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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The end of course Social Evening

When we were planning the Learn To Sing course we decided it would be a good idea to hold a social evening after the final week of the course. We thought it would allow our students and their partners to get to know the chorus members and our partners. Being the day after a Bank Holiday we weren’t sure how […]

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Learn To Sing In Harmony – March update

With less than a month to go until the start of our course interest is keen and places are quickly filling. Although the Wayfarers Chorus is based near Southport we appear to be attracting interest from far and wide and one of our course students has actually just moved into the area from the other side of the Atlantic!  Maybe […]

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Learn To Sing – February Update

Things continue to progress nicely with the organisation of the ‘Learn To Sing In Harmony‘ course, which we are running in April. We have received the artwork for our adverts and the adverts have been booked for 4 weeks in March.  The leaflets are ready to be distributed and we have already had two expressions of interest in the course. […]

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Learn To Sing In Harmony – January Update

Good progress is being made in the organisation of our singing course.  We now have dates confirmed, roles assigned for the core working party and have even chosen the two songs we will learn during the course. The two songs will be ‘Mr Sandman’ and ‘In My Life’.  We decided that it would be good for the students if the […]

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Quartet Contest Winners

Every November the Wayfarers Chorus hold a quartet night.  This is a friendly competition which gives members the opportunity to sing in a quartet.  There are no major prizes to be won, just a bottle of wine each, but the bragging rights are worth the effort. Singing in a quartet is possibly the most difficult form of close harmony a-capella, […]

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Wayfarers ‘Men In Mufty’ at NWAS

Nine members of Wayfarers Chorus sang at the North West Ambulance Service Christmas Dinner, on Christmas Day this year.  This dinner is organised by NWAS volunteers, for Southport residents who are elderly and alone at Christmas. The occasion is self-funded, from donations raised during the year and each year the ambulance and fire staff work hard to make it happen.  […]

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Barbershopper Of The Year

Every year, the Wayfarers Chorus members vote for their ‘Barbershopper Of The Year’ in a secret ballot.  This is the person who they consider to have made a particularly notable contribution to the club during the year. There are no rules as to what represents a notable contribution, it could have been organising events, helping with the practices or battling […]

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