Primrose Choir raised thousands of pounds each year for Primrose, with members giving their time and voices for free. If you’d like to see the choir perform, or even hire the choir for your own function, you can find all the details here…
- Spring Concert - Friday, April 15th at Redditch Town Hall. Tickets are available on 01527 67383 (Pamela Powley), 01527 546158 (Kay Hadley) and via the Hospice Fundraising Team.
- Primrose Proms - Friday, October 14th at Parkside. Details to be announced soon.
- Christmas Concert - Friday, December 9th at Parkside. Details to be announced shortly.
2015 saw some wonderful concerts from the choir. The Christmas concert was a huge success, with Roger Powell as Master of Ceremonies and the choir from Astwood Bank First School. The summer ‘Primrose Prom’ featured the West Mercia Police band, who gave a rousing performance. The choir from Walkwood School was a particular highlight of a lovely evening.
About the Choir...
The Choir gives three public concerts a year,
- A Spring or Summer concert
- The ‘Primrose Prom’ in October, and
- A Christmas concert in December
The public concerts also showcases the talents of local school choirs. Tickets for all the Choir’s Concerts are available on 01527 67383 and 01527 546158 and via the Primrose Hospice Fundraising Team.
Hire the Choir
The choir performs for organisations or individuals all over North East Worcestershire. They are available at all times of day and can provide entertainment for any kind of social occasion. The repertoire is varied with an emphasis on light music. They perform all kinds of events including:
- Memorial services for Primrose Hospice
- After-dinner concerts
- Garden parties
- Birthdays and anniversaries
- Corporate events
- Club events
To book the choir, please contact Kay or Pamela via the details below.
The Choir has an arrangement with all the local Funeral Directors to sing at funerals if any family wants a Choir to be there. This can be a great support to the bereaved,particularly when the congregation is small. The repertoire contains a number of pieces suitable for such serious occasions.
History of the Choir
- The choir was started in April 2000 by Kay Hadley, Musical Director, to raise funds for Primrose Hospice
- From the original small group, the choir has grown to over 50 members with substantial soprano and alto sections and a strong group of tenors and basses.
- The members have joined for widely varying reasons and all have found it a great source of pleasure and often comfort for themselves, most staying for many years.
- The choir has raised tens of thousands of pounds for the hospice
- The choir gives three public concerts a year, alongside many private performances.
Joining the Choir
New members are warmly welcomed. No audition or previous singing experience is required. All that is needed is that members should enjoy singing and want to support the hospice. The Choir practises on Wednesday evenings at the Hospice from 8 – 10pm.
Contact the Choir
If you would like to book or join the choir, please contact:
Kay Hadley, Musical Director - 01527 546158
Tickets for all the Choir’s Concerts are available on 01527 67383 (Pamela Powley), 01527 546158 (Kay Hadley) and via the Hospice Fundraising Team.