Shapers Shapenote Singing Day
Digswell Methodist Church (The Village Church)
Saturday, 7 June 1997
Singing was from the 1991 edition of
The Sacred Harp unless otherwise stated.
NH - Northern Harmony,
3rd ed. 1995
Fletcher welcomed singers,
and led 178. Dave Richardson and Sheila Girling Smith led a
singing school on convention etiquette and the song 'Ten Thousand
Charms' by Hal Kunkel, respectively.
Fletcher called the class back by leading the song on page 82t. Leaders:
Ken Baddley 127; Bernard Collar 28b; Sheila Girling Smith 497; Brian
Fisk 479; Judy Whiting and Terry Savage 34b; Michael Bloom NH111; Bob
Lilley 415; Mandy Townsend NH10; Dave Richardson 30t; Mike Hoy NH22;
Michael Spittal NH24;
The afternoon session commenced with Steve Fletcher leading a workshop
on Relief by Bruce Randall, and the song on page 475 with Bob Lilley.
Leaders: Steve Fletcher 48t; Ken Baddley 452b; Bernard Collage 49b;
Sheila Girling Smith 474; Brian Fisk and Iris Tomlin 45t; Terry Savage
and Judy Whiting NH38t; Michael Bloom NH130; Bob Lilley NH104; Mandy
The Memorial Lesson and the Sick and
Housebound Lessons were conducted by Bernard Collard, and Steve Fletcher
led 'Relief', and Sheila Girling Smith led 86 respectively.
Leaders: Dave Richardson 135; Mike Hoy NH148; Michael Spittal NH186;
Steve Fletcher NH7 (for Mick Verrier); Ken Baddley NH118; Sheila
Girling Smith 186; Brian Fisk and Joan Ross NH80; Judy Whiting 503b;
Dave Richardson 148; Mandy Townsend and Bill Meakin 117; Sheila Girling