Bristol Choir

bristolchoir@gmail.com

Check out THIS ARTICLE written by Riff Raff Director, Elaine, about the benefits of being in a choir.

Interested in joining Riff Raff Choir?

All our places are full for the coming spring term but If you're interested in giving us a try in the summer, please REGISTER INTEREST below.

Gents - fancy a bit of manly harmonising?

If you're interested in joining our all male group, The Raff Pack, please visit our website: www.TheRaffPack.co.uk.
The new term starts on Sunday 15th January.

Money raised for charity at Christmas

At our Xmas Xtravaganza concerts, we raised over £1k for MusicSpace, a music therapy charity based in Bristol.
We also raised money two other Bristol-based charities, The Marmalade Trust and the Southmead Hospital Charity, this Christmas :-)

What we do

Riff Raff choir sings pop music in harmony. You don't need to be able to read music: all of the parts are taught by ear, and we provide word sheets and audio tracks with which to practise. There's no audition and you won't be asked to sing alone, it's all about having fun singing and enjoying yourself! We also have regular socials :-) For more info about the choir and teachers, please see About Us.

 

Are there spaces available?

We hold a list of people who would like to join Riff Raff when a place becomes available. We only take new people at the start of a term (see term dates below). Please DON'T just turn up to a choir session, please DO fill in the REGISTER INTEREST form and we will add you to the waiting list. Places will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis in the two weeks prior to the start of a term. 

Taster sessions

For the first couple of rehearsals of each term, when there are spaces available, we invite new members to come for a taster session (you only need pay for this session, to see if you like it before committing to the term). We teach completely new material in these sessions. We also sometimes run one-off taster sessions. If you would like to give Riff Raff a try, please sign up using the Register Interest form below.

Prices

Taster session: £8 (first session only)
Term fee: £80 (10 weeks)
Term fee: £96 (12 weeks)

 Term Dates

Spring '17

23 Jan - 27 Apr (12 weeks)
[no rehearsals: 13-16 Feb]
[no rehearsals: 17-20 Apr]

Summer '17

5 Jun - 27 Jul (8 weeks)

Register Interest

Please Sign Up below if you are interested in joining the choir. You should receive an automated response immediately and a personal response within a week (email us directly if you don't hear back).

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Mailing List

Join our mailing list, using the Sign Up button below, to hear about Riff Raff choir's upcoming performances, workshops and other events.

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Contact Us

  • Joining the choir: to contact us about joining the choir, please use the "Register Interest" form on this page. If you don't receive an email back within a week, please email Julie (Administrator) on bristol.....@gmail.com.
  • Requesting a performance / anything else: to contact us about the choir performing at an event or about anything else, please email Elaine (Riff Raff Director) on ela...@RiffRaffChoir.co.uk (please note, the choir does not perform at private functions, e.g. wedding, corporate events).

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Southville

Monday

7.30-9.30pm

Hen & Chicken (210 North Street, BS3 1JF) - upstairs in the Comedy Box

[No disabled access]

Clifton

Tuesday

7.30-9.30pm

The Lansdown (8 Clifton Road, BS8 1AF) - upstairs in the function room

[No disabled access]

Bishopston

Wednesday

7.30-9.30pm

St Michael's & All Angels Church (160a Gloucester Road, BS7 8NT) - main hall

[HAS disabled access]

Fishponds

Thursday

7.30-9.30pm

The Cross Hands (Staple Hill Road, BS16 5AA) - upstairs in the function room

[No disabled access]

Performances & Workshops

  • Sun 23rd Apr, 2pm - busking at Bristol Harbourside with Gurt Lush choir
  • Sun 30th Apr, 2.30pm (matinee) at St George's, Bristol - Bishopston & Fishponds groups, plus The Raff Pack
  • Sun 30th Apr, 7pm (evening) at St George's, Bristol - Clifton & Southville groups, plus The Raff Pack
  • Sat 29th or Sun 30th Jul '17 (TBC)
  • Christmas: Sat 12th Dec '15
  • The Noughties: Sat 22nd Aug '15
  • The Beatles: Sat 27th Aug '11
  • Michael Jackson: Sun 8th May '11
  • Queen: Sat 14th Aug '10