Recent news

May 23, 2019

Nottingham Playhouse is recruiting a substantial chorus for its production of Coram Boy to be performed at The Albert Hall (ours not the London one) from the 6th to 10th August. I'm in that choir which is very short of blokes. I've been encouraged by the Producer to ask if any Oakies would be...

Jul 26, 2018

We are delighted to announce that the chorus is to host a free 6-week course for men singers.

It runs from 7.30pm – 9.00pm from Tuesday 25th September 2018 at the Carlton Junior Academy on Foxhill Road, Carlton, Nottingham, NG4 1QT.

Whether you sing in a choir, ensemble...

May 28, 2018

Mike, Shane, John and Pete did a great job on Radio Nottingham just before they set off for Harrogate. This link should take you to their appearance on the breakfast show. A great advert for what we do


Mar 22, 2018

At our Tuesday rehearsal (20th March 2018) It was very nice indeed to present the proceeds of our Christmas Concert fundraiser to the  'When You Wish Upon A Star.' Charity. £1330 is quite some sum to have raised. Maggie Faulkner, the Regional Fundraising Manager was there to receive our cheque...

Mar 22, 2018

The 'Oakies' took part in the Lincoln Music and Drama Festival, entering the Barbershop Open Class which took place on Friday 16th March. I think most people would agree that we did a splendid job to win the class. Yes I know there were only two in it but 'Harmony Lincs' have had a resurgence...

Nov 07, 2017

We are very pleased indeed to be supporting the 'When You Wish Upon A Star' Charity this year. Our main fundraiser is our 'Christmas is Coming'  concert at 7.00pm on Saturday 9th December at the Becket School on Wilford Lane, we'll have the Greythorn School Choir and the Carlton Brass Training...

Aug 07, 2017

Our new Director, Andy Salter, is bringing new ideas and songs to the chorus and encourages us to get to grips with learning our parts and being responsible as individuals for the progress of the chorus.

He was a previous director with the Spirit of Harmony Chorus from York where he...

May 15, 2016

When Kiera Gardner from Notts TV contacted us to say she was doing a piece on unusual hobbies and asked if we wanted to be featured we jumped at the chance.

Apr 16, 2016

The 8th Spanish Association of Barbershop Singers convention was held at Calpe this year, and along with several other UK choruses and quartets,we headed over for some sun, sea and singing.


Mar 04, 2016

The Major Oak Chorus is recruiting! No a cappella experience necessary! Applications are...

Jun 24, 2015

UPDATE: The beard is now gone! £265 has been raised so far, thanks to all who donated! The page is still open for further donations.

MacMillan Cancer Research are running a "Brave the Shave" campaign to get people to be sponsored to shave their hair off to raise funds to stand proudly...



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Carlton Junior School.
Foxhill Road.

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