Engagement Diary – 2018

Sectional Rehearsals ( for Choir members )

Monday January 15th

Basses chez Baxter please;  all other parts to Clough Head School. Bolster Moor  -  HD74NW

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Saturday 24 February    

Competing at Mrs Sunderland Music Festival at Huddersfield Town Hall

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We are pleased to say we enjoyed being part of a great day of music making & doubly pleased

to be winners of  the Male Voice Choir class, securing our 50th First Prize in this festival.


Saturday 17 March    

An Evening with Colne Valley Male Voice Choir

Concert at St. Stephen’s Church

Lindley Huddersfield 

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Ice, snow and a biting wind, forced a postponement of Saturday’s  concert at St. Stephens. 

Apologies to anyone who struggled through.  It’s postponed not cancelled – watch this space.


Saturday 26 May:            

Joining many others in a Concert in aid of

Alzheimers’ Charities at Huddersfield Town Hall



Saturday 7 July:

Concert on the Hill

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Saturday 14 July:

Concert at Clifton Music Festival in the delightful medieval Church of St Mary’s Church, Clifton

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Saturday 18 August:

Scarborough Music Festival

at Queen Street Central Methodist Church


Saturday 6 October

Concert at Stones Methodist Church,  Ripponden

-details to follow


Sunday 16 December:

Christmas Concert with Brighouse & Rastrick Band at Huddersfield Town Hall


Saturday 22 December:

Much -loved Christmas concert with Marsden Silver Prize Band at the Parish Church


Engagement Diary – 2017

Saturday 25 February    

Competing at Mrs Sunderland Music Festival at Huddersfield Town Hall


Sunday May 7

The Choir & our in-house soloists at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick


Sunday May 21

A light-hearted supper concert at the ‘Carding Shed’ in Hepworth


Saturday June 10            

Summer Spectacular in the Town Hall with Brighouse & Rastrick Band


Saturday July 1

Concert on the Hill – ‘Last Night or the Proms’ style fun at Salendine Nook



Monday July 3

Performing at the Llangollen International Music Festival Gala Concert  - Tickets here

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Saturday July 15              

Birthday Concert at Farnworth Methodist Church, Widnes

a private event for a long- time supporter of the choir and her friends

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Saturday August 19        

Scarborough Music Festival 

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 at Queen Street Central Methodist Church,


Saturday September 16

Poulton-le-Fylde Methodist Church 

The Choir and our in-house talents

7-15 pm

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Saturday December 9 

Colne Valley  Boys 

with guests, Musica Youth Brass and Musica Colne Valley Community Choir

at St James Church, Slaithwaite,

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3.00 pm start 

It’ll be a great afternoon


Sunday December 10

Christmas Festival: The Choir  with our guests Brighouse & Rastrick Band

and Colne Valley Boys

at Huddersfield Town Hall – 7:15 start

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Saturday December 16

Christmas as guest singers with Marsden Silver Prize Band

In Marsden’s Parish Church of St. Bartholomew’s

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For many this  concert marks the ‘true start’ of Christmas




Sunday 21 February

‘The Armed Man’ – Workshop and performance in the evening of  Karl Jenkins’ masterwork.

Part of the Huddersfield Mrs Sunderland Musical Festival

Conducted by our very own Thom Meredith with singers from CVMVC and men and women from all over the district.

Chris Pulleyn at the piano and Kirklees Youth Symphony Orchestra

Saturday 27 February
Huddersfield Mrs Sunderland Musical Festival

CVMVC competed in the Male Voice Choir Class at the Festival       ———        WINNERS

And, being successful performed,   in the Last Night of the Festival gala concert on Saturday evening


Sunday 13  March:

