Local Singings

Find local Sacred Harp singing groups. These are usually an informal weekly or monthly meeting.

Always check with the organiser before attending, as these details may change at short notice.

Ireland

Galway

Weekly singing Tuesday 7–9pm at Drama Department, National University of Ireland, University Road, Galway.

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United Kingdom

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:
email Barton Creeth
Website:

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:
email Steve Fletcher
Phone:
+441884563138
Website:

Edinburgh

An informal monthly evening singing from any shapenote source takes place in Edinburgh on the third Friday in every month, at Gorgie Dalry Stenhouse Church of Scotland, 190 – 192 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, EH10 2NX. 7.00 – 9.30 pm.

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London

Monthly evening singings take place on the:

  • first Thursday at St Catherine’s Church, Pepys Road, Brockley, 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, Bloomsbury, WC1A 2SE
    from 7.15 – 9.15 pm; and
  • fourth Thursday (Christian Harmony) in St. Mary’s Church, Elsworthy Road, Primrose Hill, NW3 3DJ
    from 7.30 – 9.30 pm.
Contact:
email London Sacred Harp
Website:

Manchester

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

Occasional monthly singings on Sundays, starting at 2.00 pm, at Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 E6R. Contact for more info.

Contact:
email Manchester Sacred Harp
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