CITY OF LINCOLN
MALE VOICE CHOIR

Past Special Events






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Archived Events

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2014
Saturday, 27 AugustLabyrinth Festival, Lincoln Cathedral
Friday, 17 October54 North Concert, Terry O'Toole Theatre
Monday, 1 DecemberPrandial Society Dinner
2015
Wednesday, 25 FebruaryMusic in the Community, North Hykeham Blind Club
Wednesday, 22 AprilVIP Concert, Tennison Wharf Care Home, Burton Waters
Sunday, 26 AprilOpen Day Concert, Tennison Wharf Care Home, Burton Waters
Friday, 29 MayWedding, Manthorpe Church, Near Grantham
Tuesday, 25 AugustAnnual General Meeting
Friday, 2 OctoberOfficial Opening Ceremony, Bomber Command Memorial
2016
Wednesday, 27 JanuaryFuneral Support, Lincoln Crematorium
Saturday, 20 FebruaryCommemoration Service for Alan Sardeson
Sunday, 17 AprilBill Leaper's 80th Birthday
Tuesday, 12 JulyAnnual Dinner
Tuesday, 13 SeptemberAnnual General Meeting
Friday, 30 SeptemberSonophilia Festival Rantan





Labyrinth Festival, Lincoln Cathedral - 27 August 2014

Although the July-August period is usually when the choir takes a Summer break, this year 15 members of the choir volunteered to form the core of a 'Labyrinth Choir' that performed at the candlelit evening ceremony to close the 'Labyrinth Festival' that had been running in Lincoln Cathedral since the beginning of the month. The full choir included soprano and alto voices as well. Additional voices came from members of various choirs and choral groups in the county including the Hungate Singers, Sleaford Chorale, the Co-op Choir, the Diocesan Women's Choir, the Rock Choir, the Nettleham Community Choir and the Heckington Singers. Our own Crauford was not only the conductor, but also composed most of the piano realisations for the music, all of which had been composed especially for the event.

Rehearsals were held in the Voluntary Centre in Tentercroft Street. Because these took place when we would normally have a break from choir commitments not everyone could attend every practice, which made learning all the new music somewhat problematic. To help overcome this problem, Crauford had uploaded all the sheet music together with mp3 rehearsal files to enable us to practise at home in between rehearsals. We also had two practices in the Cathedral itself to get used to the strange echos and reverberations that such a grand structure causes.

On the evening, the audience of well over 150 were grouped in three 'sides' of the circular labyrinth with the choir occupying the fourth quadrant. Heather at the piano was located to the choir's right.

The Choir in Full Voice

The labyrinth itself, drawn in chalk on the floor, had candles in glass jars all around it circumference. Crauford was located very close to these and was in constant danger of kicking one over. To his credit he avoided this, though in his enthisiastic conducting he did manage at one stage to cause his mobile phone to fly out of his pocket. But we kept on singing like the good troupers we were.

The programme for the evening included poems and readings in between the music items. And among the choral music were four solo items, one of which Steve sang accompanied not only by Heather, but also by Crauford playing a mandolin. The other soloists were Bec Fawcett-Howitt, Lynn Shaw and Rachel Knowles, who sang an 18-minute song cycle to close the programme.

Steve's Solo

The whole concert was a great success from our viewpoint, thanks to three key factors: first, we all really did work hard at home to learn the new pieces; second, we all gelled very quickly as an ad hoc choir and supported each other musically; third, we owe Crauford (and Heather) a huge debt of gratitude for the excellence of their musicianship, piano realisations, skilled accompaniment, enthusiastic, encouraging and supportive rehearsals in which we could safely make errors and learn from them, and then on the night Heather's flawless accompaniment and Crauford's sympathetic and exhuberant conducting.

The Final Bow

At the end of the evening, the festival organiser announced that the music composers and poem writers had been present in the audience. All were called forward together with the festival director, music director, Heather and Crauford to take a bow with the choir. The Labyrinth Festival will not return to Lincoln, but this unique experience has been very fulfilling and has helped to raise the profile of our choir. Well done to everyone who took part.



54 North Concert
Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham - 17 October 2014

The choir were delighted to have the opportunity to sing in this very modern theatre based in the heart of North Hykeham and integrated within a sports, social and fitness complex.

