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  • P&P Singers, Dorset Formed in 1998 as a new choir section of Poole and Parkstone Musical Theatre Society which has been providing entertainment since 1919. P&P Singers prides itself in singing an eclectic range of music from ‘pop’ and show tunes through to the classics.  Each year, in July, P&P Singers presents its annual concert.  There is the Christmas Concert at St Aldhelm’s church in Westbourne.  During the year there are repeat performances of both concerts at other venues plus additional appearances, with different repertoire, at festivals and days out to sing at, for instance, beautiful Stourhead.

  • Paddock Wood Choral Society, Kent Mixed-voice choir about 60-strong, performing a variety of music old and new in about 3 concerts a year. No auditions.

  • Painswick Singers, Gloucestershire are an established and friendly choral group of 40 mixed voices. We give 3 concerts a year specialising in a wide variety of music from Bach to Beatles. We rehearse on Monday evenings in the cotswold village of Painswick, led by Andrew Hopwood (ex Opera North ).

  • Paisley Philharmonic Choir, Paisley, Glasgow  The choir has around 80 members and is based in Paisley, just outside Glasgow. The repertoire is extensive and covers everything from folk and pop arrangements to full-scale oratorios.

  • Pakefield Singers, Lowestoft, Suffolk. We are a mixed voice (SATB) mixed age (14-80) 55-strong choir, formally constituted in September 2003.  We perform up to 10 concerts a year, with a wide repertoire of songs, including opera, musicals, sacred music and spirituals.  Many of our concerts support fundraising by local charities.  We have also collaborated with other groups including the Pakefield Singers and the Beccles and the Lowestoft Choral Societies.

  • Pangbourne Choral Society, near Reading, Berks. Formed in 1973, and now with 100 members singing 2 concerts a year, usually accompanied by the Philomel Orchestra.

  • Paragon Singers of Bath, Somerset A chamber choir, formed in 1976, specialising in Renaissance, Baroque and 20th-century music. As well as performing locally, they regularly travel to Alkmaar in Holland to perform with their twin choir, Good Company

  • Parbold Chamber Choir, nr Wigan, Lancashire Around 30-strong, giving 4 concerts a year, mostly with orchestra conducted by Jim Cooke. They enjoy an exchange arrangement with a village choir from Angers in France, and travel regularly there to sing

  • Parenthesis, Reading, Berkshire Nearly 50 mixed voices giving several concerts a year, often to raise funds for charities. It contains an a cappella group

  • Parklife Singers Community Choir, Queens Park, London NW6  The choir is run as a co-operative so the more members we have, the lower the fees. Members can get as involved as they like in the choir admin and repertoire - and if they prefer to just turn up and sing, that's fine too.

  • Parkside Colliery Male Voice Choir, Lancashire Originally formed as a colliery choir, we continue to entertain throughout the country after the colliery itself has closed. 50 voices.

  • Parkside Singers, Bedfordshire A lively 4-part harmony mixed choir with members from all over Bedfordshire. We meet at Parkside Hall, Woburn Road, Ampthill, Bedford MK45 2HX, Tuesday evenings as above 8 – 10pm throughout the year.

  • Parnham Voices, Beaminster, West Dorset We are 17 strong, based in Beaminster, West Dorset, and sing unaccompanied in venues around the area - Beaminster, Dorchester, Lyme Regis, etc.

  • Partick Community Gospel Choir, Glasgow Gospel choir formed by members of the Glasgow west end community. Part of the West End Festival.

  • Peak Harmony, Cheshire Community Choir meets at Holy Trinity Church, Buxron Road, Whaley Bridge on Tuesdays 2.00 - 3.30 pm followed by a cup of tea and a biscuit,

  • Pebbles, Stafford, Staffordshire We are a group of friends from Staffordshire who get together because we enjoy singing. We sing a wide range of unaccompanied material from around the world. Our repertoire includes songs from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Croatia, Georgia, America and Scotland. We perform regularly in and around Stafford.

  • Peckham Rye Sings, London Meets Monday evenings 7.30 - 9pm during term time at the Copleston Centre, Peckham

  • Pegasus Choir A dynamic group of 20 voices. The choir has performed all over London, from Lambeth Palace to the Royal Court Theatre.

  • Pelenna Valley Male Voice Choir, Port Talbot

  • Pelham Singers, Immingham, Lincolnshire: email only: 26 female voices singing popular and traditional songs in 3 parts. Available for charity concerts and weddings.

  • Pelynt Male Voice Choir, Looe, Cornwall Pelynt Choir meets Tuesday evenings in Pelynt Methodist Chapel and regularly performs concerts throughout Cornwall in aid of charity.

  • Pembroke & District Male Voice Choir

  • Pencoed and District Choral Society, South Wales Pencoed and District Choral Society was formed in 1970 by the late John Davies who was the conductor until his sudden death in 1983. It therefore celebrates its 40th Anniversary during 2010 and is working on a number of events as part of that celebration. Please see our special Anniversary page for more details. The choir has about 30 members drawn from Pencoed and the surrounding areas and is always ready to welcome new members – especially MEN. A Choir well versed in choral technique and capable of making a beautiful sound is the general observation made by audiences at the end of concerts. Since its formation the choir has performed on radio and television, in St Davids Hall, Cardiff and taken part in the One Thousand Voices in the Royal Albert Hall on three occasions.

  • Pendyrus Male Voice Choir, Tylorstown, Rhondda, Wales The choir formed in Tylorstown, in the Rhondda Fach in 1924. Performed in Brussels, Moscow and St Petersburgh and toured Canada 3 times.

