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.

Australia

France

Paris

See Facebook group for singing announcements.

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Germany

Frankfurt

Irregular singings, dates coordinated via Facebook.

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Munich

Monthly singing every first Sunday from 2pm at St. Martin Spirituelles Zentrum, Arndtstr. 8 (Rückgebäude), 80469 München.

Contact:
email Peter Kocher
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Nuremberg

Irregular singings, dates coordinated via Facebook.

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Hungary

Ireland

Galway

Weekly singing Wednesday 7–9pm at local singers’ homes.

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Japan

Tokyo

  • Christian Harmony singing on the first Saturday of every month, 5–7pm, at Shimokitazawa Church of the Nazarene, 6-7-21 Daita, Setagaya ward, Tokyo 155-0033.
  • Sacred Harp singing on the third Thursday of every month except August, 7–9pm, at Ikebukuro Anglican Church, 5-24-5 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima ward, Tokyo 171-0021.
Contact:
email Tokyo Sacred Harp
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Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Poland

Sweden

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
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Brighton

Two monthly evening singings take place in Brighton:

  • second Friday in the month at West Hill Community Hall on Compton Avenue, Brighton, BN1 3PS, from 7.45 pm – 10 pm;
  • last Wednesday of the month at Dorset Gardens Methodist Church, Dorset Gardens, Brighton, BN2 1SA, from 7.30-10pm.
Contact:
email Brighton Shapenote
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Carlisle

First Saturday in the month at St Aidan’s Church Hall, Warwick Rd, Carlisle CA1 1EE.

Contact:
email Jean Hill
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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:
email Steve Fletcher
Phone:
+441884563138
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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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Glasgow

An informal monthly evening singing from any shapenote source takes place in Glasgow on the first Friday in every month, at the Quaker Meeting House, 38 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow, G2 4PS. 7.00 – 9.30 pm.

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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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