Horncastle choral open evening

An invitation from the Horncastle and District Choral Society to come along to an open evening at the Methodist Hall, Queen Street, Horncastle at 7.15pm on October 9th. refreshments provided, so just turn up and sing! All welcome.

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The Snowman returns to Lincoln Cathedral

Following the success of last year, The Snowman is returning to Lincoln Cathedral for five performances on Saturday 18 November, Showing at: 11:30, 13:30, 15:00, 19:00 and 20:30. This festive Christmas classic will be shown on the big screen in the Nave, lit to create a magical atmosphere, accompanied by a live orchestra and soloists from Lincoln Cathedral Choir, who will make the most of the incredible acoustics of the Cathedral to ensure an unforgettable experience for adults and children alike. Links to buy tickets will be appear on the Cathedral website on Tuesday 1 August at 9:30am.

Originally published in 1978, The Snowman, created and illustrated by Raymond Briggs has become one of the world’s most popular children’s books, selling in excess of 8.5 million copies worldwide and being translated into over 15 languages. The book was adapted for screen by producer John Coates, first aired in 1982 and later broadcast on a global scale. Continue reading

From the Woodhall Spa notice boards, July 2017

Understandably, most new notices this month have something to do with next weekend’s famous 1940s festival. If you are planning to take part, you can find out more about this major event here.

Here are some alternative attractions that caught my eye:

 

July 12

The Holiday Proms – Sing for Britain

A concert by the Spa Singers, at St. Peter’s Hall. 7.30, admission £5 (£3 under 18s). Call 01526 860373 Continue reading

Free Choral Concert

As part of the Horncastle Arts and Music festival, this concert offers you a varied programme including Schubert’s Mass in G, Elgar’s “From the Bavarian Highlands” and a selection of Victorian Music. It’s at St. Mary’s Church, Horncastle, starting 7.30pm on Saturday May 13th. There will be a retiring collection in aid of the Air Ambulance.

This post is reblogged by permission of the Kirkby on Bain Website

Horncastle Christmas Concert

Horncastle and District Choral Society presents excerpts from J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and a selection of carols at St Mary’s Church, Horncastle at 7.30pm on Saturday December 10th. Admission is £7 to include refreshments, and tickets are available on the door or from choir members.

The choir is conducted by Caroline Chadderton and accompanied by Chris Hinkins. Soloists: Gail Hinkins, Gerald Moreton. Len Sutton, Isobel Wilson and Paul Wright.

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More from the Woodhall Notice Boards, May 2016

Picture courtesy woodhallspa.org Here’s my latest selection of upcoming events gleaned from the village notice boards:

 

 

 

tim_flint_106Today at 7.30pm renowned organist Tim Flint will be performing at St Peter’s Church Hall. Contact Philip groves, 01526 353225 for the details. Tim is one of the most popular organist / keyboard entertainers in the UK today. He has been in the business for almost 25 years, and is highly respected both as a musician and entertainer. Continue reading

Sing along at the Wartime Proms in Woodhall Spa tomorrow

From The Horncastle Times:

The Spa Singers invite you to sing for Britain at a special Wartime Proms in St Peter’s Church, The Broadway, Woodhall Spa on Wednesday, July 15 at 7.30pm. The concert marks the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe. Sing along and wave your flags to songs that kept the nation’s spirits high, and hear some  speeches of the time.

Tickets:  £5 (£3 concession)  available at the door or call Tony, 01526 351373 or Jan, 01526 860373, or e-mail thespasingers@hotmail.co.uk.