Monthly Archives: April, 2015

Mid Wessex Singers say farewell to MD

At the Mid Wessex Singers’ spring social event in Somerton on 21 April, the choir said a sad farewell to Musical Director, Nicholas Freestone, who in July comes to the end of his year as Senior Organ Scholar at Wells Cathedral before moving to St Albans. Following a buffet meal and entertainment by choir members, …

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Full House for War and Peace

St Mary’s Church in Huish Episcopi was packed on the evening of Saturday 18 April when the Mid Wessex Singers performed their Spring concert, entitled ‘War and Peace’. The evening’s programme was inspired by the recent commemorations of the centenary of the beginning of the First World War. 100 years on from the beginning of …

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Mid Wessex Singers entertain at the Vicarage Nursing Home

The residents of the Vicarage Nursing Home in Hambridge enjoyed entertainment by the Somerton based choir, the Mid Wessex Singers, on Wednesday 25 March. The choir chose songs with a local connection. Three songs were from Cecil Sharp’s collection of English Folk Songs, which he started in 1903 after visiting his friend, Charles Manson, the …

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