  • Pennine Chimes, Bradford, W Yorkshire Ladies Barbershop Choir formed in 1981 by a group of enthusiastic, music-loving women from all walks of life, whose common interest was creating 4 part harmony for themselves and others to enjoy We sing songs from many eras, all of which have been arranged for us in the barbershop style, and are well-known for our distinctive song choices. We are proud to have been the winners of the LABBS bronze chorus medal, and the small chorus trophy on several occasions. In 2000, we won the LABBS Millennium trophy.

  • Penny Black Choir, West Wittering, Chichester, West Sussex A new contemporary choir. The thought behind it is to enjoy and explore the voice and vocal harmonies with the dream that it will become professional. We will be singing jazz, blues, folk and pop and would love any singers to come and join us.

  • Penrith Singers, Penrith, Cumbria A friendly mixed choir of 80+ voices founded in 1979 and growing in muber and reputation. We perform three major concerts and arrange a 'Come and Sing' event each year. We are a friendly group and would welcome your support as a member of the choir or in the audience for one of our concerts

  • Penshurst Choral Society, Kent  Formed in 1963 by the Rector and Doctor of the village who considered that regular singing might help to empty the Doctor’s surgery and encourage members to sing in church! From originally having a few members and rehearsing in Penshurst Church, the Society has grown to about 60 members and now meets at Holmewood House School, in Langton Green. Concert venues vary between several local churches including our home base at Penshurst Church, Langton Green, King Charles the Martyr in Tunbridge Wells, Holmewood House Jubilee Hall and St Paul’s Rusthall.

  • Penzance Choral Society, Penzance, Cornwall. One of the oldest mixed voice Choral Societies in the country (founded 1858) and possibly the most western! Cornwall is an area with a rich history of choirs and singing and our 70 strong membership is proud to be a part of that. The site contains details of our past, present and future with our 150th anniversary drawing ever closer.  

  • Penzance Orpheus Ladies Choir, Cornwall We have been in existence for over 50 years and sing a wide variety of music. We are well known throughout Cornwall and abroad, having recently visited Brittany, Wales and Midsommer Norton. We meet every Wednesday at the Town Hall Marazion at 7-30pm and welcome any ladies wishing to join us. 

  • People of Note, Bristol This choir is an ‘open access’ community choir, meaning that membership is available to all without audition, based on the principle that the opportunity to sing together should be available to all, and that we all have the potential to sing competently. The choir now numbers about 150 singers, split between the Southville group, meeting on Tuesdays at the Southville Centre in Beaulieu Road , and the Clifton group meeting on Wednesdays at the Subud Hall in Wesley Place. Nickomo and Rasullah endeavour to cover the same ground each week in each venue, so that members who cannot attend on their usual night can drop in on the other group. The whole choir gets together at the end of each term, and for our annual Summer Concert  performed at St George’s.  After the Spring term (there are 3 ten-week terms per year) there is the big Choir Convention held at St George’s and organised by Nick Petts.  Other opportunities for performance arise from time to time, such as participating in community events and festivals. PONITA (People Of Note International Touring Association) arranges and overseas engagements from time to time.

  • Perfect Pitch, Derbyshire Perfect Pitch are one of the best junior choral groups in the country. All boys and girls have to pass an initial audition in order to join the choir. The choir has been such a success that we now have a training choir for our younger members. Both choirs provide opportunities to children to develop their musicality and singing experience, and offer fun and friendship. Rehearsals are held at our own custom built recording studios in Great Longstone, Derbyshire on Tuesday evenings from 4:45pm. Singers are selected on their ability not their age. 

  • Persain, Ammanford, Carms

  • Pershore Choral, Pershore, Worcestershire  An amateur mixed (SATB) choir of about 100 voices and was founded in 1949 by the late Joan Philips. Normally performing three major concerts each season in Pershore Abbey - at least two of them with orchestral accompaniment. The Musical Director is Carleton Etherington. They welcomes potential members who can follow a vocal score and hold a line. Membership is by audition although potential members are allowed a few weeks to get to know us before auditioning.

  • Pershore Town Choir, Pershore, Worcestershire We are a mixed voice choir of about 50 singers based in Pershore UK with members are drawn from Pershore and the surrounding area. The choir was formed in 2007 and is developing a wide ranging repertoire under the enthusiastic leadership of musical director David Barclay. Our aim is to have fun singing and at the same time contribute to the music and cultural life of our area

  • Perth Barbershop Singers Their site says "Don't worry about tadpoles on wires - the others don't. Practice tapes make learning the songs a doddle."

  • Perth Choral Society, Perthshire Formed in 1890, Perth Choral Society is a mixed voice choir of around 90 to 100 friendly people who rehearse in St Leonards in the Fields Church Hall, on Tuesday evenings starting at 7.30pm. There are two main concerts per year, in November/December and March and the works sung are major sacred/secular choral.

  • Perth Gaelic Choir, Scotland Perth Gaelic Choir was re-established in 2011 with the aim of giving everyone in the area a chance to learn Scottish Gaelic songs in a fun and friendly environment. If you are interested in joining our choir then please come along to one of our sessions.
    The Peter Singers, Bridgend, Mid-Glamorgan 30-strong SATB, most of them very able musicians as well as vocalists. Some members are soloists in their right and perform the solos for any works that the choir does, including on European tour. Repertoire is from madrigals to Masses and oratorios

  • Peterborough Chamber Choir, Cambridgeshire A 30-strong adult mixed Choir based in Peterborough, whose main activity is the singing of recitals and services in cathedrals throughout the country and abroad.

  • Peterborough Choral Society, Cambridgeshire Formed in January 1991 by a group of singers who considered there was a need for a society in the City of Peterborough to sing works from the great choral tradition. Now with 70 members and directed by Anne McDonald, it aims to be one of the best in the Eastern Arts area, and works towards performing three major works each year.

