Carols at the LAYCA

entertaining the Layca regulars after their Christmas meal

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the soprano section

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the whole group with Wendy conducting

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Wendy conducting the audience

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the bass and soprano sections

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the alto and bass sections

Christmas Events

Back on the road again! Performing carols (mostly) at St James School Christmas Fayre.

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  1. Christmas Tea at Layca Community Centre on Saturday 10 December at 3:30 pm;
  2. Christingle Service at St James Church on Wednesday 14 December at 5:30 pm;
  3. and we will also be entertaining the residents of Longmore Nursing Home a few days before.
    Come and see us if you can!

Christmas 2015

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22nd December Carols at Longmore Nursing Home – Much appreciated by the elderly residents. Last minute booking as they had been let down by another group. Joined by three guests who came along to swell the numbers – including a National Express Bus Driver (not in uniform!) Asked us whether we would like to come next year.

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18th December Carols at Morrison’s Solihull –  A great evening – many smiles from the shoppers and occasional applause. We raised £116 for Acorns Children’s Hospice – even though we weren’t allowed to rattle our collecting buckets! Well done everyone!

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12th December Carols at ASDA, Shirley Slightly wet but still worth it. Had our own piper who played an Amazing Grace solo before and after we sang the song. ASDA managed to find a Gazebo so we didn’t get too wet and Andrea found a battery powered key-board so we didn’t need mains electricity. For the carols, Paul Campion, Minister of Shirley Baptist Church played the accordion with great gusto.

 

November 6 2015 Concert

DSC_0211bTremendous night. Six choral numbers became seven when the audience accepted the MC’s offer of an “encore”. They wouldn’t let us sit down after our session so we led them all in “this little light of mine”, “you’ll never walk alone” and some rock’n roll numbers, which were all before my time of course!

We are now looking to Christmas. If anyone wants to join us for the rehearsals do come along. Times and places of rehearsals as below

October 2015

The Choir is now busy rehearsing for our next Concert.

This is called Do They Play Rock n’ Roll in Heaven? – music to rock you; sing along to and to fuel your imagination! This will be at St James the Great Church Shirley on Friday 6th November – all tickets already sold out! Proceeds from this evening will go to the RNIB.

This will be our first concert under our new Director of Music Chris Holley.

Next rehearsal will be at St James on  3rd November at 7:30 pm