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News and Concert Reports of the Bostock Singers
Great Warford - Carols on the green - 10th December
This has become an annual event for a small group of the choir.
Due to the rain, we sang in the little chapel this year, the choir singing in the balcony above while the adience were packed into the pews underneath
We all enjoyed the carolling, and the refreshments laid on afterwards.
Christmas family and friends concert, 9th December 2016 - Joint concert with the Winsford Education Partnership Junior Choir
We were forced to move the concert from the Hartford Methodist Church to the larger Church of St John's in Hartford this year due to the numbers that turned up last year. Again, there was a great turnout, and everyone enjoyed the singing of the Bostock Singers and of the junior choir.
Refreshments were served afterwards. Click here for a piece in the Northwich Guardian.
Hartford Victorian Fayre
We sang in 2 locations during the day.
The first was in the church, which had been transformed into a victorian market
for the day.Many of the shoppers paused to enjoy our performance.
We later sang in the church hall to more eager shoppers.
Please click here for a write up in the Northwich Guardian.
Christmas at Capesthorne, Saturday 25th November
This is always one of our favourite places to sing - the beautiful cheshire setting of Capesthorne Hall.
We sang all day from 11.45, and the choir and audiences alike enjoyed the carols and songs.
Concert at Hatford Methodist Church, 5th July 2016
Our freinds and family summer concert took place at at Hartford Methodist Church on 5th July, followed by refreshments in the church..
The concert was a great success, with some new music added since the last concert and we received some very flattering comments from the audience who enjoyed the concert.
The Bostock Singers have won the St Lukes Hospice “Last Choir Standing” competition, whick took place on Saturday 7 May 2016 at the Crewe Lyceum Theatre.
The competition was based on the BBC series, and featured eight choirs from the Cheshire area.
All profits from the evening went to St Lukes Hospice, and the sum of the votes alone came to over £6000!
A panel of judges gave useful guidance to the competing choirs, but the votes from the audience on the night decided the winner of the competition - the Bostock Singers! Click here for an article from the Northwich Guardian
Thank you to all of our friends and families and supporters who came along to support us and watch us perform.
We were presented with a trophy and a cash prize of £100, which we donated back to St Lukes.
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The join concert with Hartford Manor School on Tuesday 29th March at St John's Church, Hartford was a hugh success.
It include the first performance of some new songs from the Bostock Singers that
were very well received.
The children sang exceptionally well, and melted the hearts with their repertoire,
many including several soloists.
Gill Howbrigg, the musical director of the school choir said
"We all had a great time last night and loved your performance. The Bostock Singers
were a real inspiration to our young singers"
Simon Kidwell, the head of the schools echoed "It was a fantastic joint concert".
£150 was raised for the chosen charities. Thank you!
Click here for the peice in the Northwich Guardian
Click here for a charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP) - thank you letter. This was our chosen charity for the concert.
Our First concert of the year was given at Winnington Recreation Club on Saturday 6th February 2016 and was for the senior citizens lunch.
The programme was as follows:
I Gotta Home in Gloryland
Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho
Over The Rainbow
Something Inside So Strong
Rodgers and Hammerstein
Colours of the Wind
Rhythm of Life
The singing was welll received, and was watched by the pensioners and many of the other club members.
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