The Venue

This was also the choir's first taste of real theatre work when we sang as a supporting item on the concert programme of 54 North, a group comprising Crauford and Heather, who had organised this concert. The whole programme was a fusion of musical styles including blues, pop, rock, folk and classical. Between them Crauford and Heather had 10 different musical instruments on stage from mandolin and violin to trumpet and keyboard. We had about a 30-minute slot in the first half of the programme and then later in the second half we rejoined Crauford and Heather to sing two traditional Scottish songs.

The Concert Flyer

The choir's first new experience was to arrive comfortably ahead of the concert to do sound checks. We were then in the hands of the stage manager, had our own dressing room back stage and, while we did not have to go so far as putting on make up, we were given the famous '5-minute to show time' warning beloved of all Hollywood movies about the theatre. What none of us had anticipated was singing our pieces without any eye contact with the audience. The stage lighting was such that we, of course, were well lit for the audience, but the glare of the lights and their position meant we could see none of them. What joy - and relief - when we heard the enthusiastic applause after our first song. From then on it was plain sailing. We even became used to the idea of projecting our singing through microphones.

In the first half our programme was:

I Am Not Born
The Real Undoing
Speed Your Journey
What a Wonderful World
Kwmbaya
Non Nobis Domine
Highland Cathedral

In the second half we rejoined Crauford and Heather for a stirring rendition of two Scottish folk songs: The Ship, the Diamond, which we sang as a backing to Heather's solo, and the Braes of Killikrankie, for which Crauford taught all the audience to sing the chorus. Our task was to add depth and volume to the chorus, but what the audience did not know was that we had cheated and learned the chorus well before the concert.

All in all this has been a wonderful experience for choir members, something very different from our usual style and venue, something very new to a lot of us and something for which we owe Crauford a huge debt of gratitude for making it all possible.

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Prandial Society Dinner
Bishop's Palace Hotel - 1 December 2014

A very new venture for the choir came in the form of singing a short 'cabaret' programme to entertain the Prandial Society after their dinner. Located in the beautiful and historic Bishop's Palace Hotel in the grounds of the Cathedral precinct, the setting was ideal for the mix of traditional and seasonal melodies that the choir offered.

The Venue

The programme was:

Speed Your Journey
What a Wonderful World
Carol - Angels From the Realm of Glory
Carol - Once in Royal David City
Carol - Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
You Raise Me Up
Nessun Dorma
Cwm Rhondda
Non Nobis Domine
Highland Cathedral
Kwmbaya

There were about 40 diners who had obviously enjoyed a very full and well-imbibed meal. They really enjoyed the post-prandial entertainment that we brought them. Our rendering of Nessun Dorma brought one lady guest to tears. Everyone joined in with great enthusiasm as we sang the carols.

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25 February 2015

Music in the Community
North Hykeham Blind Society
Methodist Church, North Hykeham

North Hykeham Methodist Church

The choir returned to the delightful Methodist Church in North Hykeham singing this time in the church hall rather than in the sanctuary. We were here at the request of the North Hykeham Blind Club.

This short concert was by way of a trial for the new project of bringing music into the community. We hope to offer short concerts at care homes, disability clubs and care organisations in the local area. Our aim is to bring the joy of music to those members of the community who cannot get to concerts and for whom music is a wonderful therapy and a means of enjoying social interaction that their condition would otherwise deny them.

The programme on this occasion was:

Speed Your Journey
Vilia
Bless this House (Brian C's solo)
Oliver
You Raise Me Up
Nessun Dorma
Sinding's Rustle of Spring (Joyce's solo)
Rhythm of Life
Going Home
Cwm Rhondda
Non Nobis Domine
Highland Cathedral

The concert lasted a full 45 minutes and, judging by the reaction of the sight-impaired club members, plus their many helpers, all of the music brought great joy and uplifting happiness to the audience. The applause was really enthusiastic after each item and we heard many sighs of delight when Crauford announced what we would be singing next. Both Brian and Joyce's solos were exactly right for this audience, bringing as they did memories of yesteryear and perhaps thoughts of times when the audience was less challenged with health issues. After the concert, most of the choir were able to stay on for tea and biscuits and go round the room chatting to club members

The feedback we have received has been wholeheartedly positive. To quote from a thank you letter received from the club, "Many of our members rely on the club for their social interaction. By bringing music into our community in this way you gave them such joy and pleasure as we all shared the afternoon together. Being blind or partially sighted does have its limitations but music is the one thing they can all enjoy. Thank you also to your choir for going round the room and chatting to some of our members. It was an afternoon they will never forget. Can we book you again for next year?"