  • Peterborough Male Voice Choir, Cambridgeshire Established in 1936, 45 members, about 12 concerts per year. Recently toured the Isles of Scilly. Winners of the Morriston Orpheus prize at South Woodham Ferrers on three occasions and the Norman Arkinstall Trophy in 1993.

  • Peterborough Take Note Community Choir Peterborough Take Note Community Choir began its life in 2013 when a group of people decided it was time to bring the experience of singing to everyone in our city. We have an open recruitment policy which just means everyone is welcome and you don’t need to audition – we believe that singing should be fun. Having said this we do expect members to work hard to produce a high standard of performance that we can all be proud of. We have about 50 members and are happy to welcome more.  Our performances range from small charity carol-singing performances to full scale concerts and you can take part in as much or as little as you want to – but be warned if singing in a big concert isn’t your thing maybe you will be roped in to lead the cheering instead!  Our music, chosen by our MD and choir members, reflects the diversity of the membership. In three years, we have tackled music from the musicals, traditional and classical choral music, folk tunes, ballads and even a contemporary Christmas piece never performed in England before.

  • Peterborough Young Singers, Cambridgeshire Peterborough Children’s Choir and Peterborough Youth Choir give children and teenagers the opportunity to sing together to the highest standards and to participate in regular concerts. They have participated in performances and workshops across the East of England, with Bob Chilcott, Michael Kibblewhite, Sean Gregory, Sir David Willcocks and others. The choirs’ primary field is arts education - giving both a musical training and a joy in singing. In the concerts which the choirs present, they aim to achieve a high profile and a quality performance.

  • Peterborough Voices, Cambridgeshire Peterborough Voices is a new women's choir of over 100 singers. It was formed in May 2011 after the "Sing for Life" project, where Peterborough Male Voice Choir were asked to help set up a women's choir.  The project team hoped to recruit 40 women to form a choir and to perform in concert in aid of Cancer Research.  Advertised locally and online, the male voice choir team held three audition days hoping to recruit women to the new choir, but an amazing 220 applicants came to the auditions.  After rehearsals and settling the number settled at 120.

  • Peterhead Choral Society, Aberdeenshire .We’re a mixed adult choir who meet once a week (Tuesdays) and perform 2 concerts a year.

  • Petersfield Community Choir, Hampshire We are an open access choir - there are noauditions and no need to read music and we enjoy singing together in harmony. We meet at The Salvation Army Hall on Swan Street, Petersfield, on Wednesday evenings 7.45pm to 9.15pm during term-time.

  • Petros Singers, Hammersmith, London (formerly St Peter's Singers) A vibrant auditioned amateur chamber choir, we perform a wide-ranging and diverse repertoire, collaborating with top-class orchestras and soloists in West and Central London and occasionally further afield.

  • Petrucci Ensemble, Cambridge  This six-member Ensemble concentrates on Gregorian chant, and the sacred and secular music of 1350 -1550 from England, France and the Low Countries. Though this repertoire includes some of the greatest ever composers (such as Josquin, Ockeghem and Dunstaple) the music is rarely heard in concert performances. We believe it can be enlightening, if not revelatory, to rediscover the earlier musical foundations on which the later Renaissance masters built.

  • Petworth Voices, Petworth, West Sussex 35 strong open access non auditioned community choir

  • Pewsey Belles The Pewsey Belles is made up of approximately 30 ladies from Pewsey and the surrounding area. Formed in March 2011, the choir has a wide ranging repertoire of both sacred and secular music and has sung at a variety of events around Pewsey as well as further afield in Bath. The choir’s musical director is Jules Addison who is a composer and music producer living near Bath. He also runs 4 Part Music which offers location recordings for choirs throughout the UK.

  • Pewsey Male Voice Choir, Wiltshire Founded in 2006, Pewsey MVC sing for the fun of it with the aim of bringing their audiences the same pleasure. By doing so we have been instrumental in raising thousands of pounds for charities such as Comic Relief, Macmillan Nurses and, of course, via Pewsey Carnival, local hospices and the Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

  • Pharos Chamber Choir, Dover, Kent Pharos was founded in 2003 by Stephen Yarrow, and has established itself as one of the foremost chamber choirs active in Kent today. Singers were initially drawn from local operatic and choral societies, churches and schools, to perform the small-choir repertoire of madrigals, partsongs and popular song arrangements. The core of the choir in terms of personnel remains the same today, although singers have come and gone, and the choir has grown in size to its current twenty-four members

  • Philharmonia Chorus founded by Walter Legge in 1957 to record Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Philharmonia Orchestra. During its existence it has appeared with most of the world's leading conductors and orchestras, made more than 50 classic recordings and received five awards from the American National Academy of Recorded Arts and Science for the best choral recording of the year. Its varied repertoire encompasses both the great classical and romantic works as well as those of the 20th century. Wilhelm Pitz, the founding Chorus Master, was succeeded by a distinguished line of musicians which includes Walter Hagen Groll, Norbert Balatsch, Horst Neumann, David Hill and now Robert Dean, who was appointed Artistic Director and Chorus Master in April 1998. The Chorus was also delighted to appoint Deborah Miles-Johnson as its Associate Chorus Master in 2000.

  • Philharmonic Choir of Manchester The Philharmonic Choir of Manchester was first formed as a mixed choir in 1985 from members of the Friends of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then the choir has presented concerts regularly throughout the North West to support various charities and members have participated in Le Festival de Musique et des Arts de La Tour in the south of France. 

  • Philharmonic Voices, The Sage Gateshead, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear Gain an understanding of classical choral singing, develop your harmony singing, improve technique and sight-reading skills whilst singing in this new choir. This friendly and welcoming group also offers performance opportunities. Thursday 7.00pm - 9.00pm.

