On 10th November we had a singing workshop at Denver Village Hall with Helen Chadwick. Singer, songwriter, performance creator and recording artist
Helen Chadwick joined members of Singers Inspired and other guests for a singing workshop.
High Haven Care Home
On 15th June, the choir performed a variety of songs to the residents of High Haven Care Home.
Singers Inspired were once again warmly welcomed by the Ashville House residents for a lovely afternoon of singing and chat.
Christmas Busking for Alzheimer's Society
Well done to our choir members and supporters in braving the chill for festive busking in Downham Market on Saturday 15th December. Over £110 was raised for the Alzheimer's Society. Thank you and Merry Christmas to all!
Singer Inspired performed at a fund-raising concert for East Anglian Children's Hospices (EACH) on Saturday 20th October 2018, at Mildenhall Jubilee Centre. It was a joint concert with Anglian Accents, a ladies harmony chorus, and over £400 was raised for EACH.
Free Taster Session
Singers Inspired hosted a free taster session on Thursday 13th September at Downham Methodist Church, Paradise Road. We welcomed lots of new faces.
Workshop With Ali Burns
Singers Inspired hosted an entertaining day of harmonious singing led by
highly-esteemed songwriter and workshop leader, Ali Burns, at Denver Village
Hall on Sunday 21st January 2018. We learnt new songs of different styles and
enjoyed a large shared lunch.
Singers Inspired, Anglian Accents Chorus & Rainbow Community Choir presented
a joint concert, singing a selection of songs in differing styles and some
festive numbers too, at the Downham Market Methodist Church on Saturday 16th
December 2017. Each choir sang their own sets and the concert concluded with
several numbers performed by all three choirs together. Profits were donated to
'Big C' Cancer Charity.
On Saturday 16th September 2017 we visited Christ's College Chapel, Cambridge,
as part of our wish to seek & arrange inspirational venues in which to sing
for pleasure. We rehearsed and sang, enjoying the wonderful acoustics.
We welcomed lots of new faces at our free taster session on Thursday 14th
September 2017, and had fun all learning new songs together. We have been glad
to see many again at our regular sessions.
Singers Inspired enjoyed another warm reception from the residents and staff of
Ashville House residential home, performing a wide range of songs, September
We enjoyed a lovely singing garden party at Penny's in July 2017.
St Edmund's Church, Downham Market
By arrangement, Singers Inspired held one of our weekly rehearsals at St Edmund's Church, Downham Market, enjoying the acoustics in this sacred space, April 2017.
The choir performed for the residents and staff of Ashville House residential home in Downham Market, January 2017.
Donation to Big C charity
Singers Inspired Chairman Simon Prior presented a cheque for over £550 to Dr Chris Bushby, the CEO of the local Big C charity after funds were raised at the choirís Christmas concert, January 2017
We had our Christmas Concert on Saturday 17th December 2016 at the Methodist
Church in aid of the charity 'Big C'. We raised over £550 for Big C and
presented a cheque for this to the CEO of Big C - Dr Chris Bushby.
Stephanie Anderson workshop
A large number of Singers Inspired members and other singers
enjoyed a day at Denver Village Hall, learning new harmony songs with
choir leader Stephanie Anderson, including African, Gospel and Shapenote music,
St Nicholasí Chapel, Kingís Lynn.
As part of the choirís intention to find inspiring places in
which to sing, we obtained permission to hold one of our regular rehearsals at the beautiful St Nicolasís Chapel in Kingís Lynn,
Singers Inspired performed as part of an Afternoon Tea to
celebrate a year of activities promoting Barroway Drove Village
Downham Methodist Church Festival of Choirs
As part of their 50th†Anniversary celebrations, Downham Methodist Church held a Festival of Choirs. Singers Inspired joined
other choirs from this region to perform in the church,†April 2016.
Norfolk Community Choirs Festival
Singers Inspired was one of numerous Community Choirs from around
the county to come together for the 2nd NCCF, held in the Grean Britian
Centre, Swaffham, with hundreds of singers performing to each other,
joining to sing together, and attending a variety of singing workshops,
The choir made a tour of Downham Market residential homes, singing to entertain residents and staff, Jan 2016.
The choir travelled together and enjoyed singing in Norwich Cathedral, a truly inspiration space, October 2015.
The choir sang at Ely Cathedral, September 2014.
Singers inspired performed at a concert in Mundford, November 2014
Singin' in the Rain flash mob
Members of the community choir took their singing to the people of
Downham Market, performing a surprise flash mob in the shopping area,