Choir Rehearsals.

Choir Rehearsals.
Every Wednesday, 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

We are one of the biggest mixed choirs in Barry and are eager to welcome new members. So if you’re interested in joining us just pop along to the rehearsals on a Wednesday evening where a warm welcome awaits you.


Forthcoming Events

A Very Merry Christmas Concert

Sunday, 9th December 2018 at 3pm
Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

Jingle all the way and keep those winter blues at bay. Come out of the cold and into our warm and friendly concert. Enjoy listening to the Choir singing songs old and new – we’d love you to join in as well.

We will be singing some traditional Christmas songs together with some toe-tapping lively new ones – and some favourites but with a bit of a twist! We’re not giving the surprise away until we see you!

Whatever your taste – traditional or modern – you are assured of a warm, Christmassy welcome, coupled with lots of festive nibbles and a grand raffle.

Tickets are £7 per person and include festive refreshments. Children aged 16 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased before the concert by email, from Choir members – or on the door.


Past Events

50 Year Anniversary Concert

Sunday June 24th, 6.00pm
Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

“Celebrating 50 years of singing!

Barry community choir are holding a celebration concert on Sunday, June 24th to mark the 50th anniversary of its formation in 1968.

Come and join us to celebrate the 50 golden years of this fabulous choir.

Tickets are £6 for adults with free entry for children price includes refreshments.

Where do You sing? Barry Community Choir's Recruitment Evening.

Thursday June 7th, 7.30pm
Coffee Cove Cafe Bar

Friars Road

Barry Island

CF62 5TJ

Where do YOU sing? Do you love a singalong in the shower or belting out a tune in the car? Why not give singing in your local mixed choir a try?

Barry Community Choir is holding a recruitment event hoping to attract male and female members on Thursday June 7th, 7.30pm @ Coffee Cove, Barry Island.

Pop along for a coffee or a glass of wine, meet the choir and maybe even have a singalong. Singing in a group is hugely uplifting and can benefit your mental health and wellbeing. So, don’t be shy, give it a go Jo, bring your voice Joyce and don’t save your singing for the car.

Mayor of Barry’s Christmas Carol Concert.

Saturday, 16th December 2017
Merthyr Dyfan Cemetery Chapel

1 Cemetery Rd

Barry

CF62 8BP

The Choir was invited to sing at the first Christmas Carol Concert to be held at this delightful, intimate chapel. A brass band under the direction of Dr Haydn Jones of Dinas Powys also performed from its own repertoire. The Choir sang from its Christmas repertoire, accompanied by Chris Fossey and the audience joined in with well-known carols led by the Choir and brass band. Everyone was treated to mulled wine and mince pies after the event – which were very well received. Proceeds from the concert went to Ty Hafan and the British Heart Foundation. We hope this will become an annual event.

Mayor of the vale of Glamorgan’s coffee morning​.

Thursday, 14th December 2017
Arts Central

Barry Library

Kings Square

Barry

The Choir was invited to sing at a Christmas-themed coffee morning to raise funds for the Mayor’s charities. The Choir sang from its Christmas repertoire and also Christmas-sy songs, directed by Sian Davies and accompanied by Chris Fossey. The event was very well attended and the craft tables, games and refreshments were excellent and enjoyed by an appreciative audience. Many thanks to the organisers for such a warm welcome.

Jingle all the Way

Sunday, 10th December 2017 – 3pm.
Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry,

CF63 4ER.

Come and “jingle” with us for a great start to Christmas. We will be singing songs old and new, with some favourites for you to join in with.

A wonderful way to get into the Christmas spirit, in an atmosphere of fun and friendliness.

Tickets - £7 - are available from choir members, through the website and on the door and include festive refreshments! There will also be a grand raffle and a programme prize.

Llantonian Hall, Llantwit Major

Tuesday, 26th September 2017 at 7.30pm.
Llantonian Hall

Llantwit Major

CF61 1SD

The Choir is delighted to be returning to the Hall and will be singing a variety of music from its extensive repertoire to entertain members of Llantwit Major Pensioners’ Club.

Party on the Square

Saturday, 23rd September 2017 – 12 mid-day.
Barry Library

Kings Square

Barry,

The Choir is delighted to be joining other groups to help Party on the Square go with a swing! We will be performing inside the Library around 12 mid-day.

Entry to all events is free and entertainment is due to take place all day.

