Resources

Join The Club

  • Meets on Mondays at 7pm to 9pm
  • Bobbin Carrier, Chain Bar Roundabout.
  • First 3 weeks free taster sessions.
  • Weekly subscription £2
  • Come along and join the song!

Registration & Forms

  • Registration form to be completed on 4th visit
  • Contact details to include postal address, email and contact phone number wherever possible.

Events

  • Oakwell Hall Summer Session, August 2024
  • Summer Social, September 2024
  • Christmas Concert, November 2024
  • Christmas at St John’s, Great Horton, 3rd December 2024

Equipment & Fields

  • Keyboard
  • Printer
  • Choir uniform

Announcement: Summer Break – no rehearsals from the 12th August until 23rd September

Join us

Become a Player

Rehearsals every Monday evening at the Bobbin Carrier, Chain Bar from 7pm to 9pm. Members will be notified of any holiday breaks or cancellations.

Help as an Organiser

Help is always appreciated for events. Organising venues, refreshments, promotion, PR, transport etc.

Committee

We have a committee for the management of the choir. This is reviewed at the Annual General Meeting each year.  

Become a Sponsor

We have a group of people who although they don’t sing in the choir support us throughout the year in many ways. Ticket sales, refreshments, publicity, printing. If you would like to support or help us please contact our secretary – Linda Hopkinson , 07581880475

How & When to Register

Come along on a Monday evening at 7pm for three free taster sessions. Register on your fourth visit.

Regular Registration

Complete a registration form with your contact details – address, email and contact phone number.

Registration price
2024 Term dates

End of Summer rehearsals – 12th August.

Autumn Term begins – 23rd September

 

 Fund Raising

Oakenshaw Community Choir holds concerts and events to raise funds for local charities and organisations. We have previously supported St Andrew’s Church, Oakenshaw; Forget me Not Children’s Hospice and Kirkwood Hospice.

Upcoming Events

Summer term ends: 12th August

Autumn Term Begins: 23rd September 

Facilities

We meet in the function room of the Bobbin Carrier at Chain Bar. Level access to building. Toilets available. refreshments can be bought at the bar.

Choir Uniform

  • Blue polo shirts with choir logo – available from choir
  • Formal performances – white shirt with blue bow tie for men, white blouse with blue scarf for women
  • Black trousers or skirts.
  • Outdoor – blue fleece with choir logo available from choir

Hours:
Monday – 7.00pm to 9.00pm

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is included in the registration fee?

 Weekly rehearsal with choir, including all music and instruction by the musical director.

  • How can I register?

Just come along for a taster session on a Monday evening at 7pm.

  • What at do I need to bring with me?

Bring a pen or pencil to make notes on music. A highlighter pen is also useful.

Refreshments can be bought at the bar, however a bottle of water can be helpful.

 

Want to Join The Club?

Contact us by –  email at oakenshawcommunitychoir@outlook.com

Phone – Janet Astle, 07969 952586

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