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Remembering Gladys 1930-2021

Remembering Gladys 1930-2021

Gladys Pyle – The Queen of Spinnaker 1930-2021 Spinnaker Chorus are saddened by the recent loss of Gladys Pyle a founder member and our greatest supporter. Gladys was an original member of Purbrook Harmony Chorus that formed in 1970 and became the first Sweet Adelines...

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Spinnaker raise £1000 for local charity, Off The Record

Spinnaker raise £1000 for local charity, Off The Record

Over the past Spinnaker year we have been fundraising for an extremely worthy local charity. Off The Record (SE Hants) based in Leigh Park, Havant strives to help young people in South East Hampshire needing support managing emotional wellbeing issues, most commonly...

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The Great Spinnaker Sewing Bee

The Great Spinnaker Sewing Bee

Prior to lockdown number 3 we, like other choruses, had successfully managed a few face to face rehearsals by following Covid secure procedures to ensure the safety of our Spinnakerettes. One of the requirements was to wear masks and as we all know singing with such...

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Children with Cancer U.K. fundraising news

Children with Cancer U.K. fundraising news

2020 is certainly proving to be a very difficult and worrying year for everyone. The arrival of Covid19 has turned our lives as we know them upside down, throwing us into a way of life which we never expected to become the norm. With a blanket suspension of all face...

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Bersted Choirfest 2020

Bersted Choirfest 2020

We had a fabulous day on Saturday 14th March in Bognor at the Bersted Arts music festival Choirfest. This is a weekend event with musically diverse choirs performing both days. On Saturday three choirs were there, Bersted Community Choir, Little Lyrics and Spinnaker....

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Spinnakerettes in Port Solent sing out

Spinnakerettes in Port Solent sing out

A small but perfectly formed group of Spinnakerettes recently braved the chilly weather at Port Solent’s Odeon cinema. They sang for an hour outside and handed out advertising leaflets to ladies who had or were visiting the cinema to see Military Wives. The film is...

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