Barry Community Choir - Events

Rehearsals, Upcoming & Past Events.

Barry Community Choir have a full season of concerts and events running throughout the year. Please see the list below for our upcoming performances and functions.

You can also view the feed from our Facebook page for news and updates to our program.

Choir Rehearsals.

Every Wednesday, 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

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We are one of the biggest mixed choirs in Barry and are eager to welcome new members. So if you’re interested in joining us just pop along to the rehearsals on a Wednesday evening where a warm welcome awaits you.

Choir Rehearsals at Crossways Church
Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Forthcoming Events

“Jingle all the Way”

Sunday, 10th December 2017 – 3pm.

Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

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Come and “jingle” with us for a great start to Christmas. We will be singing songs old and new, with some favourites for you to join in with.

A wonderful way to get into the Christmas spirit, in an atmosphere of fun and friendliness.

Tickets - £7 - are available from choir members, through the website and on the door and include festive refreshments! There will also be a grand raffle and a programme prize.

Barry Community Choir's Christmas Concert 2017.
Call Sheila on 01446748724
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Past Events

Llantonian Hall, Llantwit Major.

Tuesday, 26th September 2017 at 7.30pm.

Llantonian Hall

Llantwit Major

CF61 1SD

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The Choir is delighted to be returning to the Hall and will be singing a variety of music from its extensive repertoire to entertain members of Llantwit Major Pensioners’ Club.

Llantonian Hall, LlantwitMajor.
Call Sheila on 01446748724
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Party on the Square.

Saturday, 23rd September 2017 – 12 mid-day.

Barry Library

Kings Square

Barry

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The Choir is delighted to be joining other groups to help Party on the Square go with a swing! We will be performing inside the Library around 12 mid-day.

Entry to all events is free and entertainment is due to take place all day.

Come and join in the festivities and help raise awareness of our wonderful local shopping opportunities.

Party on the Square, Barry.
Call Sheila on 01446748724
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Autumn Concert

Friday, 22nd September 2017 – 7.30pm.

St Peters Church

Mill Road

Dinas Powys

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Parish of St Andrew Major Church Lighting Appeal.

Conducted by Sian Davies

Accompanist and Soloist Chris Fossey.

Poetry reading by Beryl Weale.

Autumn Concert, Dinas Powys.
Call Sheila on 01446748724
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

The Great Get Together

Saturday 17 June, 2pm- 4pm

Academy Espresso Bar.

The Pump House,

Barry Waterfront,

CF62 5BE.

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Jane Hutt invites you to a community celebration.

A great event coming up! The Academy Café in The Pump House, Barry is the place to be on Saturday, 17th June from 2pm.

A "Great Get Together" organised by Jane Hutt and inspired by Jo Cox will see the Choir and two other local choirs singing their socks off.

Come and join in - or sit back and watch - and enjoy a cuppa at the same time.

Crossway Methodist Church, Barry.
Call Sheila on 01446748724
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Tenovus - Singathon

Saturday, 29th May

Barry Island

On Bank Holiday Monday, the Choir supported the Tenovus “Singathon” on Barry Island by opening the event with an offering of 7 songs, including the much-loved “Fields of Gold” and a new arrangement of “You’ve Got a Friend” with which the appreciative audience joined in.

The Choir meets every Wednesday evening from 7.30pm at Crossway Methodist Church, Barry and our doors are always open to anyone interested in singing for pleasure. We are well-known for entertaining in care homes, residential homes and to various local groups and look forward to continuing this during 2017.

If you would like to join us or would like us to sing for you, please contact us via our contact page, Facebook: Barry Community Choir, or telephone 01446 748724.

Crossway Methodist Church, Barry.
Call Sheila on 01446748724
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Quiz Night

Saturday, 18th March, 7pm

Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

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We are holding a Quiz Night for members, their families and friends on Saturday, 18th March the fun starts at 7pm.

There will also be refreshments and a raffle. Tickets for the quiz are £3.

Win, lose or draw, it's unquestionably a fun way to spend your Saturday evening!!

Pop along, join in and tax that grey matter.

Crossway Methodist Church, Barry.
Call Sheila on 01446748724
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

CHRISTMAS CONCERT - 2016

A FESTIVE CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Saturday, 10th December, 3pm

Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,,

Barry.

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During our concert, we will be entertained with duets from Emma and Sian, who have created their own inimitable style! Come and see us - Come and join in - Come and sing!

Tickets for this Christmas feast are only £7 – available from Choir members and on the door. As usual, there will be a large spread of delicious nibbles afterwards.

Come and join us – a warm welcome awaits you.

