Ashingtom Male Voice Choir
Ashington & District
Male Voice Choir
A community choir with a rich tradition


Choir in 2023

Welcome to Ashington & District Male Voice Choir

Welcome to Ashington & District Male Voice Choir formed in 1916. The Choir celebrated its Centenary in 2016 and is looking forward to reaching our 110 year milestone.

Based in Southeast Northumberland, the Choir attracts members from across the region.

The Choir has a rich history and performs a varied selection of songs. It is appropriate that several numbers are about coal mining as Ashington was once famous as 'the largest coal mining village in the world'.

Why don't you join a local choir with tradition?

Singing in a choir can have many benefits for you:

1.    It can release or improve your singing skills,

2.    It can build your self-confidence and release emotions,

3.    It can generally improve your wellbeing and research indicates benefits for mental health,

4.    It can be a great way to meet new friends and enjoy a new social experience,

5.    It can also be great fun and develop your teamwork skills.

The Choir meets at Stakeford & Bomarsund Sports and Welfare Centre, Choppington, Northumberland, NE62 5UB on Thursday evenings between 7pm and 9pm. Why don't you come along and enjoy? You will be made very welcome.

Welcome to the Latest News


THE STAGE IS SET!
Posted on 18.05.2024. Yes, the stage is set for our 'Annual Concert' at Holy Sepulchre Church in #ashington this afternoon!

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!
Posted on 18.05.2024. Yes, concert day has arrived and there will be loads of 'live music' in #ashington this afternoon!

COME ALONG, YOU'LL ENJOY!
Posted on 17.05.2024. The guys at Ashington & District Male Voice Choir were making final preparations last night for their 'Annual Concert' at Holy Sepulchre Church in #ashington on Saturday afternoon.

DOESN'T TIME FLY!
Posted on 17.05.2024. We have made it now as there is only one day to go!

THE EXCITEMENT IS BUILDING!
Posted on 16.05.2024. Yes, it is now just 2 days until #ashington will be buzzing!

3 DAYS TO GO TO GREAT MUSIC SELECTION!
Posted on 15.05.2024. If you've got your tickets, you're in for a treat!

LOCAL CHOIR HITS THE BBC!
Posted on 14.05.2024. Now Ashington & District Male Voice Choir is featured on the BBC website.

Forthcoming Events

Saturday 18 May 24 3:00 pm
Annual Concert
Guest Artists will be Eclectic Lite
Venue: Holy Sepulchre Church, Wansbeck Road, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 8HZ
More details...

Saturday 8 Jun 24 10:30 am
Miners' Memorial Service
Venue: Woodhorn Museum, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, NE63 9YF

Saturday 6 Jul 24 11:00 am
Concerts at Beamish Museum
The Choir will also be singing between 2.00pm and 3.00pm.
Venue: The Pit Chapel, Beamish Museum

Sunday 7 Jul 24 10:30 am
Ashington Town Fayre
Promotional Stall (Provisional)
Venue: High Street, Ashington

Saturday 28 Sep 24
Concert at St. John's Church, Ashington
(Provisional) To be confirmed.

Sunday 20 Oct 24 3:00 pm
Remembering Local Heroes
Charity Dedication Concert to Alan Thompson, R.I.P., and the crews past and present of the Newbiggin-by-the-Sea RNLI Lifeboat. Guest artist is Susan Robertson.
Venue: St. Bartholomew's Church, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, NE64 6DB

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