man
  • Cant buy me love
  • Hey Mambo

If anyone needs copies of the words please email Anne Marie Medhurst

As before, we are all women, a very friendly and informal group, but would enthusiastically welcome any male members who might feel they could be interested.

We still enjoy singing popular songs, old and not-so-old, and we have also attracted the interest of the guitar group, with whom we have performed on a few occasions. We sang at several venues prior to Christmas at various care homes and memory groups, also the Parkinson's Group in Chalk. We are sometimes (although not always) offered refreshments, which are much appreciated. This week we sang again for the Monday Club at Sole Street, and were again rewarded with tea, cakes and biscuits

At long last we have the possibility of a pianist, which has yet to be discussed.