Floral Pavilion Concert

Simply Singing, based in the Floral Pavilion New Brighton, was formed in 2010. They are 100 strong and regularly get 80 or so to their weekly rehearsals. They come together for fun, friendship and the health benefits that singing brings. They are mixed voices and their repertoire is pretty genera. Like Wayfarers, they collect for charity throughout the year.  One […]

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Wayfarers at Springfield Court

Springfield Court Nursing Home is a privately owned care home situated in the heart of rural Lancashire. The standard of care they offer to their residents has led to them being awarded an overall rating of ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission. The number of care homes in the UK which have been awarded this can be counted on the […]

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Wayfarers 30th Anniversary Concert

Plans are well under way for a grand concert to be held in celebration of this major milestone in the chorus’ history. The Wayfarers have joined forces with Southport Rotary Club and, using the skills and talents of both, will produce a fun filled evening of song and music whilst at the same time adding to the coffers of local […]

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2018 Quartet Night Results

The 2018 quartet night took place on 13 November and was arguably the best yet!  Seven quartets took part, with 19 different singers including a couple of new members. Unfortunately, this year’s judge had to withdraw due to a last minute illness, hopefully not caused by the stress of judging such a high profile competition. Thankfully our audience were more […]

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Wayfarers ‘Men In Mufty’ at NWAS

Nine members of Wayfarers Chorus sang at the North West Ambulance Service Christmas Dinner, on Christmas Day this year.  This dinner is organised by NWAS volunteers, for Southport residents who are elderly and alone at Christmas. The occasion is self-funded, from donations raised during the year and each year the ambulance and fire staff work hard to make it happen.  […]

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Birkdale Community Hub Fundraiser

On Friday 17 November Wayfarers Chorus performed at the Birkdale Conservative Club, during an evening of entertainment to raise money towards transforming the old Station Master’s House into a community hub and library. The evening’s entertainment started with a monologue from Terry Durrance, entitled ‘Times Gone By’.  As the title suggests, Terry reminisced about times past, with plenty of references […]

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Chorus AGM 2017

          On Tuesday 31 October we held our 2017 AGM, which was well attended.  For those who were unable to attend, a few of the more interesting points are below: During the year we donated £3,500 to charity (£2,500 to Queenscourt Hospice and £1,000 to the Soup Kitchen) Including our April concert, Wayfarers Chorus and Men […]

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Mib at Greenheys (again)

Men in Black performed for Greenheys Care Home on Wednesday 25th October. We were entertaining service users and their families, staff and friends as part of a double birthday celebration, Jack and Tom, both men in their 90’s. We enjoyed the rapport we seemed to have with our audience and it was good to see so many of them singing […]

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2017 Southport Music Festival

The Wayfarers Chorus  again took part in the Southport Music Festival, held this year at Greenbank High School on Friday 6 October.  There were 3 entries in the Barbershop chorus class this year, North West Harmony, Just Voices (ladies) and Wayfarers. We chose to sing our three latest repertoire additions, one of which was receiving its first public airing.  Unfortunately […]

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