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Newcastle-upon-Tyne Sacred Harp Singing
St Bartholomew's Church Hall
Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE12 9NL
31 May 2008

The fourth annual Newcastle Sacred Harp Singing Day was held on the last Saturday in May. The class was called to order by Cath Tyler leading 34b. The day began with a singing school including: Leader: Cath Tyler 47t and 155.


Phil Tyler called the next session to order with 569b. Leaders: Benny Ross 40; Sally Greaves-Lord 63; Alice Metherell 315b; Chris Brown 38t; Cath Tyler 319t; Anna Baldini, Ripon 31t; Sarah West, Sheffield 282; Fynn Titford-Mock, Newcastle 410; Maria Wallace, Holmfirth 178; Piers Cawley, Gateshead 146; Sharon Langridge 171; Judy Whiting 441.


Benny Ross called the next session to order leading  86. Leaders: Alice Metherell, Newcastle 276; Phil Tyler 339; Sally Greaves-Lord, Scarborough 501; Chris Brown 503;
Anna Baldini 299; Maria Wallace 38b.

Memorial Lesson Judy Whiting. List of names read by Sharon Langridge: John McDougall; Angela Lee; Amanda Denson, USA; Edwin Nelson, USA; Ted Rogers; Roy West; Alice Close; Ruby Milnes; Minja Lausevic; B J Harris; Pat Tracey. Leader: Judy Whiting 163b for those remembered.  Chris Brown spoke for the Sick and Housebound and read the list of names: Michael Whiting; Dennis Lucy; Jean McDougall; Mary and Jim Oss; Phil Barker; John Watkins; Ron Lahav; Mark. Leaders, for the sick and housebound: Chris Brown 159 and Cath Tyler 45t.  Cath Tyler said Grace.


The afternoon session was called to order by Judy Whiting 350. Leaders Sarah West 324; Fynn Titford-Mock 71; Sharon Langridge 68; Piers Cawley112; Cath Tyler 47t; Benny Ross 47b; Sally Greaves-Lord 448; Phil Tyler 101t; Alice Metherell 198; Chris Brown 268.

Treasurerís report; Phil Tyler.

Leaders: Maria Wallace 504; Judy Whiting 474; Helen and Margaret with help from Cath Tyler 288; Sarah West 84; Fynn Titford-Mock 566; Sharon Langridge 148; Piers Cawley107; Benny Ross 117; Phil Tyler 300; Chris Brown 128; Sally Greaves-Lord 122; Cath Tyler led 347 as the closing song.




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