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Local music events, including singers, orchestras, music groups, opera, ballet plus touring performers.

Wokingham Music Club

3rd Friday each month

7.30pm or 8pm





Bruce Juice

Simply Dan

Emmbrook Sports & Social Club, The Club House, Lowther Road, Wokingham RG41 1JB

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The Whitty Theatre, Luckley House School, Luckley Road, Wokingham RG40 3EU

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The Royal British Legion Club, Woodward Cl, Winnersh, Wokingham RG41 5LP

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Wokingham Music Club - a great place to go on a Friday night.

Friday 19th July, 8pm The Royal British Legion Club Oye Santana in concert £23 in advance
Friday 27th September, 7.30pm The Whitty Theatre Genesis Visible Touch £23 in advance
Friday 11th October, 8pm The Royal British Legion Club Simply Dan play the music of Steely Dan £23 in advance
Friday 15th November, 8pm The Royal British Legion Club Small Fakers in concert £22 in advance

Tickets in advance from www.ticketsource.co.uk/wokinghammusicclub (Booking fee applies) or on the door.

Food and drink available.

The Wokingham Music Club is open on the 3rd Friday of each month and some Mondays & Saturdays, too.

Thames Voyces Concert: 'Feel the Spirit'

Saturday 6th July

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St Mark's Church, Popeswood Road, Binfield RG42 4AH

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Thames Voyces Concert: 'Feel the Spirit'

Thames Voyces chamber choir welcomes you to their Summer 2024 concert.

The programme includes:

  • Bob Chilcott: Little Jazz Mass
  • Joseph Horowitz: Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo
  • Sir John Rutter: Feel the Spirit

Music Director: Nick Austin. With Ben Giddens, organ.

Tickets: £15 (FREE for accompanied under 16s) available by calling 0118 967 7319 or on the door or by email.

More information: www.thamesvoyces.org.uk.

Crowthorne Symphony Orchestra Concert

Saturday 6th July


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All Saints' Church, Wiltshire Road, Wokingham, Berkshire RG40 1UE

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Crowthorne Symphony Orchestra Concert

Booking for Crowthorne Symphony Orchestra's summer concert is now open, with an Earlybird discount of £2 on tickets bought before May 19th.

The July concert features a programme of British music including the masterful Elgar Symphony No.1, Dame Ethel Smyth's overture to her opera The Wreckers based on tales of ships lured onto remote Cornish coasts to plunder their cargoes, and Frank Bridge's 1908 Dance Rhapsody with its contrasting dance modes.

CSO's first two concerts at All Saints enjoyed full house audiences and this programme is bound to appeal.

The full programme includes:

  • Dame Ethel Smyth: Overture: The Wreckers
  • Frank Bridge: 1908 Dance Rhapsody
  • Elgar: Symphony No.1

Conductor: Robert Roscoe. Leader Mike Jessop.

Earlybird Tickets: £13 (18 years and under free). After May 19th: £15. online from TicketTailor or through our website at www.crowthorneorchestra.com or at the door (subject to availability).

More information about CSO: www.crowthorneorchestra.com.

Yateley Choral Society Concert: 'Songs from the Shows'

Saturday 6th July


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Yateley Choral Society. Click for full leaflet.

St Peter's Church, Reading Road, Yateley, Hampshire GU46 7LR

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Yateley Choral Society Concert: 'Songs from the Shows'

Yateley Choral Society welcomes you to a nostalgic look back to the past, and an enjoyable taste of today's musicals.

The programme will includes pieces from:

  • Chess
  • South Pacific
  • Sweet Charity
  • Les Misérables
  • Sound of Music
  • West Side Story
  • plus Lloyd-Webber favourites

Conducted by James Casselton with Philip Gates, piano.

Tickets: £17, Students £5, under 16s free, can be purchased either on the door or by calling 01276 31850 or from St Swithun's Parish office or from Yateley Town Council Offices or from Discoveries.

More information: visit our website www.yateley-choral.org.uk.

Bracknell Choral Society Concert: 'S Wonderful

Friday 12th July


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Lambrook School, Winkfield Row, Bracknell RG42 6LU

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Bracknell Choral Society Concert: 'S Wonderful

Bracknell Choral Society will be presenting 'S Wonderful, a concert includes wonderful spirituals and gospel songs and some well-known and much-loved jazz standards.

Featuring songs by great composers like George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and many more, this promises to be a memorably tuneful evening.

Conductor: Greg Hallam with Felicity Buckland, mezzo-soprano and Nick Austin, piano.

Tickets: £20 (accompanied under 18's £5) including programme and strawberries & cream and a drink, from www.bracknellchoral.org.uk or from choir members or on the door.

More information about BCS: www.bracknellchoral.org.uk.

