CHOIRS from North Somerset have joined together in a combined performance at St George's.

Members from the three choirs performed a concert on July 19. 

One of the highlights from the concert was 70+ performers singing ‘When I Grow Up’ from Matilda.

Katie Lynne Truman-Williams is a choir conductor for The Saint Andrew’s Children’s Choir, The Backwell and Nailsea Ladies Choir, and Evergreen Chorus in Wrington.

North Somerset Times: The choir performed tunes from Matilda.The choir performed tunes from Matilda. (Image: Katie Lynne Truman-Williams)

Katie, who is also studying a Masters in Voice Pedagogy with The Voice Study Centre, speaks further about the choirs and what they offer: "Saint Andrew’s Children’s Choir is an after school choral programme for children in Years 1-8.

"It provides wrap-around care for Backwell Junior School, but attracts children from all over North Somerset with a love of singing in a caring family atmosphere.

North Somerset Times: The concert was a hit.The concert was a hit. (Image: Katie Lynne Truman-Williams)

"We enjoy learning a variety of songs, including folk, rock, pop, classical, and musicals.  Our aim is to be fun whilst developing key musical skills.  The children perform in Sunday Services approx. three times a year, which is enjoyed by the Backwell community immensely.

"Our practices are on Wednesdays during term time from 4-5pm and subs are £4 per week with bursaries available.  For more info - please email

"The Backwell & Nailsea Ladies Choir has been singing for over 50 years!  Originally a WI choir, it was led by Jean Routley for most of this time, until her retirement in Autumn 2022.

"We are currently working towards on our Christmas Concert in December, on the Theme of ‘A Winter’s Night’.  We practice on Thursdays during term time at the WI hall in Backwell from 1:15-2:45pm.  For more information, please contact

"Evergreen Chorus is a mixed-voice choir singing contemporary music from a variety of genres.  Songs we have sung recently include Bohemian Rhapsody, Seasons of Love from RENT, Toto’s Africa, Mika’s Grace Kelly, Defying Gravity from WICKED, along with gospel, classical pieces, and sea shanties!

North Somerset Times: The concert took place in July.The concert took place in July. (Image: Katie Lynne Truman-Williams)

"We have a mixture of experienced and novice singers - all are welcome.

"All voices are welcome, but we are specially looking for Men to join our Tenor and Bass sections.  We rehearse on Monday evenings at The Chapel in Wrington from 7:30-9pm during term time.  For more info, please contact our"

New members are welcome to come along for a free trial to any of the choirs.