We therefore feel that this trial concert for our project of bringing music into the community has been an unqualified success. We will now pursue with renewed enthusiasm all that needs to be done to get the project started.

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22 April 2015

VIP Concert
Tennison Wharf Care Home
Burton Waters

Tennison Wharf Care Home

The choir had been asked to sing at the new care home called Tennyson Wharf in Burton Waters, just outside Lincoln on the Saxilby Road. The new home is run by Barchester Healthcare Ltd. This was the official opening of the facility in the presence of the VIP management of Barchester Healthcare Ltd plus other local dignitaries. Barchester had offered to provide the choir with a light buffet lunch so the chaps arrived in plenty of time.

After a Good Lunch

The cunning plan was for the choir to sing two sea-related songs as the VIPs arrived by boat into the marina. We were then to have a short break for speeches before completing the rest of the programme. Like all good plans it failed right from the start because the VIPs were a little late. This did give our guest accompanist, Anne Osborne, (Joyce being under the weather) the opportunity to play some incidental music to keep the troops entertained.

Waiting for the Off

When we eventually started the plan continued to be a figment of imagination because the VIPs, like all VIPs, had not been told what the plan was. Having got off the boat, they wandered round to the front of the building, entered the foyer, saw the champers and nibblies and never ventured anywhere near us.

Off At Last

Not only that, but the speeches did not start after the first two songs, so we set off singing the rest of the programme only to be stopped after item 6 because the speeches had now started. So we enjoyed an unplanned interval rest, which lasted beyond the speeches because no-one had mentioned the tree-planting ceremony on the opposite side of the building.

Unplanned Break

Eventually we were given the green light and continued. Our full programme was:

Sailing
Jolly Roger
Nessun Dorma
What a Wonderful World
Vilia
Going Home
You Raise Me Up
What Would I Do Without My Music
Highland Cathedral
Can't Help Falling In Love With You
Non Nobis Domine
Cwm Rhondda

Under Way Again

This was our first opportunity to give 'What Would I Do Without My Music' its first public airing. While this went down well with the choir, the audience by now had thinned somewhat all, that is, except a local resident who appeared keen to join our ranks.

Our New Recruit

The choir will be back here again in four days time to sing at the grand public opening of the facility. We plan to sing the same programme albeit no doubt without any breaks for VIPs.

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26 April 2015

Open Day Concert
Tennison Wharf Care Home
Burton Waters

Tennison Wharf Care Home

The choir returned to the Tennyson Wharf care home in Burton Waters to sing a short concert on the occasion of the home's open day to the public. Once again the choir enjoyed light nibbles and drinks ahead of the concert.

Relaxing Before the Off

Crauford was not able to be with us. With Joyce also still under the weather, we found ourselves as a male voice choir in the very capable hands of Heather as conductor and Anne as accompanist.

Ladies in Charge

The audience was rather sparse consisting as it did of about ten residents, their carers and a passing cat. There was not even a duck to be seen on this occasion. Before the off, Heather led the choir in a series of warm-up calisthenics, much to everyone's amusement.

Warming Up

Once started, the choir quickly got into its stride. Because we had both guest conductor and accompanist, we repeated the programme of the previous Wednesday, which was:

Sailing
Jolly Roger
Nessun Dorma
What a Wonderful World
Vilia
Going Home
You Raise Me Up
What Would I Do Without My Music
Highland Cathedral
Can't Help Falling In Love With You
Non Nobis Domine
Cwm Rhondda

Under Way

The challenge Anne had was to stop the gusty and fretful wind from turning her pages before she was ready. She made judicious use of pegs and bulldog clips. Even so, Mick had to rush to the rescue more than once. A member of the audience was then dragooned to act as pager holder downer as well as page turner for the last half of the concert.

Fighting the Wind

Heather had even more trouble with the wind being in a more exposed position. She used huge pegs both to hold the music and weigh it down.

Anti Wind Devices

Even that was not enough, so she quickly became a dab hand at conducting one-handed while either holding the music down, or retreaving it from the ground where it had blown..

