Theatre hosts choir concert

On Saturday, February 1, at 7.30 pm, The Duchess Theatre in Long Eaton, will be the venue for a concert performed by the Radcliffe on Trent Male Voice Choir and Eastwood-based Greasley Singers.

Each choir has been established for more than 30 years and are closely involved in supporting numerous charities and good causes.

With a repertoire reaching beyond popular classical and religious pieces, into The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, Elvis, as well as scores from famous musicals, there will be plenty to appeal to a wide variety of age groups and tastes.

Spread the word and come along and you will be in for a real vocal treat.

In addition, the Radcliffe choir will be handing over a cheque for £3,000 to Hayward House, the specialist palliative care cancer unit, based at City Hospital in Nottingham.

The donation was raised from the choir’s two Christmas concerts, held at St Mary’s Church in Radcliffe.

The evening performance was compered by the choir’s president, the Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke, QC MP, and both concerts featured a number of guest performers, including the Blidworth Welfare Band.

The cheque presentation is planned during the interval at the Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton. on Saturday, February 1.

Arepresentative from Hayward House will receive the cheque from the choir’s chairman, Martin MacGillivray.

Tickets are £6. Contact Joy Thurman on 0115 973 3326.