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ALVESTON SINGERS

CONCERTS

Here is a list of our main performances since 1984:


Date



Venue



Works



Charity supported


13 December 2016



17 December 2016

St Helen's Church, Alveston


St Mary’s Church, Thornbury

Carols for Choirs Book 5


Carols

Meningitis NOW

BRACE

18 June 2016



25 June 2016

Alveston Methodist Church


URC, Thornbury

The Fair Season with Dvorak’s ‘Songs of Nature’, Elgar’s ‘From the Bavarian Highlands’ plus a selection of traditional and folk songs

Meningitis NOW

BRACE

15 December 2015



19 December 2015

St Helen’s Church, Alveston


St Mary’s Church, Thornbury

Handel - Messiah

Bristol Teenage Cancer Trust

Stroke Association

09 June 2015


13 June 2015

St Helen’s Church, Alveston

URC, Thornbury

Spirit of Summertime including

Rutter - Feel the Spirit


Bristol Teenage Cancer Trust

Stroke Associaltion

9 December 2014


16 December 2014

Alveston Methodist Church


URC, Thornbury

Bradbury - Christmas Festival


Carols

Parkinson’s UK


Hope for Tomorrow

10 June 2014


13 June 2014

Alveston Methodist Church


URC, Thornbury

Songs set to Shakespeare’s words


Edward German - Merrie England

Parkinson’s UK


Hope for Tomorrow

13 December 2013



17 December 2013

St Helen’s Church, Alveston


URC, Thornbury

Jenny McLeod - Sun Festival Carols


Carols

Children's Hospice


South West

Great Western Air Ambulance

7 June 2013


11 June 2013

URC, Thornbury


St Helen’s Church, Alveston

Mendelssohn - Hymn of Praise

Britten - Hymn to St Cecilia

Various songs in praise

Children's Hospice


South West

Great Western Air Ambulance

14 December 2012


18 December 2012

St Helen's Church, Alveston


URC, Thornbury

Vivaldi - Gloria


Carols (mostly including Gloria)

Pancreatic Cancer Research


MS Therapy Centre

15 June 2012


19 June 2012

St Mary’s Church, Thornbury


St Helen’s Church, Alveston

Fanfare for Elizabeth including:

Handel - Coronation Anthems

Pancreatic Cancer Research


MS Therapy Centre

9 December 2011


10 December 2011

St Helen’s Church, Alveston


Thornbury Baptist Church

Paul Carr - Requiem For An Angel


Carols

Pancreatic Cancer Research


Help for Heroes

14 June 2011


21 June 2011

Thornbury Baptist Church


St Helen’s Church, Alveston

Puccini - Messa di Gloria

John Rutter - Anthems

Jean Berger - Brazilian Psalm

Pancreatic Cancer Research


Help for Heroes

11 December 2010


14 December 2010

Thornbury Baptist Church


St Helen’s Church, Alveston

Bach - Magnificat

Brewer - Magnificat

Niegowski - Magnificat

Walmisley - Magnificat

Thiman - The Three Ships

Willow Trust


Home Start


8 June 2010


19 June 2010

Methodist Church, Alveston


Thornbury Baptist Church

Haydn - Paukenmesse


Karl Jenkins - The Armed Man

Willow Trust


Home Start

13 March 2010

Colston Hall, Bristol

Mahler - Symphony no 2 ("Resurrection")

(joining forces with Colston’s School)

11 December 2009


15 December 2009

Methodist Church, Alveston


URC, Thornbury

Britten - A Ceremony of Carols


The same carols by other composers

Great Western Air Ambulance


Alzheimer’s Society


12 June 2009


16 June 2009

St Mary’s Church, Thornbury


St Helen’s Church, Alveston



Haydn - The Creation

Great Western Air Ambulance


Alzheimer’s Society


9 December 2008


12 December 2008



URC, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols


Alternative Carols



Rett Syndrome


Parkinson's Disease Society


20 June 2008

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Mahler - Symphony no 2 ("Resurrection")

(joining forces with Cardiff Philharmonic)


10 June 2008


13 June 2008



St Mary's Church, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Rutter - Requiem


Vaughan Williams - Benedicite



Rett Syndrome


Parkinson's Disease Society



1 December 2007


11 December 2007



URC, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Carols from around the world



Meniere's Society


Prostate Cancer Research



11 May 2007


15 May 2007



URC, Thornbury


Alveston Methodist Church



Elgar - Songs "From the Bavarian Highlands"


Rutter - " A Sprig of Thyme"



