Barley Rye Choir

Saturday 25th July 2015

Dickens Fellowship, 109th International Conference (website)

Wills Hall Bristol. 3.10pm

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July 2015

Priddy Folk Festival (website). Market Square.

3.30pm and 6pm on Saturday

10am and 1.30pm on Sunday

Thursday 2nd July 2015

Pensford Evergreens. Private event

Sunday 14th June 2015

Wimborne Folk Festival (website). To be confirmed

Saturday 13th June 2015

Wild Nailsea, The Old Farmhouse, Trendlewood Way, Nailsea BS48 2PF. 12.30 and 2pm

Sunday 7th June 2015

Make Sunday Special, outside Bristol Register Office, The Old Council House, Corn St,  BS1 1JG, 2pm and 3.30pm

Sunday 24th May 2015

Chippenham Folk Festival. Arena Stage2. Times to be decided

Saturday 16th May 2015

Nailsea Farmers Market 7th anniversary birthday party. Starting at 10.15am in the precinct, Nailsea, followed by cake

Monday 4th May 2015

Nailsea May Fair. 1.45 and 3.30

Saturday 2nd May 2015

Upton Folk Festival, Upton-upon-Severn. 2pm aboard the MV Conway Castle, and afterwards busking on the quay.

Saturday 17th January 2015

Nailsea Wassail, starting at the Old Farmhouse pub (website) at 5pm, with procession to community orchard. Bring a lantern or torch. 

Thursday 1st January 2015

Carols in the bar at the Ring O' Bells, Priston, from noon

Contact the choir for more details 

Saturday 20th December 2014

Dyrham Park (website) chapel, nr Bath, SN14 8ER

12.15 and 1.15

Friday 12th December 2014

Tyntesfield House (website) All A Glow event. Stable Yard, Wraxall


Friday 12th December 2014

Tesco Nailsea Christmas Fair. 3.30-4.30

Saturday 6th December 2014

Winford Church. This is a cream tea/mulled wine event in aid of the church. We should be singing between 3.30 and 4.30

Saturday 6th December 2014 (TBC)

Ravenswood School (website) Christmas Fair, Pound Lane, Nailsea BS35


Saturday 22nd November 2014

Brackenwood Garden Centre (website), Leigh Court Estate, Pill Road, Abbots Leigh, Bristol BS8 3RA. Starting at 2pm 

Wednesday 1st January 2014

Carols in the bar at the Ring O' Bells, Priston, from noon

Contact the choir for more details 

Sunday 22nd December 2013

Winter songs concert at Cadbury Garden Centre (website)

Contact the choir for more details 

Saturday 21st December 2013

Winter songs concert for Rotary Club, Co-op, Portishead

Contact the choir for more details

Saturday 14th December 2013

Winter songs concert in Tyntesfield Chapel 3pm to 4pm

Advance booking advisable, on the Tyntesfield website  


Friday 13th December 2013

Winter songs concert at Mendip Society

Contact the choir for more details


Tuesday 10th December 2013

Winter songs concert at Abbotts Leigh WI

Private event 

Sunday 8th December 2013

Stourhead National Trust

3 x 20 min performances between 11am and 2pm

Saturday 30th November 2013

Ravenswood School Christmas Fair, Nailsea


Sunday 20th October 2013

St George's Hall, Great George St  Bristol BS1 5RR

Sounding the City - with other choirs,12.50pm for 20 minutes

This performance is part of Bristol Festival of Song 2013 (11-20th October) 

Ticket information (St Georges)

Festival of Song website

Saturday 19th October 2013

Pill Festival, Christ Church, Church Road, Pill BS20 0AE with other choirs, from 1.30 pm. 

Website for Pill Festival   


Saturday 12th October 2013

Bristol Festival of Song (Gathering Voices) Song Raids different venues around central Bristol - short spots over a two hour period between 10.30 am and 4 pm.  

Festival of Song website

Friday 11th October 2013

Bristol Polio Fellowship - private event

Sunday 22nd September 2013

Festival of the Voice, Stourhead House (National Trust) near Warminster BA12 6QD. With other choirs between 11am and 4pm, but our sets are: 

12.30pm at the Spread Eagle Courtyard (20mins) 

2pm at the Bristol Cross (20mins)

3.30pm at the Pantheon (20mins)

Free to watch but normal admission charges apply.

