Sing Out Bristol

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Introducing Sing Out Bristol, the shining star of the South West’s LGBTQ+ community! Since our inception in 2008, we have proudly serenaded the city of Bristol and beyond with our powerful voices and unwavering spirit. As the largest LGBTQ+ community choir in the region, we have become a beacon of harmony and acceptance. Join us… Continue reading Sing Out Bristol

Barberfellas

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Introducing the Barberfellas, a charming barbershop chorus with a delightful twist, based right here in London! We’re not just your ordinary singing group; we’re a close-knit bunch of friends who share a deep love for the joy of singing. While we predominantly indulge in the rich barbershop style, we also like to venture into the… Continue reading Barberfellas

Bristol Trans Singers

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We are a small group of trans and non-binary folks, and we don't need gender roles to come together and make music! Part of Phoenix Song Project, a co-produced music therapy organisation for and by trans and nonbinary people.

Vocal Presence

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Discover Vocal Presence, an LGBTQ+ choir with a unique story. Born from the vision of Transparent Presence CIC, we recognized a gap where many choirs failed to cater to the needs of gender non-conforming individuals. Our mission is clear: to create a musical journey where authenticity is celebrated and encouraged, a place where you can… Continue reading Vocal Presence

Bristol EnharmoniQ

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Bristol EnharmoniQ is a new Bristol-based LGBTQ+ choir. Led by Musical Director Robert Hales our performance choir sings an innovative repertoire in a mix of styles and full blended harmony. Two musical notes that are the same, but with different letters and names, are called 'enharmonic'. We also have different letters and names – and… Continue reading Bristol EnharmoniQ

Resound Male Voices

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Since our formation in 2011, Resound has emerged as a dynamic ensemble from Brighton and Hove. Though small in size, our passion for music knows no bounds. With a diverse and vibrant repertoire encompassing classical, pop, folk, jazz, and film, we thrive on challenging ourselves and delighting our audiences. Above all, we are dedicated to… Continue reading Resound Male Voices

Bristol Gay Men’s Chorus

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We proudly present our open and inclusive choir, comprising of gay and gay-friendly men who share a passion for singing and performing. Our mission is to promote diversity, equality, and social inclusion through the power of music, events, and various activities. As we raise our voices in harmony, we also embrace the joy of creating… Continue reading Bristol Gay Men’s Chorus

Out Aloud LGBT+ Choir

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Presenting Out Aloud! The stage is set for this sensational LGBT+ choir to take centre stage. Within our vibrant community, you’ll discover a kaleidoscope of voices, as we come together to celebrate diversity, unity, and the power of music. We are parents and carers, artists and teachers, police officers and students, doctors and nurses. Spanning… Continue reading Out Aloud LGBT+ Choir

South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus

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Introducing the South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus, a spirited non-auditioned choir hailing from Cardiff. Founded in 2008, our captivating harmonies have resonated at various venues across the UK and several enchanting European cities. Our diverse repertoire embraces an array of melodies, creating an unforgettable musical experience for all. Join us on this harmonious journey as… Continue reading South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus

Rainbow Chorus

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Say hello to the fabulous Rainbow Chorus! Proudly standing as the largest non-audition community LGBTQ+ choir in the south-east. Nestled in the vibrant city of Brighton & Hove, we’ve been spreading love and embracing diversity through the power of music since 1997.

Dublin Gay Men’s Chorus

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Dublin Gay Men's Chorus is Ireland’s only all male gsy choir in Ireland. In our 11th year we are going from strength to strength with members and performances. We have previously attended Hand in Hand Cardiff and are looking forward to what Bristol has to offer.