Come and join in the festivities and help raise awareness of our wonderful local shopping opportunities.

Autumn Concert

Friday, 22nd September 2017 – 7.30pm.
St Peters Church

Mill Road

Dinas Powys

Parish of St Andrew Major Church Lighting Appeal.

Conducted by Sian Davies

Accompanist and Soloist Chris Fossey.

Poetry reading by Beryl Weale.

The Great Get Together

Saturday 17 June, 2pm- 4pm
Academy Espresso Bar

The Pump House

Barry Waterfront

Barry

CF62 5BE

Jane Hutt invites you to a community celebration.

A great event coming up! The Academy Café in The Pump House, Barry is the place to be on Saturday, 17th June from 2pm.

A "Great Get Together" organised by Jane Hutt and inspired by Jo Cox will see the Choir and two other local choirs singing their socks off.

Come and join in - or sit back and watch - and enjoy a cuppa at the same time.

Tenovus - Singathon

Saturday, 29th May
Promenade

Barry Island

On Bank Holiday Monday, the Choir supported the Tenovus “Singathon” on Barry Island by opening the event with an offering of 7 songs, including the much-loved “Fields of Gold” and a new arrangement of “You’ve Got a Friend” with which the appreciative audience joined in.

The Choir meets every Wednesday evening from 7.30pm at Crossway Methodist Church, Barry and our doors are always open to anyone interested in singing for pleasure. We are well-known for entertaining in care homes, residential homes and to various local groups and look forward to continuing this during 2017.

If you would like to join us or would like us to sing for you, please contact us via our contact page, Facebook: Barry Community Choir, or telephone 01446 748724.

Quiz Night

Saturday, 18th March, 7pm
Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry

CF63 4ER.

We are holding a Quiz Night for members, their families and friends on Saturday, 18th March the fun starts at 7pm.

There will also be refreshments and a raffle. Tickets for the quiz are £3.

Win, lose or draw, it's unquestionably a fun way to spend your Saturday evening!!

Pop along, join in and tax that grey matter.

A Festive Christmas Concert

Saturday, 10th December, 3pm
Crossway Methodist Church,

Court Road,

Barry

CF63 4ER.

During our concert, we will be entertained with duets from Emma and Sian, who have created their own inimitable style! Come and see us - Come and join in - Come and sing!

Tickets for this Christmas feast are only £7 – available from Choir members and on the door. As usual, there will be a large spread of delicious nibbles afterwards

Come and join us – a warm welcome awaits you.

Switching on of High Street Christmas Lights

Friday, 25th November
Habanas Bar & Restaurant

High Street

Barry

CF62 7EA

Shake off the cold and wet and join with the staff, patrons and choir at Habanas for a rousing session of carol singing and other Christmassy items from the Choir. Surely after a few bevvies from the well-stocked bar, we should all be in good voice and definitely good cheer!

Golau Caredig

Friday, 30th September
Macmillan Coffee Morning

High Street

Barry

CF62 7EA

The Choir sang during the morning for a very appreciative audience. The Coffee Morning was a great success, raising over a thousand pounds at the last count. This was the first time that the Choir had performed in the building and it certainly won’t be the last. The staff, volunteers and residents were very welcoming and we felt at home straight away. Of course, the added bonus of a multitude of cakes plus tea and coffee helped enormously! We look forward very much to performing at the Centre again.

Amilia Trust Farm

Friday, 30th September
Harvest Festival

Five Mile Lane

Barry

CF62 3AS

On Saturday, 10th September, the Choir entertained during the Harvest Festival, singing a wide variety of songs from its extensive repertoire. The conditions were not ideal – it had rained the night before and was very windy on the day, however, the welcome was as warm as ever at this Vale of Glamorgan Gem.

We are delighted to be singing during the Trust Christmas Fayre being held at Cottrell Park on Saturday, 19th November.

Amilia Trust Farm

Friday, 30th September
Harvest Festival

Five Mile Lane

Barry

CF62 3AS

On Saturday, 10th September, the Choir entertained during the Harvest Festival, singing a wide variety of songs from its extensive repertoire. The conditions were not ideal – it had rained the night before and was very windy on the day, however, the welcome was as warm as ever at this Vale of Glamorgan Gem.

We are delighted to be singing during the Trust Christmas Fayre being held at Cottrell Park on Saturday, 19th November.

