Village Voices, Towersey

Village Voices Term Dates

 

We meet every Wednesday evening in term time, from 7.30 to 9.30 p.m. at Towersey Memorial Hall except for the third Wednesday of each month when we meet generally at Bledlow Village hall

Although we are not a performing choir, we do love to sing at local events when invited. In the past these have included the Towersey Festival, Towersey Fête, St Andrew's Christmas Tree Festival, Christmas Lights Festival in Oxford, Oxford Christmas Market in Broad Street and Thame Market.  

Words to songs, recordings and learning tracks are available on our Members page for choir members only. To access the page, click the link below or click the login option in the menu, then add your login and password when asked.

Other Events

 

Choir News and events

Car parking at Towersey Memorial Hall

The Management Committee of the hall have asked all hirers to remind their users of the car parking facilities and requirements. These can be found at the following link  

PARKING

 

 

 

20 Nov 2019      Bledlow Village Hall

27 Nov 2019      Towersey Memorial Hall

4 Dec 2019        Towersey Memorial Hall

11 Dec 2019      Towersey Memorial Hall

Future Dates for your Diary                                                                                                        

 

17 November Oxford Light festival 12:30 and 2:30

29 November Christmas concert with Galliard at Christchurch Thame rehearsal 4-6pm Concert

7.30

11 Dec Family and friends party at Towersey

15 December Christmas Tree festival St Andrews Chinnor

20 Dec Oxford Christmas Market Date 4.30 and 6.30 with Sounds Fun

25 Jan 2020 Seasonal Song Cycle with Liz Hodgson

Saturday March 28 2020 Workshop and concert with Jess and Richard Arrowsmith

(one half of the Melrose Quartet)

Date correction....11 May 2020 Forget me knot cafe

24 Oct 2020 Chitern Community Choirs Festival   ***The ninth***

Singing and cultural holiday in Morocco with Bruce Knight 8 - 15 December 2020

Bruce is one of the great choir leaders at our Choir's festival.

AT LA MAISON ANGLAISE (HOLIDAYS WITH HEART) TAROUNDANT, MOROCCO.

Join me for a truly special cultural and singing experience at an award winning, comfortable, sustainably-run traditional guest house based in the ancient walled market town of Taroudant -  in the fertile Souss Valley between the High Atlas and Anti-Atlas mountains. We will sing each day in the beautiful cool setting of Maison Anglaise and then you can enjoy a range of cultural visits and activities supported by excellent local guides exploring the culture, landscape, wildlife and history of the area. Options to trek or laze in the sun!

Bruce has led singing workshops and community choirs for almost 20 years and is well known on both the choirs festival and camp scene. He likes to arrange and teach many styles of simple harmony songs which are “immensely satisfying to sing”. Bruce is known for his wonderfully inclusive and relaxed style, and his talent for enabling people to sing with wild abandon. Bruce has previously spent 6 weeks in Morocco with his family and can’t wait to return!"  

Booking form Much more info Bruce6

Christmas Concert

A bright new year with Melrose Quartet  

A christmas concert like no other at St Lawrence's Church High Wycombe Friday 13 December. An evening of festive songs and good cheer exquisite close harmony. Traditional carols to contemporary wassails and rousing village carols from Sheffield and new songs from the regions best writers. Come in your best seasonal jumpers for games  with prizes and lots of choruses to join in with.  Tickets £15 from Wycombe Folk Arts Tel 01494 758522 or text M.07796956736

WEST GALLERY CAROLS WORKSHOP

Sing & Play Traditional West Gallery Carols – all voices & instruments welcome

led by

Dave Townsend

Sunday 1st December – 1pm – 4 pm

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

01865 288078   jude.barrett@ashmus.ox.ac

THE MELLSTOCK BAND

CHRISTMAS FROLICS

Dancing, Carolling and Carousing in English Tradition

     

THE MELLSTOCK BAND invite you to join them in an uproarious celebration of dance, drink and general misbehaviour as carried on at Christmas in many villages until about a hundred years ago - along with sobering admonitions from puritans, parsons and angels. Alongside the revelry are convivial harmony songs, rousing dance music, Thomas Hardy’s poetry set to local tunes, carols dedicated to bell-ringing and cider, glees from the singing-masters, and the Devil’s own tunes.

   

Wednesday 4th December – 7.30

The Unicorn Theatre, Abbey Buildings, Abingdon, OX14 3HZ

£15.00 (under 18 & students - £12.00)

01865 714778      www.davetownsendmusic.com/christmas-frolics-concert

   

Order the album from the website:

https://www.davetownsendmusic.com/product/christmas-frolics/

An Oxfordshire Village Christmas

     

West Gallery Carols & Songs from OXFORDSHIRE HARMONY Rural Tunes from

THE OXFORD VILLAGE BAND

       

Wednesday 11th December – 7.30 pm   St. Mary & St. John Church Cowley Road, OXFORD, OX4 1UR

     

£10.00 (includes mulled wine & mince pie)

£8.00 concessions (Under 18, over 65, student or unwaged)

All proceeds to Helen & Douglas House Children’s Hospice

01865 714778 or dtmellstock@aol.com