By Staffordshire Newsletter
STAFFORD’S very own Military Wives Choir will be performing at a town centre venue on Saturday.
The choir, founded only nine months ago, is making its town centre debut with a free concert at St Mary’s Church at 11am on Saturday August 23. Admission is free but donations are welcome for the Military Wives Foundation, which supports the growing network of choirs.
The Stafford choir was the brainchild of RAF wife Sheryl Godwin, who moved to Stafford with her husband, Flight Lieutenant Dave Godwin, of Tactical Supply Wing, last October.
Staffordshire-born Sheryl, 46, used to sing with a wives choir at their previous posting at RAF Benson in Oxfordshire and has been involved in singing and amateur dramatics since her schooldays.
“I mentioned the idea of a choir at a coffee morning in Stafford with other military wives,” she said. “I suddenly found I had a dozen ladies interested, but nowhere to rehearse and no musical director, so we had to get busy quickly.” Read more ...