Concerts, Events & Tours

CONCERTS AND PERFORMANCES FROM CARLTON MALE VOICE CHOIR

The choir are committed to ensuring everyone can access our performances and feel included.

WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT OUR CONCERTS:

Great afternoon; thank you all for coming! Very much appreciated and enjoyable. Carlton Male voice Choir are brilliant. David Maguire. Owner of The Pavilion Pub, Mansfield. May 2024

We were lucky enough for the Carlton MVC to participate in our Charity Choir Concert. They certainly did not disappoint. An amazing group of gentlemen with magnificent singing ability, a wonderful evening enjoyed by all. Thank you Carlton MVC .   Me and Dee Charity. March 2024. 
Just been to St Paul’s Church, Daybrook for an absolutely fantastic concert by Carlton Male Voice Choir and Kidderminster Male Choir, in aid of the Stroke Association. If you get to see CMVC in action, you’ll be in for a treat!   Alison, who saw us in concert in April 2024. 

 

OUR NEXT CONCERT:

FRIDAY 12TH JULY 1PM: PATCHINGS ARTS FESTIVAL

We’re thrilled to announce our return to the Patchings Art Fest in 2024! Join us and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the largest outdoor art festival in the country. Make sure to mark your calendars for our special performance at the bandstand area opposite the food and refreshments.

Patchings Art Centre can be found on Oxton Road, Calverton, Nottinghamshire. NG14 6NU

Friday tickets to this wonderful art festival are available HERE.

 

All dates on this page are ‘subject to change’.

2024
Saturday 16th March 2024 – 7:15pm

Joint Concert

Carlton Male Voice Choir are thrilled to finally perform with the brilliant Derby based choir: Roll Royce Ladies with their conductor Christine Hunt and Accompanist John Lord. The concert will take place at the gorgeous St Michael with St Mary Parish Church on Church Square, Melbourne, Derby DE73 8JH.

This concert will be in aid of the charity: me&dee has a simple mission, to ensure families going through difficult and uncertain times are gifted with memories they can treasure, never losing sight of what truly matters. Because it’s those special moments shared with the ones we love, no matter how complicated circumstances may be, that are most precious of all.

There will be a raffle for charity at just £1 per strip!

TICKETS for this concert are £10 and available via the charity here or by calling 01332 297011.

See the poster here.

Saturday 6th April 2024 – 7:30pm
 

Visiting Choir Joint Concert

 

with David Butterworth (organ)

Carlton Male Voice Choir welcomes our honoured guests Kidderminster Male Voice Choir with the Musical Director David Barclay to Nottingham for a joint concert at the wonderful St Paul’s Church, Mansfield Rd, Daybrook, Nottingham NG5 6BH. Our two choirs will be joined by celebrated guest organist David Butterworth MA MusB FRCO(CHM) FRSA on the A. Gern pipe organ of this beautiful venue.

This concert will use digital tickets only which are available here for just £1.00, all profits from your voluntary donations on the night will go to the Stroke Association!

Saturday 20th April 2024 – 7:30pm

Nottingham ‘Men Allowed’ Concert

A group of men ‘NOTTINGHAM MEN ALLOWED‘ will perform for the very first time live at a concert to be held at the massive Marcus Garvey Centre, 221 Lenton Blvd, Lenton, Nottingham NG7 2BY.

The concert is sponsored by Carlton Male Voice Choir who will also perform at the concert along with other special guests CARLTON BRASS and is in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. If you’d like to have fun and sing for a good cause then scan the QR CODE to get in touch.

Tickets for concert entry will be £10  on our Eventbrite page here, there is ample parking at the venue too noting that the venue is unfortunately not disabled friendly.

Click HERE to read more details about this wonderful new idea for a great cause.

