Ryton Chorale is a friendly choir which rehearses every Monday evening in Worksop. We have very close links with Bassetlaw's twin towns and this enables us to enjoy exchange visits and to stage joint concerts. We welcome enthusiastic singers. Contact the Chair on 01777 862533 sing@rytonchorale.org.uk for more information or simply turn up to one of our rehearsals.You will receive a very warm welcome.

Rehearsals are on Mondays at 7:30pm at The Holy Family School, Netherton Road, Worksop, S80 2SF during school term times

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Musical Director/Conductor.
David Wynne M.Mus [Hons] B.Mus [Hons] Dip. ABRSM.
You may read more about him at www.davidrichardwynne.com


are holding a joint concert on Saturday April 6th at 7:30 p.m. at the Crossing Church, Worksop (see further details below).

Singers in all parts are welcome but we especially need Tenors.

Scores are available to hire, we have access to rehearsal CDs and our M.D. has produced a rehearsal schedule. Rehearsals are held every Monday evening at the Holy Family School, Worksop S80 2SF from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

Please email sing@rytonchorale.org.uk or come to a rehearsal if you are interested


Mendelssohn's Elijah

Joint concerts with Newark Choral Society

Saturday April 6th at 7:30 p.m.
at The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop, S80 2AT

Conducted by David Wynne

Organist: Steven Maxson
Soloists: Soprano Alexandra Wynne, Alto Phillipa Thomas,
Tenor Dale Harris, Bass James Williams

Saturday April 13th at 7:30 p.m.
at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Church Walk, Newark NG24 1JS

Conducted by Roger Bryan

Organist: Steve Maxson
Soloists: Soprano Alexandra Wynne, Alto Phillipa Thomas,
Tenor Jason Darnell, Bass David Wynne

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Link to rehearsal files

Worksop concert admission details

Tickets £10 (£12 on the door)
Accompanied U16's free
Wheelchair facilities available

Worksop tickets available from:

Abel Office Machines, Carlton Road, Worksop
Telesales 01909 807610
Choir members

Newark tickets at same prices available from tickets@rytonchorale.org.uk

Ryton Chorale Auction

Friday March 29th. Doors open 7:00 p.m. Auction begins at 7:30 p.m.
at St. Saviour's Community Hall, Welham Road, Retford, DN22 6QW

Free catalogue in exchange for ticket on arrival.

Auctioneer Mark Priddle

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Tickets £5 to include a pulled pork bap with apple sauce
(vegetarian alternative available by prior request)
Extra baps to buy. Please bring your own drink and glasses

Current prize list (more prizes being added regularly):

1. Day visit for two to Wentworth Gardens
2. Day visit for two to Yorkshire Sculpture Park
3. Two hours pencil drawing tuition
4. Chartered Architect consultation on planning etc. for an extension
5. Chartered Architect consultation on current house problems
6. Home-made dessert for 6 on 3 occasions
7. Two tickets to the Savoy Cinema, Worksop
8. Two hours of gardening - two prizes
9. Shopping trip to York
10. Two hours Maths tuition
11. ** Pack of 6 greeting cards, 2 designs, original artwork. £5 reserve
12. Poetry pleases. A one hour session of poems and prose
13. A walk through Clumber Park. About 2 1/2 hours with hotpot lunch in the cafe
14. ** 40 minute basic Hebrew lesson
15. 3 hours hedge cutting for up to a 6 ft. high hedge
16. Lesson in Trigonometry, quadratic and simultaneous equations
17. Items of jewellery
18. ** Learn to play croquet – enjoying afternoon tea
19. Simnel cake for Mother’s Day or Easter
20. Minimum of 10 choir members to sing 2 or 3 pieces at a private function
21. ** Retford Heritage walk and coffee afterwards (up to 12 people)
22. Vintage Tea for 2 – Imperial Tea Rooms, Retford
23. Three recorder lessons
24. A personal guided tour of Epworth Old Rectory and tea/coffee (1 - 2 people)
25. ** An introduction to Bridge – six 2 hour lessons for beginners (3 to 4 people together)
26. 2 hours gardening (including mowing lawns)
27. Small food hamper. Bid £12
28. Small food hamper. Bid £12
29. Small food hamper. Bid £10
30. Small food hamper. Bid £10
31. 2 hours French tuition (any level)
32. Garden watering for up to 2 weeks. Worksop area, NOT in school holidays
33. ** Dedicated personal poem for a special occasion, someone deceased or a pet
34. Flower arrangement
35. Pet bird sitting (i.e. budgie, canary, parrot)
36. Cake making
37. Lift to and from Airport
38. Three 30 minute guitar lessons for beginners to learn Ralph McTell's
"The Streets of London", to include a book of songs to take away. Bid £5
39. Two 1 hour Math Tuitions for a 14-18 year old for either GCSE or A Level
40. A meal for two at the Railway Station Cafe, Worksop
41. Treble recorder lessons with on-going support/short-term loan - Worksop
42. £15 voucher for Bowrings Coffee Shop, Worksop
43. Talk on buildings/history of Welbeck Abbey with cheese & wine - £5 per ticket
44. Cake
45. £20 voucher for gel polish at Shade Salon, Carlton Road, Worksop
46. A set of two specially made wooden bowls on a base
The following five lots are all with Philip Anthony Photography, York, YO43 3PU
and include £75 to spend on any photos that you like:
47. Free “Family Fun” photoshoot
48. Free “Bouncy Babies” photoshoot
49. Free “Your little Angel” photoshoot
50. Free “Couples in love” photoshoot
51. Free “Pet Perfection” photoshoot
52. £40 voucher for The Chequers, Ranby

** Items the promiser will repeat/offer for more than one individual/couple

Watch this space as more prizes are added.
Any lots with bids already placed will show the current highest bid in red

If you wish to bid but cannot attend in person please either send an email to fundraising@rytonchorale.org.uk with your name, telephone number, the list of lot numbers (as above) and your maximum bid for each lot. Alternatively telephone either 01909-474709 or 01909-564561 and leave details. If you need more information on any of the lots please also contact using these details.

Tickets available from:

Telesales 01909 807610
Choir members

Future Events


Joint concert with the Accordion Orchestra of Pfungstadt
Saturday 22nd June at 7:30 p.m.
at Titchfield Library, Welbeck Abbey, Worksop, S80 3LZ
Conducted by David Wynne and Dr Mattias Hemmje

Traquair Murals
Saturday 29th June 2019
at St. Peter's Church, 10 Church Lane, Clayworth, Retford, DN22 9AN
Conducted by David Wynne

Handel's Messiah
Saturday 2nd November 2019
at The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop, S80 2AT
Conducted by David Wynne

Christmas Concert
Monday 16th December 2019
Conducted by David Wynne

Whilst every effort will be made to keep to the announced programmes, Ryton Chorale reserves the right to make any necessary alterations.

Ryton Chorale is registered as charity number 514249.

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