Reading Festival Chorus Concert: 'A Sprig of Thyme' - Music for a Summer Evening

Saturday 13th July


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Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel, Pangbourne College,Pangbourne, Reading, Berkshire RG8 8LA

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Reading Festival Chorus Concert: 'A Sprig of Thyme' - Music for a Summer Evening

Reading Festival Chorus will be performing a programme of folk songs, part songs, mystical songs, and choral dances from Rutter, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Holst, Stanford and Wikander.

With Thomas Humphreys, baritone and Judith Creighton, piano.

Music Director: Greg Hallam.

Tickets: £18 (Under 18s free) available from TicketSource (Booking fee applies) or by email or on the door.

'Bring your own' picnic from 6pm to 7pm.

More information: www.readingfestivalchorus.org.uk.

Gratis Choir FREE Concert: 'All at Sixties and Seventies'

Sunday 24th November


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St Mary the Virgin,
Church Close, Winnersh RG41 5NA

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Gratis Choir FREE Concert: 'All at Sixties and Seventies'

Gratis Choir welcomes you to our Autumn 2024 concert.

This will be a fun afternoon of songs from the 1960s and 1970s, including a complete performance of Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo, a children's cantata composed by Joseph Horovitz with text by Michael Flanders.

As always, the concerts are FREE and you do not need a ticket. Just turn up and enjoy the music!

Come at 3:15pm for tea/coffee and cake, followed by an hour's trip down our musical memory lane (...or should that be Penny Lane?).

Music director: Jeremy Rawson.

Gratis Choir is a chamber choir based in Reading, England. Our concerts are normally in a local church or other venue which wants to raise money for a good cause, through a retiring collection. All our concerts are free. Just turn up and enjoy the music!

More information about Gratis Choir: www.gratischoir.org.uk.

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H-Bar-C: Live Country Music

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month


Royal British Legion, Eversley Road, Reading, Berkshire RG2 9PR

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Live Country Music

Enjoy "Live" Band Country Music to either dance to or to listen to by the UK's top professional bands every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at The Royal British Legion, Arborfield.

Dress smart casual or western.

Admission on the door: £7. No children under 14. No line dancing. No membership required.

Now in our 32nd year! For more details see www.h-bar-c-country.co.uk or call H-BAR-C Country on 0118 989 1354 or 07720 353879

Sandham Singers Welcomes New Members

(Term time)


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Music Room, St. Gabriel's, Sandleford Priory, Newbury RG20 9BD

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Sandham Singers Welcomes New Members

Sandham Singers are led by Janet Coxwell.

If you would like stimulating weekly rehearsals and the opportunity to perform a wide repertoire of music then please contact us by calling Jane Pike on 07780 767408 or contact her by email.

More information about Sandham Singers on Facebook: www.facebook.com/sandhamsingers.

Would you like to sing with Thames Valley Chorus?

Tuesday evenings

7.30pm to 10.15pm

Thames Valley Chorus

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Bulmershe School, Chequers Way, Woodley RG5 3EU

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Would you like to sing with Thames Valley Chorus?

With new Musical Director, Anne Fairbrother at the helm, Thames Valley Chorus (TVC) is enjoying getting back to live performances. The chorus has over 30 singers with many having joined through one of their highly enjoyable 'Learn to Sing' courses or attended one of their Open Rehearsals.

Singing in four-part close-harmony there is a voice part for every male vocal range. No previous experience of singing in choirs is necessary and there's no need to be able to read music.

If this type of singing appeals to you then pop along to one of their Tuesday evening rehearsals where you can be assured of a warm welcome. Also keep an eye out for their next 'Learn to Sing' course scheduled for Autumn 2022. If you are interested in joining TVC or finding out more, then call Phil on 0118 9774257 or contact the choir by email.

For more information about TVC: www.tvchorus.co.uk.

Female choir looking for new singers

Tuesday mornings
in term time

10.45am - 12.15pm

Click to visit Tapestry website

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Charvil Village Hall, 9 Park Lane, Charvil RG10 9TR

How to get there.

Tapestry Choir is an all-female choir based in Berkshire.

We are an intimate group of fifteen voices and are currently looking for new members in all voice parts.

As a group we focus mainly on classical repertoire written for female voices from the 19th and 20th centuries, including pieces by Holst, Britten, Poulenc and Debussy.

We currently put on three concerts a year, as well as a summer concert.

We rehearse on Tuesday mornings in Charvil between 10.45am and 12.15pm during term time. If you are a reasonably confident performer, can read music and are interested in joining us we would love to hear from you.

Please contact Sarah Latto by email for more information.

More information about us: www.tapestrychoir.org.uk

Calling Girl Singers Aged 10-18!



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Click to visit Jewel Tones website

Charvil Village Hall, 9 Park Lane, Charvil RG10 9TR

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Suzanne Newman leads a choir for girls between the ages of 10 and 18. The choir is called Jewel Tones.

We sing folk songs, popular songs and songs from music theatre. We have a few spaces in the choir.

For more information about Jewel Tones contact Suzanne Newman on 0118 934 0589 or see: www.jeweltones.co.uk.