Full English in Somercotes Choral Society’s October concert

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If you like both choir and brass music then Somercotes Choral Society’s October concert will be the ideal performance for you.

It is entitled The English Connection and features mainly English songs, including a tribute to the centenary of the end of World War One.

For this concert the society, which has been established for more than 60 years, is joined by Thoresby Brass Ensemble.

The concert is to take place from 7pm on Saturday, October 28, at the David Nieper Academy in Alfreton.

Tickets are £8 and £4 for under 16s. They are available by calling 01773 789079.

Jen Adams, the society’s chairwoman, said: “There will be songs to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, English folk songs and songs by English composers from John Rutter to The Beatles. There will also be a Last Night of the Proms section.”

The choral society’s musical director is Neil Farley and the accompanist is John Hobbs.

The choir practises at Swanwick School and Sports College, Hayes Lane, Swanwick, every Tuesday evening. They welcome new members, particularly men.

For more information, go to www.somercoteshoralsociety.co.uk