Birkdale Community Hub Fundraiser

On Friday 17 November Wayfarers Chorus performed at the Birkdale Conservative Club, during an evening of entertainment to raise money towards transforming the old Station Master’s House into a community hub and library. The evening’s entertainment started with a monologue from Terry Durrance, entitled ‘Times Gone By’.  As the title suggests, Terry reminisced about times past, with plenty of references […]

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MIB @ Halcyon House

We have been invited to sing at Halcyon House in Formby, on December 4, at 2:30pm.  They love hearing us sing so please try to make yourself available. If you can attend please let Ray know as soon as possible.

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Christmas Day at NWAS

Every Christmas, the North West Ambulance Service get together with the Fire Brigade to serve Christmas Dinner to the elderly of Southport.  This year their normal entertainer is not able to make it and they have asked if Wayfarers are able to provide anybody to sing. So far, we have a quartet who are able to commit to singing for […]

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Chorus AGM 2017

          On Tuesday 31 October we held our 2017 AGM, which was well attended.  For those who were unable to attend, a few of the more interesting points are below: During the year we donated £3,500 to charity (£2,500 to Queenscourt Hospice and £1,000 to the Soup Kitchen) Including our April concert, Wayfarers Chorus and Men […]

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Quartet Night 2017 – Revised

It’s that time of year again.  A time when furtive foursomes try desparately to make up for lost time and arrange some practice sessions for the annual quartet night.  Gathering in front rooms and ladies toilets, they valiantly try to work out which songs they can sing that won’t be being sung by any other quartet. This may be a […]

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Mib at Greenheys (again)

Men in Black performed for Greenheys Care Home on Wednesday 25th October. We were entertaining service users and their families, staff and friends as part of a double birthday celebration, Jack and Tom, both men in their 90’s. We enjoyed the rapport we seemed to have with our audience and it was good to see so many of them singing […]

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Birkdale Library Fundraiser

We have been asked to sing two spots at a fundraiser in the Birkdale Conservative Club, on behalf of the Birkdale Community and Library project.  This is a project to replace the original library, which was closed last year. The group have been given permission to use the Station Master’s House adjacent to Birkdale station.  This building has been out […]

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2017 Southport Music Festival

The Wayfarers Chorus  again took part in the Southport Music Festival, held this year at Greenbank High School on Friday 6 October.  There were 3 entries in the Barbershop chorus class this year, North West Harmony, Just Voices (ladies) and Wayfarers. We chose to sing our three latest repertoire additions, one of which was receiving its first public airing.  Unfortunately […]

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