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Sing for your life – 1/6

Six benefits of singing, by Frank Singing comes to us as naturally as breathing. Our Mothers sang to us from the moment we were born & we all did it freely as children. But these days, chances are most of … Continue reading

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Musique Concrète – a blog from Bella

Music and life Whether you can read the intricate symbols on the page and translate them into amazing sounds on an instrument, via singing or not, many Blackheathans young and old, know the importance of music. Musique concrète is a … Continue reading

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Memory of 2013 – the champagne soiré

As we now start to prepare for the Blackheath Choir Festival in August, Paul Cosgrave has kindly sent through to us some pictures from the soiré last year, which replaced the choir festival in 2013. Paul presents drive time on … Continue reading

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Member profile – Harry

Harry was born in 1927 in Warwick, Queensland. Significantly he says, 1927 was also the year the Federal Parliament moved from Melbourne to Canberra. From there it appears his life has been full and it continues to be so. Never … Continue reading

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Blackheath Folk Club

Performing at the New Ivanhoe Hotel’s monthly folk night on Thursday, 5 June was, as always, a lot of fun for us. Though, with the choir size continuing to increase, it is getting much harder to fit in the audience. … Continue reading

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Farewell Dawn Baker

On a cool, wet, typical Blackheath day the community gathered to pay its respects to Dawn Baker – an eccentric and much loved Blackheathen. There were eulogies from family and friends, The Heathens sang and people from across the community … Continue reading

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Ironfest

A big thank you to the Lithgow Ironfest for organising a performance space for ourselves and other choirs.  For many of us it was our first time in the middle of all the battle re-enactments and period costume and we … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Heathens Website

We hope that you like our new website.  Our aim is to provide information about The Heathens and our upcoming events as well as blogs about choir activities and members.  There are password protected pages for our members and for … Continue reading

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