Show of Hands have an amazing story to tell about how this beautiful honouring of the soldiers came about. A chance meeting between Steve Knightley and artist Rob Heard grew into a fitting tribute to mark the centenary of this tragic event (read their story: http://www.thesomme19240.co.uk/). After the great feedback SOH had when we joined them at Exmouth pavilions, Xmas 2015, SOH invited us back to sing with them at this landmark event and asked us to do 2 solo numbers, too.
We have so many talented singers in the choir and we like to make the most of them! We have had two intakes this year. We started with a big intake of 8 new singers in the autumn after our hugely enjoyable open evening in the summer. Phew! That was SO much fun - I'm surprised the foundations of the hall are still in one piece! We started training the newbies in September, as we launched into our first gigs of the new term. They really learnt on the hop! In March we also took
All the local mayors and dignitaries were there! Photo by David Caunter Welcome to our very first blogette! For those of you that don't do Facebook, we thought you might like to keep up on the chat too! We will aim to post as many photos etc of the choir as we can, so you can see what we are up to. Do keep in touch and let us know how you enjoyed our concerts or if you need more information about us. We have just taken on another three new singers and we are getting two of ou