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February 4, 2020

Yes, it's that time of year again.  Winter on its way out,  Spring on its way in, and resolutions optimistically made already abandoned.  BUT,  we have winter aconites in full flower, snowdrops nodding through the undergrowth and dwarf daffodils on a promise....

January 3, 2020

And a Happy New year. Still got a few carols stuck in my head. I'm sure I shall manage  to put them all to slumber when the Dukeries Singers begin  learning new music in the New year. We hope to resume choir practise in January 2020 with a new Musical director. If you...

December 1, 2019

A Happy Christmas to you all.  I am presuming, that unlike myself, you are well on with your preparations for the festive season.  I do hope that in all the hustle and bustle, you manage to find some time to enjoy the peace, hope and joy of Christmas and join us in cel...

November 3, 2019

I would like to open my "catch up" with an appeal.

                                                                   WANTED...

October 7, 2019

WANTED

The Dukeries Singers are looking for a new Musical Director.

For the past three and a half most enjoyable years the Choir has benefitted from the wonderful direction of Mr Ashley Williams.  Under his enthusiastic leadership we have enjoyed singing a wide repertoir...

October 4, 2019

Having spent a big lump of time sweeping, cutting down, tidying etc. I have come to the conclusion that Autumn has arrived big time as the garden is liberally coated in leaves, dead plants and crab apples for England!!  I shall be needing a new brushhead soon.

The...

September 1, 2019

The Choir have completed their Summer Season and were "stood down" for August for rest and recuperation.  We had a  "Bit of a Do" after our last rehearsal with a tasty buffet and Ash and Ashley entertained us appropriately on violin and guitar.  I have begun the Autumn...

August 2, 2019

Well we had the refreshing rain I hoped for last month but moderation seems to be a disappearing aspect of our weather.  The lawn (grass)  is showing patches of green but the snails in the garden have been having   "a right birthday,"  as my Mother would have said.  La...

July 25, 2019

Well the choir has only one more meeting before it takes a beak for the summer recess. Then we start back for the Autumn / Winter session in Sept. As you can see we already have a few engagements leading up to Christmas. Our regular Edwinstowe switch on of lights, our...

July 3, 2019

  • Well, flaming June has come in flaming.  We just need some gentle out of hours rain to refresh the dustbowl that is our garden, especially the lawn (just grass.)

    We gave a super Concert at The Jubilee Hall,  Ollerton on 1st June.  We had choir songs ancient and m...

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