One-Handed Conductor

The challenge for the choir was not so much the wind as the sun. It was out more often than in and some among us, not least the more follically challenged, soon found it rather uncomfortable. They began shuffling feet on the spot, this possibly being some sort of pagan rain dance.

Too Much Sun

All in all, the concerts today and last Wednesday were very enjoyable. Tennyson Wharf looked after us very well, the concerts were about half the usual length and they were a welcome break from the routine of concerts we perform indoors in churches.

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Wedding
Manthorpe Church, Near Grantham - 29 May 2015

The choir had been invited to sing at a wedding of Hannah and Tom in the delightful church in Manthorpe, a couple of miles north of Grantham. We were to sing for a short while before the arrival of the bride and then later in the programnme during the signing of the register.

The Venue

Fortunately, Brian had asked that we all arrive in good time because we found we were sitting right where the action was. This meant we spent valuable minutes sorting out who would sit where and then how to get from there to where we would be singing. It was a bit like herding cats at times, but we eventually found places for everyone to sit. Even Heather had to shift up from her piano stool to make room.

Are We Sitting Comfortably?

We had prepared 5 items to sing while waiting for the bride. In the end we needed only three of them. At this stage we sang Speed Your Journey, Nessun Dorma and Can't Help Falling In Love With You. Later, as the register was being signed we sang You raise Me Up and What a Wonderful World.

Waiting for the Bride

The wedding was a very happy occasion with even the rain holding off for the photographs afterwards. One was even taken with the happy couple and the choir for which we are most grateful to Andy and Laura of Deans Street Photography.


Smiles All Round

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25 August 2015
Annual General Meeting

Twenty four members attended the AGM with apologies from just five. Both the Chairman and Music Director, in their annual reports, said how well the choir had performed over the past 12 months with a particular emphasis on developing new material and trying new and very different settings.

In the past year we had welcomed four new members - Ron Travis, Alex Murray, Terry Nolan and Allan Ndiweni. Some of this success had been down to having a website since their initial contact had been via the website email address. Sadly, David Hutchinson announced in AOB that he would shortly be leaving the choir as he was moving away from the area to be closer to family.

Tony Daborn presented a healthy set of accounts that indicated that we had comfortably paid our way despite having a very full and busy year of concerts and other performances.

Part of the agenda was to vote formally on appointing Heather as our accompanist. She now joins the Committee as does Bill Leaper, who has offered to be our Deputy Concert Secretary. Our full committee is:

Chairman - Brian Cropley
Treasurer - Tony Daborn
Secretary - Steve Griffiths
Music Director - Crauford Thomson
Accompanist - Heather Benson
Welfare - Keith Hebblewhite
Publicity - Brian Oldfield
Librarian - Mick Bowbanks
Website - Steve Griffiths
Civic Party Liaison - Keith Hebblewhite
Concert Secretary - Brian Cropley
Deputy Concert Secretary - Bill Leaper

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2 October 2015
Official Opening Ceremony
Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial

The choir was very honoured to have been invited to take part in the official opening of the Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial. We formed part of a massed male voice choir that included members from the Lincoln Orpheous Choir and the Louth Male Voice Choir.

The location of the Memorial at the top of Canwick Hill commands majestic views of the city and Cathedral and was chosen because this was the view that homecoming bombers crews had as they returned to Lincolnshire airfields.

The Spire

The spire's height equates to the wingspan of a Lancaster Bomber. It is made of two arcs of metal joined by two perforated sheets of metal. The view looking up its interior is stunning.

Inside the Spire

Even more poignant is the view from inside the spire which is exactly positioned to afford a breathtaking view across the city.

View from the Spire

Forming broken curvatures all around the spire are metal walls in which are cut the names of over 27,000 aircrew from Bomber Command squadrons based in Lincolnshire who were lost in WW2.

The Fallen

The choirs were located in an open-sided marquee off to the right of the main guest area, but connected by a very comprehensive sound system. On arrival, we found that we would be sitting in one long row of about 20 seats, which, with the open-sided marquee, made for very different acoustics. The Orpheous were in the front row. We were in the second row with the Louth folks in the rear two rows.

Little Maids All in a Row

The military band from RAF Cranwell were positioned in front of the choirs. We had no problem hearing them, of course, and we could be heard over their playing through the microphones which were so sensitive that Crauford had to keep reminding everyone to be very quiet because every sound and every sotto voce comment was being broadcast around the site.

