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Ireland Tour Short Summary
Lough Lannagh Holiday
Village in Castlebar, Co Mayo was our base for the five days. Our first concert in St Nicholas Church
in Galway hosted by Mark Duley. Next day after a visit to the Museum of Country Life and a reception by the Mayor
of Sligo our host Joe Kelly in Sligo had organised a concert in St Anne's church. On the Saturday morning we
were part of a very moving ceremony at the Peace Park Garden of Remembrance in Castlebar. This was followed in the evening
by a concert in The Church of the Holy Rosary organised by our main hosts for the whole visit Eamonn Horkan and Declan Durcan,
followed by a wonderful afterglow. On the Sunday a short tour of Westport and Croagh Patrick followed in the evening by a
special "Irish Session" laid on for us by Michael Baynes at Cox's bar, a very special event to finish off a
Video Courtesy of Didier Garcon
Reading Festival of Choirs held at the Concert Hall on July 2nd 2011 was organised by the Reading Phoenix Choir.
Others performing with the Phoenix and RMVC were the Reading Barberettes, the Reading Community
Gospel Choir, plus the Festival Children's Choir from Caversham Primary Junior Choir and St Joseph's
School Choir conducted by Clive Waterman RMVC accompanist and deputy musical director.
The MC was Henry Kelly from
BBC Radio Berkshire.
Photos Courtesy of Didier Garcon
The Reading Festival of Choirs held at the Concert Hall on March 28th celebrated the 40th Anniversary of
the Reading Phoenix Choir.
Others performing with the Phoenix and RMVC were Reading Bach Choir, Basingstoke Ladies Choir, plus
children's choirs from Highlands and St Joseph's schools. MC for the night was Gareth Malone from BBC TV's "The Choir".
Sadly it was the last concert Norman Morris MD of the Phoenix conducted, a triumphant farewell to a distinguished
Gwyn and Lori Tingay Weber with our
very special guest Sir Nicholas Winton
at Marlow all Saints Church Feb 2011
Sympathy Letter to Winton Family