gigs, events, gatherings etc


Sat 23 June – Newcastle city centre, 'Trail-Blazing' as part of The Great Exhibition of the North. Commoners Choir together with She Choir (Manchester) and Infant Hercules (Stockton) walking through the city and singing 'True North', a brand new composition written for the Exhibition. Follow this link to find out more about the performances, including times and routes.

Sun 24 June – Hebden Bridge Arts Festival, a celebration of the Cragg Vale Coiners. A short-is afternoon walk with the choir from the market square in Hebden Bridge starts at 2pm, taking a circular route to Heptonstall. Follow this link for information about the walk. 

In the evening Commoners will perform at Hope Baptist Church on the main road in Hebden Bridge. Starts at 7pm. Follow this link for information about the concert.

Fri 29 June to Sun 1 July – Street Choirs Festival, Brighton. We'll be leading workshops on the theme of protest songs and will be joining thousands of other singers on the Sunday (on the seafront) for a mass rendition of several songs, including our own 'Citizen Shanty'.

Wed 4 July – 6.30pm. Menwith Hill. Commoners Choir will join protestors to sing a set in solidarity with those who demonstrate annually on American Independence Day at the US base in North Yorkshire.

Sun 22 July – Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival, Tolpuddle. Tickets and information here.

Sat 8 September – Diggers Festival, Wigan. Information and tickets here.