Local Singings

Find local Sacred Harp singing groups in the UK and Ireland.

Local singing listings for Europe, Middle East and Pacific coming soon.

Belfast

A monthly evening singing takes place in Newtown Breda (St John’s) Presbyterian Church, 374-378 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3HX on Sundays from 7.30 pm to 9.30pm.

Contact:
Barton Creeth
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Cambridge

In January 2018 a weekly singing began in Cambridge, typically starting each Thursday evening at 7.30pm. Location currently varies so please get in touch by email or Facebook for more details.

Contact:
Cambridge Sacred Harp
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Devon - Cullompton

A monthly evening singing takes place at Cullompton, Devon, on the third Friday in each month, except August, 7.30 pm for 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm.

A fifth Sunday singing to sing songs from both the Sacred Harp and other shape note collections is held in Cullompton, 2.30 pm for 2.45 pm to 6.00 pm.

Contact:
Steve Fletcher and Martin Williams
Phone:
+441884563138
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London

A monthly house singing held in various homes on the first or second Sunday the month.

Contact:
Pete Eiseman-Renyard
Phone:
+442084445782
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London

Monthly evening singings take place on the:

  • first Thursday at St Catherine’s Church, Pepys Road, SE14 5SG
    from 7.30 – 9.30 pm;
  • second Tuesday at Heath Street Baptist Church, Hampstead, NW3 1DN
    from 7.30 – 9.30 pm;
  • third Monday in St George’s Church, Bloomsbury Way, WC1A 2SE
    from 7.15 – 9.15 pm; and
  • fourth Thursday (Christian Harmony) in St. Mary’s Church, Elsworthy Road, NW3 3DJ
    from 7.30 – 9.30 pm.
Contact:
London Sacred Harp
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Manchester

A monthly evening singing takes place on the last Tuesday of the month, starting at 7.00 pm, at The Kings Arms, 11 Bloom Street, Salford M3 6AN.

Contact:
Manchester Sacred Harp
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Oxford

Twice-monthly afternoon singings take place on the second and the fourth Sunday of the month from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm at The Coach House, 46 Quarry Road, Oxford, OX3 8NU.

Contact:
Julie Fox
Phone:
+447907202408
Email:
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Tyneside - Newcastle

Weekly evening singing
Every Tuesday from 7.30-10.00 pm, upstairs at the Bridge Hotel, Castle Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1RQ.

Fifth Sunday singing
The Newcastle Sacred Harp Singers meet in various locations on the fifth Sundays in the month, whenever they occur, from 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm, to sing songs from other shapenote collections and new writings.

Contact:
Phil Tyler
Phone:
+447732405268
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Winchester

Evening singings take place on the first and third Thursdays of the month in Winchester, from 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm at St Paul’s Church Hall, St Paul’s Hill, Winchester SO22 5AB.

Contact:
Nigel Bowley
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