Saturday 27th April 2024 – 7:30pm

Music Maker Competition

PRELIMINARY HEAT 1

St Jude’s Community Halls, 405 Woodborough Road, Nottingham NG3 5HE

The Concert of HEAT 1 will start with a performance by Carlton MVC, showcasing their wide repertoire. There will be performances by up to 6 competitors with further performances by Carlton MVC during the evening. Members of the audience will be able to contribute to the voting by judges. Come along to support your competitor. Winner goes through to the final on 8th June (see event below)

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

Sunday 5th May 2024 – 4:00-6:00pm

Outdoor Performance

 

 

Get ready for a toe-tapping good time as the choir returns to the Pavilion Micro Pub in Mansfield for their inaugural CIDER & BEER FESTIVAL, featuring an impressive lineup of 20+ ales and 15 ciders!

This charming and dog-friendly micro-pub, ingeniously converted from a derelict racecourse pavilion near Racecourse Park, has become a beloved live music venue renowned for its fantastic selection of guest beers. Join us as the choir takes the stage to deliver a lively set of well-known tunes and entertaining music, complete with plenty of sing-along favorites.

Bring along your furry friend and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere as you enjoy something a little different from our choir! Best of all, entry is FREE! Check out the details here and make sure to mark your calendars for a memorable day of music, drinks, and fun at the Pavilion Micro Pub.

Epsom Street Racecourse Park NG18 3AL Mansfield, UK

Saturday 18th May 2024 – 7:30pm

Music Maker Competition

PRELIMINARY HEAT 2

St Paul’s C Of E Church, 5 Church Street Carlton NG4 1BJ

The Concert of HEAT 2 will start with a performance by Carlton MVC, showcasing their wide repertoire. There will be performances by up to 6 competitors with further performances by Carlton MVC during the evening. Members of the audience will be able to contribute to the voting by judges. Come along to support your competitor. Winner goes through to the final on 8th June (see event below)

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

Saturday 8th June 2024 – 7:30pm

Music Maker Competition

FINAL

St Jude’s Community Halls, 405 Woodborough Road, Nottingham NG3 5HE

Get ready for an electrifying evening at the FINAL of the Music Maker Competition! Kicking off the event, Carlton MVC will set the stage on fire with a dynamic performance, showcasing their diverse repertoire and setting the tone for an unforgettable night.

As the excitement builds, finalists will take the spotlight, delivering captivating performances that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Throughout the evening, Carlton MVC will return to the stage, adding their magic to the atmosphere and ensuring non-stop entertainment.

But the real stars of the show? That’s you, the audience! With the chance to contribute to the voting by judges, your presence and support will play a crucial role in determining the ultimate winner. So don’t miss out on this thrilling opportunity to cheer on your favorite competitor and be part of a truly memorable event. Grab your tickets now and let the excitement begin!

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

Sunday 9th June 2024 – 11:00am-12:00pm & 12:30pm-1:30pm

Performance – Outdoor – Recruitment Event

Exciting news! The choir has been invited back to grace the stage not once, but twice at Nottingham’s premier car event, the ‘Nottingham Motor Show.’ Held at the iconic Wollaton Hall and Park, NG8 2AE, and hosted by the esteemed Pre-war Austin 7 Club, this show boasts a massive turnout and an impressive display of cars spanning the ages.

Last year, our choir had the pleasure of performing alongside three classic minis – check out the video here for a glimpse of the excitement! Rest assured, we’re cooking up another special plan for this year’s festivities.

Click here to GAIN FREE TICKETS. Join us at the specified times above after indulging in a fantastic exploration of the remarkable cars on display. And who knows? You might even catch our Musical Director showcasing his own Opel Manta GT/E and Austin Mini 1380cc with the Notts About Minis Club!

The Opel Manta GT/E is a legendary sports coupe that embodies the spirit of the open road and performance driving. With its sleek and aerodynamic design, the Manta GT/E commands attention wherever it goes.

The Austin Mini 1380cc is an iconic compact car that has captured the hearts of automotive enthusiasts worldwide. Renowned for its timeless design, nimble handling, and spirited performance, the Mini 1380cc remains a beloved classic even decades after its introduction.

