Festival of Choirs

Some years ago we had the idea of starting a Choir Night on the Saturday evening of LSA Music Festival. It was decided that it should be non-competitive and open to all choirs no matter what their size, style or ability.  An adjudicator made helpful and encouraging comments after each choir had sung but only if each choir wished them to do so.  Over the years the event has grown and changed in small ways but it is still essentially run to the same format.
An interesting observation is how year by year each choir has grown and evolved, in some cases exploring more adventurous repertoire or trying a new idea, sometimes as a direct influence from hearing another choir with a different style.
The important thing is that everybody thoroughly enjoys the event and at the interval, when cold drinks and biscuits are provided, the room is buzzing with chatter, camaraderie and enthusiasm for making music together.
The 2019 date for this popular festival is Saturday 11th May starting at 5.00pm. The festival organising team warmly welcome your feedback on the 2018 event and would love to hear any ideas you may have on the direction that we should go in the future.

Saturday 11th May 2019.

Which choirs will perform? Have a look below!

Do come to this enjoyable event, which follows success at earlier Festivals.
… choirs will perform 2 contrasting pieces each and the festival will start at 5.00 pm. There will be an entrance charge of £3.00 per singer & £5.00 per supporter and audience member.

For more information contact Sylvia Howard – Music Co-ordinator sylviamusic028@hotmail.com

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The festival will include the following choirs:
Freckleton Singers The Encore Singers
June Baker Singers Elswick Singers
Kirkham Singers Capricorn Singers
Nelson Male Voice Choir The Harmony Singers
The BAe Systems Workplace Choir Blackpool Soundwaves
St Anthony’s Choir Lost and Found
to be confirmedFestival of Choirs Adjudicator

Adjudicator details to be confirmed.