New Term Starts 24 Feb!

We have just premiered the beautiful piece, From So Simple by Ian Assersohn at the Darwin Day Lecture, given by Eugenie Scott and chaired by Richard Dawkins on 12 February.

150212 BHC @ Darwin Day bThe words are taken from Darwin’s Origin of Species; “…from so simple a beginning endless forms, most beautiful and most wonderful have been and are being evolved….”

150212 BHC @ Darwin Day hOur new term starts on Tuesday 24 February and we are open to new members on the 24th February and 3 March only. We’ll be working towards a number of performances including the CoExist Interfaith Festival at SOAS, Dulwich Festival of Choirs and our own One Life Summer show. For more information on how to join us, click here.

If you can’t be with us in person, but enjoy the Choir making and sharing non-religious music and promoting humanism, please take a look here at the ways in which you can support us.

 

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Darwin Day Lecture – 12 Feb, London

Our next performance will be the world premiere of From So Simple by Ian Assersohn at the Darwin Day Lecture on 12 Feb, London. The song takes the final words from Darwin’s On The Origin Of Species and sets them to beautiful music.

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We’re full up now – but don’t despair…

…there’s a new term just around the corner. The choir is now CLOSED to new members until the new term starts on Tuesday 24th Feb. So if you were thinking of joining us for the first time, please wait until the new term. It is also likely that this will be your last chance to join before our One Life Concert in June so do get the date in your diary!!

For more information about our rehearsals take a look at our page here.

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Happy New Year 2015!

Happy new year! We had a very exciting and busy 2014 – we held 15 performances throughout the year, here are some of our highlights:

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Singing at the Institute of Education Darwin Day Lecture given by Prof. Alice Roberts.

 

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Singing in Sangerstevne international choral festival in west London.

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Hosting our own One Life variety show with Simon Singh, Lucy Porter, Stu Richards and Andrew Copson.

 

 

 

 

 

BHC @ WHC

Performing with our sister choir, the Greater Manchester Humanist Choir, at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford at the World Humanist Congress with delegates from around the world. We listened to a wonderful talk by Philip Pullman.

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We also had lots of fun at our first sing-a-long of the year; music, candlelight, booze – what’s not to like?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Attending the wedding of one of our singers, the Groom, and performing with him during the ceremony.

 

 

 

 

 

Our new term starts on Tuesday 6 January. Join us at 6.45pm for registration. then we start our vocal warm-ups at 7pm. We sing until 9pm with a small break in the middle and then some of us slope off to a nearby pub for a pint or two.

For more information about joining us please take a look here.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Choir!

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New term starts – 4 November

Our new term starts on Tuesday 4 November. Join us at 6.45pm for registration. then we start our vocal warm-ups at 7pm. We sing until 9pm with a break in the middle and then some of us slope off to a nearby pub for a pint or two.

For more information about joining us please take a look here.

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British Humanist Choir performing at World Humanist Congress, Oxford, August 2014

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