Jim McAllister

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Jim McAllister

This afternoon the Choir paid tribute at the funeral of our dear friend, Jim McAllister, who died last week just a few weeks away from his 90th birthday. Having joined the choir 29 years ago, Jim was the longest serving member of the Choir. He played a key role in authoring our current constitution, served as Treasurer and became a Life Vice President of the Choir. We are deeply indebted to Jim for all that he contributed to the choir, enabling us to become what we are today. He was a true gentleman, respected and held in deep affection by all. We will always remember his warmth, humour,...

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90th Season Celebrations

Posted by on Sep 8, 2012 in News | Comments Off on 90th Season Celebrations

90th Season Celebrations

We are now a little over a week away from our next performance on Saturday 15th September on the Bournemouth Town Hall steps, commemorating the 90th anniversary of the first performance by the Choir, in 1912 (pictured). The Choir will be presented with a commemorative certificate by the Mayor of Bournemouth, Councillor Phil Stanley-Watts, who will then be offering a reception to our members. We will gather at the Town Hall from 6pm, ready to perform at 6.30pm. This promises to be an exciting event, with Poole’s Town Crier also in attendance! Please could all media enquiries be routed...

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