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Winchester Singing

Saint Paul’s Church Hall, Winchester, United Kingdom

Saturday, August 13, 2022

The annual Sacred Harp singing in Winchester UK was held on Saturday before the second Sunday in August. The class was called to order by Brenda Harvey leading 33b. Edwin Macadam offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Nigel Bowley 39b; Werner Ullah 49t; Michelle Rice 201; Neil Horlock 268; Toby Goss 38t; David Garman 217; Rob Mahony 49b; Kathryn Whelan 47b; Amy Cutts 400; Sheila Girling Macadam 171; Bridget McVennon-Morgan 318; Rachel Jordan 344; Emma Rock 53; Steve Welch 568; Alec Williams 283; William Cleary 399b; Nick Hall 101t; Neil Horlock 324; Brenda Harvey 497.


The class was called to order by Werner Ullah leading 501. Leaders: Simon Wilde 155; Michelle Rice 421; Nick Hall 439; William Cleary 464; Alec Williams 302; Steve Welch 147b; Emma Rock 564; Rachel Jordan 565; Bridget McVennon-Morgan 411; Amy Cutts 440.

Sheila Girling Macadam then read the names of the following sick and shut-ins; Teresa McGuire, Mike Cooper, and Laurie Burk. She then read the names of the following deceased: Rebecca Over—Ash Vale, Giles Cooper-Hall—Plymouth, Ian Wallace—Cubbington, Peter Grant—Banbury, Tony Mines—Leighton Buzzard, Roger Barner—Ducklington, Sylvia Delaney—Monica Botting, Pat Sexton—Lewes, Andy Sutton—Hindhead, Pete Sanders—Birmingham, Alastair Sayles—Leeds; Ted Mercer—Illinois, USA; Graham DeZarn—Virginia, USA. She then led 65 in their honour.

Leaders: Neil Horlock 40; David Garman 146; Rob Mahony 86; Nigel Bowley 113; Toby Goss 472; Simon Wilde 87; Werner Ullah 29t; Emma Rock 300. A blessing before lunch was offered by Michelle Rice.


The class was brought back to order by Nigel Bowley leading 39t. Leaders: Amy Cutts 500; Nick Hall 455; William Cleary 63; Alec Williams 348t; Rachel Jordan 546; Toby Goss 547; Sheila Girling Macadam 562; Neil Horlock 163t; Bridget McVennon-Morgan 88b; Rob Mahony 159; Bella Gehring 122; Nigel Bowley 503; David Garman 133; Michelle Rice 47t; Steve Welch 50b; Sheila Girling Macadam 189; Emma Rock 216; Werner Ullah 278t; Rachel Jordan 474; Amy Cutts 313b; Nick Hall 441; Brenda Harvey 99.


Brenda Harvey called the class to order by leading 89. Leaders: Toby Goss 273; Nick Hall 550; Josie Smith 267; Edwin Macadam 236; William Cleary 456; Megan Streb 34b; Sheila Girling Macadam 377; Alec Williams 227; Rachel Jordan 475; Steve Welch 52t; Rob Mahony 209; David Garman 277; Bridget McVennon-Morgan 442.

Brenda Harvey and Nigel Bowley led 347 as the closing song. Nigel Bowley offered prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Brenda Harvey; Vice Chairman—Nigel Bowley; Secretary—Nick Hall