The Band

We had been asked to arrive by 8.20am to be ready for sound checks and to have our first and only rehearsal with the military band. This all went splendidly, but as always, took longer than expected such that as soon as the rehearsal was over we were immediately into the one hour plus of 'Entertainment by the Massed Choirs'. We sang as a massed choir 'Gwahoddiad', 'Speed Your Journey' and 'Rhythm of Life'. These were chosen as about the only music whose arrangements were common to all three choirs. The Orpheous and Louth also sang 'You Raised Me Up' together. Even though their arrangement was slightly different to ours, we joined in anyway. In between the joint songs, each choir took a turn to sing individual songs from its own repertoire. In this period we sang 'Yesterday', 'Sailing', 'What a Wonderful World' and 'Love Is All Around'.

The ceremony proper began at about 11am and was attended by some 2000 people including 300 veterans from WW2 Bomber Command.

The Speeches

The programme included speeches, songs, enacted tableaux, more speeches all interspersed by flypasts from aircraft whose current day squadrons had also been a part of Bomber Command during WW2. Sadly, the Lancaster was unserviceable and could not fly, but we were more than compensated by witnessing virtually the last ever flight of the Vulcan. Steve G had been a Captain and Display Pilot on Vulcans, and Henry had been one of his crew, so they stood side by side with only very slightly damp eyes.

Vulcan Flypast

For us, the climax of the whole event arrived when we were to sing the world premier of a specially-commissioned anthem, written by Tom Davoren, entitled 'Strike Hard, Strike Sure'. These words had been the motto of Bomber Command. This was the one piece that we sang accompanied by the RAF College Cranwell Band and what a tremendous sound we made together. The words were a tribute to those who fell during the war and the music was a soaring harmony of voice and instrument culminating in a finale of truly magnificent sound and emotion.

After a short break for lunch, the choirs were back on for another hour of either individual or ensemble music. In this period we sang 'Nessun Dorma', 'Can't Help Falling In Love With You'and 'Venus' before we ended the whole show with a repeat of our massed choir pieces from earlier in the day.

All in all, this had been a unique experience for us all in many ways. This was a first for us singing in harmony with other choirs. We know we will never again see a gathering of so many Bomber Command war veterans. We know we are very unlikely ever to see the Vulcan flying again. And we know we have been involved in a very special piece of history in the life of our choir.

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Funeral Support
Lincoln Crematorium - 27 January 2016

The choir had been asked by a bereaved family to attend the funeral of their departed relative in order to provide support to the volume and quality of the singing of two hymns: Jerusalem and The Lord is my Shephard. Twelve members of the choir representing all the voice groups volunteered for this very important request and were very successful in bringing the comfort and support that the family sought.

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Commemoration Service for Alan Sardeson - 20 February 2016

Alan Sardeson was a co-founder of the choir in 1994 and its Chairman and Musical Director until 2004 when poor health forced him to relinquish the reins. It was through Alan's dedication, hard work and perserverence that the choir was able to establish itself both musically and financially after the early years of uncertainty and tenuous existance.

Alan sadly passed away last November aged 85. His widow, Sharon, asked the choir to attend and sing at the special service to celebrate Alan's life. We were all very proud to have been asked and gave of our best before a packed congregation, singing Gwahoddiad and You Raise Me Up. Thus were we able to show our appreciation for the solid foundation and continued existence of the choir that Alan forged.

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Bill Leaper's 80th Birthday - 17 April 2016

Bill Leaper, a valued mamber of our Bass section, had asked us to sing for about 45 minutes at his 80th birthday party This was held in the Village Hall in Harmston.

Harmston Village Hall

As the troops gathered outside the hall on a cool, but sunny afternoon, we heard the strains of Crauford and Heather's voices and instruments. Bill had also asked them, as the duo 54 North, to do a turn before we were on. We of course saw them more as the warm-up act before our performance and judging by the enthusiastic applause, they were certainly achieving this aim.

We entered the hall soon after they had finished to be greeted by a huge crowd of Bill's family and friends. Remnants of the lunch were evident on the tables, but at one end, in pride of place, was the special birthday cake that had yet to be cut.