  • Philomel Singers Trowbridge A female voice choir which was founded in 1989 by Madge Norris and conducted by her until December 2008. The present director, Michael Johnson has been our Director since 2009 and . The accompanist is Stephen Cooke. Philomel (Latin for Nightingale) sings a wide range of music, both accompanied and unaccompanied, and gives at least four concerts a year. Wherever possible, it aims to raise funds for local and national charities. During the past 20 years over 23,000 has been raised by the group. The choir rehearses each Monday in Trowbridge and is always keen to welcome new members. In the 25 years since our formation we have raised nearly 30,000.

  • Philomusica of Gloucestershire & Worcestershire 100-strong, drawing mixed voices from all over Gloucestershire and Worcestershire. They give at least 12 concerts a year, though members take part in as many concerts as they wish

  • Phoenix Choir, Bolton, Lancashire The Phoenix Choir has emerged from the ashes of the University of Bolton Choir. The choir meets on Saturday mornings, to sing a wide range of music from madrigals through to 20th century part songs

  • Phoenix Choir of Crawley, West Sussex Phoenix Choir of Crawley is a mixed voice group who sing a varied repertoire. We perform three or four concerts a year using  professional instrumentalists and soloists. We perform a wide range of music, from the great choral classics to folk songs, spirituals, songs from musicals and Christmas repertoire. Rehearsals are held in Crawley on Thursday evenings, led by our enthusiastic and energetic young music director, Sam Hayes.  Phoenix Choir of Crawley was formed in 2016 by the joining together of two long established Crawley Choirs - Concordia Singers and Weald Choir.

  • Phoenix Choir, Eastbourne, Sussex Phoenix Choir was founded in September 2002 – arising from two former Eastbourne choirs: Cantamus and The Heritage Singers. The inaugural concert included music from the traditional choral repertoire and culminated with a recent composition: “Praise and Revelation” by Stuart Johnson. Since then a gamut of choral pieces have been undertaken, from earlier composers such as Purcell to the 20th Centuries Bernstein – his Chichester Psalms – where not only the music but the language (Hebrew) proved challenging.

  • Phoenix Choir, Tongham, Surrey Phoenix comprises of a group of like-minded individuals who come together to sing contemporary songs in a friendly, fun and supportive atmosphere. We formed in April 2009 when a former Surrey-based contemporary choir folded.  As Carol recalls ‘we searched for a new choir where we felt comfortable, but in the end, we realised that we were already a choir, but one in search of a new identity’.  Having risen from the ashes – there was only one name we could call ourselves – Phoenix. Phoenix is a co-operative, when we started we had no musical director as such but we were enthusiastically led by Carol and Pete. Despite being relative newcomers, they showed great skill in guiding the choir towards developing a repertoire of contemporary songs which led to our first well received performances.

  • Phoenix Chorale, Stapleford Granary, Cambridge Started in January 2009 as an auditioned SATB youth choir, Phoenix Chorale provides opportunities for young singers in the Cambridgeshire area aged 13 to 24 to rehearse and perform a wide ranging and constantly changing choral repertoire to the highest musical standards. Since then the choir has swiftly gained a reputation for its exciting programming, and its dynamic and versatile performances of large-scale choral works accompanied by orchestras and ensembles, music for the church liturgy, madrigals and part songs, arrangements of folk songs from around the world, vocal jazz arrangements and contemporary works.

  • Phoenix Ladies Harmony Chorus, Potton, Bedfordshire Phoenix Ladies Harmony Chorus was formed in 1978 to sing Barbershop with just a few enthusiastic singers, some are still with us! Now we have over 50 members, varying in age from 17 to 70 who travel all over the Eastern region - and beyond.

  • Phoenix Male Voice Choir, Norwich The Phoenix Male Voice Choir was established in Norwich in February 2010. When the Norfolk Millennium Male Voice Choir disbanded in 2009, several members decided to continue singing together in a new all-male group, so they took it upon themselves to set up a new choir! Its Inaugural Concert was held in July 2010. Since then, the Phoenix Male Voice Choir has gone from strength to strength with the help of a hard-working musical team and Committee, and the enthusiasm of its members.

  • Phoenix Singers, Birmingham The Phoenix Singers is a mixed voice choir performing a variety of choral works and are based in Birmingham. They rose from the ashes of Chorus 2000 with Leon James as Musical Director. Philip Evans became Musical Director in 2001 and under his direction the choir has grown to a membership of some 90 choristers, and has continued to perform regularly in and around Birmingham as well as establishing an international reputation across Europe through a series of tours. The Singers new MD is now Matt Beckingham.

  • Phoenix Singers, Framlingham, Suffolk  Mixed choir with about 60 singers, presenting 3 main concerts each year. We sing in Framlingham (market town with Castle) about 20 miles north of Ipswich.

  • Phoenix Singers, Leek The Phoenix Singers are a mixed choir of about 75 members based in Leek Staffordshire. Formed in 1981 this choir has been undertaking concerts in the region and has also sung in France, Holland and Italy. The choir also has a junior section “Young Phoenix”  open to schoolchildren in the area.

  • Phoenix Singers, Pontypridd, South Wales We are a newly formed ladies choir seeking new members of all ages from 16 and above to join us. We practice every Thursday between 7 and 9pm In Norton Bridge Methodist Church Pontsionnorton Road in Pontypridd. We are an up and coming choir and welcome all.

  • Phoenix Singers, Shrewsbury  A choir of about 40 members singing Sacred and Secular music from 1000-2001 including recently commissioned works

  • Il Piccolo Coro, Stroud, Gloucestershire: e-mail only: contact John Button. Chamber choir of 10 singers, 3-4 concerts a year, rotating directorship

  • Pink Singers The Pink Singers are London's lesbian and gay community chorus. Formed in May 1983 we are the oldest established lesbian and gay chorus in Europe.

