On Saturday 1st July we will be holding our end of term bash the Summer Big Sing. As usual we will be holding it at Burwain Sailing Club near Colne BB8 7 LJ and starting at 7.30pm Admission will be £5 though non singing guests are free. Everyone is asked to bring a contribution to the buffet (you don’t have to feed everyone!) and it is usually marvellous! There is a cash bar at very reasonable prices run by the marvellous Richard W. Then we will sing everything we can …

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We had a super day in Accrington for Sing for Water on June 10th. 150 singers came and we raised £2500 for Water Aid. When you consider that Water Aid say that every £15 gives one person fresh water and sanitation FOR LIFE! This means that in one happy day of singing with singers from choirs across the north west we changed the life of 166 people for ever! Well done everybody. Sing for Water as a whole has raised over £1 million since its inception. Just think what changed …

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The summer term has got underway very well and we are working on songs for the Sing for Water event in Accrington on 10th June The Street Choirs Festival in Kendal on 23-25th June and our own BIG SUMMER SING  at Burwain Sailing club on Saturday 1st July at 7.30pm There will be no half term break this term as there is so much to fit in  which means that wwe will continue straight through to the Big Sing and then break for the summer until week beginning 5th Sept …

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This morning a channel 4 documentary film making crew came to Todmorden Secret Singers to film us as a background to interviewing one of the members as part of their ‘Fifty Shades of Gay’ project. Rupert Everett was charming and joined in the session right  through from the warm ups to learning the alto part of ‘I am woman’. It was quite a fun morning and the women sounded great, I am very proud of them. The documentary is due to go out in July sometime. Well done Todmorden Secret …

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I am going on holiday at the end of this week, 8th April but there are a couple of exciting things happening in the run up to that. (holiday dates at the end of this post) On Wednesday the Todmorden group will be visited by a film crew who are making a documentary and are interviewing one of the group in relation to this whilst she is at choir- the interviewer is Rupert Everett- So that will be a bit different! On Thursday the Carer’s Chorus are going to be …

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