2019 Formby Festival

On Sunday 21 July, members of the Wayfarers Chorus, under the name ‘The Mysterons’, performed at the Formby Festival. The weather stayed dry and sunny (just), but the blustery wind proved a challenge as the microphones had no foam on them and picked up every gust. Despite the challenges, the octet+ gained the attention of the crowds and the sound […]

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Wayfarers’ 30th Anniversary Concert

On Friday 21 June, the Wayfarers Barbershop Chorus, in conjunction with The Rotary Club of Southport, held a charity concert to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the chorus’ formation. The concert venue was The Gild Hall in Formby and the nominated charity was Cancer Research UK.  As per previous concerts held by Wayfarers Chorus, the event was a total sell […]

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30th Anniversary Concert

The Wayfarers Chorus were founded in 1989 and are still going strong 30 years later.  To celebrate the occasion, we will be holding a concert on Friday June 21, at the Gild Hall in Formby.  The concert will be jointly hosted by Wayfarers and the Southport Rotary Club and will feature performances from a number of local artists. Further details […]

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Wayfarers Chorus 30th Anniversary Concert

The Wayfarers Chorus is 30 years old in 2019 and, to celebrate, we are holding a concert which will feature the chorus and guest artists. The line-up for the concert has now been finalised and a most enjoyable evening is in store. All proceeds will be donated to Cancer Research UK, the chosen charity of joint organisers, Wayfarers Chorus and […]

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Wayfarers at Cancer Research UK Fundraiser

On Sunday April 14, The Wayfarers Chorus performed along with the National Young Musician of The Year, Angelina Dorlin-Barlow, at a charity dinner organised by the North West region of Cancer Research UK. The Wayfarers Chorus opened the entertainment, performing a variety of songs from our repertoire before Angelina took over to give a virtuoso solo performance. Following this, Wayfarers […]

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Wayfarers Support Choral Pavilion

On Tuesday, 2 April, The Wayfarers Chorus joined ‘Choral Pavilion’ for their end of term concert in the Floral Pavilion, New Brighton. Wayfarers opened the show, with a 20 minute set and a much demanded encore. Then Choral Pavilion took to the stage for the rest of the show. Choral Pavilion, part of the Simply Singing group, are a mixed […]

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Here’s To 30 Years of Singing

2019 is an auspicious year for The Wayfarers Chorus. We were founded in 1989 and have been entertaining audiences (and ourselves) ever since. In that time we have raised thousands of pounds for charities, including Macmillan, Queenscourt Hospice and the Southport Soup Kitchen. At the inaugural meeting, held on February 14 1989, Colin Wayte was appointed as ‘Stage Manager’. Colin […]

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A Packed House for the Befriending Society

Wayfarers Chorus, supported by ‘Just Voices’ and ‘Voice Your Voice’, performed to a full house at the Formby Methodist Church on Wednesday 29 August. The concert was part of a two week series of events, organised by the Formby Luncheon Club and Formby Befriending Society, arranged for people who would not otherwise have been able to have a holiday. Wayfarers […]

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Wayfarers Donate to Soup Kitchen

On 17 July, The Wayfarers Chorus of Southport presented a cheque for £500 to the Southport Soup Kitchen.  The Wayfarers are a Barbershop chorus who regularly perform at various charity and private functions and have in the past provided charitable donations not just to the Soup Kitchen, but also other charities including Queenscourt Hospice and Macmillan Nurses. The £500 donation […]

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