We are now at the end of our workshop sessions and all our wonderful voices are working hard to perfect their singing. The Wye Valley River Festival Choir performances
River Festival Performances
Friday, April 29 Bishop Meadow, Hereford 7 - 10 pm
Saturday, May 7 Vauxhall Fields, Monmouth 7 - 10 pm
Sunday May 15 The Parkland, Chepstow Racecourse 7 - 10 pm
Choir leader for the sessions is Helen Vincent from Singplicity who already runs dynamic choirs in Cardiff and Monmouthshire
You will hear songs about water and rivers and from a variety of genres; folk, gospel, modern and around the world.
Some of the best choir leaders, will be leading enjoyable and fun performances singing songs about water-rain, rivers, seas, tears and tea.
Thursday, May 7 Redbrook Church TBC
If you cannot make all three shows do not worry. All are welcome to join in when they are able.
There are also opportunities for choirs to perform throughout the River Festival and we are inviting choirs ( big, small, professional or non professional ) who are within the Wye Valley AONB
Dates and places where we’d welcome choirs at are :
Sunday May 1 – Ross on Wye – 12 – 6pm
The full complement of festival actors and others will perform and present activities all day on the Rope Walk, along from the Hope and Anchor Inn.
Friday May 6 and Saturday May 7 – Monmouth – 12 – 6 pm -
Full festival ensemble and other activities around the town and outside the Shire Hall
Saturday, May 14 – Llandogo - 12 – 6 pm - The full festival ensemble, bands and entertainments.
Sunday, May 15 - Chepstow Race Course estate / near Piercefield House 2.30pm – 10.30 pm -
The full festival ensemble and festival finale
The Landscapes for Life Award recognises people who have contributed 20 years or more to the conservation and enhancement of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). It bestows national recognition and gratitude for the service given by staff, volunteers and elected members who have assisted the work of their AONB partnerships.
Thirty years of voluntary work by the Coppett Hill Common Trust has been recognised with the Trust winning the Wye Valley Area Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Farming Award for 2017.