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We're singing again!

We started rehearsals again on Monday May 24th 

Our usual venue is unfortunately not available at present but we are grateful for the use of an open barn at Woodborough Park. 

We plan to use this for rehearsals for the remainder of this season. 

All necessary COVID precautions will be observed and pre-booking is required. Contact us if you need more details

 

SOUTHWELL CHORAL SOCIETY COVID REHEARSAL GUIDANCE for use at Woodborough Park

Each household or support bubble is regarded as a separate group and MUST NOT INTERACT OR MINGLE WITH OTHERS.


Keep 2 metres apart at all times (unless from the same household), especially on arrival and departure.


On arrival stay outside until invited in. Once in, sanitise your hands go straight to your place and remain there throughout the rehearsal (unless otherwise directed). At the end of the rehearsal exit as directed and leave promptly.


Wear masks on arrival and when moving about. You may remove your mask to sing: adhere strictly to social distancing, direct your voice away from others and do not over articulate.


Try not to touch any surfaces apart from your own chair and possessions. Please don’t move any chairs (unless instructed to) or share music, pencils etc.


Sing at reduced volume and away from others.


If you need to move about the room maintain social distancing.


There are minimal toilet facilities available for urgent emergency use only.

Since we are more than 6 in number, we will be in an open barn, so dress appropriately.


No refreshments. Bring your own if required and do not share with others outside of your household or support bubble.


Cleaning materials will be available. At the end of the rehearsal please clean your chair; put it away as instructed and help to leave the venue clean.



May 24th - rehearsals resumed

It was wonderful to be singing together again - if a little chilly.

 

 

Covid-spaced rehearsal in the scout hut

 

Tuesday 15th December saw a small group of us back at the Scout Hut. With Nick conducting and Brian on the keyboard we had a wonderful time again singing through some familiar carols. 

 

 

Tuesday 8th December saw a small group of us at the Scout Hut. With Nick conducting and Brian on the keyboard we had a wonderful time singing through some familiar carols. 

You can listen to the recordings here

O LittleTown of Bethlehem

Good King Wenceslas

Covid-spaced rehearsal in the scout hut

Useful links

Notes from the Podium

Nick's invaluable Conductor's Notes from the Podium keep us up to date with vocal exercises, rehearsal videos, feedback on rehearsals and concerts. 

Choraline logo

Choraline provides an extensive catalogue of rehearsal aids for a wide range of music. 

Making music logo

Making Music is the UK’s membership organisation for leisure-time music, with over 3,700 groups representing around 200,000 music makers across the UK. We are dedicated to empowering everyone, whatever their background or experience, to come together in their community to make or present their kind of music.