For the best of both worlds, musically speaking, the place to be tomorrow (November 9) is Upperthong.

Head for St John’s Church for a joint concert between ladies choir Vocal Expressions and New Mill Male Voice Choir.

They two choirs have called their concert what else but Best of Both and will each perform favourite items from their extensive repertoires.

Robert Webb, musical director of Vocal Expressions, will sing the hauntingly beautiful Lachrymosa from Howard Goodall’s work, Eternal Light backed by the choir.

The concert starts at 7.30pm, tickets from Christine Haigh on 01484 684463, from Atkinsons Butchers in New Mill, from St John’s Church, or pay at the door.

If you’d like more information about either choir, go to their respective websites: and

You never know, the concert might just inspire you to start singing and you’d be welcomed by either choir.