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Many historic images of the choir can be seen on our Centenary CD-ROM archive
Please visit the "Our History" page to access the online version.


 

Welcome to the Prudhoe Gleemen gallery
  see enhanced images of our early years 
click thumbnails to enlarge

Concert at Keswick - Sat 23rd June 2018
at Keswick Methodist Church

Original photo and Lakeside fake by Steve, "Private Eye" cover by Pete
I do remember being outside the church, but the lakeside? Huh? Pete worried about memory loss until Steve admitted playing tricks.
Arts Week 30th May 2018 - Prudhoe Methodist Hall

Photographs by Moira Wooldridge
Alison (keyboard) 
Judith (conducting)
 and "the lads"
Can yers
lend 'wor a tenor 'till Friday?
Judith bemused as our Chair spins another yarn
Judith and the "top end"
"Up in heaven there's a go-cart
built by Amadeus
Mozart!"
new logo
John Carr (solo)
Robin Lyle (solo) John Clark (solo)
Subtle hand signals
Can you spot the new logo on our
music files?
Annual Concert 19th May 2018 - Thorp Academy, Ryton
with guests Abbey Strings

Photographs by David Fairbairn & Steve Gladstone
Another opening
... another show
Tenors
T2's and Bari's
Basso FUN and... Basso proFUNdo?
Our guests
Abbey Strings
Jessica (L)
and Karen (R)

Karen Wigham
Jessica Graham
on the big sceen
new logo   new logo
Choir re-branded
... didn't hurt!
String duet by
Abbey Strings
Our Chairman ... John Clark 115 years
1903 - 2018
Judith and the seven dwar tops
Baritones
Basses
Rule Britannia!
Amazing Grace
- finalé with
Abbey Strings
 
Closing scenes with our President Brian Japes proposing the votes of thanks
for Abbey Strings
for Alison
for Judith
Three hours
earlier-
Judith & Alison
at rehearsal
with
Jessica & Karen
Our Annual Concert 20th May 2017 - Royal Grammar School, Jesmond
with guest soloists Zoe Jackson, Anna Little
& accompanist David Murray
Photographs by David Fairbairn (auditorium) and Steve Gladstone
Alison (at piano),
Judith (conducting)
 and "the lads"
Treble control
Bass control
Guest soloist
Zoe Jackson
Guest soloist
Anna Little
Sea Shanties ...
Haul Away ...
Haul Away, Joe
Sailors' Hornpipe
... well, almost!
 
Zoe Jackson
Anna Little
Anna and Zoe
with David Murray
Accolade for our special guests
With our President, Brian Japes doing the honours Chair John Clark closing the show
 
Of course, the gallery is never complete without a few off-stage scenes.
Our Annual Concert 11th June 2016 - Royal Grammar School, Jesmond
with guest soloists Ana Fernandez-Guerra, Sophie Kidwell
& accompanist Julia Kennard
Photographs by Ed Turnbull (auditorium) & Pete Barrett
Accompanist:
Alison Williams
Musical Director:
Judith Thompson
... and The Prudda Lads: Tenors 1&amp2, Baritones, Basses
Ana, Sophie & Julia with MC John Clark Ana Sophie "Let the Trumpet Sound" Ray
Margaret & Alison
Calypso...
with 'wor Steve
on bongos
 
Lucky lad Neville finds himself in the middle of Ana and Sophie's cat fight (Cats' Duet by Rossini)
Finale: Softly As I Leave You Margaret Clark assisted Alison Alison with brass-man Ray Hutchinson "Say cheese!". Our President
Brian with Ana and Sophie
 
With special thanks to Ana, Sophie, Julia, Ray, Judith, Alison and Margaret
Our Annual Concert 6th June 2015 - Royal Grammar School, Jesmond
with guest soloists James Quitman, Marnie Blair & accompanist David Murray
Photographs by John Fairbairn (auditorium) & Pete Barrett
Conductor: Judith Thompson Accompanist: Alison Williams Our guests soloists Marnie Blair and James Quitmann were accompanied by David Murray
Compere: John Clark Our President & audience Under starter's orders "Some Enchanted Evening" Applause for our guests
 
Presentations to Marnie, James, David, Alison and Judith by our President Brian Japes
       
Brian thanks our audience Judith with husband David and
parents John & Doreen Carr
It's a tough job being
Chairman or Registrar
Howard & Judith Judith with Conductor
Emeritus - Colin Smith
                               
Our right-hand-man Neville
shows his skill to Brian
Behind the scenes - showing what really happens in the "green room"
Beginning our second century in 2004

In 2004 Howard Taylor celebrated 60 years in the choir

2004 - The choir with Rev Vivien Firth at Grassington,  North Yorkshire

2004 - John Carrick was compere at Skipton

2004 - Robin Lyall singing a solo at Skipton

2004 - The choir applaud guest soloist Gillian Ramm

The Choir's Centenary Celebrations in 2003
this photoset was provided by
the late Jim Walker (excluding video capture)

Christmas Carols in Corbridge (from centenary video)

President Alan Spence addresses the audience

Roger Lucas thanks Graham Danby

Alan Wallinger thanks Martyn Parkes

Graham Danby and Martyn Parkes

100 years

1903 - 2003

Robin Lyall with Alison Williams

Neville Fairbairn with Fiona Williams

Chris Forster and Colin Smith

Centenary wall hanging by Anna Thomas and Rita Watson

The Choir's Early Years
Computer enhanced images of some early prints from our archives


now with names

100 years

1903 - 2003

1920 1925 1927 1937

   Website design Pete Barrett   -   June 2012   -   Dedicated to the memory of Jim Walker