Community Spirit

Recruitment now open for Community Spirit 2019! 

Community Spirit is a project run by Town Hall Symphony Hall in partnership with THSH Associate Artists, Black Voices.  The project offers local community choirs the opportunity to share repertoire and perform as a collective in a large-scale concert in Symphony Hall.   

Last year saw  450 Community Spirit singers delighting an audience of more than 1,100 people.  We are delighted to offer participating choirs the opportunity to perform on Symphony Halls’ stage, as well as our foyers in our pre-performance celebration once again!

If you run, belong to, or know of a local choir please share the news and encourage them to apply. Application packs can be downloaded here:

Community Spirit Application Form

Community Spirit 2019 Application Form
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Next year’s concert will take place at Symphony Hall on Sunday 26 May 2019.

Please keep an eye on this page and Town Hall Symphony Hall social media to find out when tickets go on sale. 


For further information please contact our Project Manager or 0121 644 5006

This project is subject to external funding.

Community Spirit Concert at Symphony Hall – Sunday 8 July 2018

Community Spirit 2018 took place at Symphony Hall on Sunday 8th July, featuring eleven community choirs alongside THSH’s Associate Artists, Black Voices.

An enthusiastic audience of nearly 1,200 people enjoyed an uplifting and inspiring concert on the theme of ‘Musical Journeys'.  The choirs performed a varied mix of pop, gospel and soul, alongside a band new commissioned work. Inspired by the Halas Homes Sing and Sign choir, all singers performed two special signed songs.  

Community Spirit means a lot to the people participating in it.  Here’s some of their views…

Find out more about the project from Creative Producer, Carol Pemberton MBE

What's Community Spirit like for some of our choir members?