BIGMOUTH Chorus members get ready for Broadstairs concert

BIGMOUTH Chorus at Turner Contemporary

Feelgood sounds a-plenty are promised when Thanet’s BIGMOUTH Chorus take the stage for their debut concert on Friday (July 20) in Broadstairs.

The community choir will perform a diverse programme at Queen’s Road Baptist Church led by musical director Emily Peasgood.

Singing mainly in four-part harmony, the 40-strong ensemble will give a fresh take on a rousing selection of pop, rock, gospel and soul favourites, as well as some moving world music.

Stirring classics from artists such as Queen, Cyndi Lauper, Guns ‘N’ Roses will be part of the evening.

BIGMOUTH Chorus will be accompanied by the choir band and will be joined by their Whitstable-based sister choir en Choir.

Emily Peasgood Photo Robert Greshoff

Emily, from Ramsgate, said: “BIGMOUTH Chorus have worked tirelessly this year and have been striving for excellence to develop an amazing concert.  This year’s concert is full of lively happy music and will be a real treat.”

The choir comprises people from all walks of life and is open to all, regardless of experience.  They meet at the Walpole Bay Hotel in Margate and new members are welcomed.

Member Lulla Michael described sessions as “always uplifting.”  Singer Michelle Thomas said: “What fun and how joyous singing in a choir is.  Emily is a wonderful teacher too.”

Sue Flory added: “Singing great music with such a friendly group does you so much good.  Love it.

Concert tickets are £8/£6 concessions.  Children under 12 get in free. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. Buy tickets at (search for BIGMOUTH Chorus) or from Three Graces, 2 The Broadway, Broadstairs, and on the door subject to availability.

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  1. I think they could think up a nicer name than “Big Mouth Choir” singing in a choir is very beneficial and good for ones mental health. Happy singers would be more complementary name.

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