****    The Folk Choir are looking for new members. Practice takes place each Monday evening at 7.30 p.m.    ****

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Folk Choir

Singing is an integral part of the Church's worship and when you sing, you are praying twice as hard! The Folk Choir is there to lead the singing and to encourage the whole congregation to join in. We try to provide a complement in the Folk Choir and sing music that is generally traditional in character but also trying to include the best of the old with some of the new.

Singing the main tune is just the start though, and the sound of a strong choir in full, four-part harmony together with a congregation singing their heads off is a glorious expression of God's praise. We very much want to work towards this target but we are short of members, particularly male voices. So, if you have a good voice and would like to help build up the music in our church, even if you have no experience of singing in harmony, do please get in touch.

A Folk Group has been singing at the Church for more than 25 years. They meet in the Presbytery every Monday evening at 7.30 pm to practice for the Mass.

The Folk Choir sings at the 10.00 a.m. Mass each week. They also sing at the First Communion Mass, Confirmation Mass and any special occasions we are invited to do.

The Folk Choir consists of a group of instrumentalists and singers. People of all ages, abilities and those playing a wide range of instruments are encouraged to join. Numbers have dwindled in the last few years due to people moving away from the parish.

New members (Singers or Musicians) are always welcome, please contact the office for more information or come along to one of their practice sessions on Monday evenings.


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