TIME FOR A FESTIVAL!
The Choir is taking part in the Cornwall International Male Choral Festival, which has a huge international reputation. There will be 60 choirs at 50 events in 40 locations across Cornwall. We will be singing at the Regional Gala Concert in Liskeard Public Hall and tickets are now on sale. Don't miss this local opportunity to be part of one of the largest events of its kind in the world. Further details are on the News and Events page.
PHIL CARRIGAN'S NEW BOOK
Our multi-talented musical director is a published author as well. Phil's new book, Honey Bee Meadow, involves animals, mischief and magic - and singing black bunnies with striking similarities to Polperro Fishermen's Choir and the Wreckers! Full details are on the News and Events page.
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
PolperroOn 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". As well as the choir's own charity, collections at the free concerts this year will once again go to the Cornwall Air Ambulance New Helicopter Appeal as well as the Stroke Association in memory of our great friend and singer, Ray Bowden.
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.