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  • As part of LGBT+ History Month the Secretary of State for Scotland hosted an LGBT+ reception to celebrate leaders in the LGBT+ community, celebrate diversity and tackle prejudice. Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus were proud to sing at the event to celebrate the work that has been done by LGBT+ organisations.

    The event too place the day before ‘Purple Friday’, a day for people across Scotland to show their support for the LGBT community and stand together for equality.

  • The Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus started our new season with yet another successful open evening on January 10th 2017.

    We were excited to welcome back returning members along with a number of new members. During the open evening we sang through a couple of the songs we will be performing at an LGBT+ History Month concert in Fife.

  • Celbrating LGBT+ love the Edinburgh Gay Men's Chorus performed our sell out concert, Love is Love, on Saturday the 3rd of December 2016!

    With a mix of everything from A Chorus Line to Kelly Clarkson to ABBA we loved singing to our audience! The fantastic South Wales Gay Men's Chorus joined us for this concert and wowed the audience with their performances. We finished the concert with a joint performance of The Greatest Love of All because if you can't love yourself how in the hell you gonna love yourself!

  • 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.

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