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The Choir with its president Richard Madeley The Choir singing near the Fishquay in Looe Singing on The Mumbles lifeboat near Swansea Polperro Wreckers The Wreckers assessing a St Just Lady The Polperro Wreckers hamming it up in the Old Millhouse Inn Polperro Fishermen's Choir afloat in Looe Harbour

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CHRISTMAS CONCERTS

Christmas is coming and we have a full programme of concerts to enjoy.  Take a look at the News and Events page for full details.  We'll be delighted to see you at one of them (or more!).  Come and get into the Christmas spirit with us. 


Polperro Fishermen's Choir

Polperro Fishermen's Choir have since their formation in 1923 provided the very best in traditional Cornish and modern choral music. The choir has appeared on radio and television, attracts audiences from many countries wherever they perform and has forged friendships with choirs from England, Wales and elsewhere in the world. The choir’s aims and objectives are as strong as ever and a great many charities have benefited from their devotion and love of singing. We have the active support of our President, the celebrity broadcaster and writer Richard Madeley, in raising money for good causes. Many members of the choir are also in the Polperro Wreckers, who sing in the lovely Old Millhouse Inn in Polperro at about 9.30pm on most Wednesday evenings. See the Wreckers page for details.

'At home' on the fish quay at Polperro

On selected Wednesday evenings in the summer each year the choir can be seen ‘at home’ on the fish quay in Polperro, entertaining locals and tourists alike. Describing the concerts as one of Cornwall's ten best 'free secrets' in her book Cornwall for Free, author Rachael Rowe says the singing "is a delight to hear as the sun goes down over the sea".  In 2019, our 96th year, our very generous audiences have donated over £1500 at the concerts.  At a special presentation event with Richard Madeley, the money collected was divided between the Cornwall Air Ambulance New Helicopter Appeal and the Stroke Association (in memory of our great friend and singer, Ray Bowden), as well as the choir's own music charity.

The choir and the Wreckers also perform in Looe and elsewhere, often to raise funds for the RNLI. Our famous Christmas Concert in Polperro Methodist Chapel on 23rd December attracts an audience from many parts of the country and overseas. Details of approaching choir concerts are on the News and Events page.

If you are planning one of our concerts into a holiday, take a look at WhereCanWeGo.com for other events in the area.

New members welcome

The choir always welcomes new members. If you are interested in joining and would like to try it out, come along to a concert or practice evening, or send a message via the 'Join the Choir' page. The Choir has a varied repertoire with wide appeal to all.

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