Jul 27

New Term

Secret Singers sessions have now finished for the summer holidays. We are always glad to welcome new members and returning members alike and I look forward to seeing you all then. The start dates for each group are: Todmorden  Wednesday 10th September 10.15-11.45am The Fielden Centre Ewood Lane Todmorden Nelson Thursday 11th September 7.30-9.15 pm Christ Church (cafe area) Carr Rd Nelson Read Tuesday 16th September 8- 9.30 pm the Barn, Turner Fold, Read BB12 7QZ Marple  

Members of Secret Singers from all 4 groups met for our summer Big Sing to mark the end of term and to have a big old sing to keep us going until we resume in September. Everyone brought some food to share and, despite my warnings that nobody was feeding everybody and that anything you brought which was not eaten should be taken home, there was still a fair few goodies left to suppliment the lunch of the surprised Saturday sailors. It was, as usual, a fabulous feast, and amazingly …

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What a wonderful time we had at the Street Choirs Festival! About 40 Secret Singers took part (I am not sure of the exact number because it was like counting a box of frogs!!) and we made a very good showing. All the groups, Read, Nelson, Todmorden and Marple were represented and came together to sing as one choir. We had a great rehearsal for the Mass Sing on Saturday morning and filled the Hope Baptist church with soaring song. We were lead by Carol Donaldson, who leads our own Marple …

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This coming Saturday 19th July we are holding our Big Summer Sing as our end of term bash before our summer break. It will be held at Burwain Sailing Club Reedymoor Lane, Foulridge, Colne, Lancs BB8 7LJ and start at 7.30pm All Secret Singers and their guests are welcome. Admission is just £5, there is a bar and everyone is asked to bring some food to share (you don’t have to feed everybody!) We will have a drink, some food, plenty of chat and then sing all the things we can …

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  We now have some pictures kindly sent in  By Janet Hill of the Marple group, which were taken by her husband.Here we are gathering in the park. This is the Olwyn briefing the singing stewards. Some people are clearly not focusing on the conductor!!Getting everyone crossed safely over the road and into position needed a person with great personal authority This is what a long choir looks like Some of the Marple Secret Singers giving it their all!And then a visit from the longest bike. It was a great …

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