Saturday 22nd June 2024 – 7.00pm

Festival Concert 2024

Don’t miss out on our spectacular Festival Concert 2024, held at the iconic Albert Hall in Nottingham, NG1 5AA. This year’s lineup is our best yet, featuring the incredible tribute band, THE KINX, who will dazzle you with their live performance in the second half of the concert.

But that’s not all! Witness the rising star of our recently relaunched MUSIC MAKER competition as the winner takes the stage.

Tickets are selling fast for this unforgettable evening of music and entertainment, priced at just £15. Secure your spot now on Eventbrite here before they’re gone! Earlybird tickets available for a limited period.

Sunday 30th June 2024 – 1pm-1:30pm & 2:20pm-2:50pm
 

Performance – Outdoor Event

‘Singing in the Green’

 

 

Singing in the Green: Carlton Choir at Arnot Hill

Join us at 1:00pm for a magical Sunday afternoon under the open summer sky with the Carlton Male Voice Choir at the scenic Arnot Hill Park in Nottingham. This enchanting outdoor performance, titled “Singing in the Green” promises to be an unforgettable experience, blending the rich, resonant sounds of one of Nottingham’s premier male voice choirs with the natural beauty of Arnot Hill.

Whether you’re a lifelong fan of choral music or looking for a delightful new experience, this performance is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the harmonious melodies of both contemporary and traditional choral pieces. Set against the backdrop of the park’s lush greenery, duck pond and tranquil setting, the choir’s performance will resonate with music lovers of all ages.

Pack a picnic, bring a blanket or a chair, and settle in for an afternoon of spectacular music in this natural amphitheatre. “Singing in the Green” is not just a performance; it’s a celebration of music, nature, and community. Don’t miss this chance to see the Carlton Male Voice Choir perform live in one of Nottingham’s most beautiful parks. We will also be joined by Burton Joyce Community Brass so mark your calendars and make it an afternoon to remember!

Location: Arnot Hill Park, Nottingham NG5 6LU.

Admission: Free

Experience the harmony and joy of the Carlton Male Voice Choir in the great outdoors. We can’t wait to share this special time with you! Details of the park here.

Friday 12th July 2024 – 1:00pm-2:00pm
 

Performance – Outdoor Event

 

 

We’re thrilled to announce our return to the Patchings Art Fest in 2024! Join us in celebrating over 30 years of artistic excellence as we come together with renowned artists, artisans, and art materials from all corners of the country and beyond.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the largest outdoor art festival in the country, running from Thursday 11th to Saturday 13th July. Make sure to mark your calendars for our special performance on Friday 12th July, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, at the bandstand area opposite the food and refreshments.

While you enjoy your lunch, treat yourself to the soulful sounds of our choir where our captivating ensemble embodies the essence of vocal excellence and musical prowess. It’s the perfect opportunity to relax, unwind, and be inspired by the harmony of art and music. Don’t miss out on this unique experience – come and join us at the Patchings Art Fest for a day filled with creativity, culture, and community spirit!

Patchings Art Centre can be found on Oxton Road, Calverton, Nottinghamshire. NG14 6NU

Friday tickets to this wonderful art festival are available HERE.

Sunday 21st July 2024 – 10:15am
 

Performance – Outdoor – Recruitment Event

 

Experience a historic first as the choir takes center stage on a glorious mid-summer morning at Chatsworth House! Be part of this momentous occasion at the Great British Motor ‘Classic and Performance’ Show, where over 750 stunning vehicles will be on display against the backdrop of one of England’s most iconic estates.

Indulge in the ambiance of luxury as you explore rows of classic cars while sipping on gin from the onsite bar and treating yourself to delectable food options. Nestled within the breathtaking Chatsworth Estate, this event promises an unforgettable day out in the picturesque Derbyshire countryside.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of history and witness the choir’s inaugural performance at this esteemed venue. Bring along your own classic car and join in the festivities! It’s an event not to be missed for automotive enthusiasts and music lovers alike.

Book your entry here.

More details here.

