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Mary Price

November 26, 2009

Wantage Choral Society is sad to report the death of one of its Life Patrons, Mary Price, earlier this month.

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Your London Marathon Competitor

April 22, 2009

Congratulations to Peter McGowan (Bass), who finished the 2009 London Marathon last Sunday (26th April) on behalf of Ryder-Cheshire Volunteers, finishing in 24,081st place. We’re sure they wouldn’t object to a bit of belated sponsorship for him …

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“A Child Of Our Time” Documentary

January 28, 2009

Our Musical Director, Richard Smith, has prepared a documentary video on “A Child of Our Time”, by Sir Michael Tippett, which the Society performed on Saturday March 28th 2009 in Wantage Parish Church. You will find it on the “A Child Of Our Time” page of this site.

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Liz Wilson – Thankyou

October 1, 2008

Liz was chairperson of Wantage Choral Society for the last 5 years.

Guided by Liz, the choir went through quite a transformation under some very difficult and demanding circumstances, including changes in Directors of Music and rehearsal venue. Liz was also forefront of the campaign to save St Mary’s music block as an arts centre for Wantage.

The choir thanked Liz for all her hard work at their AGM on Tuesday September 30th. She is pictured above with one of our Tenors, William Jackson, being presented with a paperweight, books and a voucher to mark her departure.

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Archive – Old Concert Posters

July 16, 2008

Welcome to the poster archive.

Please find posters promoting WCS events from years gone by in no particular order.

Please click on the thumbnails to make the images larger.

If you wish to add to the archive please contact us, your contributions are invaluable.

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60th Anniversary Celebrations

July 5, 2008

Wantage Choral Society celebrated its 60th birthday on the 29th June at Lains Barn.

The event was attended by members old and new, and hosted by Jamie Lonsdale.

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Classic FM

July 4, 2008

As a regular reader of the Wantage Choral Society website, you can listen to Classic FM as you read, by following the link on the right handside.