PAST VENUES AND PERFORMANCES

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NB This is only a partial list

Acton Trussell Church 20.04.86 (in aid of Organ Fund)

Bednall, All Saints Church 26.03.88 (Acton Trussell and Bednall Church Heritage Association)

Birmingham, St Paul's Church 28.03.87 (19 members of the choir joined the CBSO Chorus Sing-along for a performance of the Fauré Requiem and Handel's Zadok the Priest)

Bourne Methodist Church 09.05.77

Broomhill Methodist Church 29.06.71

Chadsmoor, Cannock Methodist Church, 14.05.74, 19.05.74, 21.03.77, 29.04.78, 07.04.79 (Handel's Messiah, with Graham Balfour School Choir), 12.05.80, 09.05.81 (Gilbert & Sullivan Trial by Jury, and other songs), 07.05.83

Cheadle, Painsley High School 04.05.90 (Charity Concert, with the Staffordshire Youth Wind Orchestra), 13.04.96 (NSPCC Leek District 1896 to 1996 Centenary Concert, with Britannia Building Society Band)

Derrington Village Hall 18.12.88 (Mid-day Carol Concert)

Doxey Church 29.10.94

Eccleshall Parish Church 12.12.82 (Carol Service, including Tempus Gratiae, a new Christmas Work by Mike Revel, with Graham Balfour High School choir and Eccleshall Middle School choir)

Gnosall, St Lawrence's Church 19.05.72 (Flower Festival in aid of church restoration funds), 11.10.08, 23.03.09

Great Bridgeford Village Hall 13.05.75, 26.10.81, 01.05.88 (for Bessacar Caravan Owners' Club), 14.10.06, 08.11.08

Haughton Village Hall 23.04.94 (in aid of Ranton Church Restoration Fund)

Ingestre Church 10.05.87 (Fauré Requiem and Handel's Foundling Hospital Anthem), 20.12.90 (Ingestre Carol Service 1990), 16.12.91

Ingestre Hall 06.91

Madeley High School 14.05.94 (in aid of Farm Aid Romania)

Newcastle-under-Lyme Music Centre 26.04.75 (with Lichfield Music Centre First Orchestra)

Oakamoor, Coton College 28.04.85 (Handel Overture to the Occasional Oratorio; Elgar Op 15 Nos 1 & 2, Op 26 No. 1; Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C Major K551; Cherubini Requiem in C Minor), 22.06.86 (Vaughan Williams, Tallis, Charles Wood, Beethoven, Cimarosa, Mozart, Schubert)

Penkridge Parish Church 18.02.76

Ranton Church 07.11.93

Seighford Parish Church 06.05.82, 05.10.86 (Harvest Festival)

Shugborough Hall 16.12.82 (Christmas Carols)

Stafford, Baptist Church 25.09.72

Stafford, Beth Johnson House, Compton Close 15.12.83 (Christmas Carols and other songs), 13.12.84 (Christmas Carols and other songs), 05.12.90 (Christmas Carols and other songs), 13.06.90 (Folk Songs), 17.12.92, 14.12.93, 12.12.94, 18.12.06, 17.12.07, 15.12.08, 01.06.09

Stafford Boat Club 22.12.84 (Carol Evening), 23.12.85 (Carol Evening), 23.12.86 (Carol Evening), 23.12.87 (Carol Evening)

Stafford, Congregational Church 29.02.72 (in aid of Shelter, the National Campaign for the Homeless)

Stafford, Constitutional Conservative Club, Stafford 20.12.81 (Carol Concert), 26.01.82 (Sea shanties and ballads), 19.12.82 (Christmas Carols), 18.12.83 (Christmas Carols), 23.12.84 (Christmas Carols), 22.12.85 (Christmas Carols, encore All in the April evening), 21.12.86, 20.12.87, 18.12.88

Stafford, Foxwalls 26.04.76

Stafford, Graham Balfour High School 12.05.79 (Handel's Messiah), 15.12.80, 13.12.82 (Carol Service, including Tempus Gratiae, a new Christmas Work by Mike Revel, with Graham Balfour High School choir and Eccleshall Middle School choir), 12.12.83 (Carol Service, including choruses from Handel's Messiah), 15.12.86 (Carol Service)

Stafford, Independent Grammar School 09.04.85 (Handel Overture to the Occasional Oratorio; Elgar Op 15 Nos 1 & 2, Op 26 No. 1; Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C Major K551; Cherubini Requiem in C Minor), 18.05.87

Stafford, King Edward VI School, West Way 20.12.91 (Carol Concert in aid of Rotary Club))

Stafford, Lotus 05.12.79

Stafford, Market Square 23.12.72 (Carol singing in aid of Shelter)

Stafford, Police Club, Eastgate Street 23.12.88, 20.12.90, 13.12.91

Stafford, Rowley Street Methodist Church 24.04.93 (in aid of Multiple Sclerosis Research), 07.05,94

