About Us

What we do

We love singing.   In particular we aim to encourage the enjoyment of a wide range of choral singing for our members and our audiences in and around Biggleswade.

We currently have about 70 members.  We perform at least 3 concerts a year at various venues in the area including regular events at St Andrew’s Church in Biggleswade and Langford Village Hall.  We often combine with other adult and junior choirs, soloists and instrumentalists both amateur and professional.

We are a friendly and active society and organise fund raising and varied social events for the enjoyment of members and guests.

Community events include singing at Biggleswade’s Christmas Lights Switch-On and carol singing at local venues.

We got our new pashminas and bow ties for Christmas!

Our sort of music

Very varied.  We sing classical and modern music, often religious works but with at least one concert a year of  ‘lighter’ music.

Membership

New members are always welcome.

You need to be 16 years or older to join.

Full membership costs £80 per year, payable in two stages of £40 each in September and January. Membership is FREE to students in full-time education.

We rehearse on Tuesday evenings during school terms from 8 pm to 10 pm at Trinity Methodist Church, Shortmead St, Biggleswade.

If you are interested in joining come along to a rehearsal or send an email to info@biggleschoral.org.uk with the words BDCS Membership in the subject line and we’ll get in touch.

 

Friends of the Society

Supporters who join the Friends are entitled to a 20% discount  on concert tickets and  names are acknowledged in our programmes.

You can join the Friends for  £7.50 p.a. for individuals or £10.00 p.a. for couples.     Send an email to info@biggleschoral.org.uk with the words BDCS Friends in the subject line and we’ll get in touch.

‘Making Music’

Biggleswade & District Choral Society is a member of Making Music, who represent and  support amateur music groups throughout the UK.

Charitable Status

The Society is a Registered Charity, No. 299825, with the formal objective  “to promote, improve, develop and maintain public education in and appreciation of the art and science of music in all its aspects by presentation of public concerts and recitals and by such other ways as the Society through its committee shall determine from time to time.”

Our Trustees are

Archie Russell (Chairman)
Jean Curwen (Secretary)
Ben Cookman (Treasurer)