• 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,…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

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    Thanksgiving 2021

    As you probably know, Valerie, our MD, hails from New York. She hasn’t been back to see her family and friends in three years, although she stays in touch with everyone via video links, but it’s not quite the same, especially when it comes to Thanksgiving. Many of us had…

  • Community,  Events,  News

    Radio Gaga!

    We were excited to be interviewed by presenter, Victor, from Radio Onda Regional. He had heard us singing the week before, while he was having a meeting at Las Claras, and asked to meet us. The following week, he returned and we did a live interview on the radio. Conchita…