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Bell Ringing - East of the Hills
There are a number of churches around the hills which have peals of bells and bands of bellringers.
If you are a ringer, or a lapsed ringer we would love to see you.If you want to know what bellringing is about, why not come and see what we do and what happens up the tower. A warm welcome awaits!
Please contact Trevor Still on the number below if you are interested in bellringing in any of the following areas;
Great Malvern, Malvern Link, Madresfiend, Hanley Swan, Hanley Castle, Upton-Upon-Severn, Suckley, Welland
t: Trevor Still on 01684 310584
Bell Ringing - West of the Hills
There are a number of churches around the hills which have peals of bells and have bands of bellringers.
If you are a ringer, or a lapsed ringer we would love to see you. Why not join us and come and see what we do and what happens up the tower.
You can contact any one of the following people at your nearest tower and you are assured a warm welcome!
Bosbury, Frank Seabright on 01531 640252
Coddington,Elspeth Jones on 01684 540784
Colwall, Elspeth Jones on 01684 540784
Cradley, Chris Roberts on 01886 884553
Eastnor, Celia Walters on 01432 853271
Ledbury, Matt Sim on 077296 29290
Mathon, Jenny Lawrence on 01684 540660
Stretton Grandison, Nicky Seabright on 01531 640252
Related pages: Churches West of the Malvern Hills
Colwall Community Choir
We are people who enjoy getting together regularly at Colwall for singing and socialising.
We aim to work on a mixture of fun, easily-acheivable music with occasional forays into more demanding works. Repertoire is geared to strengths (and tastes) of members and whatever potential engagements come our way. Past performances include Vivaldi’s Gloria, The Armed Man, Don’t Stop Me Now, On The Wings of Love, Folk songs, show tunes and christmas carols. We are always on the lookout for new material. We have entered and won at numerous local music festivals and enjoy regular performing opportunities, putting on our annual summer and winter concerts as well as performing for special events.
We rehearse every Thursday evening at 8:00pm (in term time) at the music department of The Downs Malvern School, if you would like to have a chat to us first then please feel free to drop us an email.
Music Department, The Downs Malvern School, Brockhill Road, Colwall, WR13 6EY
Rehearsals on Wednesdays, 7.45pm
Rehearsals stop for the summer, and start again in September.
New members welcome, whether experienced or not. A passion for singing and enough enthusiasm to attend regular weekly rehearsals and undertake some practice at home are all that is needed.
Storridge Village Hall, Hereford-Worcester Rd.
Related pages: Cradley Singers present 'Summertime Swing & Supper'
Ledbury Choral Society
Ledbury Choral Society is a small, friendly group of 40 to 45 dedicated singers. We rehearse on Thursday evenings at the Baptist Church in The Homend from 7.30 to 9.15 pm. We present three major concerts a year, and often have other smaller engagements. New members of all abilities welcome. Please contact us via the website link below.
The Baptist Church, The Homend, Ledbury
Ledbury Community Brass Band
The band was formed in 2010 by a group of professional brass players, teachers and community members with the aim of providing Ledbury with a brass band to represent and support the area both in local events and further afield.
In addition the band aims to provide brass players of all ages and abilities in the area with an opportunity to come together to practice, share knowledge and encourage development.
We rehearse every Thursday evening from 7:15 - 9:00pm during Term Time. Our musical director is Stuart Essenhigh, a professional trumpeter and brass teacher and our co-musical director is John Frith, a professional composer and brass teacher.
ABILITY: Brass players of all ages and abilities are welcome to join LCBB. If you are interested in joining, why not come along to a rehearsal or contact us either via our contact page or direct to our email address
Reception Hall of Ledbury Primary School, Longacres, Ledbury, HR8 2BE (access is via the footpath to the left side of the school through the green gate).
Ledbury Community Choir
Ledbury Community Choir is a relatively young choir, having been formed in 1998. We currently have around 80 members of all ages, singing in 3 or 4 part harmony. We meet every Tuesday for rehearsals in preparation for formal and informal concerts. Our repertoire is growing as we sing a variety of musical styles, including folk songs, popular classics, songs from stage musicals, and well-known standards.