Gay Abandon

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Immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of Gay Abandon, the thriving LGBT+ choir based in Leeds. Led by Ian Akroyd, we are a formidable force, enchanting audiences with our sold-out annual concerts and captivating performances across the UK and abroad. With harmonies that celebrate diversity and melodies that touch the soul, we invite you to… Continue reading Gay Abandon

Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus

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Welcome to the vibrant world of Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus, where music becomes a catalyst for celebration. Our chorus offers a safe and empowering space for individuals to embrace their sexuality, revel in the beauty of music, and find kinship among like-minded souls. Together, we create a harmonious community, fostering fellowship and connections that extend… Continue reading Brighton Gay Men’s Chorus

The Sunday Boys

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Discover The Sunday Boys, Manchester’s inclusive LGBTQ+ choir for low voice singers. Formed in January 2016 by Michael Betteridge, our mission is to learn, perform, and make friends through the power of music. Open to all with a tenor or bass range, no prior experience is necessary – just a passion to learn and create.… Continue reading The Sunday Boys

Manchester Proud Chorus

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Welcome to the magnificent world of the Manchester Proud Chorus! Formerly known as the Manchester Lesbian and Gay Chorus, we stand as the epitome of inclusivity and pride. Our vibrant community choir warmly welcomes individuals from all walks of life, embracing diverse sexual and gender identities. As the premier LGBTQI+ choir in the North West,… Continue reading Manchester Proud Chorus

The Pink Singers

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Introducing the extraordinary Pink Singers! Hailing from the vibrant city of London, we are a spirited LGBTQ+ community choir that has been making waves since our inception in 1983 during the Lesbian & Gay Pride march. Over the years, we have blossomed into a formidable group of 90 talented amateur singers who come together to… Continue reading The Pink Singers

London Gay Men’s Chorus

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Discover the captivating world of the London Gay Men’s Chorus, a united group finding harmony in support, friendship, and brotherhood. With over 200 singing members, we proudly hold the title of Europe’s largest gay choir, enchanting sell-out crowds in London and across Europe with our resounding performances. Join us in celebrating the power of music,… Continue reading London Gay Men’s Chorus

Quoir Glasgow

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Get ready to meet Quoir Glasgow, the vibrant and inclusive queer choir that calls Glasgow home! Though relatively young, our journey began in 2019, and despite the challenges of the pandemic, we’ve kept our spirits high and voices strong, connecting online until we could reunite in person. Now, with excitement buzzing in the air, we’re… Continue reading Quoir Glasgow

Songbirds Choir

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Introducing Cardiff’s Songbirds, a community choir for LGBTQ+ women, trans, and non-binary people. Since we were founded in 2012 we have proudly fostered a culture of inclusivity, creating a supportive and welcoming space where members can find friendship, joy, and create a harmonious sound. Join us as we come together to celebrate our diverse identities.

Loud and Proud

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Presenting Loud & Proud, Scotland’s first LGBT choir! An a cappella Choir with around 75 members. Our repertoire is as diverse as our membership and includes popular music, folk songs, light classics, Scottish trad and seasonal songs, LGBT anthems, and – of course – show tunes! We’re a proud and active part of the LGBTQ+… Continue reading Loud and Proud

Gala Concert

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Join us for an unforgettable Saturday night gala concert on 17th August, from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. This spectacular event will be presented in two halves, with a short interval in between, offering you a perfect opportunity to enjoy a refreshing break. Prepare to be dazzled by performances from Bristol Trans Singers, Bristol EnharmoniQ, Bristol Gay… Continue reading Gala Concert

Sing Out Brussels

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Sing Out Brussels! is a community choir that welcomes each member while respecting their identity, in an atmosphere marked by the joy of being together, pride and generosity of spirit. Our members reflect the diversity of the LGBTQI+ community in Brussels, with over 20 different nationalities and 15 languages spoken.

Farewell!

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Join us on Sunday, 18th August at 1:10 PM for our heartfelt farewell ceremony. As we conclude this incredible festival, we will pass the baton to Sing Out Brussels, our hosts for Various Voices in 2026. Additionally, we’ll reveal the UK city selected to host the next Hand in Hand Festival. Come together one last… Continue reading Farewell!