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We meet 3 times per year for intensive weekend rehearsals (lunchtime Saturday to mid-afternoon Sunday) followed by performances. We learn everything from scratch in a weekend, and you'll be amazed at what you can achieve! Join us for a single weekend or 3 across a year.

Forthcoming activities

2023/24 weekend dates:

Sat 28 & Sun 29 October 2023 - Loretto School, Musselburgh (nr Edinburgh) - partnership with NYCOS

Sat 17 & Sun 18 February 2024 - Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Sat 27 & Sun 28 July 2024 Snape Maltings, Suffolk

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Our journey so far....

February 2024 - Newcastle

Performances at The Glasshouse International Centre for Music and with North East Gospel Choir

at Cragside Primary School

October 2023 - Edinburgh

Rehearsal weekend in partnership with NYCOS at Loretto School, Musselburgh

July 2022 - Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh

Performance in the Britten Studio with Sing Out! Yoxford

February 2023 - Liverpool

Partnership with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the University of Liverpool.

Concert in the Tung Auditorium

October 2022 - Glasgow

Rehearsal weekend in partnership with NYCOS at Wellington Church & Scottish Opera

July 2022 - Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh

Performance in the Britten Studio

February 2022 - London

Pre-show performance before opening of English National Opera's Cunning Little Vixen

October 2021 - Bournville, Birmingham

Rehearsal weekend at Bournville Village Junior School

July 2021 - Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh

Performance on the Dome stage with guest conductor and NTC Patron David Lawrence

Summer 2020 - Spring 2021 (during the pandemic)

Coronavirus digital sings - Together in Electric Dreams and Oye

Spring 2020

22-23 February

Songs from the shows - Gosport, Hampshire + sharing afternoon with Hampshire Teachers' Choir

Autumn 2019

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 October - Stockport Music Centre

Rehearsal weekend and Stockport Singfest sharing event with The Hallé Ancoats Community Choir

and Barnsley Singers

July 2019 - Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh

Performances in Snape Maltings Concert Hall with Suffolk Teachers' Choir and

Sir Robert Hitcham's School Choir

July 2019 - Birmingham Town Hall

CBSO SO Vocal Summer Concert

February 2019 - rehearsal weekend

Keresley Newland Primary Academy, Warwickshire

Autumn 2018 - London

Performance at Musicians' Union & Trinity Laban Teachers' CPD Conference

July 2018 - Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh

Performances in Snape Maltings Concert Hall with local schools

Spring 2018 - Sage Gateshead

Workshops and performance

Autumn 2017 - Sing Up, London

10th Anniversary Party

October 2017 - UK Choir Festival

St Albans

July 2017 - Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh

Performances in Snape Maltings Concert Hall with local schools

February 2017 - recording weekend

Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby

November 2016 - Music Mark national conference

Conference close

October 2016 - Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Workshops and performance as part of Bristol Festival of Song

July 2016 - Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh

Workshops and performances in the courtyard and the Britten Studio

February 2016 - rehearsal weekend

George Salter Academy, West Bromwich, West Midlands


February 2016 - Music Mark Gala Concert: Sing!

Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Included the world premiere of Hark! Mark the Music!, commissioned

from Alexander L'Estrange by NTC with funding from the Feeney Trust

October 2015 - rehearsal weekend

Beaconsfield High School, Buckinghamshire


July 2015 - Teach First Summer Institute opening

First Direct Arena, Leeds


  • Love the National Teachers Choir @ntchoir at #tfsi2015 opening ceremony welcoming

        newest members of the profession! Brett Wigdorz - CEO, Teach First

  • Passionate opening performance from the National Teachers' Choir in Leeds #TFSI2015

  • Awesome debut performance of @NTChoir at @TeachFirst National Summer Institute,

        Leeds Arena! Dream come true!

  • Just sang to an audience of 2000 new teachers at Leeds arena: bloody amazing


February 2015 - inaugural rehearsal weekend

Forest Arts Centre, Walsall

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'What an amazing weekend! Having never sung in a choir before this was a baptism of fire! Ula made it so much fun and I can't wait to have those butterflies again when we next perform! Thanks all!'


'Thanks for a superb good for my soul singing weekend. New friends, experiences, ideas and fun led by an amazing conductor and accompanist :)


'Amazing weekend and a great sound! Forgot how much I love singing in a choir! Was a little overcome in the final concert!'

'I haven't had that much fun since I sang at school! Loved it!'

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