Harrogate ladies singing collective, Straybirds, are delighted to be singing and acting in a realisation of the famous story “A Christmas Carol’ written and directed by David Griffiths and conducted by Neil Balfour.
The first of two performances is at 7pm on Saturday 12th December at The Quaker Meeting Hall in Rawdon, Leeds, as part of the Amnesty Concert Series. Tickets are not required for this concert, just arrive on the night and donations to Amnesty are welcomed at the door. This beautiful venue combined with the much loved heart-warming classic story promises to be a stunning evening of festive music and acting.
The second performance is on Sunday 13th December at Willow Tree Community Primary School in Harrogate. Please note this event is tickets only.
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SPRING SING on Saturday 16th May 2015
A captivating performance of the newest additions to their eclectic musical portfolio
Harrogate ladies singing collective, Straybirds, proudly present ‘Spring Sing’ – a captivating performance of the newest additions to their eclectic musical portfolio. Led by talented Musical Director, pianist, vocalist and conductor, Neil Balfour, Straybirds add a wow-factor twist to your favourite songs.
If the frost was trying to settle around Harrogate’s Church Square on Saturday night then it must have given up, as the usually quiet Stray resonated to heart-warming vocal harmonies, quirky ukulele strumming and the appreciative foot-tapping of a thoroughly entertained audience.
Here’s the official release re our upcoming Xmas gig! Eeep 🙂 [Written by Straybird Kelly Herdrich]
Straybirds partner with Grand Old Uke of York & Christ Church to support Bikes for Tanzania appeal
When 180 bicycles rode through the streets of Yorkshire, they changed the face of the region forever. So it stands to reason that with just 166 bicycles, we can do the same for Tanzania. These bikes won’t be used for a cycling race. Instead, the Bikes for Tanzania appeal will provide bikes to the Diocese of Kagera and rural pastors in the region.
Straybirds is a vivacious ladies singing collective based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
Working with Musical Director and acclaimed pianist, vocalist and conductor, Neil Balfour, Straybirds adds a wow-factor twist to your favourite songs. Together Neil & The ‘Birds are taking a new wave of exciting musical experiences out to venues, festivals and communities across the North of England.