Sunday 28th July 2024 – 2:00pm
 

Performance

 

 

 

This summer indulge your senses with a programme that spans classical, contemporary and traditional choral masterpieces, all resonating in the acoustically rich architecture of the Great Hall at Wollaton. Show starts at 2pm – TICKETS are limited and are sure to go quickly HERE for this event so they will be offered by us first to our newsletter subscribers for a short period before we share details via our social media channels. To subscribe and take part in this special opportunity and future opportunities subscribe now – click here!

Sunday 15th September 2024 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm
 

Performance

 

The choir will be performing a charity concert for Prostate Cancer UK at The Ling Forest Inn public house, Eakring Rd, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. NG18 3ED

01623 651129

The venue has a great outdoor space and a well stocked bar, join us here to raise so welcome funds for PROSTATE CANCER.

Friday 27th September 2024 – 7:00pm

Performance

We are delighted to have been invited to perform for the 60th Jubilee Celebrations of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Thackeray’s Lane, Woodthorpe NG5 4HT. This building has a wonderful modern interior with a beautiful acoustic which will no doubt give a gorgeous sound when the choir performs. Ticket info TBC but please add the date to your diary and don’t miss out on what is surely to be a wonderful event filled with joyous music!
Saturday 5th October 2024 – 7:00pm
 

Mansfield & District MVC

80th Anniversary

 

Our dear friends from the Mansfield & District Male Voice Choir are commemorating their 80th Anniversary in 2024. While Carlton MVC had been invited to participate in the celebratory concert, logistical constraints unfortunately prevent us from doing so. Nevertheless, we are eager to extend our support by promoting this significant event on our website. The concert, featuring several male voice guest choirs, will take place at Southwell Minster NG25 0HD under the direction of their MD, Ian Grice. Keep an eye out for ticket sales through their designated channels – it promises to be a memorable evening.
Saturday 12th October 2024 – 1:00pm-2:00pm

Beer Festival

The choir has been invited back for the third year to perform at the Nottingham Robin Hood Beer & Cider Festival held at the Trent Bridge Cricket Ground in West Bridgford. We simply love this event of course and it is a great way for the choir to let their hair down and entertain a drinking audience as only we know how! Expect singalongs and audience involvement a plenty. This is one not to be missed so grab your tickets now and join in the fun with us at the main live stage for an hour of some great drinking music sung by the liveliest choir in the East Midlands whilst you sample all the fine beers on offer. The place will rock! See the poster here.
Friday 18th October 2024 – 7:00pm
Harmony of Hearts: A Celebration of Light Love Joy

Carlton Male Voice Choir is honored to perform music composed specifically for us by Nottingham’s own David Machell. We are delighted to invite David and his choir, Encantada, to join us in a special concert to present his brand new choral work, Light Love Joy. Together, we will present this exciting new piece at a shared concert titled Harmony of Hearts: A Celebration of Light Love Joy. This collaborative performance promises to be a memorable celebration of new music and timeless choral harmony.

The concert will take place in the stunning acoustics of Saint Philip Neri Catholic Church in Mansfield, 3, Chesterfield Road S, Mansfield NG19 7ABproviding the perfect backdrop for an evening of sublime choral music. You will be treated to a full performance of the work, followed by special performances from our guest soprano and 2024 Constance Shacklock Prize Winner: Ellie-Jean Winfield, then finally a diverse showcase from Carlton, featuring both contemporary and traditional choral pieces. This combination promises a memorable evening of exceptional musical breadth and depth and an unforgettable evening filled with rich harmonies and timeless melodies. Come and experience the emotional and thematic richness of this wonderful choral work while highlighting the powerful contribution of the male voice choir, creating a compelling concert evening for everyone to experience. Tickets available here soon.

Saturday 19th October 2024 – 7:30pm

Performance

 

Carlton Male Voice Choir will perform at St John the Baptist Church, Beeston for the Sea Scouts – more details to follow as soon as we know.

Church St, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 1EJ.

