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A Triplet at BMCF

On Saturday 17th June’17, 47 members of Spinnaker Chorus travelled to Dorset to compete in Bournemouth Music Competitions Festival. By car and coach we joined the queue of what seemed like thousands of people heading to the beach on a gloriously hot sunny day. The...

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Women of Note Award

Once again this year Sweet Adeline's International, Region 31, awarded the ’Woman of Note’ award for services to barbershop. Each chapter in the region was invited to nominate a member for the award and we were unanimous in our choice of Gill Thomas a special...

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Life’s a Pitch Quartet Win

In the Sweet Adeline's Quartet of Nations Region 31 Convention competition which took place on Friday 12th May, Life's A Pitch took gold to become SAI Region 31 Quartet Champions 2017. Jenny Savory (former Spinnaker Musical Director). Karen Riley (former Spinnaker...

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Sweet Adeline’s Region 31 Convention success 2017

The weekend of 12th-14th May was a very exciting one for Spinnaker Chorus. 74 of our members took to the stage at The Sage in Gateshead to compete in the annual Sweet Adeline's Quartet of Nations, Region 31 convention. Wearing a visually delightful mix of shrugs with...

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Murder on The Strip

On Saturday 25th February, Spinnaker Chorus members and other guests were transported somewhere in Las Vegas for a murder mystery fundraiser. Napier Hall in Horndean was transformed into a Spinnakeresque version of a Vegas casino as the setting for a 'Murder on The...

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Spinnaker Coaching Retreat’17

The weekend of 11th and 12th February found Spinnakerettes at their annual coaching retreat. This year we stayed at the superb Langstone Hotel in Hayling Island. We had the amazing privilege of having not one but two fabulous Coaches, Erin Howden, Assistant MD and...

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