Musical Activities

In Dane and Trent Methodist Circuit and with associates of the Circuit

   

Trinity Choir

Trinity Church Choir

The choir may sing for any of the circuit's churches and for external audiences.  In addition to singing church music, they perform in styles ranging from Bach to the Blues.  Each Christmas they sing extracts from Handel's Messiah.  

New members are always welcome.  Rehearsals are on Friday eveningsRevd Margaret Eaton is the musical director.  

Lower Withington
Brass Band

Lower Withington brass band

Lower Withington have a very successful and active brass band who each year will:

- lead the music for the annual Rogation Service.
- lead the music for the village carol service.
- play carols at houses and farms in the village,
- lead the procession on the village Rose Day,
- play at special village services

Biddulph Community Marching Band
trumpeter marching

The Community Marching Band meets on a Tuesday evening and is open to everyone who wants to have a go.  It is a Can’t-Sing Choir, with drums and bugles.  Contact them via the Biddulph Church Office.

Biddulph Community Gospel Choir
Biddulph Ladies Community Gospel Choir

The Biddulph Community Gospel Choir is an outreach community facing choir which is on the model of the "Can't sing Choir", building self confidence through singing.  It draws its members from both the church and the community around.  They meet for rehearsals on Friday.

Wellspring
'One Faith' Band

Wellspring 'One Faith' Band

To create worship sets and lead the congregation in a new style of worship: a more intimate, personal worship, using voice and instruments.  They listen to loads of new music to expand their repertoire, e.g. Hillsong, Songs of Fellowship, Spring Harvest.  They are always on the lookout for new band members, particularly guitarists and bassists.

Holmes Chapel
Church Band
Holmes Chapel Band Fellowship

The band play at special services throughout the year and for the Choir Carol Concert at Christmas. They also play at other churches on request.

New musicians of any age are always welcome.

Biddulph
Praise Band

Biddulph Praise Band

The Biddulph Praise Band joins together with the organ to lead the music in worship.  The ethos of the church is that the difference between traditional and contemporary music is not important.  The group usually meet to practise on a Tuesday evening. Please check with the Church Office if you want to come along and join in. In addition, the group lead occasional evenings of new songs to extend the church’s vocabulary of songs.  Details on the Biddulph events list.

TAOS: Trinity Amateur Operatic Society

operatic singing

Originally this was Trinity Church's society but has long since been open to all.  Many young people are members, often graduating from Congleton's youth theatre groups.  Produces one show per year, in mid March, at the Daneside Theatre, Congleton.  Typically, rehearsals start in the previous November.  Rehearsals are on Monday & Thursday evenings.  Rehearsals take place at Trinity church until near show time, when the theatre is used.

Coming up soon . . .

Monday 27 Jan 7.30pm
God in Love Unites Us -- Consultation
Wednesday 29 Jan 7.00pm
God in Love Unites Us -- Presentations and Discussion
Thursday 30 Jan 7.30pm
God in Love Unites Us -- Consultation
Saturday 8 Feb 10.00am
God in Love Unites Us -- Consultation
Monday 10 Feb 10.00am
CTC Prayer Meetings
Saturday 22 Feb
Two Saints Way
Saturday 22 Feb 9.30am
We Are Men United 2020
Saturday 29 Feb 7.30pm
Concert with Audley Male Voice Choir
Monday 9 Mar 10.00am
CTC Prayer Meetings
Monday 9 Mar 7.30pm - Saturday 14 Mar
Trinity Operatic Society : The Full Monty