Derby Hospitals Choir got together with the professional musicians that work with the hospital to carry out a Christmas “Flashmob” in the Royal Derby Hospital foyer just before Christmas. The Audio Visual department just happened to have camera there to capture it all … click on this link.
Stop Press: Read the Chairman’s 2017 Newsletter online (with details of this year’s events and entry forms):-
Click here for Newsletter
Click here to listen to a medley of 20-second highlights
or listen to each piece in full:-
Henry Danson decided to raise money for hospital related charities by shaving his head! Here he (before shaving) with a fantastic £350 raised. Derby Hospitals Choir was honoured to be one of the three selected charities. The picture shows Henry (centre) and our Chairman Louise on his right as one of the recipients.
This year we are raising money for a Hospital tandem Buggy!
You may have seen the electric buggies that ferry the less mobile around the hospital operated by the Friends of Derby Hospital, but these are restricted in where they can go because of their size. it is now possible to buy a two seat narrow electric vehicle that can ferry one person (plus driver) to many more locations in the hospital, for outpatients or less mobile visitors. Jackie Marriott is shown giving us a talk about the “Tandem Buggies”.
Here is a photo of the much loved, late Charles Green, as one of the Volunteers that drive the current buggies.
Click here to see the 2016 Newsletter…
Information about the Strawberry Tea, the 2016 Christmas Concert and the Autumn Rehearsal Schedule.
… went well as always, with more sunshine that forecast! This year 50 of us returned to Derby Cathedral, with several hundred dignitaries, nurses and friends, to remember the Lady with the Lamp, and the plaque dedicated to her on the North Wall.
The retro-choir is a lovely place to sing and this year we were accompanied by the recently appointed Cathedral organist – Hugh Morris. Click on these links to hear us sing…
Click here to hear a highlights medley (20 seconds from each piece)
or click on the following links to hear how the choir sounded in Derby Cathedral on 4-December, 2015…