January 2024, the start of a new year for the Mid Wessex Singers, but not any old year.  The choir was formed 25 years ago in September and preparations begin for our Silver Anniversary celebrations with our concert in May. Our Musical Director, Alice Dicker, had researched and trawled through the Choir’s repertoire over the […]

Mid Wessex Singers – the first five years 1999-2004

In 2024 we are celebrating 25 years of Mid Wessex Singers. The inaugural meeting, organised by co-founders James Turner and John Goacher, was held in September 1999. Thirty four members were recruited – three of those members are still singing with the choir today! One original member, Janet Hayter, has fond memories of the early […]

We sang for the Lord’s Larder

Pauline, our Chair recently presented a cheque for £500 to Mat at the Lord’s Larder in Yeovil. This amount was raised through donations at our Christmas concert together with a contribution from the proceeds of our concert.   Mat was very grateful. ‘Thank you to everyone at Mid Wessex Singers for raising £500 for Yeovil’s […]

Oh what fun it is!

  If you are a member of the Mid Wessex Singers choir, Christmas starts in early September, the 5th to be exact. Cast your mind back to September, wall to wall sunshine, boiling temperatures – would summer ever end? The West Street Church Hall in Somerton was sweltering – doors and windows wide open, choir […]

In the Christmas spirit

  A few of the Mid Wessex Singers getting into the Christmas spirit on Thursday 14 December entertaining the crowd eating and drinking at the Kitchen, Great Bow Wharf, Langport.

Join us on our Christmas Journey and help support the needy

Enjoy the build up to the festive season by joining the Mid Wessex Singers on our Christmas Journey. Our concert is on Saturday 16 December at 7.30 pm in St Michael’s Church Somerton. There will be old favourites for audience participation as well as choir performances and seasonal readings. Tickets in advance at £10 are […]

Mid Wessex Singers’ Community Singing

Mid Wessex Singers have resumed singing in the community after a break during the COVID pandemic. In October a group from the choir enjoyed entertaining the residents of Fletcher House in Wells to an afternoon of well known songs. We received a very kind thank you from Spencer who organises the activities for the residents. […]

‘Summer’ Soiree

Perhaps it was because we sang about Noah’s Ark at our Spring concert that instead of Summer we had ‘rain and rain and rain’ at our annual choir soiree. It wasn’t quite the Teddy Bear’s Picnic we sang about as rather than out in the woods we were inside entertaining our guests to songs we […]

Thank you from Somerton Memory Cafe

Our Chair, Pauline, recently presented a donation, from the proceeds of our Spring concert, to the Somerton Memory Cafe. Our Secretary received this lovely letter in thanks. Dear SheenaI am writing to thank you and all the choir for the very generousdonation you gave to the Memory Cafe today.We are all very touched by the […]