  • Pinsuti (lkley Chamber Choir) Yorkshire A group of about 16 singers, formed in 1995; we perform 4 - 5 concerts each year in the Wharfedale - Airedale area.  We take our name from the little-known Victorian composer Ciro Pinsuti.Sacred and secular unaccompanied music forms the core of our performances, each of which are individually tailored to each venue and audience. Most members follow professional careers in such diverse areas as architecture, dentistry, translation and journalism but we enjoy singing together and hope our audiences will equally enjoy our choice of music, some of which is not so frequently heard.

  • Pipers Choir, Penzance, Cornwall

  • Pitchpipers, Havant, Hampshire A 40 member Ladies Barbershop Harmony Chorus affiliated to the Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers.

  • Pitlochry & District Choral Society, Scotland Founded in 1987, Pitlochry & District Choral Society is a well-established mixed voice amateur choir with around 60 members. Whilst based in Pitlochry, its members are drawn both from  the town, and surrounding areas.

  • Platinum Consort, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire  The Platinum Consort was founded by Scott Inglis-Kidger during the summer of 2005. The consort not only specialises in bringing vibrancy to early music but also enjoys tackling new music, for which it hopes to make a name. The Consort is associated with the University of Cambridge and it’s singers are drawn from the best Chapel Choirs and ensembles in the city. They hope to venture out of Cambridge in the near future to broaden their performance opportunities.

  • Pleasure Singers, Horsham, West Sussex An amateur ladies' choir which was founded over 40 years ago in Horsham, West Sussex.Throughout the year the choir performs at retirement homes, care homes and community centres in the local area and organise concerts in aid of charities such as Chase hospice care for children, Breast Cancer Research and Chestnut Tree House children's hospice.

  • Ploughcappella (North Devon Community Choir) A thriving world music choir led by Alison Whittall, musician, singer, composer and choir leader based in Devon. This acappella choir is both inclusive and welcoming as well as committed to a high standard of performance.

  • Plymouth Area Police Choir, Devon The Plymouth Area Police Choir was formed in 1972 and consists of serving Police Officers, retired Officers, Special Constables, Police staff and members with no Police affiliation who have proven musical ability.

  • Plymouth Community Choir We are an established, non-auditioned community choir of about 40 singers.  We’re very friendly, there are no expectations about skill or experience, it’s all about enjoying singing with others.  We sing unaccompanied, we don’t use written music, our songs cover a wide range of music from world music to pop to gospel to jazz, and we perform from time to time.  

  • Plymouth Gilbert & Sullivan Fellowship We obviously sing G&S, but we also include 50% of material by other composers in both our concerts and stage work, and we would like to attract more singers, especially would you believe, younger sopranos and mezzos!

  • Plymouth Mayflower Chorus, Devon  Based in Plymouth, Devon, the Plymouth Mayflower Chorus is a dynamic women’s choir with over 60 hard-working, fun-loving women who love to sing and have a great time doing it! Our mission is to entertain, educate and enrich lives through musical excellence. We sing A Cappella four part harmony (barbershop) and are members of Sweet Adelines International.

  • Plymouth Phoenix Chorale, Devon is a friendly mixed choir of about 45 singers led by Marcus Alleyne. Our repertoire is wide ranging and covers works both traditional and modern, secular and sacred. As we are a relatively new choir we continue to welcome new singers of all voices, particularly basses and tenors. There are no auditions and the ability to sight-read is not essential.  Rehearsals are on Mondays from 7.15 - 9.30 pm at St Peter's Church, Wyndham Square, Plymouth, PL1 5EG.

  • Plymouth Philharmonic Choir, Devon  In 1946 an augmented Mutley Baptist Church Choir sang a few times together. They liked this so much that they decided to sing together permanently and so in July 1947 the Mutley Choral Society was born. It's first performance was a concert version of "Bizet's Carmen" with Valetta Iacopi and Frederick Harvey as soloists. For the next 10 years most of the performances were concert versions of opera and the Society employed professional singers from London, including Marion Studholme, Elsie Morrison, Joan Sutherland, Constance Shacklock and many others. In 1951 the name of  the Society was changed to Plymouth Choral Society and in 1970 the Plymouth Madrigal Society was amalgamated with the Plymouth Choral Society to create the new Plymouth Philharmonic Choir.

  • Police Male Voice Choir, Northern Ireland Formed in 1973, it is made up of former and serving members of the RUC and PSNI. It performs concerts, church services, festivals and tours as well it's own annual concert in Belfast.

  • Polperro Fishermen's Choir The choir was formed in 1923 by Eva Cloke & Thomas Mark, a lay-preacher who was known as the 'Fishermen's Bishop'. Until 1982 the choir uniform was a rough home knitted roll-necked jersey, knitted by the wives and daughters for their menfolk. In 1982 this changed to black blazer and roll neck shirt, with a blazer badge. 

  • Polymnia, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire This versatile, high quality chamber choir was formed in 2006 and has gone from strength to strength under the direction of John Byron.  Recent highlights include a Gala Concert with Lesley Garrett, a training day with Stephen Cleobury and performances at the Mantova Chamber Festival, the Rugby World Cup and The Stables.

  • Polyphony, London Originally formed by Stephen Layton in 1986, this professional group has given concerts in France, Spain, Brazil and at festivals all over the UK, and perform regularly in London. Their recording of Britten's Sacred and Profane won both a Gramophone Award and Diapason d'Or

  • Pontarddulais Male Choir. The most successful choir in Wales, the Pontarddulais Male Choir- Cr Meibion Pontarddulais is also internationally renowned, having appeared in many parts of Europe as well as Canada and the United States.

