Over lockdown we have been fortunate enough to have been coached by some fantastic people online:
To see more about coaching as a regular part of our rehearsals see our Coaching page.
December 2019 Singing at Abberton Care home.
LABBS Barbershop Convention Friday 25th - Sunday 27th October 2019 Venue Cymru, Llandudno We were very excited to compete at the LABBS Convention in Llandudno at the end of October and gain a place in the top 10! For more information about the convention see: www.labbs.org.uk/convention/ To see how much fun we had see below:
Coaching with Doug Harrington Saturday 28th September 2019 We were so excited to be coached on our 2 convention songs by award winning Doug Harrington!
Saturday 18 May 2019 Chorus 40th Birthday party Tea, cake, singing, more tea, more cake, more singing.
Concert with The Orpheus SingersSaturday 23rd February 2019 Hadleigh Salvation Army Temple, Hadleigh SS7 2PF
LABBS & European Barbershop Convention Friday 26th - Sunday 28th October 2018 Harrogate Convention Centre
Christmas Singing - Saturday 16th December 2017 Lion Walk, Colchester We had great fun performing our Christmas songs to shoppers in Lion Walk. We even met a Stormtrooper and his friend!
Songs to Warm a Cold Night - Mayor of Colchester Charity Concert Saturday 18th November 2017 St Botolphs Priory, Colchester
Chorus Iceni had a wonderful time performing at the Mayor of Colchester's Charity concert, 'Songs to Warm a Cold Night' with other choirs, quartets and soloists.
LABBS & European Barbershop Convention 2017 Thurs - Sun, 26th - 29th October 2017 Bournemouth International Centre
We had a fantastic time competing at the LABBS & European Barbershop Convention in Bournemouth at the end of October.
Mayor of Colchester Charity Concert - 15th July 2017
We had great fun performing at the Mayor of Colchester's Charity Concert at St Botolph's Priory on Saturday 15th July. We really enjoyed listening to the other performers of the evening - our wonderful quartets Rococo and Quizzical, Kingsland Gospel Choir, Colchester Military Wives Choir and MP Will Quince! Our performance of Teddy Bear's Picnic seemed to be particularly well received and we loved performing it!
25 Year Labbs Awards Maxine (our Musical Director and bass section leader) and Sally (our baritone section leader) received their 25 year awards from LABBS from our regional rep Viv Garner at our rehearsal on Monday 10th July 2017. We had a wonderful evening celebrating and singing, great fun was had by all. Congratulations Maxine and Sally!
Royal Norfolk Show, June 2017
Our wonderful Octet 'Double Trouble' sang in the East of England Coop Tent at the Royal Norfolk Show at the end of June 2017 and they were invited to sing live on BBC Radio Norfolk!
Oh What Fun we Had - fantastic time, fantastic people AND fantastic score, we came 11th!
In the words of our competition song 'AT LAST' - we achieved our highest placement yet and 'HAD A THRILL WE'D NEVER KNOWN'.
Our 'newbies' did us proud and had a wonderful time enjoying their first taste of Convention AT LAST realising what as Oldies have been going on about!!
Roll on next year in Bournemouth!
St. Mary's Church, Little Bentley kindly hosted a concert featuring Chorus Iceni for an evening of four part harmony on the 24th September 2016.
St Mary's Church Church Road Lt. Bentley CO6 8SH
All proceeds went to St. Mary's Church
A wonderful evening was had by all!
Bures Music Festival - 6th July 2016
We entertained royally with our two fantastic quartets - Quizzical and Rococo - our octet Double Trouble and our resident poetess Sally Stevenson and we all had a great night - our audience and Chorus Iceni!