A Summer Showcase

Friday, 8th July at 7pm
Crossway Methodist Church

Court Road

Barry

CF63 4ER

Join the Choir and talented local youngsters for an exciting and varied evening of music. We are also joined by Eisteddfod prize-winner, Anne Wilkins who makes a welcome return to Barry. Experience a kaleidoscope of music and help give our young people the platform they deserve.

Tickets can be booked in advance or purchased on the door and are priced at £7 which includes refreshments. There will also be a grand raffle. So - don’t miss out on the fun – come and listen to tomorrow’s stars!

Get your diaries out and put Friday, 8th July at 7pm in big letters - for a night to remember!

Spring Fair - 2016 - At The Farm

Wednesday, 1st June – 1.30pm
Five Mile Lane,

Barry

CF62 3AS

The Choir has been invited to sing at the Spring Fair and is delighted to do so for the very first time. We will be singing in the afternoon, around 1.30.

We would also be delighted to see our many friends and family members at this event which supports and showcases the valuable work done at the Trust.

Whatever the weather, the Fair will still go ahead – and we will still be singing!!! - See you there!

Singing In The Community – Trysor O Le

Wednesday, 4th May, 2016.
THE HUB

YMCA

Barry

CF63 4EE

The Choir will be presenting a varied repertoire of songs to the group as part of its mission to take music into the community and entertain groups, clubs etc. - people that may not be able to get out and attend concerts.

The Choirs of Barry Concert

Friday, 15th April, 2016 at 7pm
St Helen’s RC Church,

Wyndham Street,

Barry

CF63 4ET

The Choir will be presenting a varied repertoire of songs to the group as part of its mission to take music into the community and entertain groups, clubs etc. - people that may not be able to get out and attend concerts.

Bring your friends and family to this great event – which as well as being thoroughly enjoyable, will help raise funds towards the Mayor’s charities – Ty Hapus and MNDA Cardiff and the Vale.

Singing to residents and staff at Bethel House

Wednesday, 24th February, 2016 at 2.30pm.
Bethel House

Hebron Hall

Cross Common Road

Dinas Powys

CF64 4YB

The Choir, under the expert direction of Emma Arscott, will be singing a wide variety of music to the residents and staff of Bethel House – part of Hebron Hall in Dinas Powys.

This event is continuing one of the Choir’s ambitions - to bring music to the local community, especially those people who find it difficult to come to our concerts.

The Colours of Christmas.

Saturday, 12th December, 3pm.
Crossway Methodist Church

Court Road

Barry

CF63 4ER

Come in from the cold and join us for our Christmas celebrations. Sing carols with us as well as listening to the Choir’s new Christmas music and some older, well-loved favourites.

We will be joined by Jack Ollier, a local young lad with an amazing talent. He will be playing the piano, clarinet and recorder. Emma (Conductor) and Sian (Accompanist) will also entertain us with a duet or two.

Tickets for this Christmas feast are only £7 – available from Choir members, Harmony Furnishings and on the door. There will be a grand raffle and refreshments are also included in the ticket price. What’s not to like??

Come and join us – a warm welcome awaits you.

Singing at the Enfys Craft Fair

Saturday, 4th July
St Francis Millennium

Centre Park Road

Barry

CF62 6NX

Event description to follow

Love songs and lullabies

Friday, 19th June at 7pm
Crossway Methodist Church

Court Road

Barry

CF63 4ER

£6.00 per ticket includes refreshments.

Concert for residents of College Fields Nursing Home

Wednesday, 17th June at 2pm
College Fields Close

Barry

CF62 8LE

Event description to follow

Concert

Saturday, 6th June at 7.00pm
Holy Trinity Church

East Road

Tylorstown

Ferndale

CF39 0NS

Event description to follow

Fun Music Workshop

23rd May 2015, 1pm to 4.30pm
Crossway Methodist Church

Court Road

Barry

CF63 4ER

Learn vocal techniques in a warm and friendly atmosphere and enjoy an exciting afternoon with the choir and Kate Woolveridge. Kate vas Inspirational Woman of the Year in 2012 for her work with the Cardiff based Forget-Me-Not Choir, she is a great motivator! (www.katewoolveridge.co.uk)

Songs will include California Dreaming which was sung by the Mamas and Papas (arranged by Roger Emerson) and The Seal Lullaby (Eric Whitacre).

£10 per person - Includes refreshments.

We are a mixed choir so all are welcome including children over the age of 12.