News of the Brue Boys - Last updated on 12th November 2019
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News update

The Brue Boys performed a successful concert on Saturday 19th October in the new venue of in St Mary's Church, East Chinnock in aid of church funds. See 2019 Concerts for a report.

Our next concert will be in Doulting Village Hall on Saturday 23rd November. 2020 concerts at Keinton Mandeville, Hinton St George and Glastonbury have also now been booked - see Concert Programme for more details.

The Brue Boys will also be singing two songs in an Age UK Carol Service in Wells Cathedral on Wednesday 11th December at 11am. This event is open to all without tickets, so please come early to get a good seat. The service also features the Salvation Army Band. Practice parts for Past three a clock are bow available on the Practice Parts Page

Rehearsals continue at The Stalls, Tilham Farm on Mondays @ 7.30pm prompt. On 16th December Dr Douglas Coombes will lead a choir workshop, followed by traditional Christmas refreshments. This will be the final 2019 session, as we resume on Monday 6th January 2020.

Members can use the part recordings on the Practice Parts Page to brush up their performances and a complete list of our repertoire is on the Our Music page to get an idea of the wide variety of songs we sing.

Glastonbury Extravaganza
Our final summer performance was the honour of opening the Glastonbury Abbey Extravaganza on Saturday 3rd August in front of a sell-out audience of 10,000 followed by popular bands The Lighthouse Family and The Specials.
See: Extravaganza 2019 and 2019 Extravaganza Extra pages for more.
In preparation we invited people to attend our concert-style final rehearsal for this special event in Butleigh Church on Thursday 1st August. We were delighted that a crowd of nearly 100 turned up to fill the Church and help us prepare for our big day the following Saturday.

Recent Concerts
See the 2019 Concerts Page for reports and photos of the latest Brue Boys appearances at Easton, Somerset Rural Life Museum and Street's Crispin Hall.

12th Annual Dinner
Another successful dinner was held at Long Sutton Golf Club on Friday 8th March. See the 2019 Dinner Page for photos and a report.
Skittles at the Rose and Portcullis Inn on Friday 10th May
A group of Brue Boys formed a team to take part in a Yeovil Rotary Club Skittle Marathon which raised over £4000 in aid of Children's Hospice South-West,
of which the Brue Boys team raised over £230.

Photos from Jennifer Westcott show:
Left - Vyv Simson ready to bowl;
Above -Wives Jackie Llewellyn, Vanessa Loughlin and Hazel Warman
enjoying the evening;
Right - Brian Pavey grasping the skittle before his turn.

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