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  • David got in touch with us to surprise his Husband to be and his guests at their wedding on Saturday the 24th.

  • EGMC were asked to perform at Mike & Kayleigh's wedding in mid September. We love being invited to sing at weddings! This was a surprise for the bride and groom so we had to stay hidden from everyone until the ceremony. This lead to us all running to hide behind a bus as the bride's car went past! We had an absolutely great time singing at Mike and Kayleigh's wedding and they were so happy to be surprised by us.

  • This year the Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus performed in the Edinburgh International Festival for the very first time! Songlines was a city-wide event that took place on the 21st of August and was a part of the Edinburgh International Festival. It was inviting everyone to take part in a unique celebration of singing. It was inspired by the indigenous Australian ancestral tradition of passing on ancient sacred stories as large song cycles that preserve the living link between land and people.

  • The Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus started our new season with a very successful open evening on August 16th 2016.

    We were excited to welcome back some returning members along with a number of new members. We rehearsed some of our songs that we regularly perform at events (if you would like us to perform at an event get in touch through our Book Us page). We also started to learn one of our new songs for our Winter Concert that will be on Saturday December 3rd.

  • The Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus were delighted to be invited to perform at Choirmania as a part of the Riding Of The Marches! We sang along with the Clark Community Choir, Penicuik Community Choir, Sing In The City, Jamie McBride, Rebecca Traynor, Maesteg Gleeman and the Boys Brigade Pipers. The event took place at the Brunton Theatre in Musselburgh and was sold out. We finished the night singing Highland Cathedral with every choir and singer singing together!

    The feedback from the event has been wonderful and we hope to be invited to sing with other choirs again in the future!

  • The Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus celebrated cinema to a sold our audience at the Church Hill Theatre on Saturday the 2nd of July!

    We took the audience on a journey with Doris Day and Calamity Jane, the power ballads of the 80's, a Disney medley and just enough jokes to make sure we were rated PG - Pretty great! We were also proud to support Age Scotland at this concert and we raised over £200 for them!

    You can view some of the pictures from the day by clicking here!

  • The Edinburgh Police Choir, one of the best choirs in Edinburgh, asked the Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus and the Amber Knights to be involved with their concert celebrating the Sanctuary at Craigsbank being 50 years old and to help raise money for the Corstorphine Dementia Project.

    The three groups performed to an audience of over 300 and many people have gotten back to us, the Amber Knights and the Edinburgh Police Choir to tell us that they loved all of the performances.

  • The Edinburgh People's Museum are running an exhibit celebrating LGBT+ people and how far we have came. The exhibition is called Proud City and runs until September and is completely free to go to! EGMC are very proud to have donated to this fantastic exhibit and are so pleased to see how far we have came.

    Edinburgh Museum Website

  • One of our own choir members, Derek, got married to his partner Darren in April.

    The Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus were invited to sing at their reception. We were asked to sing a selection of songs, chosen by the happy couple which the guests thoroughly enjoyed. We were delighted to sing at Derek and Darren's wedding, it was a beautiful day and it was an absolute pleasure to sing for Derek and Darren at their wedding.

    A massive congratulations to them both! Thank you for inviting us to be a part of your big day!

  • This Tuesday Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus said goodbye to out rehearsal venue at Abbey Mount. We rehearsed there for several years, and we were sad to say goodbye as it was filled with many happy memories. Our final rehearsal there was still very upbeat as we worked on songs for a wedding and our summer concert. A number of the choir later went for a drink to mark the occasion.

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