We’ve added some photos from our latest Poem for a Song performances at Newcastle Community Cinema and the Verbal Arts Centre in Londonderry to our Facebook page. Check them out below. Also, be sure not to miss our next performance on June 5th at 3pm at The Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre in Armagh! … More Pictures from Newcastle and Londonderry
Join us as we embark on rehearsals for our our exciting new project, Poem for a Song! Antrim Community Choir, internationally acclaimed folk trio The Henry Girls, and renowned local poet, Ruth Carr, will collaborate to perform at different venues and literary festivals countrywide over the forthcoming year. This marriage of art forms perfectly combines singing … More Poem for a Song
Massive congratulations to all the guys and girls at Quire for celebrating their 10th anniversary with a night to remember. Antrim Community Choir were delighted to perform with you on stage with the ladies from Accolade and enjoy your show along with amazing Dublin based choir, Gloria. It was a pleasure to meet you all.
Bellaghy Bawn is best known for its links to the Nobel-prizewinning poet Seamus Heaney, who lived in Bellaghy as a child. This 17th century house hosts an exhibition of his works as a tribute to him. It was an honour to sing here and our “majestic poet queen”, Mabel, recited one of his poems as … More Bellaghy Bawn
High on the side of the mountain overlooking Belfast Lough stands beautiful Belfast Castle. It was built in the 19th century by the Marquis of Donegall, who willed it to the Shaftesbury family, who in turn eventually gave it to the city of Belfast in 1934. Today the castle and its grounds are widely used … More Belfast Castle – 26 January 2014
The coach rocked and rolled with music all the way to Hillsborough Fort – and back – we are indefatigable! This time we got to sing indoors, and what a difference it made, not only to our personal comfort, but to our sound. We were so pleased with ourselves we wouldn’t shut up, ending with … More Hillsborough Fort – 17 November 2013
We shall be kicking off our Delusions of Grandeur Tour this Sunday, 27 October, at Antrim Castle. We’ll be singing between 2:30pm and 3:30pm, so why not wrap up warmly, have a nice post-lunch walk in the castle grounds and come find us near the ruins and the motte.
The choir was invited by the Ministry of Government at Stormont Castle to sing on their open day, Sunday 15 September, as part of the European Heritage Week celebrations. A cold blustery wind did not put us off and our performance enthralled our audience, who stopped to listen while wandering past admiring the castle. We … More Antrim Community Choir at Stormont Castle
Fact one: NI has some beautiful castles in stunning locations. Fact two: No one in the Antrim Community Choir lives in a castle. Fact three: Wouldn’t it be fun to pretend that we do, just for the afternoon? And so, the idea of Delusions of Grandeur was born. It rose from the wish to enjoy … More Delusions of Grandeur Tour
The choir has been invited to perform at the Massereene Golf Club on Saturday 28th September. The evening will commence at 8pm. Details of supporting acts and ticket prices will be confirmed in the coming weeks. Keep checking back for updated information!