Meniere's Society


Prostate Cancer Research



15 December 2006


19 December 2006



St Mary's Church, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Handel's Messiah


Handel's Messiah choruses and Carols



Bosom Buddies


Childhood Eye Cancer Trust



25 April 2006


28 April 2006



URC, Thornbury


Alveston Methodist Church



There's No Business Like Show Business



Bosom Buddies


Childhood Eye Cancer Trust



13 December 2005


16 December 2005



URC, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Bach - Christmas Oratorio and Carols



National Eye Research Centre


Ward 205



24 May 2005


26 May 2005



Alveston Methodist Church


URC, Thornbury



Gilbert & Sullivan - Trial by Jury


English Romantic Part Songs


English Folk Songs



National Eye Research Centre


Ward 205



10 December 2004


14 December 2004



URC, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Bethlehem's Babe



Look West


S Glos Crossroads



11 June 2004


15 June 2004



St Mary's Church, Almondsbury


Methodist Church, Alveston



Puccini's Messa di Gloria and Opera Choruses



Look West


S Glos Crossroads



12 December 2003


16 December 2003



URC, Thornbury


Alveston Methodist Church


Bach - Magnificat


Carols


Children's Hospice South West


Hammer Out



10 June 2003


13 June 2003



Alveston Methodist Church


URC, Thornbury



Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo



Children's Hospice South West


Hammer Out



13 December 2002


17 December 2002



URC, Thornbury


Alveston Methodist Church


A Right Royal Christmas



Winston's Wish


Breathe Easy



24 May 2002


28 May 2002



URC, Thornbury


Alveston Methodist Church



Schubert - Mass in G


Handel - Four Coronation Anthems



Winston's Wish


Breathe Easy



11 December 2001


14 December 2001



Alveston Methodist Church


URC, Thornbury


Joy to the World



Jack & Jill Appeal


Macmillan Cancer Relief



19 June 2001


22 June 2001



Alveston Methodist Church


URC, Thornbury



Coleridge-Taylor - Hiawatha


Elgar - Songs "From the Bavarian Highlands"



Jack & Jill Appeal


Macmillan Cancer Relief



8 December 2000


12 December 2000



Marlwood School, Alveston


URC, Thornbury(?)



Bradbury - Christmas Festival


Carols



Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children


The John Grooms Housing Association, Thornbury



12 May 2000


16 May 2000



St Mary's Church, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Mendelssohn - Hear my Prayer


Parry - I was Glad


Mozart - Laudate Dominum


Rutter - Requiem



Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children


The John Grooms Housing Association, Thornbury



10 December 1999


14 December 1999



URC Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Wadely - The Holy Birth and A Medley of Carols



The James Hopkins Trust


Bosom Buddies



21 May 1999


25 May 1999


22 June 1999


30 October 1999



Cossham Hall, Thornbury


Methodist Church, Alveston


Methodist Church, Alveston


Armstrong Hall, Thornbury (Pensioners)



The People's Century



The James Hopkins Trust


Bosom Buddies



11 December 1998


15 December 1998(?)



St Mary's Church, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston?



Handel - Messiah



St Peter's New Hospice


RNLI



7 December 1998



Jubilee Hall, Alveston



Gardeners' Concert



-



12 May 1998


19 May 1998



St Andrew's Church, Cromhall


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Vivaldi - Gloria


Madrigals



St Peter's New Hospice


RNLI



9 December 1997


16 December 1997



URC, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



A Dickens of a Christmas



Great Ormond Street Hospital - Telemetry Unit


UK RETT Syndrome



21 June 1997



Jubilee Hall, Alveston



Victorian Music Hall (Centenary Celebrations)



Great Ormond Street Hospital - Telemetry Unit


UK RETT Syndrome



16 May 1997


20 May 1997



URC, Thornbury


Methodist Church, Alveston



Gilbert & Sullivan - The Mikado



Great Ormond Street Hospital - Telemetry Unit


UK RETT Syndrome



10 December 1996


17 December 1996



St Mary's Church, Almondsbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Vaughan-Williams - Fantasia


Bush - Christmas Cantata


Carols



Bristol Oncology Unit Scanner


Headway House



11 June 1996


14 June 1996



Methodist Church, Alveston


Parish Hall, Olveston



Gilbert & Sullivan - Trial by Jury and Folk Songs



Bristol Oncology Unit Scanner


Headway House



8 June 1996



Methodist Church, Alveston



Entertainment for Flower & Banner Festival



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8 December 1995


12 December 1995



St Mary's Church, Almondsbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Britten - A Ceremony of Carols and Carols