We usually meet at John Masefield School, Ledbury, during term time, 7.30pm on Tuesday evenings. It would be great to see you there.
t: Sandra Clements (General Secretary) on 01531 632 801
Malvern Concert Club
Malvern Concert Club
One of the longest-established and most acclaimed chamber music societies in the country. From Autumn to Spring, we present an annual series of six concerts and recitals, featuring British and oversees artists of international standing.
Come and help build on the success of Malvern Concert Club by attending our concerts. Or, become a Club Member and save money. Six concerts for the price of four, plus many other benefits!
All concerts are on Thursdays at 7.30pm.
Go to our website for more information, or Membership enquiries to Simon Payton on the email address below.
Malvern Concert Club, The Forum, Malvern Theatres, Graham Road, Malvern, WR14 3HB
Malvern Festival Chorus
Malvern Festival Chorus
We would welcome enquiries from prospective members, especially Sopranos and Tenors.
Meet weekly, Tuesdays 7.45pm
Main Hall, The Chase Secondary School, Geraldine Road, Malvern, WR14 3NZ
Malvern Male Voice Choir
We are always looking for new members and are pleased to have men of almost any level of ability to join. No audition is necessary, just an enthusiasm for and a love of singing. We have a very wide repertoire, from pop to classics, and plenty in between!
We meet weekly for ten months of the year and annually to perform about ten concerts, supporting many local and national charities.
Rehearsals are Mondays, 7.30-9.40pm, Holy Trinity Church, Malvern. Contact us directly to learn more.
t: Peter Lawes on 01684 566208/David Rank on 01684 563784
St. Leonard's Church Choir
St. Leonard's Church, Chapel of the Beauchamp Community, Newland, is looking for new singers to join its SATB choir singing for Sunday morning services, feast days and occasional evening services.
A friendly Anglican church in the Catholic tradition, there is a strong focus on liturgy and music and the choir has a repertoire of liturgical anthems and motets which complement the services.
Some experience in sight reading is essential due to the range of music that the choir sings and there are vacancies in all parts. For more information contact us on the numbers below.
The Hills Singers
We meet Thursday evenings - 7.30pm-9.30pm in Malvern.
This well established choir is enthusiastic to explore new events, new venues and new partners. We are also keen to recruit new singers to fill occasional vacancies. We will be delighted to hear from you if you would like to check out the possibility of working with us or joining us.
Go to our website to find out more about us.
The Malvern Christian Witness Choir
The Malvern Christian Witness Choir is a friendly goup who get together every Friday. Come and join us!
We meet at 8.00pm every Friday at Lansdowne Crescent Methodist Church, Malvern.
Lansdowne Crescent Methodist Church, Malvern WR14 2AW
t: Pauline Edwards on 01886 832640
Related pages: Malvern Churches
'Vital Spark' is a West Gallery Quire based in Malvern, Worcestershire, where most of our members are from the local folk scene. We meet fortnightly on a Wednesday at West Malvern Village Hall, 8-10pm. New members are always welcome. Go to our website or contact us on the numbers below for more information on what we do and how to join.
Our next group meetings are on the following dates:
11th & 25th May
9th & 23rd May
6th & 20th June
4th & 18th July
No meetings in August
West Malvern Village Hall, 145 West Malvern Road, West Malvern,WR14 4AY
West Malvern Voices
West Malvern Voices is a choir group with teachers who come from across the globe to donate their time and expertise about different types of music and singing. We are an informal, laidback group whose main aim is to have a bit of fun.
For more information about West Malvern Voices, use the contact details below or just go along 7.30pm - 9.00 pm St James Church, West Malvern on the first and second Tuesdays of the month, with new members and visitors welcome.
West Malvern Voices, St James Church, West Malvern, WR14 4BB
t: Ian 07814 258136/Paul on 07999 772888
Folk at The Fold
A Monthly folk Club
Every 4th Saturday
8.30pm - 11pm
Entrance fee: £2.00
Bring your own drinks and a smile!
Come and sing, play, tell a story or a poem - or just enjoy listening.
All folk styles are encouraged.
The Fold, Bransford, Worcestershire, WR6 5JB
Unaccompanied harmony singing, all songs taught by ear. Come and sing with Joyful Voices!
Thursday evenings, 7.30 - 9.30pm, £5
Singing together is friendly, relaxing and great fun and it can make you feel wonderful too!
Malvern Wells Village Hall, Malvern, WR14 4HF
t: Sunnara on 01684 891261