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 rapidly over the past year to over 50 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.

Our thanks as always to our ever-enthusiastic musical director, Jane Hobson, and our superbly talented accompanist, Yvonne Woffenden for their never ending committment… Thanks also to the stiff opposition for making us work so hard!

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Happy Birthday this week to Alto Ann - which one you may ask as we have 3!! 🎂🎁🎂🎁🎂🎁🎂
But we all know as we sang her Happy Birthday!

It was a delight to sing to a full church in #UpperDenby tonight. Thanks to everyone who came to support us, to flute soloist Hannah Smalley, our accompanist Yvonne Woffenden & MD Jane Hobson.
Merry Christmas all!
🎄Next Sat 7.00 in St Johns Church Penistone if you missed us...🎄

Full house for our Christmas concert with Thurlstone Brass and St John’s School. @thurlstonest Very much looking forward to performing with @PChoirLadies next Sat (14th Dec) 7pm St. John’s Church in Penistone. #seeyouthere

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