‘Keep the home fires burning’: our community & WW1

2045848_sJoin us as we contribute to a reflection on the lives of the fallen of WW1 and those touched by the war effort. The varied programme blends music and words relevant to the local Cameronian Regiment. Schools, theatre groups, choirs and ensembles will join to make the evening a memorable occasion for all, supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Dates: 26th & 27th March

Venue: Rutherglen Town Hall

At: 7.30 pm

Tickets: £10

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‘Christmas present’ to Yorkhill

donation to Yorkhill

We are delighted that our 2014 Christmas Concert has enabled us to donate £800 to support the work of the Yorkhill Children’s Charity.

The charity has special significant for one of our special guests at the concert, X-factor star Nicholas McDonald, pictured here with two pupils from Craigholme School: Suzanne Murphy, soprano soloist at the concert and Lucy Welsh, a member of the Grace Notes vocal ensemble,  who also sang at the concert, together with Anne Laird, our Choir Secretary and Aileen McConnell from the charity.

 

Charity ‘Christmas Jumper’ Rehearsal

It's Christmas!We are looking forward to our most sparkly rehearsal yet – this year, ahead of our sell-out Christmas Concert the rehearsal will be festooned with Christmas Jumpers.

Choir members will be wearing their Christmas Jumpers, (or for those too posh to have one -Santa hats, tinsel, battery lights, or strings of baubles) and donating a minimum of £2 each to support our favourite charities.

Uddingston Rotary Carol Concert 2014

Christmas musicIt’s that time of year when it is all to easy to lose ourselves in the whirlwind created by the countdown to Christmas and forget why the season exists. Our annual concert with the Uddingston Rotary Club is a lovely chance to pause and relish the moment, while supporting the valuable work for our community of St Andrew’s Hospice.

We look forward to you joining us for our much beloved pre-Christmas ‘pick me up’:

on Sunday 7th December at 2 pm 

at Uddingston Old Parish Church (G71 7HF)

Tickets available from Bothwell Post Office, or at Tesco on Saturday 22nd &
Sunday 23rd November between 11.00am – 2.00pm, or at the door

Adults £5; Children £3

Rotary International

Supporting our forces and their families

Choir members and their friends are encouraged to lend their support to the SSAFA ‘Come and Sing‘ event being held on Saturday 15th November in Renfield St Stephen’s Church (260 Bath Street, Glasgow G24JP). The event will present an opportunity to enjoy singing works such as Faure’s Requiem, Cantique de Jean Racine and a vocal version of Pavane, while helping to support the important work of this charity.

On the day, sign-in of those who have been registered ahead (see below) is at 09.30 with rehearsal from 10.00 and performance at 19.00. Audience tickets are £10 and are available on the door.

Participation fee is £18 (£15 student/senior citizen) plus £2 for score hire, if required. Dress code is black skirt / trousers and a coloured top.

Individual registration is required ahead (by completing and posting the attached form (page1ssfaform page2ssfaform), together with a cheque for the relevant fee +/- score hire fee, payable to SSAFA Glasgow) .

30th October 2014: your invitation to ‘A Night at the Opera’

Night at the OperaJoin us for an indulgent array of well loved musical treats from stage and screen

in aid of

Pancreatic Cancer Scotland

Aileen Marley – Soprano
Suzanne Murphy – Soprano
Mark Donnelly – Baritone
Geoffrey Tanti – Pianist

with the Bothwell Philharmonic Choir

30th October, 7.30 pm

Bothwell Parish Church, Main Street Bothwell

Tickets £7, available from members and on the door

 

Scarecrow Fesitval Gala Concert 2014

scarecrow

 

We are delighted to be contributing to this annual feast of musical treats.

The Bothwell Scarecrow Festival Gala Concert is to be hosted by our own Mark Donnelly and will feature solo performances from young musicians who are already acknowledged as rising stars in their field.

Don’t miss out on the wonderfully uplifting celebration of community that this concert provides. Tickets are selling fast!

Sunday 14th September

Bothwell Parish Church 7.30 pm

Tickets £12 available from Bothwell Post Office