choir gets ready to sing in matlock

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There is to be aoncert by Pye Hill And District Male Voice Choir at All Saints Church, Smedley Street, Matlock, on Saturday, October 19, starting at 7.30pm.

The choir will be performing as part of the church’s Harvest Festival Celebrations.

The choir is one of the oldest male voice choirs in the country, dating back to 1903, and the concert is part of a busy year of performances.

The concert will include Every Time I Feel the Spirit, My Lord What a Morning, Love Changes Everything, Kings of Swing Medley (Begin the Beguine, Ain’t Misbehavin, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo) and Softly as I Leave You. A number of solos will also be performed including Old Man River from Showboat and You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two from Oliver!

The audience will also have an opportunity to sing Jerusalem and You’ll Never Walk Alone.

Everyone is welcome and entry is by payment on the door. Proceeds will be donated to Us, a Christian charity working globally.

n The House is a Live And Local show that is being presented by Sofie Krog Teater on Friday, October 18, from 7.30pm.

This visually stunning, funny and darkly surreal puppet show can be seen at Highfields School’s Starkholmes Site. Set in a Tim Burton-style house of horrors, it will be a treat for teens and adults alike.

The plot revolves around an old lady who lives in The House (a funeral home) and all the dodgy characters that have got an eye on her Will. Dastardly plans are hatched by the bumbling twin orphans, the nephew’s nasty wife and the crooked lawyer. Only the dog seems to be honest but will he save the day?

Tickets are £8 for adults, and £6 for those aged 18 and under. Call 07447 718366 or collect in person from Peli-Deli or Designate at the Gate, in Matlock.