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The Gotherington Singers are a friendly and committed choir of women's voices from the Cheltenham area, always ready to welcome new members.

Christmas Concert

Saturday, 13 December 2014 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

What a wonderful evening we had at St Andrew's Church for our Christmas concert. The concert was a huge success and the whole evening was full of warmth and love, perfect for the start of Christmas. We thank John Qualtrough, who so ably compered the evening, and of course Margaret Crompton our Musical Director and Rachel Hobby our accompanist, who help and support us all the way. We also thank all our choir members who sang so beautifully and worked together to make the evening so happy and successful. And the icing on the cake was our incomparable young soloist, violinist Hannah Brooks-Hughes. What a talent! What a future!

Poppy Appeal Concert

Saturday, 25 October 2014

What a wonderful evening we had at Winchcombe school for the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal concert. We shared the platform with Winchcombe Concert Brass, and also Callum and Pete from Winchcombe school who treated us to some great piano playing. It was a wonderful evening of warmth, friendship and remembrance in this special Remembrance year, 100 years from the start of the First World War. We were proud to be involved in an occasion remembering and giving thanks for all those who gave their lives for us in that war and in all wars since.

Leonard Cheshire Concert

Friday, 13 June 2014

A lovely hot Friday evening in June saw us taking part in “Midsummer Music Merriment”, a concert held in the beautiful Ladies’ College Princess Elisabeth Hall to raise money for Leonard Cheshire Disability. We shared the platform with Charlton Kings Junior School Choir, John and Una Qualtrough and UkesAnon Ukelele Band. A great evening was had by all.

Choir members with Bob Chilcott during a lunch break at one of his workshops

Bob Chilcott Workshop

Saturday, 17 May 2014

A few choir members attended the Bob Chilcott workshop at St David's church, Moreton in Marsh. We had a really great day with fantastic music and singing. The photo shows choir members with Bob during our lunch break.

Gotherington Singers Spring Concert, April 2014

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Our Spring concert was in St Peter's Church, Leckhampton. The audience enjoyed a varied programme of songs and instrumental items, and our compere, John Qualtrough, gave us a very funny version of "There's a hole in my bucket" together with his wife Una. As it is 100 years since the start of WW1 the concert included "Everyone Suddenly Burst out Singing", a poem by Siegfried Sassoon set to music by Peter Willsher, and "Roses of Picardy"by John Qualtrough and Vivien Nicholson.