Friends of Bakewell Choral Society

Do you listen to choral music?
Do you enjoy coming to our concerts?
Do you wish to safeguard the future of amateur music groups in the community?
Are you a past or present member wishing to support Bakewell Choral Society?

Do please consider becoming a Friend of the Society. Contributors to the Friends Fund make a vital contribution to the well-being of the Society and enable us to present concerts of the highest calibre. You will receive regular programme news, concessions on Season Tickets, and an acknowledgement in each concert programme – and here on the website. Further Details.

Our sincere thanks to:

  • Rev Canon P and Mrs A Bird
  • Mrs H Clarke
  • Dr G Cohen
  • Mr R Cumming
  • The Duchess of Devonshire
  • Thomas Greatorex and Sons Ltd
  • Dr & Mrs JT Harvey
  • Mr B Heap
  • Mr D Hucklesby
  • Mrs A Hodgson
  • Mr P Knowles
  • Mr & Mrs MR Lindsay
  • Mrs S Mitchell
  • Mr AC Pigott MBE
  • Prof JN Tarn
  • Mrs GM Winder
  • John Youatt

To become a Friend, please contact Angie Ford on 01629 812833 – or email

Advertising in Bakewell Choral Society’s Concert Programmes

Each year the Choral Society invites local companies to advertise in its concert programmes and we are very grateful for the financial support these firms provide. Several of these firms have been supporting us for many years. We are, however, always looking for new advertisers to join them.

Advertisers for the current season are :-

  • Baslow Insurance
  • The Eye Place
  • JW & J Mettam Ltd
  • T Nutt and Sons Ltd
  • Smiths Dental Surgery
  • Bakewell Carpets
  • Kathryn Heath Optometrist
  • Simon Greer Roofing

The current rates for advertising are:

£120 for a full-page advert includes 1 season ticket (or £150 plus 2 season tickets)
£85 for a half-page advert includes 1 season ticket
£60 for a quarter-page includes 1 season ticket
Should you wish to support the choir by advertising in the programmes, please contact Liz Holloway on 01629 582591 or at