Mar 19

Meet Singu, the InChorus Mascot!

Posted by Sal Brown

Hello! I’m Singu. When I arrived from the South Pole some time ago, I was adopted by the late Celia Hayton, a much- loved alto and founder member of InChorus. After a fight to beat cancer, during which time she continued to sing with the choir, ‘Mum’ passed away in 2016. As InChorus…

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Feb 8

InChorus InCelebration InBarcelona

Posted by Sal Brown

InChorus’ 10th Birthday Trip “It was the icing on the birthday cake” was the unanimous comment from InChoristers following their trip to Barcelona which completed their 10th birthday celebrations. The choir has just returned from an exciting long weekend of performances and appearances in the city. The choir’s programme of main events began…

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Nov 15

Voices raised to celebrate a decade of singing

Posted by Sal Brown

As Peebles choir InChorus prepares to celebrate its 10th birthday, Chief Reporter David Knox looks at the story of a community choir that has captured the hearts of audiences around the world. It all began with an advertisement in the Peeblesshire News almost a decade ago. Andrew Russel, realising that contemporary choirs could…

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Oct 2

Peebles Remembrance Parade – Saturday 10th November 2018

Posted by Sal Brown

On that day at 10am the Peebles Pipes and Drums will march down the High Street with the mascot of the Royal Regiment of Scotland at the head (‘Cruachan 3rd’ – a small Shetland pony) commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Children will be walking behind with…

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Aug 23

Happy Birthday to us – InChorus turns Ten!

Posted by Sal Brown

The weekend of 1st September 2018 InChorus will be 10 years old, and in celebration, will  perform between 10am and 10pm at 10 locations throughout Peebles from a repertoire of 10 of the choir’s favourite songs. For full details of locations and where we’ll be keep an eye out on our Facebook page.

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Aug 23

InChorus at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018

Posted by Sal Brown

InChorus is performing a lunchtime concert between 12 and 1pm at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh on Saturday 25th August. This will give the choir an opportunity to sing several more sacred pieces, together with contemporary secular pieces for which the choir is known. This concert takes place during the Edinburgh Festival, and…

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Feb 15

InChorus Christmas Concert 2017

Posted by Sal Brown

“Sparkling Performance” from InChorus  Peebles Old Parish Church sparkled throughout the InChorus Christmas Concert. Not only were the angel decorations and tinsel on the tree twinkling in the lights but the choir had donned dazzling sequinned attire which set the scene for the evening. Peebles has come to expect the best from InChorus…

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Aug 28

Edinburgh Fringe 2017 – InChorus ‘GET HAPPY!’ Review by Evelyn Denahy

Posted by Sal Brown

Singing and happiness. Two things that have been intrinsically linked since time began. We sing when we’re happy and singing makes us happy. But don’t just take my word for it. Neuroscience has proved that singing makes people happier, healthier, smarter and more creative. Every time a person sings, they fire up the…

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Aug 14

Dancing in the Street, an InChorus Giant Flash Mob, 27th Aug

Posted by Sal Brown

As part of the Creative Peebles Festival, InChorus will lead a giant flash mob of local groups, schools, and the general public down Peebles High Street singing to the InChorus recording of ‘Dancing in the Street’. The event will take place on Sunday 27th August and will be filmed for YouTube. For more…

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Aug 11

CarFest 2017 Review

Posted by Sal Brown

Car-acking Gig for InChorus The Main Stage music programme on the last day of CarFest North 2017 in Cheshire boasted a line-up of Dodgy, The Vamps, the Kaiser Chiefs, Texas, the Manic Street Preachers and, oh yes, InChorus. Announced by Chris Evans, the Peebles choir fitted nicely between Texas and the Manic Street…

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