Choristers-A-Caroling

Posted by on Dec 8, 2013 in Community, News, Performances | Comments Off on Choristers-A-Caroling

Choristers-A-Caroling

Another busy December weekend for BMVC … We were delighted to be asked back to Westbourne on Saturday for an open air performance to mark the switch-on of their Christmas lights. We were soon surrounded by a very enthusiastic crowd whilst the weather remained kind and the shopping trolleys weaved their way around us! Today we performed for our friends at Kinson Community Centre for the third successive year. We were pleased to treat them to a performance of all the carols we have been rehearsing for the past few weeks, including the fabulous ‘Dorset Carol!’ Several of our...

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Show Me, Show Me!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Blog, News | Comments Off on Show Me, Show Me!

Show Me, Show Me!

We had great fun with the residents at Sunrise this afternoon, where the Christmas Lights were switched on by CBeebies star and local celebrity, Chris Jarvis, who is appearing locally in Aladdin. We were given a very warm welcome and performed to a very appreciative audience for a second successive year and very much hope to join them again next...

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Camels by Candlelight

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in News | Comments Off on Camels by Candlelight

Camels by Candlelight

And … relax! BMVC has now completed a hectic schedule of 18 engagements and 30 rehearsals since September and takes a well deserved break over Christmas. Last Saturday evening saw the much anticipated concert at Sacred Heart, where we performed in front of a very welcoming and appreciative audience. The Choir had never performed at the venue before, which given its spectacular interior and acoustic is a travesty! Our guest soloist, Gaynor Morgan, gave us two magical performances which will remain with us for much time to come and we send our heartfelt thanks to her for supporting this...

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Saturday Fizz

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Saturday Fizz

Saturday Fizz

Our concert at Sacred Heart on 15th December is shaping up to be an extra special event. Not only will Gaynor Morgan be appearing with us in this wonderful venue, but the landmark Norfolk Royale Hotel situated opposite the Church will also be offering half price on bottles of champagne and sparkling wine from 4.30pm – 7.00pm on Saturday 15th December 2012 to anyone who produces tickets to the concert. Tickets (£5 in advance or £7.50 on the door) are still available for the concert and can be obtained by either contacting a member of the choir or from the Church office (Tel 01202 551013)...

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Festive Cheer

Posted by on Dec 1, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Festive Cheer

Festive Cheer

Christmas is certainly coming and it’s been a very busy few days for the Choir! Last Wednesday afternoon, a group of us went to entertain residents at Avon Lodge, Southbourne and then on Friday night, another group performed at the Freemasons’ Hall in Boscombe. Today, we had a great time at Sunrise in Westbourne, where we were made to feel very welcome and were able to be present at the grand Christmas light switch-on! One of our first tenors, Harold Roper, enthralled the crowd with his rendition of ‘A Nightingale Sang in Berkley...

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