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Programme, 4th Annual Concert
Primitive Methodist Male Voice Choir
Monday, December 9th, 1912
Primitive Methodist Schoolroom

 Primitive Methodist Church,  Church Gresley abt 1915 ( Courtesy P White )

Eisteddfod Champions 1927

GMV Choir, date unknown ?mid 1930's
Supplied by Brian E Smedley 2012

GMV Choir and Families 1934
Supplied by Brian E Smedley 2012

Gresley Male Voice Choir - Celebrity Concert 1979

John Newton was a chorister in the choir in the bass section for many years and became the choir secretary about a year after joining the choir. He has recently come across the attached photograph of the choir which he wished to be placed in the Atkins' Room. As access to the room is currently not possible owing to the structural problems at West Street the Chairman said that he would arrange for the photograph to be put on the web-site. The photograph did appear in Tonic sol-fa which was written by Mr. Roy Atkins and shows the choir prior to the 1979 Celebrity Concert at West Street; Lesley Garrett was the Celebrity on this occasion.
Back row L to R:- E. Deacon, Alf Cobley, Ken Wilde, Peter Baker, Ian Hingley, Cliff Worker, Arnold Patrick, Geoff Salt, Tom Tomlin, Bernard Bray, Trevor Manning, John Newton, Horace Hines, Malcolm Watson, Tom Atkins, Karl Harper.
Next row L to R:- Brian Bradley, John Wilton, Edward Elsam, Joe Tebbitt, Cliff Manning, Ken Nichols, Harry Hardwick, Harold Ward, Terry Bassett, Eric Jackson, George Toplis, Peter Davies, Ian Davies, Joe Garland, Jim Clarke, W.D.McDonald.
Next row L to R:- Alan Webster, Harry Goodwin, Ray Raymond, Ernie Trowsdale,
Tom Mansfield, Alan Sedgewick, John Mason, George Smith, Frank Wedd, George Atkins,
Maurice Jones, Colin Isham, John Adams, Malcolm Till, Ray Faulkner.
Front row L to R:- Harold Wright, Maurice Hall, Eric Leech, Norman Sutton, Gerald Rodgers, Roy Atkins, Mrs. Paget, Roy H. Davies, Sheila Garside(accompanist) Winston Topliss, Julian Baker, Charlie Shakespeare, Peter Bates, Stephen Brown, Stan Goacher.

USA Trip 1984

USA Trip 1989

Michael Ball ITV Christmas Special 1995

GMVC at Sudbury Hall 2003

110 years Reunion Concert, Emmanuel Church Swadlincote

110 years Reunion Celebration 2014
Emmanuel Church, Swadlincote