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As if appearing on the BBC wasn’t enough, the South Oxhey Choir is now performing at The Roundhouse in Camden. New musical director Simon Wookey says his singers are more than up to the challenge, writes Melanie Dakin
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All sorts of talents and treasures are emerging from South Oxhey it seems, as Gareth Malone’s The Choir – Unsung Town series has been revealing on BBC Two. Choir member and South Oxhey resident, Vee Smith, is among them.
11:23am Wednesday 23rd September 2009
SOUTH OXHEY: Cast and crew of the BBC’s hit television show The Choir: Unsung Town gathered in a South Oxhey school hall last night to watch the last episode in the series and toast its remarkable effect on the community.
12:33pm Tuesday 22nd September 2009
10:23am Wednesday 16th September 2009
Week three of The Choir Unsung Town was a vast improvement on the previous week’s rather downbeat episode, which despite recording the success of the children’s choir and the adult group’s first public concert at Watford Colosseum, did little to make the South Oxhey community feel good about the attitudes of those in the surrounding towns.
10:10am Friday 11th September 2009
Of all the reality programmes that fill the television schedules, displacing drama from our screens, there is one that even I, an actor who might be expected to whinge about reality shows, cannot fault.
11:26am Thursday 10th September 2009
10:34am Tuesday 8th September 2009
In episode two of The Choir Unsung Town, the adult choir faces its first concert audience, choirmaster Gareth Malone has his sights set on forming a youth group and finds a likely star at South Oxhey's special needs school, Colnbrook, writes Melanie Dakin
3:32pm Wednesday 2nd September 2009
In the pubs of Watford and South Oxhey, members of the South Oxhey Community Choir met to share the first episode of The Choir: Unsung Town and were very impressed with what they saw. Melanie Dakin reports
11:28am Tuesday 1st September 2009
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8:51pm Monday 4th May 2009
SOUTH OXHEY: Thousands of people braved rain and wind today to celebrate everything positive about South Oxhey with bands, dancing and a uniting performance by the area's newly created community choir.
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12:09pm Friday 24th April 2009
The third series of award winning TV show The Choir will focus on the development of The South Oxhey Community Choir. The group has recently recorded Beatles track In My Life in preparation for the forthcoming South Oxhey Festival. Melanie Dakin reports
Your Say Your Watford
Dorothy sympathises with those who will have to pay the extra £2 per day to park. Will that sympathy turn into action, or is it just sympathy? I'm sure all the people who work there and have to stump up the extra cash - £480 per year - will be thankful of her sympathy. There must be a better way. When will the council stop persecuting the motorists of Watford? − Phil Cox (UKIP)Watford Borough Council approve multi-million pound revamp plan for 'under-achieving' Watford Business Park »
This makes no sense at all. So, all they are doing is pushing the cost of the re-development to the hard working employees of the companies who have the misfortune of being located there. − Watford 72Watford Borough Council approve multi-million pound revamp plan for 'under-achieving' Watford Business Park »