30th Anniversary Concert

The Wayfarers Chorus were founded in 1989 and are still going strong 30 years later.  To celebrate the occasion, we will be holding a concert on Friday June 21, at the Gild Hall in Formby.  The concert will be jointly hosted by Wayfarers and the Southport Rotary Club and will feature performances from a number of local artists. Further details […]

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Here’s To 30 Years of Singing

2019 is an auspicious year for The Wayfarers Chorus. We were founded in 1989 and have been entertaining audiences (and ourselves) ever since. In that time we have raised thousands of pounds for charities, including Macmillan, Queenscourt Hospice and the Southport Soup Kitchen. At the inaugural meeting, held on February 14 1989, Colin Wayte was appointed as ‘Stage Manager’. Colin […]

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A Packed House for the Befriending Society

Wayfarers Chorus, supported by ‘Just Voices’ and ‘Voice Your Voice’, performed to a full house at the Formby Methodist Church on Wednesday 29 August. The concert was part of a two week series of events, organised by the Formby Luncheon Club and Formby Befriending Society, arranged for people who would not otherwise have been able to have a holiday. Wayfarers […]

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Wayfarers Donate to Soup Kitchen

On 17 July, The Wayfarers Chorus of Southport presented a cheque for £500 to the Southport Soup Kitchen.  The Wayfarers are a Barbershop chorus who regularly perform at various charity and private functions and have in the past provided charitable donations not just to the Soup Kitchen, but also other charities including Queenscourt Hospice and Macmillan Nurses. The £500 donation […]

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Meols Hall Sing-Out

Wayfarers Chorus were invited to perform two 30 minute sets at a MacMillan fundraiser in Meols Hall on Tuesday 28 November.  The event took place in the Tithe Barn, a location often used for weddings and so used to people making sweet music together! Tuesday is our traditional rehearsal night and this was reflected in the fact that we fielded […]

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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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Charity Concert Raises £2,729

The Wayfarers Chorus Charity Concert, held at KGV College on April 25 2017, raised a final total of £2,729 for Queenscourt Hospice, easily beating our target of £2,500! The concert was compered by Billy Butler of BBC Radio Merseyside and featured a variety of local talent (click here to see the line-up). The new theatre at KGV College was the […]

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