Wayfarers Face Their Waterloo!

The Wayfarers Chorus will be performing at the Firwood Waterloo Rugby Club Christmas Spectacular. This takes place on 9th December and costs just £3 per adult. See the poster below for more details. The chorus performance will be around 7:30pm, but please note that the doors open at 4pm so get there early and support the event. If you wouldl […]

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Wayfarers Donate to Compassion Acts

Compassion Acts donation by Wayfarers Chorus

The Wayfarers Chorus were pleased to be able to donate £500 recently, to local charity ‘Compassion Acts‘. Compassion Acts are working to reduce poverty and increase social wellbeing in and around Southport. Wayfarers chose Compassion Acts, as a small local charity to whom our donation will make a big difference.   Click HERE to read the thank-you letter received from Compassion […]

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After 2+ Years – Wayfarers Are Back!

Tuesday 8th March saw a long awaited return to the risers for Southport’s Wayfarers Chorus. Just like the rest of the world, the past two years have been notable for the impact of the Covid pandemic. After rehearsing using Zoom for many months, the Wayfarers were able to resume face to face rehearsals in September 2021. The challenge of bringing […]

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Wayfarers Move To New Home

Southport Bijou Cinema, new home of Wayfarers Chorus

The Wayfarers Chorus had their first rehearsal in their new venue last Tuesday. After many years of practicing in Birkdale, the chorus have moved into the Southport Bijou Cinema. The cinema is registered as a ‘Community Interest Company’ and operates on a not for profit basis. The management team are keen to support local businesses and the venue is a […]

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Practice Makes Perfect

People often say that practice makes perfect and that is certainly true of close harmony acapella singing. If all goes well, it will not be much longer until Wayfarers Chorus are able to get back together at our rehearsal venue. During the lockdown we have been keeping in practice using Zoom to rehearse, but nothing beats standing shoulder to shoulder […]

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Wayfarers at UK Choir Festival 2020

On Saturday 8 February, members of the Wayfarers Chorus attended the UK Choir Festival in Manchester. During the course of a very enjoyable day, following an entertaining and engaging warm-up, there were four workshops, each covering different aspects and styles of singing and learning. Starting with learning simple tricks to help improve our sight-reading and understanding of musical scales, we […]

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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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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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