18 - 22 October 2023

Choral Trails

It's our tenth festival this year so we decided to run our biggest ever community programme!

We'll have 40 choirs taking part in 60 performances in venues across the Northwest throughout festival week, all kindly sponsored by Alchemy. Take a look at our Choral Trail schedule below...

FRIDAY 21 OCTOBER

10:00 - Ardnashee School and College - Doire Calgach Singers

Alchemy Stage, Foyleside Shopping Centre
14:00 - 16:00
Greenhaw Primary School
The Music Box Singers
Coláiste Muire Ballymote Choir, Sligo

Alchemy Stage, City Hotel
19:00 - 20:00
Strabane Chamber Choir
Doire Calgach Singers
The Magnificent AKs

SATURDAY 22 OCTOBER

10:30 - Sandwich Co. - The Mood Swings
11:00 - The Pickled Duck - Musically Sound, Dublin
12:00 - Sainsbury's - Big Belfast Choir
13:00 - Sainsbury's - Musically Sound, Dublin

Northwest Transport Hub
11:20 - Sligo Orpheus Choir
12:20 - The Magnificent AKs, England
13:20 - Doire Calgach Singers
14:20 - Big Belfast Choir
15:20 - Bluestack Chorale, Donegal

Alchemy Stage, Foyleside Shopping Centre
14:00 - 16:30
Mount Merrion Parish Children's Choir, Dublin
Pink Ladies/NW Cancer Centre Choir
Momentum
Cantoiri, Dublin
Dungiven Community Choir
Song for the Soul, Derry

Alchemy Stage, City Hotel
18:00 - 20:00
Bluestack Chorale, Donegal
Dulciana Vocal Ensemble, Dublin
John's Boys Male Chorus, Wales
Dynamics, Wicklow

SUNDAY 23 OCTOBER

Mussenden Temple
13:00 and 13:45 - The Magnificent AKs, England

Sandwich Co.
13:00 - Bluestack Chorale, Donegal

Northwest Transport Hub
13:20 - Inishowen Gospel Choir

Alchemy Stage, City Hotel
12:45 - 16:00
Bristol Show Choir
The Class Act Singers
LMS
Momentum, Derry
Pink Ladies/NW Cancer Centre Choir
The Mood Swings
Sing for Life, Belfast
Park Singers, Dublin
Big Belfast Choir

 

Funders
  • Lottery Funded arts council of Northern Ireland
  • Derry City and Strabane District Council
  • Arts and Business NI
  • Enkalon Foundation
Sponsors
  • Allstate
  • Alchemy
  • Northern Ireland Tourist Board
  • Citi
  • Caldwell & Robinson
Sponsors
  • City Hotel
  • McGuinness Properties
  • FinTru
  • Bishops Gate Hotel
Partners
  • Contemporary Music Centre
  • Sing Ireland
  • Ulster University
  • CFN