  • Pontefract Choral Society, West Yorkshire We have around forty members at present, some of whom have been singing with us since the formation of the choir in 1874. We Meet every Thursday during term time for two hours of singing and polite verbal encouragement (especially for the bass section) and we usually do at least three concerts per year. We have a come and sing night every time we meet, as new members are always welcome. There are no scary auditions and commitment to a good sing is as important as music reading ability.

  • Pontnewydd Ladies Choir, Wales Formed over forty years ago with a membership of seven. Since its inception the choir has benefited from having had few conductors who have shown great loyalty. Our present Musical Director, Mrs Shirley Adams, joined the choir in 1985, and we now have a membership of 60 with ages ranging from 21 to over 80 years, including two Life Members. The choir's repertoire is wide and varied and includes opera choruses, folk songs, ballads, music from the shows and, of course, traditional Welsh songs.

  • Pontnewydd Male Voice Choir, Wales

  • Pontypool Male Choir, South Wales

  • Pontypridd Choral Society, Mid-Glamorgan Founded in 1932 as a church choir (its first major work was, auspiciously, Haydn's Creation), this 50-strong group specialises in oratorio and other religious > works, with a varied selection of opera and lighter music

  • Pontypridd Male Choir, Mid-Glamorgan 50-55 voices; has won many eisteddfodau, including the National Eisteddfod and the HTV male choral competition

  • Pop Chorus of Suffolk We'll be tackling a range of songs - from Abba to Adele and Blur to The Beatles. It's a fun, sociable and rewarding way to spend a couple of hours; guaranteed to leave you de-stressed and smiling! Groups in Framlingham, Kesgrave and Ipswich

  • Popchoir, Loughton, Essex We currently have adult choirs in Dulwich, Clapham, Croydon, Chislehurst, Hampstead, Muswell Hill, Loughton, The City, The West End of London and Launceston in Cornwall. You are most welcome to come and try a rehearsal before signing up for the term – so you’ve got nothing to lose!

  • Portfolio Singers, Cambridge A small, friendly & informal a cappella group meeting for music, port and chat -- for their own pleasure more than for public performance.

  • Port Sunlight Choral Society, Wirral, Merseyside The origins of Port Sunlight Choral Society go back to 1970 when a group of Unilever employees with a common interest in singing came together to form a small choir. Although shortly afterwards the conductor left to pursue a career move, the members continued to meet without a musical director until the Chairman managed to persuade the late Doris Parkinson, just retiring from her post of Music Mistress at Wirral Girls’ Grammar School, to take on the position. In 2013 Mark Humphreys-Green was appointed Musical Director.

  • Port Talbort Cymric Choir, Wales A Family choir who take their singing seriously, tour abroad extensively, and share many moments of hilarity. The Cymric as it is affectionately known is one of the oldest choirs in Wales having been established in 1911by Mr John Bowen Davies. The choir continues to uphold its tradition of raising several thousand pounds Annually for charitable organisations locally as well as in England and abroad.

  • Portadown Ladies Choir

  • Portadown Male Voice Choir Formed in 1926 it's origins can be traced back to a mixed choir made up of employees of the linen firm, Spence Bryson & Co Ltd and became known as the Spence Bryson or Clonavon Factory Choir. By 1925 the choir could no longer maintain a balanced mixed ensemble and in its place the Portadown Male Voice choir was formed.

  • Porthcawl Choral Society, South Wales  Porthcawl Choral Society has been in existence since 1966. It is a small mixed choir which sings 2 or 3 concerts a year. Porthcawl is a lovely seaside resort in South Wales. New members are always welcome.

  • Porthpyra Singers, Cornwall Formed in 1990 they are a mixed choir of male and female voices, but they began life as the Polperro Ladies Choir .The choir was then under the baton of Jack Libby, whose Bardic name is “Map Porthpyra”( Son of Polperro), whence comes the name of the choir. When Jack retired, Harold Miller took over as M.D. until his retirement in 2002, since when Anthony Trodd has been M.D. with Christine Puckey as the accompanist. The Choir numbers approx 20 voices and is a friendly and caring group of people. A warm welcome is extended to new members of all voices, but especially tenors

  • Portishead Choral Society, Avon  A medium-sized, local, mixed-voice choral society of some 60 members drawn from the Gordano Valley in North Somerset but based in Portishead where we rehearse in the St Joseph's Catholic Church on Thursday evenings.  We sing mainly the standard choral repertoire and give three concerts a year, usually in Portishead Methodist Church.

  • Portsmouth Baroque Choir, Portsmouth, Hants We are a small choir performing a wide repertoire of music from the late Renaissance to works of contemporary composers. Based in Portsmouth, we rehearse on Monday evenings and welcome new members who are competent singers and have some sight-reading ability.

  • Portsmouth Cathedral Parish Choir (St Thomas') Old Portsmouth, Hampshire Mainstream high-quality anthems sung by this auditioned, mixed, voluntary choir of c. 30 members aged 8 - 60+  [15 children & SATB] for  9.30 Sunday Eucharist and occasional extras, rehearsing Friday evenings within a welcoming, friendly but efficient family atmosphere. To join you need to read music, sing steadily in tune, be sympathetic to the Christian worshipping context, and have CRB clearance

  • Portsmouth Choral Union Originally established around 1880 as the Portsmouth Temperance Choral Union, their repertoire includes all the important works for chorus and many new and challenging recent compositions

  • Portsmouth Chorus, Portsmouth, Hampshire Formed in the 1930s, originally as the Portsmouth Glee Club, the Portsmouth Chorus brings together a love of professional-style singing of classical choral, musical, operatta and contemporary music with the spirit of a friendly, social society. We're around 100 members strong with our age range covering those in their early 20s to late 80s. We perform a minimum of three major venues a year in places such as Portsmouth's Guildhall, Kings Theatre, Fareham's Ferneham Hall and Petersfield Festival Hall, with up to six smaller concerts a year for charity. Most of our profits go to our chosen charity: The Rowans Hospice.

