I have now booked a venue for our CHRISTMAS BIG SING It will take place on Thursday 18th December 7.30-11pm at Burnley Rugby Club (part of Belvedere and Caldervale Sports Club) Address: Holden Road, Reedley, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2LE Telephone: 01282 424337 Directions: M65 J12, Right to Brierfield, Through two sets of traffic lights,   Holden Road on left approx. 1/4 mile (Immediate left after the Oaks Hotel) It is not positioned quite so conveniently as Rosegrove Working men’s Club but there won’t be any competition from Karaoke and hopefully …

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During this half term week there will be no class in Todmorden as new windows are being fitted at the Fielden Centre and also no class at Marple Methodist Church as Carol is off for half term. HOWEVER…… the Read and Nelson groups are on as normal and I look forward to seeing you there. The following week is Secret Singers Birthday week when we will be 4 years old- so there will be cake!!!!  

Mid Pennine Arts are holding an event commemorating the Christmas Truce of the First World War. This link goes directly to information about the event and gives all the necessary musical information too. You are very welcome to use this if you are interested in participating in the event. The first workshop took place yesterday and I understand that it was a great success with more than 50 singers attending. There are still 2 more workshops to go and therefore still time to join in.https://app.box.com/s/b266haymnyvjqendbem6  

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 Methodist Church 2nd Sept  1.30-3.15pm  

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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