Rockspring Community Choir set to sing again with help from Connexus

20th January, 2022
Rockspring Community Choir

A Ludlow-based amateur choir has received £500 from Connexus through our Community Development Fund

Rockspring Community Choir applied for funding to help rebuild its membership which has been severely impacted by the pandemic.  

The choir has been running for nearly 10 years and saw its membership rise to 45 before restrictions made it impossible for members to meet and sing regularly together. The group has also lost the use of a rehearsal space and seen costs rise, which one of the choir’s organisers Christine Perkins hopes the grant will help to address.

“The coronavirus pandemic resulted in our rehearsals coming to a standstill and our membership reducing drastically.

“With increasing costs and our previous rehearsal location becoming unavailable, we sought funding with the aim of rebuilding our membership. We are passionate about what we do and this generous grant from Connexus has allowed us to meet weekly at Elim Church in Ludlow and continue singing,”
Christine Perkins, Rockspring Community Choir

Jacqui Gears, our Communities Manager said

“We are always keen to support local groups who provide services or activities that impact the communities in which our customers live.

“Rockspring Community Choir spread joy to their members and support those in the local area through events and fundraising, which is why they were the worthy recipients of a grant from the Community Development Fund.”

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