Barry Community Choir's Christmas Concert.
Call Sheila on 01446 748724.
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Switching on of High Street Christmas Lights

Habanas Bar & Restaurant.

Friday, 25th November

High Street,

BARRY,

CF62 7EA.

Shake off the cold and wet and join with the staff, patrons and choir at Habanas for a rousing session of carol singing and other Christmassy items from the Choir. Surely after a few bevvies from the well-stocked bar, we should all be in good voice and definitely good cheer!

Live at Habanas, Barry.
Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

GOLAU CAREDIG

MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING

Friday, 30th September

Broad Street,

BARRY,

CF62 7AZ.

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The Choir sang during the morning for a very appreciative audience. The Coffee Morning was a great success, raising over a thousand pounds at the last count. This was the first time that the Choir had performed in the building and it certainly won’t be the last. The staff, volunteers and residents were very welcoming and we felt at home straight away. Of course, the added bonus of a multitude of cakes plus tea and coffee helped enormously! We look forward very much to performing at the Centre again.

Golau Caredig, Barry.
Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

AMELIA TRUST FARM

HARVEST FESTIVAL

Saturday, 10th September

Five Mile Lane,

BARRY,

CF62 3AS

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On Saturday, 10th September, the Choir entertained during the Harvest Festival, singing a wide variety of songs from its extensive repertoire. The conditions were not ideal – it had rained the night before and was very windy on the day, however, the welcome was as warm as ever at this Vale of Glamorgan gem.

We are delighted to be singing during the Trust Christmas Fayre being held at Cottrell Park on Saturday, 19th November.

The Amelia Trust Farm, Barry.
Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

A Summer Showcase

Friday, 8th July at 7pm

Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

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Join the Choir and talented local youngsters for an exciting and varied evening of music. We are also joined by Eisteddfod prize-winner, Anne Wilkins who makes a welcome return to Barry. Experience a kaleidoscope of music and help give our young people the platform they deserve.

Tickets can be booked in advance or purchased on the door and are priced at £7 which includes refreshments. There will also be a grand raffle. So - don’t miss out on the fun – come and listen to tomorrow’s stars!

Get your diaries out and put Friday, 8th July at 7pm in big letters - for a night to remember!

A Summer Showcase, Barry.
To book in advance please call 01446 748724;
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com or ask a Choir member.

SINGING WORKSHOP - Cancelled due to illness.

Putting the fun back into singing.

Saturday, 18th June 2016 from 1.30pm (doors open at 1pm for registration)

Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

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Barry Community Choir and international singing coach, Kate Woolveridge (Forget-me-not Choirs) invite you to a fun singing workshop.

Whether you are 16 or 106, male or female, you can join in the fun and be inspired.

Cost for the afternoon is £10 which includes delicious refreshments!

The Amelia Trust Farm, Barry.
Please book by phone: 01446 748724, Text: 07932 523415
or Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

AMELIA TRUST FARM

SPRING FAIR, 2016 AT THE FARM

Wednesday, 1st June – 1.30pm

Five Mile Lane,

BARRY,

CF62 3AS

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The Choir has been invited to sing at the Spring Fair and is delighted to do so for the very first time. We will be singing in the afternoon, around 1.30.

We would also be delighted to see our many friends and family members at this event which supports and showcases the valuable work done at the Trust.

Whatever the weather, the Fair will still go ahead – and we will still be singing!!! - See you there!

The Amelia Trust Farm, Barry.
Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

SINGING IN THE COMMUNITY – TRYSOR O LE.

WEDNESDAY, 4TH MAY, 2016.

THE HUB,

YMCA,

BARRY,

CF63 4EE

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The Choir will be presenting a varied repertoire of songs to the group as part of its mission to take music into the community and entertain groups, clubs etc. - people that may not be able to get out and attend concerts.

The Hub, Barry
Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

The Mayor of Barry Proudly Presents - The Choirs of Barry Concert.

Friday, 15th April, 2016 at 7pm - Tickets £6.00

St Helen’s RC Church,

Wyndham Street,

Barry,

CF63 4ET.

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For the last 3 years Barry Community Choir, Barry Ladies Choir and Barry Male Voice Choir have come together for one night to share their music with the local community and each other. Once again this year, the Choirs are sharing the evening to present a varied programme of uplifting songs, culminating in the rousing and emotional Cwm Rhondda!

Bring your friends and family to this great event – which as well as being thoroughly enjoyable, will help raise funds towards the Mayor’s charities – Ty Hapus and MNDA Cardiff and the Vale.

