Nov 052010

By Anne Cargill.

A women’s barbershop choir has helped raise almost £6,000 for an Aberdeen charity.

Pictured is Gwen Topp, Director of the Aberdeen Chorus of Sweet Adelines, presenting a cheque for £5828.98 to Elaine Thomson, Chair of Cornerstone. The money was raised at a recent Grand Charity Concert which also featured the Granite City Chorus and the Flying Pigs.

Said Gwen Topp, Director of the Aberdeen Chorus of Sweet Adeline:

“We are absolutely delighted that the show was such a success and that we have been able to support the work of Cornerstone.”

The Aberdeen Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is one of the top women’s barbershop choruses in the UK, attracting women of all ages.

The chorus welcomes new members to their rehearsals every Monday in the Britannia Hotel Bucksburn.

With over 90 members the chorus will be perfoming their Christmas shows in December:

6th December – Mastrick Church,
10th December – Midstocket Church,
13th December – Peterculter Church,
17th December Holburn West Church.

All shows start at 7.45p.m.  Tickets available at the door or from 07941 415516 or

Anne Cargill
Publicity Officer
Aberdeen Chorus of Sweet Adelines

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