Stafford, St Anne's Church School, Weeping Cross 19.06.92 (One World Group, Medical Missionaries in Africa)

Stafford, St Austin School 20.03.82

Stafford, St Bertelin's Church 15.04.89, 11.02.92, 15.04.92 (Stafford & District Bereavement & Loss Support Service), 18.12.93, 16.12.94

Stafford, St George's Hospital 07.04.73, 09.03.74, 23.04.77, 13.12.87

Stafford, St John the Baptist's Church, Littleworth 05.10.85 (Handel Overture to the Occasional Oratorio; Elgar Op 15 Nos 1 & 2, Op 26 No. 1; Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C Major K551; Cherubini Requiem in C Minor), 26.02.86 (Bible Society), 12.02.94 (in aid of the Children's Society)

Stafford, St Mary's Parish Church 22.05.73 (Bible Society Auxiliary), 01.11.80 (Brahms Requiem, Graham Balfour Festival Week), 23.11.80 (BBC Radio 2 Sunday Half Hour recording aired early January 1981), 15.05.82 (Mendelssohn Elijah, with Graham Balfour High School choir), 26.05.84 (Stafford Festival 84, Handel's Messiah, with Graham Balfour Choral Society and soloists), 24.05.08, 16.05.09

Stafford, St Paul's Church 13.06.87, 14.11.87, 23.11.91 (Vivaldi Gloria; Haydn Te Deum; in aid of church renovation funds), 19.03.94 (St Paul's 150th Anniversary), 12.04.06, 12.04.08, 07.03.09

Stafford, Stafford Rangers 05.12.09

Stafford, Stychfields Hall 24.03.72 (on behalf of Over 40 Club), 16.09.78 (Social & Athletic Association Open Day), 23.12.83 (Social & Athletic Association Christmas Carols), 21.12.84 (Social & Athletic Association Christmas Carols), 20.12.85 (Social & Athletic Association Christmas Carols), 19.12.86 (Social & Athletic Association Christmas Carols), 18.12.87 (Social & Athletic Association Christmas Carols), 09.11.88 (An evening of music in aid of RNLI funds), 08.03.91 (Handel Messiah Hallelujah Chorus; Vivaldi Gloria in D Major, in aid of Stafford Hospital Scanner Appeal), 07.05.93 (with The Tudor Brass Ensemble, in aid of St John Ambulance, Lady Stafford present)

Stafford, Stychfields Hall, Christmas Carol Concerts: 21.12.71, 20.12.72, 18.12.74, 10.12.75, 15.12.76, 20.12.77, 20.12.78, 19.12.79, 17.12.80, 16.12.81, 15.12.82 (Carol Service, including Tempus Gratiae, a new Christmas Work by Mike Revel, with Graham Balfour High School choir and Eccleshall Middle School choir), 20.12.83 (including excerpts from Handel's Messiah), 19.12.84 cancelled because of power cut, rescheduled to 08.01.85 (including excerpts from Tchaikowsky's Swan Lake), 18.12.85, 17.12.86 (Thiman The Three Ships), 22.12.87 (Christmas Cantata by Geoffrey Bush), 21.12.88, 20.12.89, 19.12.90, 18.12.91, 16.12.92 (First recording for Hospital Radio), 16.12.93, 21.12.94, 20.12.06, 19.12.07, 17.12.08, 16.12.09

Stafford, Trinity Church, Eastgate Street 20.10.86, 26.10.87

Stafford, (New) Trinity Church 08.05.89, 03.03.90 (25th Anniversary of the English Electric/GEC Orchestra), 15.05.91 (Bereavement Society), 09.10.93 (Bethany Project), 10.06.06, 01.07.08

Stafford, United Reformed Church 23.05.77 (Bible Society), 25.02.80 (Bible Society)

Stafford, Wesley Methodist Church 04.02.73 (Industrial Sunday)

Stafford, Weston Road High School 29.03.06 (Katharine House Appeal)

Stafford, White Eagle Club 03.11.06

Stone GEC Stonefield Works Hall 08.05.78 (Lotus Court)

Stowe-by-Chartley Village Hall 09.11.07, 10.12.08, 12.12.09

Walton, Stone Middle School, 10.05.76 (Disabled Society Musketeer Clubs)

Walton-on-the-Hill, Berkswich Methodist Church 21.02.77, 17.04.78, 17.03.80, 05.03.06

Walton-on-the-Hill, St Thomas' Church 04.07.81, 22.12.81 (Carol Concert), 31.01.83, 15.05.85 (Handel Overture to the Occasional Oratorio; Elgar Op 15 Nos 1 & 2, Op 26 No. 1; Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C Major K551; Cherubini Requiem in C Minor), 22.05.89, 24.03.07

Weston Parish Church 15.12.75 (Weston Scouts Supporters Association)

Weston Village Hall 26.03.74 (Weston Scouts Supporters Association)

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Version: 04 09 June 2015 updated by John Wilcock