Painswick Community Choir will be singing a gorgeous variety of festive songs at this years Paradise House Winter Fayer on Friday 20th Nov at 6.15pm. We will perform a combination of songs and carols from around the world as well as few well known christmas carols for the audience to join in with.
Here we are at the Paradise House Winter Fayer in 2013...singing near the big bonfire. This year we will be singing inside the barn.
Fun times! A beautiful evening singing at our Summer Solstice Choir Party last week. Delicious food, good company, heart-warming songs and a stunning sunset to end the evening. Thank you singers and to all the guests for coming.
Summer Term starts Tonight - 7pm at The Painswick Centre, upstairs in the Cotswold Room. Come and Sing!
We've had a great start to 2015! We've been singing a varied selection of songs from around the world - beautiful Rounds & 3 - 4 part harmonies. If you are interested in singing in harmony and would like to join us please get in touch. Next session for new members to start is 23rd Feb.
Painswick Community Choir at Painswick Goodwill Evening - we return with a short selection of world festive songs on Friday 28th November to offer the Goodwillers of Painswick a small but rich slice of world harmony.
The singing will be in The Painswick Centre Main Hall at 6.30pm. Starting with the Primary School Choir, followed by Painswick Community Choir. We are delighted to be joining the School Choir for one of their songs too.
There will be stalls with all sorts of goodies and hand crafts on sale at the Town Hall and The Painswick Centre.
Painswick Community Choir have had a great start to the Autumn Term 2014 and have been working hard towards some local performances...
On Saturday November 1st we sung at Hawkwood College, nr Stroud, in support of a Book Launch event…
Next Saturday 8th November we are attending Stroud Community Choir Gathering & Fundraising Event and are joining in harmony with Brewery Arts Community Choir and Songs of Change (also both led by Sophie) to perform 2 songs to an audience of other local community choirs. This event is a fundraising event and friendly song sharing by some of our local community choirs. Each choir perform to each other - form part of the audience to enjoy a concert by the other Choirs attending - and participate in a few Big Sing moments for everyone to sing together.
Tickets: There are some non-choir audience tickets available for £10 on the door. Event being held at Stroud Congregational Church (by Sub-Rooms) Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start. We are fund-raising for Allsorts and Midwives on a Mission to Uganda / Mother Help International.
It's a joy to be a part of local community events by sharing and giving our support through song!
Friday 28th November we will sing at Painswick Goodwill Evening…more details to follow.
Bristol Choir Convention...
Some of the choir joined together in harmony with Sophie's sister choir in Cirencester, Brewery Arts Community Choir, and went along to this Big Sing event in Bristol. Here is a photo taken by the Brewery Arts Choir - but who can I see peeping out towards the top of the steps - hello Trish!! It was a great day out with the choirs!
NEW TERM - starts April 28th
Come and try out a session with the Painswick Community Choir on a Monday Evening at the Painswick Centre. This term is a great opportunity to test the waters for anyone curious to know what it's like to sing in a community choir. We are friendly and fun community choir and there is still space for more singers in the choir… so do get in touch with me, Sophie Sterckx, on our HOW TO JOIN page.
Please note - there is no session on 5th May Bank Holiday Monday. Please see TERM DATES for further details.
3 weeks into the term…what a wonderful start to 2014! Singing in Harmony. Great singing everyone!
At the end of this term, on the 5th April, some of our singers will be attending a Bristol Choir Convention at St Georges with up to 560 community choir singers attending. We will be participating in a big sing workshop during the afternoon and each choir will perform 2 songs to the audience of choirs in the evening.
It will be a fantastic day for everyone involved!
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