Joint Concert with Colne Valley Boys at Slaithwaite Church – starts 3.00 pm 

St James, Slaithwaite

Saturday 23 April    

Concert for Blackley Baptist Church charities

at Salendine Nook Baptist Church


Sunday 12 June   

Supper concert at ‘The Carding Shed’, Hepworth


Monday 20th June

annual  Colne Valley Lions Charity Concert


Saturday  2 July    

Concert on the Hill – annual open-air event at Salendine Nook Rugby ground

with Honley MVC, Lindley Band, Lindley Junior Choir  and many other guests


Saturday 20 August

Scarborough Music Festival   (7:45 pm)

An evening of terrific music led by Dr Simon Lindley, compere and organist and featuring the Choir,  cornet virtuoso, Phillip McCann and super Soprano, Victoria Sharp


Saturday 17  September      



Meltham Church Charity Concert at Meltham Parish Church

Guests of Saint Bartholomew’s and in support of their restoration funds and related charities, this concert will feature mostly the Choir, but with solo spots from our in-house talent and Maestros, Keith Swallow and Thom Meredith.

We will also have the pleasure of soprano, Stephanie Hellawell.

Doors open at  7:00.  Concert starts at 7:30 If you don’t know the Church – it’s in the centre of Meltham, put HD9  5NW into the  satnav



Monday 3 October

Look out for our Open Rehearsal – we ‘re on the look-out for some new members 

Brittania Road , Slaithwaite   – HD7 5HF


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Monday 3 October

  Look out for our Open Rehearsal - we ‘re on the look-out for some new members

  Come along to our rehearsal in Slaithwaite and just sit and enjoy – or better still join in &  sing.

  We  meet at 7:30.  Come a bit earlier and say hello. You will be very welcome

  Upstairs at the Conservative Club on Brittania Road , Slaithwaite   – HD7 5HF





Sunday 4 November

HRI Intensive Care Unit – Remembrance Event

This private function at St Paul’s Hall in Huddersfield gives a chance for the Family’s and Friends  of

HRI Intensive Care patients, who didn’t make it,  to recall and celebrate the lives of their Loved Ones.

Hospital staff offer readings and poems, interspersed with uplifting music from the Choir.

It’s a moving event for every one involved.






Sunday 11 December   

Brighouse & Rastrick Band are our guests again for the Christmas Concert 

at Huddersfield Town Hall


Saturday 17  December

St Bartholomew’s, Marsden with Marsden Silver Prize Band again




Sunday 15 March  

Mayor’s Charity Concert, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 21 March  

Forget Me Not Concert – Holy Trinity Church

with Lindley Junior School Choir.

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Friday May 1st  Concert at St Neots Church

Saturday afternoon May 2nd Competition at Hall for Cornwall, Truro –          Awarded Overall Best UK Choir 2015

Saturday evening May 2nd Gala Concert at Hall for Cornwall

Sunday May 3rd late morning: Performance at Lands End 

Sunday May 3rd evening: Concert at All saints Church, Falmouth


Wednesday 13 May – Corporate event – private engagement for Toymaster 

Saturday 13 June    

Joint Concert with Hade Edge Band at Holmfirth Civic Hall

Saturday 4 July:  Concert on the Hill

Aannual open-air event at Salendine Nook Rugby Ground

Colne Valley Male Voice Choir with Honley MVC, the fantastic Lindley Band, Julia Garbutt, soprano,  and guests

After a top-class night of musical entertainment, as the sun goes down,  join in ‘Rule Britannia’ and ‘Land of Hope and Glory’ while the  fireworks go off behind the stage

Saturday 22 August:   Scarborough Music Festival

For the 8th year in a row to Scarborough’s Queen Street Methodist Church 

Sat 12th September HERITAGE DAY: Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 19 September:  Poulton le Fylde  

(Another re-engagement  - this time it’s our 5th visit)

Saturday 26 September: Concert for ‘Action for Children’ 

Lindley Methodist Church

Sunday 13 December     

Brighouse & Rastrick Band are our guests again for the Christmas Concert 2015 at Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 19 December 

St Bartholomew’s Church, Marsden  - once more invited to perform with the Marsden Silver Prize Band.

with Compere, Peter Armitage and Guest Soprano, Harriet Astbury