Getting ready for the Summer Garden Concert…

Our first Summer Garden Concert, in 2010, was a bit of a gamble. Would the weather hold out? Would the sound travel well enough? Would we have enough Pimms?! As it turned out, we needn’t have worried. The concert was so successful that people have been asking us ever since to do another one. And when we gathered together last winter to plot our concerts for the next year, in the gloom of January, nothing sounded more appealing than a repeat of this sunny summer picnic concert…

Music, food and the glorious British countryside – what could be better? This year’s event is on Sunday 8 July, at Eastwood house in Ibsley, near Ringwood. Tickets are £10 from – and every ticket comes with a complimentary summer cocktail! We hope to see you there.

Garden Concert – Ibsley

The weather held out for La Nova Singers first open air concert held in Ibsley near Ringwood.  Nearly 100 people took the opportunity to enjoy a picnic in the lovely garden with some people even bringing out their best china and candelabras.  Perhaps next year we will have to think about a prize for the best picnic!

The singers performed a variety of music from Handel’s Silent Worship to the very well received Rhythm Of Life by Cy Coleman.  The concert finished with a rousing rendition of Rule Britannia with the audience joining in and waving their union jacks.

La Nova Singers would like to say a special thank you to Sue & Malcolm Lambert for hosting this event in their garden, Christine Langton their pianist, Lisa and Sally who sold tickets and were in charge of refreshments and to Steve Howard who compered the event.

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