The Choirs of Barry Concert Poster
Further information: Tel: 01446 704921
Email - juliehurd@barrytowncouncil.gov.uk

Singing to Llantwit Major Pensioners’ Club.

Tuesday, 1st March, 2016 – 7.30pm.

Llantonian Hall,

Off Boverton Road

Llantwit Major

CF61 1TF,

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The Choir has eagerly accepted the Pensioners’ Club’s invitation to sing for them on St David’s Day and, of course, a few Welsh songs will be included, among them the beautiful “Daffodils” by Mansel Thomas, as well as some old favourites and some more contemporary music. All good for the soul!

This event is continuing one of the Choir’s ambitions - to bring music to the local community, especially those people who find it difficult to come to our concerts.

Llantonian Hall, LlantwitMajor.
Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

How it all went.

The Choir was privileged to sing to a large, welcoming audience at Llantonian Hall, Llantwit Major last night, celebrating St David's Day in great style!

We performed a very varied repertoire - from sacred to pop - with some excellent, toe-tapping duets from Emma and Sian. What a feast!

Thank-you to our new friends in Llantwit. We look forward to a return visit in the not too distant future.

We are back at rehearsals tonight, with our monthly raffle - coffee, tea and Welsh cakes thrown in! Busy rehearsing for the next event which will be the 3 Choirs Concert on Friday, 15th April.

Llantonian Hall, LlantwitMajor.

Singing to residents and staff at Bethel House.

Wednesday, 24th February, 2016 at 2.30pm.

Bethel House,

Hebron Hall,

Cross Common Road,

Dinas Powys,

CF64 4YB.

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The Choir, under the expert direction of Emma Arscott, will be singing a wide variety of music to the residents and staff of Bethel House – part of Hebron Hall in Dinas Powys.

This event is continuing one of the Choir’s ambitions - to bring music to the local community, especially those people who find it difficult to come to our concerts.

Bethel House, Hebron Hall, DinasPowis.
Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

How it all went.

Wednesday, 24th February saw a selection of the Choir sing to the residents of Bethel House in Dinas Powys.

What a lovely atmosphere to sing in - the residents thoroughly enjoyed a mixed repertoire - English and Welsh - and the Choir has been invited back to sing over the Christmas period.

Thanks to all staff who gave us such a lovely welcome.

Bethel House, Hebron Hall, DinasPowis.

Christmas Concert - 2015.

The Colours of Christmas.

Saturday, 12th December, 3pm.

Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

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Come in from the cold and join us for our Christmas celebrations. Sing carols with us as well as listening to the Choir’s new Christmas music and some older, well-loved favourites.

We will be joined by Jack Ollier, a local young lad with an amazing talent. He will be playing the piano, clarinet and recorder. Emma (Conductor) and Sian (Accompanist) will also entertain us with a duet or two.

Tickets for this Christmas feast are only £7 – available from Choir members, Harmony Furnishings and on the door. There will be a grand raffle and refreshments are also included in the ticket price. What’s not to like??

Come and join us – a warm welcome awaits you.

Crossway Methodist Church, Barry.
Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Singing at the Enfys Craft Fair.

Saturday, 4th July,

St Francis Millennium,

Centre Park Rd,

Barry,

CF62 6NX.

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Call Sheila on 01446 748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Summer Concert - Love songs and lullabies.

Friday, 19th June at 7pm

Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

£6.00 per ticket includes refreshments.

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Call Sheila on 01446 748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Concert for residents of College Fields Nursing Home.

Wednesday, 17th June at 2pm.

College Fields Close,

Barry,

CF62 8LE.

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Call Sheila on 01446 748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Concert - Trinity Church, Tylorstown.

Saturday, 6th June at 7.00pm.

Holy Trinity Church,

East Road,

Tylorstown,

Ferndale,

CF39 0NS.

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Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

Fun Music Workshop - Crossway Methodist Church.

23rd May 2015, 1pm to 4.30pm.

Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

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Learn vocal techniques in a warm and friendly atmosphere and enjoy an exciting afternoon with the choir and Kate Woolveridge. Kate vas Inspirational Woman of the Year in 2012 for her work with the Cardiff based Forget-Me-Not Choir, she is a great motivator! (www.katewoolveridge.co.uk)

Songs will include California Dreaming which was sung by the Mamas and Papas (arranged by Roger Emerson) and The Seal Lullaby (Eric Whitacre).

£10 per person - Includes refreshments.

We are a mixed choir so all are welcome including children over the age of 12.

Fun Music Workshop Poster
Call Sheila on 01446748724 or Helen on 02920 531359
Email us - info@barrycommunitychoir.com

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