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Welcome to Penistone Ladies Choir!

Penistone Ladies Choir was formed in 1986 in the market town of Penistone, on the south-eastern edge of the Pennines in South Yorkshire. 

Under the leadership of our Musical Director, Jane Hobson, we have grown over the past year to over 40 members. We enjoy singing a wide repertoire of songs from classical, religious, folk and contemporary styles, all ably accompanied by Yvonne Woffenden, the Choir's accompanist of many years.

We rehearse every Monday evening from 7.45 pm to 9.45 pm at St John's Community Centre, Penistone.  We enjoy a busy schedule of rehearsals, concerts, fundraisers, with the occasional competition and trip away.  If you'd like to sing with us, come along on any Monday evening to join in or just listen. 

We've enjoyed considerable success in festivals recently, winning two first places in the Colne Luther Greenwood Memorial Festival in November '16, three third places last April, at the National Choir Day at the Eskdale Festival of the Arts in Whitby.  In September 2015, we won the Jack Jubb Memorial Trophy at the Penistone Competitive Music Festival, and achieved success at the Biddulph and Moorlands 51st Music Festival in the Choral Recital class. 

We'd like to thank our musical director, Jane Hobson, and our accompanist, Yvonne Woffenden for their never ending enthusiasm and committment... Thanks also to the stiff opposition for making us work so hard!

Please contact us if you would like to book us to sing for you....

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What's next?

We are currently celebrating our 30th year and so we have lots of exciting things planned - concerts, competitions, socials, trips away.... We kicked off the season in September with a sell-out Last Night at the Proms themed, joint charity concert with Millhouse Male Voice Choir & Thurlstone Brass Band, in the Penistone Paramount. Our next event at the end of November saw us going over the Pennines into Lancashire to take part in the Colne Luther Greenwood Festival of Music, entering two classes - the ladies choirs and the open Cup Choral. And we are thrilled to announce that we came first in both classes! 

We had a great Christmas with several concerts, a party and some informal carol singing.  And we loved finishing the year singing at a church wedding in Barnsley on New Year's Eve.  Next June(2017) certainly promises to be a very exciting month....including singing in a performance of Vivaldi's "Gloria" with Skelmanthorpe MVC and a trip South to Marlborough to sing together with several other choirs. 

It's exciting times for Penistone Ladies - we're going from strength to strength! 



We sing a wide range of songs, so listen to these tasters, or even better, buy our brand new first ever CD!.
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Have a look at our diary as we sing at a number of venues throughout the year.
For details on booking, rehearsals and general enquiries, please get in touch.
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