The singers of Marsh Ladies Choir are working hard to support a local charity.
Once a month, the singers turn up at rehearsal with food and tinned goods which are then taken to Huddersfield’s Welcome Centre to give out to support people in crisis.
This weekend, the choir is going one step further, using their voices to raise money for this charity which they have clearly taken to their hearts.
The choir has chosen the Welcome Centre as its charity for this year.
Tomorrow’s concert (September 28) is at the Methodist Mission in the town centre. The Welcome Centre is also based in Lord Street.
The choir will be conducted by Ian Abbott and accompanied by Kim Kaye.
It will be singing a varied programme with something to suit all tastes.
And to help them get the hall rocking, the singers have brought in some special guests, the musicians from Winston’s Pennine Jazz Trio.
This jazz ensemble will play music of a very different sort to that of the singers but together they aim to make this a special night for a charity which helps local people who are facing difficulties in their lives.
The choir has had a successful and busy year and has been recruiting new members.
“ We have a lot of new younger members who are very keen and our numbers have swelled to 44, our highest for many years,” said a spokeswoman.
“I think Gareth Malone has done a lot to help choirs up and down the country.”
Tomorrow’s concert is at 7.15pm. Tickets are priced at ï¿½7.00 from choir members or contact concert Secretary on 01484 658548. There’s also an email: email@example.com