• Coaching,  Events

    Open Event

    Our first Open Event in a while and we weren’t disappointed. From time to time, we invite people to come along and try out a cappella singing to see if it’s for them and we were joined by four lovely ladies: Sue, Davina, Pat and Maria-José. Three of them had…

  • Fundraising

    SPANGLES 100 CLUB

    We’re in our tenth year of running our favourite fundraiser: the original Spangles 100 Club. It’s a fun and simple way for us to raise funds and this is how it works: 10€ per number Numbers enter a weekly draw for 10 weeks giving you TEN CHANCES OF WINNING! If…

  • Events,  News

    Open Event – 26 January

    Love singing, but always put off joining a choir because you weren’t sure you’d be accepted? Well, we’re offering you an ideal opportunity to find out if a cappella singing is for you. We are having an open rehearsal on Thursday, 26 January, from 10.30 until 13.00 at Centro Municipal…

  • Events,  News

    We Celebrate 18 Years of Singing

    What was a gem of an idea one sunny afternoon at a neighbour’s BBQ, became reality on 4 December 2004, when Lyn Baines and Anthea Prentice formed Spangles Harmony Chorus. “We had sung together in a barbershop chorus in Poole, Dorset before we settled here in Murcia;  we both missed…

  • Events,  News

    Our Festive Season

    The lead up to Christmas is always a busy time for Spangles and this year is no exception. They’ve chosen The Grinch as their 2022 theme, which should prove popular with the youngsters and adults alike. “We wanted to have a bit of fun with a new song and The…

  • Christmas,  Coaching,  Events

    Don’t Let Grinch Steal Your Christmas!

    Spangles Ladies’ Harmony Chorus starts rehearsals in Los Alcázares, Murcia on 1 September after a well-deserved summer break. It’s hard to believe, but it’s time to dust off their Christmas songs in readiness for many engagements during November and December.  If you’ve toyed with the idea of joining a chorus,…

  • Events,  News

    A June Wedding for Spangles

    The Spanish Association of Barbershop Singers, of which Spangles is a founding member, recently reached out to respond to an urgent enquiry. County Councilor Brian O’Donoghue from Rathvilly, County Carlow in Ireland, planned to marry at the Hotel Perla Marina in Nerja, Málaga. He wanted to surprise his bride-to-be, Miriam,…

  • Community,  Events

    Spangles in the Community

    Spangles Ladies Harmony Chorus has a strong work ethic and strives to be the very best they can be.  Spangles has become a big part of the local community, spreading their love of a cappella singing wherever they can, as has been evident in the past weeks. Spangles has been…

  • Events,  Fundraising,  Uncategorized

    Barrington Fundraiser

    Spangles has an association going back over ten years, performing alongside Motown singer, Barrington. Having heard the sad news he had been in an induced coma for 2.5 months, and of course unable to earn a living, Spangles agreed they must do something. ”Barrington is a caring and generous soul…

  • Events,  News

    From Strength to Strength, Despite Pandemic

    Spangles Ladies’ Harmony Chorus has coped well with whatever this pandemic has thrown at them. “The past two years have been unprecedented but we’re a very supportive team that’s great at facing challenges and coming out on top” said Chorus Manager, Lyn Baines. “2021 was no exception!” In 2020 the…

  • Events,  Fundraising

    Phenomenal Jubilee Celebration

    The Platinum Jubilee celebrations to commemorate HM Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 year reign, something that no other monarch in history has achieved, could not be ignored by Spangles Ladies Harmony Chorus. Many weeks in the planning saw the fundraising team of Maggie Reilly, Susie Wyatt and Gale Booth pull off…

  • Events,  News

    Spangles on Tour

    Spangles Ladies Harmony Chorus travelled to Valencia city last week, to join two choruses from San Antonio, Texas, for a concert in the magnificent Iglesia San Esteban.  The group travelled by train from Murcia and Alicante, proud to wear their new ‘walking out’ uniforms, kindly sponsored by A1 Mortgages UK,…