The CHAD Singers of Pattingham

The CHAD Singers are a mixed choir of sopranos, altos, tenors and basses, with a varied repertoire including religious, popular and show music, available for most types of fund raising functions.

If you are looking for a musical ingredient in your next fund raising event, why not invite the CHAD SINGERS ? Call Gena Richards on 01902 700188 for more information.
Formed in 2001 by John Fellows, the choir of about 45 singers is based in the picturesque South Staffordshire village of Pattingham, near Wolverhampton.

Congratulations from Sue...

Sue sends 'Congratulations' to all the CHAD Singers choir for their performance at the 'Songs for Summer' Concert on Friday 24th June 2016. Well done !

Don't forget the new term starts on Wednesday 7th September when we will begin the preparation for our Christmas Concert which takes place on the 14th December 2016 in St Chads Church, Pattingham.

Charity cheque presentations...

...for our two charities for 2015, Alzheimer's Association and Prostate Cancer UK.

Our Christmas Party Concert 2015...

Our Christmas Party Concert took place on Saturday 19th December 2015 in Pattingham Village Hall with funds supporting our two charities, Alzheimer's Association and Prostate Cancer UK.

Christmas Carols at Wightwick Manor 2015...
We performed two Christmas Concerts on the 8th and 14th December 2015 at Wightwick Manor, near Wolverhampton. The choir of 23 singers performed several traditional carols, a Michael Buble medley, the Advent Peace Canon, 'Goggledegook', Lullaby, together with a solo by Ron Beardsmore singing 'Carol Singers' and a solo by Martin Fox, the choir's accompanist playing on keyboard.

Monies raised from this event will go towards our supported charities of Alzheimers Association and Prostate Cancer UK.

Should you be looking for a local choir to sing at your event, please contact Gena Richards on 01902 700188.

Spring Concert...
A night of songs from the shows was in store for the Spring Concert which took place on Saturday 25th April 2015.

Soloists included Jill Hatton, Terry Whitehouse and Alan Hickman, together with clarinet solos from young Alex Reiss, a pupil of our Musical Director, Sue Carter.

Songs from all the popular shows were performed, including Les Mis, West Side Story, Phantom of the Opera and many more. A total of £440 was raised for the choir's charities, which this year are the Alzheimers Association and Prostate Cancer UK.

A Christmas Celebration 2014...
Our Christmas Concert called a 'Christmas Celebration' included 28 different seasonal pieces ranging from several of John Rutter's compositions, carols sung with the audience of 120 and solos sung by Helen Wallington, Jill Hatton, Terry Whitehouse and Paul Cotton.
Our accompanists, Martin Cox also entertained us with his arrangement of two Christmas piano pieces.
During the interval, festive food was served to the audience together with a whirlwind visit from Santa who chatted his way round the tables.

'Street Party' Concert is a sell-out...
The 'STREET Party' Concert held on Saturday 7th June 2014 proved to be a huge success with the audience, with not a empty seat in the house!

The Concert commemorated the times of the two World Wars with the choir performing a variety of pieces from the era, including well known songs where the audience were invited to join in.
There were WW1, a WW2 and a WW2 Jazz medleys together with solo performances by Musical Director, Sue Carter playing the theme from 'Schindler' List and 'Agnus Dei' and John Fellows playing a medley of RAF marches.The choir also performed three pieces from the Carl Jenkin's 'The Armed Man'.
The second half of the concert began with several songs from the 'Flanagan and Allen' repertoire sung by Terry Whitehouse and Lol Burgess and included 'Strolling', 'Run Rabbit', 'Any Umbrellas' and 'Underneath the Arches.

John had also written a special piece for the ocassion entitled 'The Cross at Mons', song by the trio of Alan Hickman, Mike Hayward and Ron Beardsmore.
This was John Fellow's last concert with the CHAD Singers, as he is to retire at the end of July 2014.

CHAD Singer's next 2014 Concert is at Christmas time, on Saturday 20th December in the Village Hall.

Cheque presentation...
The first of the cheque presentations for the charity funds raised in 2013 took place on Thursday 5th June at the premises of 'Let Us Play', a independently funded, local charity suggested by Janet Evans.
'Let Us Play' provides sports, arts and play activities together with outings for children from the Wolverhampton area with special needs and disabilities. For more details, visit their website at
(Alan Hickman, our chairman with choir member, Janet Evans is seen presenting the cheque for £250 to Claire at their offices in Shaw Park.) Photography - Mike Coope
Second cheque presentation...
A second cheque for £250 is to be presented in the near future to another local charity, suggested by choir member Richard Buttress.

 Sing-a-Long Christmas Concert 2013

Sue Carter
Musical Director

Jill Hatton

Hilary Bucknall

Paul Cotton

Barbara Cotton

Helen Wallington

Alan Hickman
Soloist & Chairman

Terry Whitehouse

Eileen Woolley

Jane Allen

The 'Sing-a-Long' Christmas Concert was performed in St Chad's Church, Pattingham on Wednesday 18th December 2013. THANK YOU ALL FOR A SUCCESSFUL AND ENJOYABLE EVENING !
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Our 'Autumn Leaves' Concert...
At our 'Autumn Leaves' Concert on Saturday 12th October 2013, a total of 24 songs were performed with solos from many members of the choir, including 'Beautiful Dreamer' by Terry Whitehouse, 'I Dreamed a Dream' by Barbara Cotton, 'Someone to Watch over Me' by Eileen Woolley, 'The Rose' by Alan Hickman, 'The Last Night of the World' by Angharad Allingham and Neil Stockall, 'Unforgettable' Piano Styles by John Fellows and the unforgettable performance on the anvil by Lol Burgess during the choir's performance of the 'Anvil Chorus'.
The Concert raised over £500 which will be distributed to local charities.
Thanks to those who supported the event.

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