Event details

2018

Fran and Jo’s wedding

Saturday 14th July

Warm-up 7pm – meet in the reception area just inside the main doors, at 6.50pm
Singing at 7.30pm

Summerhall, Edinburgh
We’re all invited to the reception, and Fran and Jo have asked if we will sing to start off the evening part of the celebrations. There will be  big ceilidh afterwards, which we’re invited to join in.

Wear whatever you like!

Repertoire:
Love is the The Air
Let Me Be The Street
Give Me Wings


One-day rehearsal

Sunday 2nd December

11am-4pm
Doors open from 10.30am

South Leith Parish Church, 6 Henderson Street, Leith

Bring something to share for a potluck lunch. In an effort to reduce food waste, please take away anything you’ve brought along that hasn’t been eaten by the end of the day – thanks!

It’s really helpful if choir members can aim to have learnt songwords for this reahearsal, as we’ll be honing songs for the December concerts

We’ll provide teas/coffees etc


Getting there:

By bus – bus numbers 7, 10, 21, 22, 34,  C22 and 300 all stop at the top of Henderson Street. Any bus coming down Leith walk stops a 5 minute walk away

By bike –

By car – some on-street parking. Please note the parking spaces at the side of the church, and the car park behind the church building DO NOT belong to the church.


Two concerts

Saturday 15th December
St Martin’s community resource centre, Dalry Road
We’ll have an afternoon concert, and then sing again in the evening


2019

Weekend workshop

Sat 9th and Sun 10th February
Glasgow (venue tbc)
Weekend workshop with Ali Burns and Katie Cooper
Details tbc

This event is open to non-choir members.


Weekend workshop

Sat 16th and Sun 17th March

Columcille Centre, Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh
Weekend workshop with Ali
Details tbc

This event is open to non-choir members.


Far North singing retreat

Sat 19th – Sat 26th October

Cape Wrath Lodge, Durness, Sutherland
1 week singing in this beautiful wild part of the country, with song workshops led by Ali Burns.

Cape Wrath Lodge is a privately owned house just outside Durness, with stunning views down the Kyle of Durness. We’ll be singing together in Durness village hall, and eating together in the lodge in the evenings.  There is some accommodation available in Cape Wrath Lodge, and 2 small cottages on the estate. there are also B&Bs, a Youth Hostel, and bunk house and a camp site in Durness, about 4km from the lodge. Lunches will also be included (either at the lodge or the village hall), and breakfasts for those staying at Cape Wrath Lodge.

There will be free time during to week to explore the local area – Smoo caves is on the east side of Durness village, and the craft village is on the north west side, and the area has plenty of cracking cliffs and beaches.

This event is open to non-choir members. There will be a limit of 30 places for the trip.

Booking details coming soon!

View from Cape Wrath Lodge, looking down the Kyle of Durness