Friday 25th – Saturday 26th October 2024

Tour

 

Carlton Male Voice Choir travels with our friends Bestwood Male Voice Choir to Louth and Lincoln for two special concerts:

Concert 1 – CMVC & BMVC perform at St James’ Church, Louth Westgate, Louth LN11 9YE. with Louth Male Voice Choir – 7:30pm

Concert 2 – CMVC & BMVC perform at a venue TBC to perform with Lincoln Orpheus Male Voice Choir – 7:00pm

This will be the first joint tour venture between Carlton and Bestwood Male Voice Choirs in the spirit of supportiveness and friendship.

Thursday 5th December 2024 – TBCpm

Private Performance

The choir have been invited to perform at a private Masonic Dinner at West Bridgford. This event is not open to the public.
Sunday 8th December 2024 – 2.00pm – 4:00pm

Christmas Performance

We have been invited back to perform on 3 consecutive Sundays at Rufford!

Come and visit Rufford and hear the choir perform FESTIVE MUSIC at the beautiful Rufford Mill, 9-2 Rufford Ln, Newark NG22 9DG

Sit back and relax whilst the Carlton Male Voice Choir sings all the Christmas classics to get you jingling into the festive spirit. Unwind away from the craziness of the pre-Christmas season with an afternoon of carols, mulled wine and mince pies in the Talbot Suite.

Tickets available ASAP.

Friday 13th December 2024 – 7:00pm

Performance

Experience the festive spirit like never before as our choir presents a magical evening of Christmas music at the Kingswood Methodist Church and Community Centre, located at Lambourne Drive, Wollaton NG8 1GR. Join us in celebrating the joy of the season and enjoy the unique opportunity to hear not one, but two exceptional choirs performing together. We are thrilled to share the stage with the sensational Lyrical SoNGbirds ladies choir, who just so happen to have the same Musical Director as us! Don’t miss this unforgettable musical event that promises to enchant and delight. Tickets available soon.
Sunday 15th December 2024 – 2.00pm – 4:00pm

Christmas Performance

We have been invited back to perform on 3 consecutive Sundays at Rufford!

Come and visit Rufford and hear the choir perform FESTIVE MUSIC at the beautiful Rufford Mill, 9-2 Rufford Ln, Newark NG22 9DG

Sit back and relax whilst the Carlton Male Voice Choir sings all the Christmas classics to get you jingling into the festive spirit. Unwind away from the craziness of the pre-Christmas season with an afternoon of carols, mulled wine and mince pies in the Talbot Suite.

Tickets available ASAP.

Saturday 21st December 2024 – 2:00pm

Christmas Festival Concert

Get ahead of the festive rush and secure your tickets early for our Christmas Festival concert! This year, we’re shaking things up with a fresh twist as we take the stage at the beautiful Bonington Theatre on High St, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 7EE. Mark your calendars for an afternoon of magic starting at 2pm.

Prepare to be delighted as the choir presents your favourite Christmas classics like never before, infused with a brand new theatrical flair that will leave you enchanted.

We are proud to present the 2024 Music Maker Winner Sonny Hall (guitarist) and 2024 Constance Shacklock Prize Winner Ellie-Jean Winfield (Soprano) at this concert, two young performers of very different styles not to be missed.

With bar facilities, comfortable raked seating, and ample parking available, it’s the perfect way to kick off the holiday season in style. Don’t wait until the last minute – book your tickets now getting the best from the Early Bird discounts available and make unforgettable memories with us at the Bonington Theatre!

 

Sunday 22nd December 2024 – 2.00pm – 4:00pm

Christmas Performance

We have been invited back to perform on 3 consecutive Sundays at Rufford!

Come and visit Rufford and hear the choir perform FESTIVE MUSIC at the beautiful Rufford Mill, 9-2 Rufford Ln, Newark NG22 9DG

Sit back and relax whilst the Carlton Male Voice Choir sings all the Christmas classics to get you jingling into the festive spirit. Unwind away from the craziness of the pre-Christmas season with an afternoon of carols, mulled wine and mince pies in the Talbot Suite.

Tickets available ASAP.

 

Check back for more updates

For ticket enquiries please email ticket.enquiries@carltonmvc.org 

 

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