Bill's Cake

We quickly arranged ourselves in an eye-pleasing pattern and settled in to offer 45 minutes of our best. The only challenge we had was the fact that there were no chairs to sit on, something we are used to doing after every two or three numbers. Mick solved the problem by leaning on Heather's keyboard stand.

In Full Voice

Our programme was:

Highland Cathedral
Cwm Rhondda
A Roving
My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose
What A Wonderful World
Blue Moon
Rhythm Of Life
I Dreamed A Dream
Sailing
Can't Help Falling In Love With You
Gwahoddiad

This was the first public outing for 'Blue Moon' in many a year for the choir and it seemed to go well.

Even though it was his birthday party, Bill nevertheless broke ranks from the gathered multitude and joined us for the singing. This was a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon and one in which we were all delighted to participate to help a valued colleague celebrate such a significant milestone

Bill (on the left)

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Annual Dinner

The Carpenters, Fiskerton - 12 July 2016

Following the success of the annual dinners over the past two years, Steve once again booked the Carpenter's Arms at Fiskerton for the dinner this year. Altogether 29 members and their guests attended.


One of the Three Tables

Everyone was able to order in advance so that service on the night could be swift and efficient and it was.

A Great Social Event

Steve had arranged the seating plan so that not all members from the same voice groups were together.

Mixed Seating Plan

Judging by the favourable comments afterwards we are likely to be back here again next year.

A Very Successful Evening

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13 September 2016
Annual General Meeting

Eighteen members attended the AGM with apologies from just seven. Both the Chairman and Music Director, in their annual reports, said how well the choir had performed over the past 12 months with a particular emphasis on developing new material and trying new and very different settings. Of particular note was the choir's involvement in the official opening of the International Bomber Command Memorial. The Chairman also gave special thanks to Keith Hebblewhite, who had stood down after many years of excellent service on the Committee.

In the past year we had welcomed one new member - Ian Stamp. Sadly, we had to say farewell to Terry Rimen who felt unable to continue with the choir because of health issues.

Tony Daborn presented a healthy set of accounts that indicated that we had comfortably paid our way despite having a very full and busy year of concerts and other performances.

All other members of the Committee had agreed to continue in post with Brian Oldfield adding welfare to his tasks. Although no longer on the Committee, Keith had agreed to continue as the liaison with the North Hykeham and Lincoln Civic Parties, and with the banner and uniforms. Our full committee for 2016-2017 is:

Chairman - Brian Cropley
Treasurer - Tony Daborn
Secretary - Steve Griffiths
Music Director - Crauford Thomson
Accompanist - Heather Benson
Publicity and Welfare - Brian Oldfield
Librarian - Mick Bowbanks
Website - Steve Griffiths
Concert Secretary - Brian Cropley
Deputy Concert Secretary - Bill Leaper
Civic Party Liaison - (Ex Officio) Keith Hebblewhite

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Sonophilia Festival Rantan
Castle Square, Lincoln - 30 September 2016

The choir had been invited to help launch the 2016 Lincoln Sonophilia Festival. After some initial doubts as to where we would do this, the organisers finally decided that we should be in the Castle Square in the centre of the Bailgate area of Lincoln, unfortunately outside rather than inside the Magna Carta Pub.

Promising Venue

One definition of a rantan is the public humiliation of a miscreant in medieval times by the loud banging of pots and pans to drive the ne'er-do-well out of the village. This might explain the motley gathering of folks in motley costumes carrying motley instruments and sound-generating stuff.

The choir gathered patiently, if a little wistfully, outside the Magna Carta Pub. Heather set up her keyboard on an alarmingly sloping bit of pavement and, armed with a fistful of clothes pegs, set up her music in defiance of the occasional testing gusts of wind.

Ready For The Off

Our programme of music was to last a mere 30 minutes. by the time we started, there was a sizeable audience who listened with great respect and obvious enjoyment to what we had to offer.

Our programme was:

Oh, How Lovely Is The Evening
A Roving
The Lincolnshire Poacher
Sailing
Nessun Dorma
What A Wonderful World
Blue Moon
Rhythm Of Life
Can't Help Falling In Love With You
Highland Cathedral

All in all this was a fun occasion enjoyed by all. Singing outside on the street had its challenges, not least when the audience was forced to move back a few paces to allow a car to drive past right in front of where we were singing!

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