The City of Wolverhampton Orpheus Male Voice Choir are to hold a total of four concerts in December, one on December 3rd, then another on December 8th, one on December 14th and a final one on December 15th.
The first concert will take place on December 3rd at Highcroft Hall Care Home, based on Old Fallings Lane, Bushbury, from 7.30pm where the choir will entertain residents ahead of the festive season. The concerts on December 8th and 15th will take place at Sainsbury’s (Wednesfield) based on Rookery Street, close to Bentley Bridge from 3pm. A further concert will take place (with) High Arcal School (at) All Saints’ CofE Church, Vicar Street, Sedgley on December 14.
It is hoped that the concerts will encourage new members to join the choir, which was founded in 1943 and in 2013 celebrated its 70th anniversary.
This edited news originally appeared in the Express & Star. Click here to see.
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We performed at Sainsbury’s Wednesfield Superstore (Bentley Bridge) in Wolverhampton on Wednesday 23rd April from 5pm to 7pm.
To celebrate St. George’s Day we created a display of flags, including St. George’s Cross, to show how the Union Flag has evolved.
We sang around the themes of England and this year’s Centenary of the 1st World War. We spoke to shoppers to promote the choir, recruit gentlemen singers and supporters. A number of customers said that they were very pleased to see Sainsbury’s celebrating St George’s Day in this way.
On the day £164 was gratefully donated by shoppers. Since we’ve got a community compact with the Royal British Legion, part of this sum will be donated to them.
On behalf of the choir, a big thank you to Store Manager Paul Mitchell, Public Relations Representative Lynn Ryan, the Deputy Store Manager and other store staff for agreeing to host us and supporting this event.
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