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Worshipful Mayor Cllr.
Simon Wheeler

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Brian Blessed - Honorary President
Hon. President:
Brian Blessed

Cotswold Male Voice Choir Cheltenham Gloucestershire

3 Tawny Close, Northway, Tewkesbury, GL20 8ST - T: 01684 294851 - E: email

Charity Concerts ~ Corporate Events ~ Weddings
Director of Music: Charmaine Worrall  ~  Registered Charity No. 1086232  ~  Est. 1949


Concert Bookings for 2015
Please make your booking requests for any events as soon as possible:
email

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2014
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Remembrance Day in London
11th November 2014

churchillMV Havengore Parliament Thames
Annual Service of Remembrance
Sailing on the MV Havengore (link), from St. Katharine’s Pier, Tower of London

2013 - Remembrance Havengore
On board the MV Havengore, Remembrance Day.
The Havengore carried Winston Churchill’s coffin at his funeral in 1965.

Remembrance Day 2009 Piper Tower Bridge
Picture courtesy of Aperture Photo - www.aperture-photos.co.uk


We sail on the MV Havengore from the Tower of London at 10am, mooring next to Big Ben by 11am, to coincide with the service and silence at Westminster Abbey. We are joined in a flotilla of other boats from the Thames Police, Fire Brigade, RNLI, Lightermen and others.

Choir members lead the singing of the hymns and entertain the other guests after the service, which is conducted by the Queen’s Chaplain.

** View Photo Gallery **
of our first service in 2009
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Wednesday 10th December 7.30pm

Joint concert with ...

Military Wives
(link)

All Saints Church, Cheltenham
(link and map)

Programme (CMVC):
World War 1 Medley
Love Is All Around
Sailing
Highland Cathedral
Cwm Rhondda

O Tannenbaum (Christmas Tree)
Walking in A Winter Wonderland
I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing in
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
O Holy Night

Dress:
Concert

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Saturday 13th December 7.00pm (finish by 9.00pm)
Emmanuel Church, Fairfield Parade, Cheltenham GL53 7PJ
(link and maps)

Emmauel 2009 - Santa

Programme:
Children and choir sit and perform at front of church; children in pews and come out
Cotswold possibly seated at least some on the floor to the right of the steps as you look at them or in choir pews behind as usual. Children and Choir to enter at the same time through the same doors.

With children (order TBA):
1. Mary’s Boy Child *
2. Winter Wonderland *
3. It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year *
4.I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In *
5. I Wish It could Be Christmas Every Day
6. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
7. Torches
8. Oh Tannenbaum
(O Christmas Tree:
Verse 1 -solo in German
Choir and children (in English)

9. Jingle Bells
10. We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Naunton Park x  2 or 3 songs + 2 poems
Cotswold x 3 songs, probably O Holy Night + solo  TBC + Octet TBC

* Learn words and sing in unison except for those marked * when Cotswold MVC will sing in parts (children melody). Variety so that we / the children are not singing everything.

Carols  - use words on programmes:
1.See Him Lying On A Bed Of Straw
2.While Shepherds Watched
3.Once In Royal David’s City (Verse 1 child solo)
4.O Little Town Of Bethlehem

Dress:
Concert

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Wednesday 17th December 7.00pm (TBC)
Nazareth House, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham

Nazareth House Charlton Kings Cheltenham
(Link and map)

Programme (TBC):
CMVC
Torches
Mary’s Boy Child
CAROL
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
SOLO 1
Paul
CMVC
I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In
SOLO 2
Malcolm
CMVC
Winter Wonderland
CAROL
In The Bleak Mid-Winter
CMVC
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
SOLO 3
Peter
CAROL
While Shepherds Watched
CMVC
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)
SOLO 4
Roger P
CMVC
 Holy Night
CAROL
Ding Dong! Merrily On High
CMVC
We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Dress:
Concert

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2015
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Concert Bookings for 2015
Please make your booking requests for any events as soon as possible:
email

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Wedding
 Friday 13th March, 3pm

Cripps Barn, Fosscross Lane, Cirencester GL7 5BA

Choir to sing while bride and groom enter reception, not singing during ceremony.

Requested music (to be confirmed):
Ahr dy Nos
Cym Rhondda
Myffanwy
We'll Keep a Welcome
Delilah
Deus Salutis
Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau
You'll Never Walk Alone

Dress: Blazers and blue ties

This is Cheltenham Gold Cup Day but we should be travelling the opposite way to most of the traffic.

Details to follow ...

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Concert
Saturday 28th March
(Time and Venue TBA)

Joint concert with the Linden Singers
(link)

Details to follow ...

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Wednesday 23rd April (TBC)
The Queens Hotel, Cheltenham

Air Ambulance Crew

Midlands Air Ambulance

Celebrating St. George’s Day
Afternoon tea concert.

Read about last year’s event

Details to follow ...

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Wedding
Saturday 22nd August 2015 3pm

St. Mary's Church, Lower Slaughter, GL54 2HY

St Marys Lower Slaughter

Entertaining guests before the marriage, singing for the entry of the bride and supporting hymns

Requested songs (TBC):
'Can't Help Falling in Love', 'My Destiny' and 'All You Need is Love'

Dress: Concert (bow ties)

Details to follow ...

 

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