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October concerts

October concerts

Hard on the heels of the wonderful concert with Rock ‘n’ Soul Singers at the Parish Church of St Mary in Eastwood, are two concerts featuring ECMVC in October.  First up, we have the Last Night of the Proms Charity Concert, on Saturday 21 October, at St Peter’s Church, Belper. An excellent chance to see, once […]

St Mary's Church, Eastwood - celebrating 50 years

St Mary’s Church, Eastwood – celebrating 50 years

All but the tower of St Mary’s Church, Eastwood, was destroyed by fire in 1963. In September 1967, the new church was consecrated by the Bishop of Southwell and it is this milestone that is being celebrated with a concert of local music performed by Eastwood Collieries’ Male Voice Choir and Rock ‘n’ Soul Singers […]

ECMVC take the weekly rehearsal session to Canal Vue care home

ECMVC take the weekly rehearsal session to Canal Vue care home

On a very warm, late July evening, the choir paid a visit to Canal Vue care home in Ilkeston, where they entertained the residents for an hour or so, with a selection of items from the current repertoire.  The choir dedicated the evening to Ken Woods, a former long-standing member and vice-president of the choir, […]

Who says male voice choirs can't have fun?

Who says male voice choirs can’t have fun?

Cromford Road, Langley Mill, was closed on Sunday 16 July – not because of roadworks or anything like that but because it was the annual summer festival. Hundreds and hundreds of people wandered among the stalls, attractions and shops, whilst a variety of artists and bands entertained them with some great music. ECMVC was there, […]

Ripley Music Festival - All Saints' Church, Ripley

Ripley Music Festival – All Saints’ Church, Ripley

ECMVC enjoyed a great evening singing as part of the Ripley Music Festival. Lots of great feedback was received from audience members and organisers alike and we’ve been asked to perform again in two years’ time! A varied programme included Take Me Home, Blue Skies, What Would I Do Without My Music, Unchained Melody, Love is […]