Rehearsals Start for Heaton Main Music Suite


A combined choir from Heaton Voices, Flotsam, The Swing Bridge Singers, The Caedmon Choir, Chillingham Primary School Choir, and others……
…….with combined band:
10th Avenue Band, Chillingham Road Band, Meze Mundo, Hexham Village Ceilidh Band
and Hexham Morris have started rehearsals for two big performances at the Ouseburn Festival!
Ouseburn Festival 5th July ‘The Heaton Main Music Suite’
A Performance Spectacular with Johnny Handle 
12.15 outside Cluny and 2.15pm 5th July 2015 outside Cumberland Arms.
The massed voices and spectacle of local community choirs, bands, and dancers come together for the premier of a specially commissioned suite of songs and music to mark the 200th anniversary of the Heaton Main Colliery Disaster.
1 May Dance: Hexham Village Ceilidh Band and Hexham Morris
2 Johnny Handle sings his new song ‘Under the Fields of Heaton’
3 Combined choirs sing Andrew Scott’s ‘Heaton Trio’: the men, women and children.
4 10th Avenue Band, Chillingham Road Band, Meze Mundo (leading all): ‘Inundation’ an improvisation
5 Combined Choirs a capella: Richard Scott’s ‘Waiting’
6 The whole ensemble: Ken Patterson’s ‘Shafts of Light’, ending on a positive note…