St Briavel's


Meningitis Research



May 1995




Handel - Four Coronation Anthems


Mendelssohn - Hymn of Praise



St Briavel's


Meningitis Research



9 December 1994


13 December 1994



St Mary's Church, Almondsbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



A West Country Christmas




May 1994



Tockington


Alveston


Gilbert & Sullivan - Gondoliers



9 December 1993


14 December 1993



St Andrew's Church, Cromhall


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Bach - Christmas Oratorio and Carols



Save the Children


St Peter's Hospice



5 September 1993(?)



Methodist Church, Alveston



Old Time Music Hall



Save the Children


St Peter's Hospice



12 June1993


19 June 1993



St Helen's Church, Alveston


Methodist Church, Thornbury



Rossini - La Petite Messe Solennelle and Songs with a floral theme



Save the Children


St Peter's Hospice



11 December 1992


15 December 1992



St Andrew's Church, Cromhall


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Carols and Christmas Music from Messiah



CLIC


Willow Trust



14 May 1992


19 May 1992



Parish Hall, Olveston


Methodist Church, Alveston



Journey into Song (The Age of Steam)



CLIC


Willow Trust



5 December 1991


10 December 1991



URC, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



The Spirit of Christmas (Carols and Readings)



BRACE



10 November 1991



St Helen's Church, Alveston



Faure - Requiem



British Legion



24 April 1991


30 April 1991



URC, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Handel - Judas Maccabeus



Julian Trust (Bristol Homeless)



6 December 1990


11 December 1990



St Mary's Church, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Vivaldi - Gloria


Vivaldi - Magnificat


Carols for Christmas



National Star Centre for Disabled Youth, Cheltenham



May 1990



Methodist Church, Alveston


Parish Hall, Olveston



Gilbert & Sullivan - HMS Pinafore



Cystic Fibrosis





December 1989



St Helen's Church, Alveston


St Andrew's Church, Cromhall



Bach - Magnificat and Carols



Haemophilia Society



16 May 1989


23 May 1989



St Mary's Church, Thornbury


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Haydn - Four Seasons



Mother Teresa of Calcutta


Meningitis Trust



6 December 1988


13 December 1988



St Helen's Church, Alveston


St Andrew's Church, Cromhall



They Followed a Star (The people of Christmas in words and music)



St Peter's Hospice



6 or 13 May 1988




Coleridge-Taylor - Hiawatha


Elgar - Songs "From the Bavarian Highlands"



St Peter's Hospice



7 September 1988



Methodist Church Hall, Alveston



The House that Jack Built



Bricks and Mortar Fund


Mother Teresa Fund



4 December 1987



St Helen's Church, Alveston



Bach - Sleepers Wake


Advent & Christmas Carols



Thornbury and District Stroke Support Group



15 May 1987



St Helen's Church, Alveston



Haydn - Creation



Thornbury and District Stroke Support Group



December 1986




St Nicholas



Arthritis Research Fund



May 1986



Methodist Church, Alveston



Gilbert & Sullivan - Yeoman of the Guard



Arthritis Research Fund



10 December 1985



St Helen's Church, Alveston



Handel - Messiah



Independence Plus



8 May 1985


11 May 1985



St Leonard's Church, Tortworth


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Gounod - Mass for St Cecilia


Hymns


Bach - Church Cantata No 112


Parry - Blest Pair of Sirens



St Helen's Church Organ Fund



21 December 1984



St Andrew's Church, Cromhall


Night of Miracles at Carol Service



Christian Aid


St Andrew's Church


08 December 1984


11 December 1984


Methodist Church, Tockington

Methodist Church, Alveston



Night of Miracles



Multiple Sclerosis Society



30 November 1984


2 December 1984



St Andrew's Church, Cromhall


St Helen's Church, Alveston



Advent Carol Service



Multiple Sclerosis Society



19 June 1984


St Helen's Church, Alveston


Music for a Summer Evening including Vivaldi - Gloria



Multiple Sclerosis Society


06 December 1983

St Helen's Church, Alveston

Sing we Noel

Bristol Music Therapy Centre

22 September 1983


2 September 1983

Methodist Church, Alveston

Cosham Hall, Thornbury

Edward German - Merrie England

Mother Teresa

29 March 1983

St Helen's Church, Alveston


Cross of Christ


December 1982




June 1982


Handel - Judas Maccabeus

Music Therapy Appeal

December 1981




Summer 1981




December 1980



CLIC

Summer 1980



CLIC

December 1979




Summer 1979