The Quay Live Lockdown Concert

We were honoured to be videoed in July performing four numbers for the Quay Theatre’s Online Series.

Here’s the video, the numbers are Over the Rainbow, It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing), Nella Fantasia and Mr Blue Sky: The Accidentals Quay Online July 2020

Nella Fantasia – in lockdown

Another lockdown effort, this time with the added difficulty of singing in Italian! We hope you enjoy it.

Mr Blue Sky – lockdown version

Here’s our second lockdown effort, Mr Blue Sky by ELO. We had just the keyboard part from David to go on and couldn’t hear each other, so offer our apologies to Jeff Lynne but hope you enjoy it!

Mr Blue Sky

Somewhere Over the Rainbow – lockdown version!

David, our keyboard player (and audio engineer) has combined seven home recorded versions of Over the Rainbow into a socially-distanced masterpiece. Enjoy – and more to come!

This is also our opportunity to say a massive thanks to all the NHS and key front line workers.

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Book us for your event!

We have some bookings lined up for 2020 but would love some more – we’re great value for money!

Seasonal songs Mill Hotel Sudbury 29th December

Catch us for the final gig of the year at the Mill Hotel Sudbury from 11-1pm on 29th December. We’ll be in the bar regaling you with our finest Christmassy tunes, from the Andrews Sisters to The Pogues.

Here we are at Sudbury’s Christmas Tree Festival on 5th December:

5th December: Sudbury Christmas Tree Festival

Come and find us on Thursday 5th December in St Peter’s, Market Hill Sudbury from 4.30pm-6pm. We’ll help you get into the Christmas groove with some proper carols and a liberal helping of seasonal cheesy hits.

Great feedback from the WI!

Here’s a testimonial from Thursday night’s gig with Sudbury Gainsborough Women’s Institute:

I just wanted to say thank you for entertaining my WI on Thursday evening. The feedback has been really positive about your groups performance and I for one really enjoyed it.Not only did you all look elegant and professional but you all sounded wonderful. I looked around the room and saw women reliving their childhoods with Mary Poppins and their teenage years with the other songs.
Thank you all so very much it was such fun.’

Gainsborough WI Singing Session

Last night we had the pleasure of singing with over 80 members of Sudbury and district Womens Institute groups at their annual get together in Sudbury Town Hall.

After a warm up and a three part round based on Swing Low Sweet Chariot, we had a sing along to our Mary Poppins Medley, and then sang some swing, 60s and 70s tunes, wrapping up with Stop by the Spice Girls. Our rendition of Nella Fantasia reduced one WI lady to tears – fortunately they were good tears!

We were asked to judge the Keep Our Rural Buses jingle competition, giving first prize to an eye-wateringly funny entry from Melford WI. More signatures are needed to help the County Council change its mind about cutting bus services to our towns and villages, sign here: Save Our Buses

Finally, here’s Emma R enjoying a well earned cuppa last night:

Music at Rushmere 20th October

Our next public concert is in Andrew’s Church, Rushmere St Andrews, IP5 1DH Church from 2-4pm.

We’ll be singing a mixture of new and old favourites, accompanied by the marvellous David Butcher on piano. And it’s totally free entry!