After 2+ Years – Wayfarers Are Back!

Tuesday 8th March saw a long awaited return to the risers for Southport’s Wayfarers Chorus. Just like the rest of the world, the past two years have been notable for the impact of the Covid pandemic. After rehearsing using Zoom for many months, the Wayfarers were able to resume face to face rehearsals in September 2021. The challenge of bringing […]

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2019 Formby Festival

On Sunday 21 July, members of the Wayfarers Chorus, under the name ‘The Mysterons’, performed at the Formby Festival. The weather stayed dry and sunny (just), but the blustery wind proved a challenge as the microphones had no foam on them and picked up every gust. Despite the challenges, the octet+ gained the attention of the crowds and the sound […]

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Wayfarers’ 30th Anniversary Concert

On Friday 21 June, the Wayfarers Barbershop Chorus, in conjunction with The Rotary Club of Southport, held a charity concert to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the chorus’ formation. The concert venue was The Gild Hall in Formby and the nominated charity was Cancer Research UK.  As per previous concerts held by Wayfarers Chorus, the event was a total sell […]

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Wayfarers 30th Anniversary

On Tuesday 18 June, the Wayfarers Chorus held their final rehearsal before the charity concert, which takes place on Friday 21 June and is jointly organised by Wayfarers and Southport Rotary. This year the concert is on behalf of Cancer Research UK and is also a celebration of the chorus’ 30 years of singing. In addition to the important final […]

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Wayfarers Chorus 30th Anniversary Concert

The Wayfarers Chorus is 30 years old in 2019 and, to celebrate, we are holding a concert which will feature the chorus and guest artists. The line-up for the concert has now been finalised and a most enjoyable evening is in store. All proceeds will be donated to Cancer Research UK, the chosen charity of joint organisers, Wayfarers Chorus and […]

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Wayfarers Support Choral Pavilion

On Tuesday, 2 April, The Wayfarers Chorus joined ‘Choral Pavilion’ for their end of term concert in the Floral Pavilion, New Brighton. Wayfarers opened the show, with a 20 minute set and a much demanded encore. Then Choral Pavilion took to the stage for the rest of the show. Choral Pavilion, part of the Simply Singing group, are a mixed […]

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Wayfarers 30th Anniversary Concert

Plans are well under way for a grand concert to be held in celebration of this major milestone in the chorus’ history. The Wayfarers have joined forces with Southport Rotary Club and, using the skills and talents of both, will produce a fun filled evening of song and music whilst at the same time adding to the coffers of local […]

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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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2018 Quartet Night Results

The 2018 quartet night took place on 13 November and was arguably the best yet!  Seven quartets took part, with 19 different singers including a couple of new members. Unfortunately, this year’s judge had to withdraw due to a last minute illness, hopefully not caused by the stress of judging such a high profile competition. Thankfully our audience were more […]

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2018 Southport Music Festival

On Friday, 12 October the Wayfarers Chorus once more competed in the music festival, against other choruses from the region. Our rivals this year were Just Voices, North West Harmony and Mersey Harmony and our songs were Pretty Woman, In My Life and Do You Hear The People Sing. We had virtually a full chorus singing this year, all wearing […]

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