  • Portsmouth Festival Choir, Hants Essentially a large chamber choir, we often join forces with other choirs to perform large-scale works and such collaborations have included Vaughan Williams Sea Symphony, Tippett’s A Child of Our Time and Brahm’s German Requiem with the Basingstoke Choral Society, Carmina Burana with the Leeds Philharmonic Choir, Britten’s War Requiem with Portsmouth Choral Union and Verdi’s Requiem with the Duisberg Choral Society. The Choir also makes trips abroad and has performed in Germany, Switzerland and France.

  • Portsmouth Military Wives Choir
  • Potters Bar Choral Society  Our membership matches the society's age - forty. We sing mainly from the classical repertoire but are willing to try anything. Our main aim is to have fun (oh, and there are no auditions!)

  • Potters Community Choir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire e-mail only: contact Potters Communitychoir We meet every Monday at 7.45pm, at The Bridge Centre in Birches Head, ST2 8DD. We welcome new members, and there are no auditions and the ability to read music is not required. We are a SATB choir and perform from a mixture of genres.

  • Poulton People's Choir, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire We are a socially inclusive choir who welcome adults of all ages to take part in the joy of music and singing.  We are aware of the many benefits of singing which are physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social. We aim to provide an activity where local people can meet and undertake a common activity.  The help choir members become more self-confident singers and to learn how to improve their voices and how to harmonise.  Also we aim to perform in public at local community. charity and private events.

  • Power Cut Choir, Glasgow An alternative community choir based in Glasgow's West End.

  • Powerhouse Gospel Voices, Rochester, Kent The Powerhouse Gospel Voices is a dynamic group of professional singers and musicians forged from the best of British talent. The full choir consists of 10 - 15 members from London and Kent, UK, whose love for gospel music unites them in creating a spine-chilling sound that never disappoints. The unique style of the Powerhouse Gospel Voices is found in their magical blend of voices and the majestic presentation of true soul music.

  • Poynton Male Voice Choir, Poynton, Cheshire. 45 Stout-hearted men singing traditional and modern repertoire in support of charities, with occasional music festivals. Monday night rehearsals.

  • Praze Hayle Male Choir, Cornwall Praze Hayle Male Choir was formed in February 2006 by the merger of Praze and Hayle Male Voice Choirs. As with many smaller choirs in the County there is increasing age of members and a shortage of younger recruits. The solution was successfully sought in the two choirs coming together. Over the years both choirs have been successful in competing in a number of music festivals, tours and participating in Massed Choir Concerts both in Cornwall and at larger venues such as The Royal Albert Hall.

  • Prestbury Choral Society, Cheshire Formed over 50 years ago and currently has about 65 members who rehearse on Wednesday evenings from 8-10pm in Methodist church, Macclesfield Rd, Prestbury, Cheshire. We perform two major concerts per year in Spring and Autumn, our repertoire covering all the favourite choral works as well as some less well-known and more modern pieces from time to time. We also present a concert of Christmas music and a summer performance of music in a lighter and more secular vein. Although we would describe ourselves as enthusiastic amateurs we take our music seriously and for our performances we engage top quality soloists, often from the prestigious School of Vocal Studies at the Royal Northern College of Music, together with local professional musicians to provide orchestral accompaniment.  

  • Preston Barbershop Harmony Singers e-mail only: contact bertypops@hotmail.com aka the 'Red Rose Chorus'

  • Preston Cecilian Choral Society Founded 1927. Three or four concerts a year, one with orchestra or band. Performs major repertory works but also many surprises!

  • Preston Community Choir, Preston Minster, Preston  Whether you’ve been dancing round the kitchen singing into a carrot, crooning into your toothbrush or trying to duet with the dog, help is finally at hand. Preston Community Choir is all about fun, meeting new friends and making some musical magic.

  • Preston Orpheus Choir Founded in 1929 by Arthur Fountain who was organist of Preston Parish Church. Since the n the choir has performed many of the large scale choral works but in the lat 25 years the choirs repertoire has widened. The choir puts on 3 concerts a year, usually in the Spring, Summer & Christmas

  • Preston People's Choir, Preston Preston People’s Choir is a friendly choir which welcomes everybody who wants to enjoy singing in a group.  We learn the songs by ear so you don’t need to be able to read music.  There are no auditions and you don’t need any experience.  We sing a wide range of songs from all over the world.  We currently have around 30 members.

  • Pride and Joy, Newcastle upon Tyne Pride & Joy is a community singing group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. We enjoy singing all kinds of music including jazz, folk and songs from musicals.  We meet every Tuesday at the Mining Institute at the bottom of Westgate Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE (the front door is on the corner of Orchard St. and Westgate Rd) Women's singing is  6pm - 7pm and Men's 7pm - 8pm. We also work on songs that bring both groups together. We also offer Taster sessions for LGBT groups and we've found that people who swear they can't sing in tune are very often surprised by how quickly their voice becomes stronger, more confident and can blend well with other voices. It's also great fun.

  • Prima Cantica Female Choir Prima Cantica is one of the freshest and most entertaining voices on York’s choral scene. Formed in 2015 it was immediately obvious from the outset that this group had a special creative energy. Coupled with Ewa’s winning formula of lively rehearsals and professional training techniques they gave an outstanding debut concert in April 2016 setting the foundation for the broadest of modern repertoires and once again raising the bar for a performing ensemble.

  • Prima Vox Chamber Choir, Yorkshire With an emphasis on select contemporary music and ethnic cultural pieces, Prima Vox is a modern chamber choir dedicated to presenting a high standard of mainly a cappella pieces. They enjoy a wealth of exciting projects and can be commissioned to perform at special events.

