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THE GATHERING

Thursday 9th February 2017

The Ladies and Gentlemen gather together, with Ian Jones, MD of Wetley Rocks Male Voice Choir on the left, and Sue Berrington-Banks MD of Stafford Military Wives Choir on the right.

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COME AND JOIN US

Thursday 9th February 2017

The choir welcomes new choristers. Although there is no formal audition to join the choir, the Musical Director need to hear you sing to assess your vocal range and to ensure your ability to hear and sing notes correctly. He will then suggest that you join the section of the choir which best suits your vocal range. Of course it's not just about music. A choir is a social gathering, a source of camaraderie and friendship. Not only can you make new friends, you may even meet up with old friends you have not seen for…

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HELP4HEROES CHEQUE PRESENTATION

Thursday 9th February 2017

Choir Secretary Syd Alcock and Chairman David Webster present a cheque for £750.00 to Help4Heroes representatives Pam Lees and Dean Williams.

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TWO CHOIRS ARE BETTER THAN ONE

Thursday 9th February 2017

The two choirs could not have got together on the presentation evening without singing, and here Sue Berrington-Banks, MD of Stafford Military Wives Choir, conducts the ladies and gentlemen in full voice.

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CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO HELP4HEROES AND SSAFA

Thursday 9th February 2017

We have had the pleasure of welcoming the ladies of The Stafford Military Wives Choir to our Wetley Rocks base. The occassion was the presentation of cheques of the proceeds of our joint concert at All Saints Church Leek. The concert was a great success, with a packed audience and a standing ovation at the end. A…

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NEW RECRUIT TO THE CHOIR

Thursday 9th February 2017

By way of update, young Thomas is still very much a welcome visitor to our concerts. He is now a little taller, and the tie a somewhat better fit.!

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CHEQUE PRESENTATION FOR SSAFA

Thursday 9th February 2017

A cheque for £750.00 was presented by choir Secretary Syd Alcock and Chairman David Webster Stafford Military Wives Choir Chair Ruth Godber, donated to their chosen charity SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen Families Association)

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THE END OF A MEMORABLE YEAR

Wednesday 16th December 2015

Our 40th Anniversary year is drawing to a close. and it has been a memorable one. The highlights of a busy year have included our celebration dinner, and our concert with our…

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NORTH STAFFS HEART COMMITTEE PRESENTATION

Wednesday 25th November 2015

The choir were honoured to welcome to a recent rehearsal, Mr Tony Berry of The North Staffs Heart Committee. Our recent joint concert with Denbigh and District Male Voice Choir raised £1000 for this cause, which over the years has raised in excess of £5 million for local hospitals. Our chorister Clive Sherratt has himself benefited from the committee's work, having undergone successful heart surgery at a local hospital. Our Vice-Chairman David Webster, to the right, presented the cheque to Mr Berry. Clive Sherratt is to the left.

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