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furnesstradition.org.uk

‘Originally formed in 1997/8 to put on a Festival. Furness Tradition is run entirely by volunteers who aim to promote awareness of, and participation in the folk music traditions of Cumbria, especially Furness ... As well as running workshops in schools and the community, and organising an annual Festival in Mid-July each year, a core part of our aims is to collect items from our cultural heritage, oral or written. New members and friends of Furness Tradition are always welcome to join.’

Category:Folk Festivals
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www.grangeoversandsconcertclub.org.uk

'Founded on 19 June 1973 ... Twenty years later and after a lot of fundraising the club acquired its own 1895 Steinway series B piano which is now its most treasured possession ... Currently six concerts a year are held on Friday evenings between May and October, and members of the club enjoy a Christmas get-together with lunch followed by the AGM.'

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southcumbriamusicalfestival.co.uk

‘Formed in 1976 and has developed over the years to become one of the most respected competitive events in the country. The Festival is well known for its high standards, friendliness and efficient organisation. It gives competitors an opportunity to perform on a stage in a beautifully refurbished venue, with ideal facilities. All aspects of the performing arts are catered for in the many and varied selection of classes in music and speech. Individuals, schools and groups of all ages and standards can acquire invaluable experience and have the benefit of performing before an audience. The helpful comments and advice given by the renowned and often international adjudicators engaged by the Festival, gives competitors the stimulation to go on to further achievements.‘ Held Late March.

Category:Ulverston
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www.ulverstonmusicfestival.co.uk

'Our main event is the June Festival which is supported by a winter series, and together with an education programme of in-school workshops, master classes, a family concert and our Ulverston Festival Chorus for local singers, we provide a packed musical calendar giving people of all ages in the community the opportunity to experience the very best of classical music either as a listener or participant, and to help develop their skills and confidence through interaction with professional musicians.'

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www.ulverstonjazz.co.uk

'Enjoy vintage and contemporary jazz recordings on top quality audio equipment in comfortable surroundings and the congenial company of like minded enthusiasts. Whether you're a seasoned fan or a newcomer to jazz you are sure to find music to suit your taste and perhaps discover something new.'

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www.furnessbachchoir.org

‘We are a choir of thirty to forty voices, singing music composed over the past thousand years. Choristers live in and around the Furness Peninsula. We were formerly known as the Ulverston Bach Choir and still rehearse in Ulverston.’

Category:Chamber Choirs
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Also indexedUlverston Bach Choir
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www.ghyllsingers.org

‘Prizewinning ladies choir ... started in September 1941 as part of Ulverston Townswomen's Guild. Just a couple of months after the neighbouring town of Barrow was bombed, a group got together to start a ladies' choir! It may be noted that our friends, Barrow Male Voice Choir actually suspended choir activities from 1941 till 1945, but then their members will have been called up into the armed forces ... It’s good to know that our predecessors were at least as determined as we are!’

Category:Ladies Choirs
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