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Norwich All-Day Singing

Manor Rooms, Trowse Newton, Norwich, United Kingdom

Sunday, July 14, 2013

The 2nd Norwich All-Day Singing was called to order by Alan Williams leading 277. The opening prayer was offered by Matthew Parkinson. Alan Williams welcomed everyone.

The following officers were appointed to serve: Chairman—Alan Williams; Secretaries—Chris Brown and Carmel Wood; Treasurer—Di Chittock.

Leaders: Cath Saunt 47t; Claire Hogan 430; Matthew Parkinson 89; Nic Zuppardi 56b; Fynn Titford-Mock 63; Emma Rock 181; Clive Foden and Cath Saunt 38b; Di Chittock 209; Louise Rudd and Fynn Titford-Mock 535; Duane Nasis 448b; Carmel Wood 290; Sarah Hill 389; Magdalena Gryszko 182; Judy Whiting 77t; Ella Cumber 121; Nick Hall 217; Chris Brown 541.

RECESS

Alan Williams called the class to order leading 569b. Leaders: Amanda Parkes 179; Rachel Jordan 500; Susannah Gill 456; Sarah West 286; Kevin Kennedy 163t; Juniper Hill 455; Geoff Grainger 178.

Duane Nasis conducted the memorial lesson and led 131b in memory of John Stone—Lewes; Monty Fairfoot—Norwich; Edith Walden—London; William Durkin—Massachusetts, USA; Vicky, Rose Ambrose, Jo Smith, Benjamin Smith, Harold Newell—Georgia, USA; Myrtle Ann Beasley and Bud Oliver—Alabama, USA; Eva Padgett—Florida, USA; Arthur Bateson—Newport Pagnell; Brendan O’Neill—Grimsby; Mark Caulfield—Wexford.

Ella Cumber spoke for the sick and housebound and led 69t for Drew Logan, David Ritchie, Lyn Dempsey, Paula, Barbara Wood, Helen and Ted Brown, Josiah Rauwolf, Hilary, Cherron Mentore, Josie Bloom, Sara Ray, Joanna Godfrey-Wood, Moya Wolfe, Tamzin Titford-Mock, Michael Walker, Shirley Figura, Bea Gilmore, Maria Wallace, Alan Jackson, Garry Graheme, Kieran Lewis, Anne Walker, Agnieska Karon, Katarzyna Pabijanek, and Bob Ambrose.

Leaders: Joe Jones 425; Edwin Macadam 444; Declan Synnott 271t; Melissa Kelley 564; Eamonn O’Neill 215; Scott Lewin 383; Anna-Christine Pridden 566; Nigel Bowley 332; Sheila Girling Macadam 198. Jen Codrington offered the prayer for the midday meal.

LUNCH

Alan Williams called the class to order leading 284. Leaders: Matthew Parkinson 426b; Carmel Wood 442; Duane Nasis 550; Sarah Hill 352; Fynn Titford-Mock 327; Magdalena Gryszko 542; Cath Saunt and Matthew Parkinson 270; Ella Cumber 172; Judy Whiting 208; Claire Hogan 42; Nick Hall 183; Nic Zuppardi 311; Chris Brown 274t (for Maria Wallace); Emma Rock 505; Clive Foden 268; Amanda Parkes 377; Rachel Jordan 269; Di Chittock and Cath Saunt 276; Louise Rudd and Emma Rock 318; Susannah Gill 440; Sheila Girling Macadam 562; Sarah West 567; Kevin Kennedy 95; Geoff Grainger 339.

RECESS

Juniper Hill called the class to order leading 146. Leaders: Joe Jones and Harvey Fox 480; Willy Bailey 31t; Edwin Macadam 528; Declan Synnott 328; Melissa Kelley 142; Eamonn O’Neill 507; Scott Lewin 47b; Anna-Christine Pridden 189; Nigel Bowley 275b; Matthew Parkinson 148; Carmel Wood 82b; Duane Nasis 399b; Sarah Hill 36b; Fynn Titford-Mock 98; Magdalena Gryszko 171; Ella Cumber 111b; Cath Saunt and Norwich singers 362; Judy Whiting 492; Nick Hall 454.

Alan Williams extended thanks to all those who had helped during the day. The secretary reported that 35 leaders had led 83 songs. Announcements were made.

Fynn Titford-Mock led 82t as the closing song. Jen Codrington offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Alan Williams; Secretaries—Chris Brown and Carmel Wood