About

The Rodillian Singers will be celebrating 60 glorious years of singing together as a female choir by performing their Diamond Anniversary Concert at Wakefield Cathedral. A night of music, showcasing songs from their varied repertoire which includes show tunes, songs from the 60’s and some of their favourites both old and new. It promises to be an exciting programme that has something for everyone!


The very talented Rebecca Whitlam is the  choir’s Musical Director and she has encouraged them to do more challenging pieces and brings an amazing level of enthusiasm and expertise. She is constantly pushing the choir to be better and braver in their music choices.


The choir also have an exceedingly accomplished pianist in Emma Sey. She gives an added confidence as her ability is second to none, and the choir are in awe of her talent.


The Rodillian Singers’ guests for the evening are Rothwell Temperance Band, who are Leeds’ highest ranked brass band. With a band entirely comprising volunteers, they have cemented themselves as one of the finest ensembles in the competitive county of Yorkshire as a whole. The current band, formed in the 1980s, under the guidance of Musical Director, David Roberts, has ascended through the ranks to eventually compete in the championship section, earning numerous prestigious accolades along the way. They have remained a championship section band for over 25 years and have a consistent presence among the top 20 brass bands in the world. The band were delighted to win the Grand Shield for the third time in 2022


Tom Ingall will be the compère for the evening.


Tom works for the BBC as a Journalist and Look North Presenter.


Tickets


£15 per person, under 16s free.


Tickets can be obtained from any choir / band member or by contacting secretaryrodillians@hotmail.co.uk


In person tickets can be purchased from Olwyn Fox 2000 Electronic Shop, Rothwell, LS26 0QD.


Venue opening hours

Monday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Access facilities

  • Accessible Toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Hearing Aid Loop
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Venue Details

Find us at

Northgate, Wakefield, WF1 1HG

Phone

01924373923

Email

admin@wakefield-cathedral.org.uk