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2016 Newsletter, Concert & Reunion

The 2016 Reunion and Admission of Old Choristers is fast approaching on the weekend of September 16th & 17th 2016, starting on the Friday evening with the Old Choristers’ Concert with the Cathedral and Youth Choirs. It’s not too late to get involved; those wanting to participate should get in touch with the Secretary or post in the facebook group as soon as possible.

The 2016 Newsletter and Booking form are now available and both contain more information about the reunion weekend:

GCOCA Newsletter 2016

2016 Booking Form

2015 Newsletter and Reunion

The 2015 Reunion and Admission of Old Choristers is being held on Sunday 27th September. Full details can be found in the newsletter (which is available on request).

The booking form should be returned by Monday 14th September. It can also be returned for membership renewals, ordering Once A Chorister (the FCOCA magazine), and ordering replacement Association ties.

If your contact details have changed, or you would like to help us save money by receiving the newsletter electronically please email me at secretary@gcoca.co.uk

There is an informal plan to meet up in Gloucester on the evening before the reunion. It’s not a formal GCOCA event, but many of the Committee will be in attendance. It will most likely be arranged through our Facebook Group. If you aren’t on Facebook and would like to be updated via email please email secretary@gcoca.co.uk.

2011 GCOCA Newsletter

The 2011 GCOCA Newsletter has now been distributed by email and paper copies by post. If you have not received it please contact us.

The newsletter is available online 2011 Newsletter.

This year’s reunion will be held on the 7th & 8th October 2011. Our Biennial Concert will be held in the Cathedral on Friday 7th, with our AGM, Admission of Old Choristers Evensong, and Reunion Dinner on Saturday 8th. Dinner will be at 7:30pm in the Parliament Rooms.

2010 GCOCA Newsletter

The 2010 GCOCA newsletter can be downloaded as a PDF file here:

2010 newsletter

It includes articles from the new Chairman, John Heywood, the Cathedral Director of Music, Adrian Partington, and from other former choristers. Details of the 2010 GCOCA Reunion, to be held on October 9th are included, along with a full listing of this year”s Three Choirs Festival.