Choir’s concert aids Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

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An evening of song featuring the Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir will aid two causes.

The concert will be held in Darley Dale on Friday, February 28, with proceeds going to the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and the village’s Whitworth Centre which is hosting the evening.

The Derby-based choir has been performing concerts since it was formed in 1956. In the past five years it has raised over £35,000 for charities, both locally and further afield.

The choir is made up of 30 volunteers, led by musical director Chris Hare. Its repertoire includes songs from opera, pop and musicals in addition to a couple of traditional hymns.

The choir also performs ome more contemporary songs including Keith Christopher’s Let All Men Sing, Bring Him Home from Les Miserables and The Mansions of the Lord which featured in the film We Were Soldiers and was performed at President Reagan’s funeral service.

Friday’s concert starts at 7.45pm. Tickets cost £8 per person and are on sale now, from the Trust on 01773 881188 or the Whitworth Centre on 01629 733678.

For more details see www.derbyshirewildlifetrust.org.uk