  • Prima Vocal Ensemble, Yorkshire An award-winning community choir, the most diverse of its kind in the area. Formed in 2010 by Ewa Sałecka and Greg Birch the choir has attracted talented singers from across the whole spectrum of York cultural life. With a remit of 'leave no stone unturned' the choir has given spectacular choral shows displaying the full diversity of this game-changing ensemble. They have graced the stage of the very best venues at home and abroad

  • Primrose Hill Childrens Choir, Camden, London Through singing and games and an exciting range of performances your child will have fun, gain confidence, improve their speech and language, memory, coordination and their ability to work as part of a team. The children learn to sing pop, Disney, musicals and songs from around the world and there are opportunities to sing solos. The choir is for fun, but we do like to sing well, so the children will make an excellent start at acquiring the choral skills that they will need for the rest of their school and adult lives

  • Primrose Hill Community Choir, Camden, London Singing with the Community Choir is a fun and healthy way to spend an evening and gives you something to look forward to at the start of the week! We have about 45 singers, of all ages and abilities, and no auditions. The conductor Matthew will teach you the basics of reading music and how to sing the songs. You can get to know people better during the break in rehearsals and afterwards over a drink in a lovely local pub.

  • Primrose Hill Singers, Camden, London We are an entertaining and sociable twelve-voice vocal group who sing a terrific variety of music to a high standard. You will need a good voice and to be able to sing with confidence. You will sing in tune and be able to hold a harmony part by yourself. Being able to read music is an advantage, but is not essential as harmonies are posted online. Entry will also depend on being able to attend most rehearsals. At the audition you will have to sing one song in any style which shows off your high or low notes.

  • Priory Singers, Newport, Gwent 25-strong chamber choir singing music from Tudor times to the present day. Membership ranges from less experienced younger singers to semi-professional and professional singers with vast choral and soloist experience.

  • Priory Singers, Tynemouth, Northumbria was form in 1979 and is a medium size choir with a current membership of 60. Most, but not all, of our members live near the coast of North Tyneside where we hold the majority of our concerts. We have a no-audition policy so that singers from various backgrounds can come together to perform a wide variety of both scared and secular music.

  • Pro Musica Chamber Choir, Rottingdean, near Brighton, E. Sussex A recently formed group of experienced singers from E. & W. Sussex, performing a varied repertoire.

  • Protest in Harmony, Edinburgh We provide an opportunity for people to come together and sing protest songs from around the world. We also sing at events and demonstrations that are in line with the values of the group, celebrate cultural diversity, and promote social change through song. Come and learn songs of freedom and struggle from around the world. No need to read music. No singing experience necessary. Just come along with your enthusiasm & your voice! All rehearsals are open to anyone interested - dates on the website.

  • Prudhoe Gleemen, Northumberland One of the oldest (1903) and most famous MVCs in the NE of England, with around 50 members ranging from sixth-formers to fairly senior citizens

  • Psallite Womens Choir, Stoke Newington,London Psallite women’s choir, directed by Nancy Hadden, began in 1994 among nine friends in Stoke Newington, London, who were keen to sing Medieval and Renaissance music. The choir has grown to a membership of sixteen, among them doctors, therapists, barristers, artists, teachers, and professional musicians.  Taking original works for high voices as models, and using sixteenth-century practices of arranging music originally written for SATB choir, Nancy Hadden has created an impressive repertoire for women’s voices.  A number of their programmes highlight music and poetry by women - Hildegard of Bingen, Madalena Casulana, Raffaela Aleotta, Anne Boleyn. 

  • Pulloxhill Singers, Bedfordhsire The Pulloxhill Singers were founded as a mixed – voice choir in 1972, under the direction of the late Robert Gillman, who at the time was Musical Director of the Vauxhaull Male Voice Choir. Bob developed the choir into a talented and much respected four part group, and was instrumental in presenting lovely choral music to listeners all over Bedfordshire. There are members of the Pulloxhill Singers, who between them sing Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass. The various parts are remarkably balanced, which gives a good musical tone to the easy listening music

  • Purbeck Arts Choir, Dorset The Purbeck Arts Choir is open to anyone who wants to sing! We presently have 60+ members in all voice parts (SATB). Under the inspirational and encouraging baton of our conductor Jay Buckle we sing mainly (but not exclusively) 4-part choral music and previous experience is helpful but not essential.

  • Purbeck Village Quire, Dorset is directed by Chris Pullen, and the research and programme development is led by Rollo Woods.  Their repertoire is large, and concentrates mainly on material from Dorset.  Currently the Quire is seeking additional members, especially Tenors  and a serpent player.

  • Purcell Singers, London Founded in 1994 by their conductor Mark Ford the Purcell Singers perform mostly late-Romantic a capella and accompanied repertoire. Their premiere recording of choral music by Georg Schumman received a Gramophone Critics Award in 2002.

  • Pure Gospel Community Choir, Edmonton, Enfield, London Pure Gospel is a brand New Gospel-ONLY choir that specialises in different styles of Gospel: classical, jazz, a capella, negro spirituals, and contemporary gospel.We aim to bring real gospel to the community, visit hospitals and prisons, provide gospel workshops for schools and hopefully perform to raise money for charities, amongst other things.  So if you want to sing real gospel music and would love to be involved in the community please contact Sophia Hutchinson to arrange an audition.

  • Putney Choral Society, Putney, London A very friendly choir performing a wide and varied repertoire; three concerts per year. No audition necessary, but ability to read music

  • Pye Hill and District Male Voice Choir, Nottingham 30+ strong MVC from a traditional Nottinghamshire Mining Village. Formed in 1903 - one of the oldest MVCs in the country.