We are collecting material at present in order to provide you with a rich description of the events that the Belvoir Wassailers have been and will be involved.

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Belvoir Wassailers 2016

Soloist: Caroline Sharpe
Originally from Loughborough, Caroline studied as a post-graduate at the Birmingham Conservatoire where she won the coveted Mario Lanza Opera Prize in 2009. Her operatic roles include Nero in Monteverdi's Incoronazione di Poppea and Pamina in Mozart's Zauberflote. She is exceptionally active around the county as a performer, teacher, and conductor as well as being one of the Loughborough carillonneurs.

Soloist: Elaine Bishop
Elaine Bishop is a mezzo-soprano, singing teacher and musical director based in Grantham. Elaine has a reputation as an accomplished performer with various UK and International companies at the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival (nominated 'Best Character Actress' in 2011). She has performed with professional opera companies, including HMS Pinafore (Raymond Gubbay Productions), Trial by Jury (Opera Minima) and Utopia (G&S Opera Company) and performed in prestigious national / international venues including the Royal Albert Hall, The Barbican and St Pauls Cathedral (London); Bridgewater Hall (Manchester); Usher Hall (Edinburgh) and Cologne Cathedral (Germany). Also the Musical Director of The Grantham Singers and Lincolnshire Star Academy and previously a Musical Director of the Belvoir Wassailers.

Regular Supporting Performers...
--- Events for 2016 ---

Sunday 10th January 2016, Private function

Friday 4th March 2016, Mayor's Charity Music event, Guildhall, Grantham

Saturday 5th March 2016, Private function

Saturday 12th March 2016, Cotgrave

Saturday 23rd April 2016, St George's Day Concert, United Reformed Church, Melton Mowbray

Monday 2nd May 2016, Denton Street Market
--- Mayors Charity Event ---

--- Geoff's Significant Birthday Party ---
--- Cotgrave Concert ---
"Hi everyone I would like to say a huge thank you from Ash Lea School for the concert last night. It was a fabulous evening I enjoyed it very much. Thank you for supporting our school. It was also wonderful that the concert could be held in such a wonderful church in a supportive community."

Dawn Wigley, Ash Lea School, Cotgrave

Saturday 28th May 2016, Manners Arms, Denton

Saturday 11th June 2016, St Wulframs Church, Grantham

Friday 17th June 2016, Christchurch, Grantham

Saturday 9th July 2016, Hose Village Hall
...with the Belvoir Big Band
--- Denton Street Market ---
--- Manners Arms Concert ---
--- St Wulfram's Church Concert ---
--- Hose Village Hall Concert ---
A massive £715 raised for Dove Cottage Hospice in the vale of Belvoir. Fantastic night was had by all including the Belvoir Big Band and the brilliant children's school choir from Stathern.

Geoff with his Pimms bar, a good raffle, Dove Cottage display, and a fantastic retiring collection - a big thank you to all the public who continue to support us in raising money for local causes as we now start to plan our winter season.
--- Winter Season in Cold Overton, Melton Mowbray, Knipton, Denton, Grantham, Woolsthorpe and Belvoir Castle ---
... and this is Winter Wassailing !
Afton Water
Always look on the bright side of life
American Trilogy
Any dream will do (Joseph)
Barbershop Blues
Bring him home
Close every door
Cockles & Mussels
Do re mi (Sound of Music)
Down by the riverside
Do you hear the people sing? (Les Miserables)
Falling in love with you
The Foggy Dew
Food glorious food (Oliver)
Gloucestershire Wassail
God only knows
Hallelujah (Shrek)
Ilkley Moor
The Lion sleeps tonight
Men of Harlech
Music of the night (Phantom of the Opera)
My favourite things
My Heart will go on
National Anthem
Swinging with the Gershwins
Tears in Heaven
The Skye Boat song
What a wonderful world
What shall we do with the drunken sailor?
You'll never walk alone
Our 2016 music...