Saddleworth is the collective name for an area of several villages and picturesque countryside
to the east of Oldham in the Pennine hills on the Yorkshire/Lancashire border.
Historically within the most westerly part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Saddleworth reluctantly became part of Oldham, Greater Manchester, in the 1974 local government reorganisation,
but still continues to regard itself as 'within the historic County of York'.
The area boasts a vibrant wealth of music activity, including choirs, operatic societies,
and brass bands, and we are proud to be a part of this.
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Upcoming Concerts and Events . . .
Tickets: Uppermill Civic Hall concerts - tickets are available from
our Ticket Secretary, David Davies (Tel: 01457 873182).
All other concerts - same contact details for ticket booking information.
To book the choir for a concert or other event - click here to go to the 'Contact Us' page for details.
New members are always welcome! Why not join us.....?
Our next "Open Rehearsal" is on Wednesday 11th September.
As well as seeing how the choir rehearses, you will be given an insight into how
the sections of the choir combine to produce the unique 'male voice choir' sound.
Click here to go to the "Join the Choir" page for more details.
You dont need to be a music reader or a 'soloist' - we would be delighted to see you
to 'sample' one of our rehearsals - without feeling to be under any obligation.
Did you know that as well as the satisfaction and 'camaraderie' involved, singing in a choir also has scientifically proven health benefits?
A national newspaper article in April 2016 highlighted research published in the "ECancer Medical Science" journal. This shows that singing significantly increases levels of immune proteins which
the body uses to battle serious illnesses, and dramatically reduces stress hormones such as cortisol.
The research was also qouted as concluding that doctors believe this takes strain off the immune system, allowing it to use its resource better!!