Songways Choirs Christmas Term

Sing with Songways this Christmas

Join one of our thriving choirs to sing a beautiful set of celebratory songs, carols and songs of peace. New singers are warmly welcome in all three Songways choirs.

  • Tuesdays 10am – 12 | Bath
  • Wednesdays 7:15 – 9:15pm | Bath
  • Fridays 9:45 – 11:45am | Bradford on Avon

Our Christmas set will include glorious songs and carols from a wide range of harmony singing traditions, including Scotland, Cornwall, America, South Africa, Corsica and new compositions by Jane Harris. The folk songs will be sung with fiddle, guitar and harp, enriching the singing experience.

Our choirs are friendly and welcoming and we make a good sound. Come and try it for yourself…


Saturday 8 December | Songways Christmas concert
With singer, songwriter and harpist, Jennifer Crook
St Swithin’s Church, Bath

4:30pm Rehearsal
7:30pm Concert


Please scroll down for the term dates, details and membership fees.

Interested in singing with us? Email Jane

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CHRISTMAS TERM DATES


TUESDAYS 10am – 12pm at St Swithin’s Church, BATH
6, 13, 20, 27 November, 4*, 11* December + Christmas concert Saturday 8 December
Tuesday 4 December 10 – 11am St Swithin’s | 11:30 – 12 Christmas Market singing outside Bath Abbey
Tuesday 11 December 10am – 1pm Widcombe Social Club with Pot-luck Lunch 12-1pm


WEDNESDAYS 7:15 – 9:15pm at St Swithin’s Church, BATH
7, 14, 21, 28 November, 5, 12* December + Christmas concert Saturday 8 December
Wednesday 12 December Sing and Social at Widcombe Social Club – please bring food to share and the bar will be open


FRIDAYS 9:45 – 11:45am at Holy Trinity Church, BRADFORD ON AVON
9, 16, 23, 30 November, 7*, 14* December + Christmas concert Saturday 8 December
Friday 7 December 9:45 – 11am at Wallington Hall | 11:15 – 11:45 Singing at Holy Trinity Christmas Tree Festival
Friday 14 December 9:45 – 11:45am Holy Trinity followed by 12-1pm Pot-luck Lunch Wallington Hall


SPECIAL EVENT for members of all three Songways choirs

Saturday 8 December | Songways Christmas Concert
4:30pm Rehearsal
7:30pm Concert
St Swithin’s Church, The Paragon, Bath
We will be joined by the fine singer, songwriter and harpist, Jennifer Crook.



MEMBERSHIP FEES 

Second half of Christmas term £48 (£36 concessions for those in receipt of low income benefits)
Christmas concert Saturday 8 December £10 (The concert will be free admission for the audience with a retiring collection in aid of charity).


Membership fees are payable at the start of each half term by BACS transfer (preferred – ask Jane for details), cheque to Songways or cash. Having paid for the half term, if you miss a session on your usual day you are welcome to attend a session on a different day to make up the missed session. You are also welcome to bring any visitors you may have staying with you at no additional cost and you will have access to recordings via the Members’ page of the website.

If you would like to try Songways, please come along for a free taster session. If you decide to join, the remainder of the half term membership fees is then payable at your next session. Enquire about joining Songways.


BATH VENUE
St Swithin’s Church, The Paragon, Bath BA1 5LY MAP
Nearest car parks (5-10 minutes walk): Waitrose and Cattle Market on Walcot StreetSt Swithin’s is 10 minutes walk from central Bath or take bus 231, 13 or 7 from Bath bus station or Guildhall BUS MAP
For Wednesday evenings: free on-street parking nearby on The Paragon (from 6pm).

BRADFORD ON AVON VENUE
Holy Trinity Church, Church St, Bradford on Avon BA15 1LW MAP
Nearest car park (3 minutes walk): St Margaret’s Hall. Free parking on Belcombe Road (10 minutes walk).


SPRING TERM 2019

Term starts: Tuesday 8, Wednesday 9 and Friday 11 January

Half term break (no sessions): Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20 and Friday 22 February

Final sessions of term: Tuesday 26, Wednesday 27 & Friday 29 March

Big Sing Saturday 30 March 2-5pm St Swithin’s Church, Bath


SUMMER TERM 2019

Term starts: Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24 and Friday 26 April

Half term break (no sessions): Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 and Friday 31 May

Final sessions of term: Tuesday 2, Wednesday 3 & Friday 5 July

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