Stourhead website

Sunday 21st July 2013

Music and Memories at Nailsea Tithe Barn. Afternoon. Alzheimers Support Group

Saturday 15th June 2013

Portbury Church. More details later

Thursday 30th May 2013

Pensford Evergreens (private event) 

Monday 27th May 2013

Chippenham Folk Festival Arena Stage 2 

midday for 30 mins, probably 3pm also. Admission free

Friday 17th May 2013

Nailsea Arts Festival – Holy Trinity Church. Concert with Radstock and Midsomer Norton Silver band. 8.00 - 10.00

Poster link

Tuesday 1st January 2013

Ring o Bells PH Priston 12-2pm

The perfect way to start the new year!

Sunday 23rd December 2012

Crown Public House, Regil, Nr Winford

Saturday 15th December 2012

Tyntesfield,  (National Trust), near Wraxall. Starts 3pm

Saturday 15th December 2012

Time to be confirmed. Co-op High Street Portishead. Listen to Barley Rye while you shop! There will be other choirs performing. This is supporting the Rotary Club

Friday 14th December 2012

Bristol Polio Society (private event)

Sunday 9th December 2012

Event is 12 to 4pm

Dyrham Park (National Trust) Hinton. (On the Bath to Stroud Road A46) 

Thursday 6th December 2012

Portishead Jazz Club. Clarence House, High Street, Portishead BS20 6PY

Event starts at 8.30pm

Thursday 22nd November 2012

Pensford Evergreens (private event)

Saturday 26th May 2012

Performance at Holy Trinity Church, part of Nailsea Arts and Music Festival, in aid of the Tithe Barn. Details to be arranged.

Friday 11th May 2012

British Polio Fellowship, Anglican Methodist Centre, Prewett St, Bristol BS1 6PB

(Private event)

Saturday 19th May 2012

Workshop (from 11.30) and evening performance with Stanchester Quire, in Yeovil. More details by request. (NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE!)

Sunday 22nd April 2012

Music and Memories. Tithe Barn, Nailsea. This is a Sunday afternoon group for people with dementia and their carers. Contact David 01275 540231

Thursday 5th January 2012

Jazz Club, Clarence House, High Street, Portishead BS20 6PY. Event starts at 8.30. Choir sings at 9.15. 30-minute set.

Sunday 1st January 2012

Ring o'Bells PH, Priston BA2 9EE. (starting at noon) 

Friday 23rd December 2011

The Crown, Regil. (starting at 8pm)  

Saturday 18th December 2011:

Stourhead Festival of Voice 11.30am-2.30pm  (website opens in new tab)

Saturday 17th December 2011

Rotary Club event at Co-op Portishead. (10am)

Friday 16th December 2011:

Tithe Barn Nailsea. 9pm (website opens in new tab) 

Friday 16th December 2011:

Tyntesfield chapel. 7pm (website opens in new tab) 

Friday 9th December 2011

Wrington Dickensian Christmas Fair  (website opens in new tab)

Friday 2nd December 2011

Wrington (private event) 

Thursday 17th November 2011

Pensford Evergreens (private event)

Saturday 22nd October 2011:

Pill. Details TBA  (website)

Sunday 25th September 2011:

Barley Rye's FREE public choir-singing workshop. Tithe Barn Nailsea. 10am-3pm 

Saturday 24th September 2011:

Tickenham Village Hall. Fundraising event for  the church. 

Saturday 27th August 2011:
The Crown, regil 13.00  (website)
Saturday 9th July 2011:

Priddy Folk Festival, St Lawrence church 15.30 (website) 

Saturday 2nd July 2011:

Wedmore Street Fair 

Saturday 11th June 2011:

Stourhead Festival of Voice. 11.00, 11.30, 13.00 

Sunday 5th June 2011:

Tredegar House Folk Festival (near Newport). 14.45 and 16.30 

Saturday 28th May 2011: 

Chippenham Folk Festival, Island Park Stage2, 12.00 and 13.30 

Saturday 21st May 2011:

Nailsea Festival, Holy Trinity Church 15.00 

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