Songways Choirs Autumn Term

Sing with Songways

Join one of our thriving choirs to learn a vibrant set of songs from a wide range of harmony singing traditions. Enjoy songs from America, Croatia, Scotland, South Africa and Jane’s own compositions. 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 choirs are friendly and welcoming and we make a good sound. Come and try it for yourself…


Special events for the combined Songways choirs:

  • Saturday 26 October | Songways 10th Birthday Celebration
  • Friday 6 December | Bradford on Avon Christmas Tree Festival 
  • Saturday 7 December | Christmas concert with special guest Emma Hooper

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

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AUTUMN TERM DATES


TUESDAYS 10am – 12pm at St Swithin’s Church, BATH
17, 24 September, 1, 8, 15, 22 October
5, 12, 19, 26 November, 3, 10* December
*Tuesday 10 December at Widcombe Social Club | 10am – 12 Singing | 12 – 1pm Pot-luck lunch

WEDNESDAYS 7:15 – 9:15pm at St Swithin’s Church, BATH
18, 25 September, 2, 9, 16, 23 October
6, 13, 20, 27 November, 4, 11* December
*Wednesday 11 December at Widcombe Social Club | 7:15 – 9:15pm Singing | Bar & social after

FRIDAYS 9:45 – 11:45am at Holy Trinity Church, BRADFORD ON AVON
20, 27 September, 4, 11, 18, 25 October
8, 15, 22, 29 November, 6, 13* December
*Friday 13 December | 9:45 – 11:45am Singing at Holy Trinity | 12 – 1pm Pot-luck lunch at Wallington Hall


SPECIAL EVENTS FOR THE COMBINED SONGWAYS CHOIRS 
  • Saturday 26 October | Songways 10th Birthday Celebration
    Mells Tithe Barn, Mells, Frome BA11 3PN
    6pm Singing followed by pot-luck supper and ceilidh with Jiggerty | Save the date – more details nearer the time…
  • December | Bath Christmas Market 
    Performance date and time to be confirmed
  • Friday 6 December | Bradford on Avon Christmas Tree Festival
    9:45 – 11:15am Rehearsal | Wallington Hall
    11:15 – 11:45am Performance | Holy Trinity Church
  • Saturday 7 December | Christmas concert with special guest Emma Hooper
    4 – 6:15pm Rehearsal
    7:30 – 8:30pm Performance by Songways joined by Emma for several songs
    After the interval, Songways singers will join the audience
    8:50 – 9:30pm Performance by Emma Hooper
    St Luke’s Church, Hatfield Road/Wellsway, Bath BA2 2BD

MEMBERSHIP FEES
Whole autumn term £106 – including Saturday 7 December rehearsal and concert  

First half of autumn term £48 (£36 concessions for students & those in receipt of low income benefits)
Saturday 7 December rehearsal & concert £10 
Second half of autumn term £48 (£36 concessions for students & those in receipt of low income benefits)


Membership fees are payable at the start of each term or 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 2020

Term starts Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15, Friday 17 January

Half term break (no sessions) Tuesday 18, Wednesday 19, Friday 21 February

Final sessions of term Tuesday 24, Wednesday 25, Friday 27 March

Big Sing for combined Songways choirs Saturday 28 March 2 – 5pm | St Swithin’s Church, Bath


SUMMER TERM 2020

Term starts Tuesday 21, Wednesday 22, Friday 24 April

Concert for combined Songways choirs | Saturday 23 May
Rehearsal 2 – 4pm | Performance 5pm | Holy Trinity Church, Bradford on Avon

Half term break (no sessions) Tuesday 26, Wednesday 27, Friday 29 May

Final sessions of term Tuesday 30 June, Wednesday 1 and Friday 3 July

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