Hartlepool choirs joining forces in fundraising night for Mayor's Charity
Choirs are set to come together in a musical evening for good causes in Hartlepool.
Hartlepool Male Voice Choir and Hartlepool Ladies’ Choir will join forces for a concert at the town’s Borough Hall, in Middlegate, next month.
Funds from the Mayor’s Charity Choral Spectacular – being held on Saturday, April 1 at 7pm – will go to the Great North Air Ambulance and Bloodwise.
The Mayor of Hartlepool, Coun Rob Cook, has chosen to support those charities during his year in office.
He said: “Brenda and I hope lots of people will attend this fantastic event, which is sure to be a night of enjoyment for music lovers of all ages.
“I’d also like to say a massive ‘thank you’ to both choirs for organising this special event and helping to raise money for two worthwhile causes.
“It will be a particularly special night for me as I’m actually a member of Hartlepool Male Voice Choir.
“However, on this occasion I’m going to sit back and enjoy being entertained.”
A range of popular songs, including The Impossible Dream, He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother, Ain’t Misbehavin’ and Lean On Me, will be performed by the choirs in the concert.
Hartlepool Male Voice Choir first formed in the late 1950s, and has performed in a number of prestigious venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Sheffield Arena and Durham Cathedral.
Hartlepool Ladies’ Choir has been hitting the high notes since 2002, with the wives of some members of Hartlepool Male Voice Choir responsible for the formation of the ladies’ group.
Tickets for the show cost £10 for adults and £8 for concessions, and are available from Hartlepool Art Gallery, in Church Square, on 01429 890000.
Tickets are also available at www.destinationhartlepool.com or by calling Members’ Services in the Civic Centre on 01429 523702/523704.