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Some of our recent concerts and events.

Harmony College
21st June 2016

Members of Velvet Harmony donned our red fleeces and visited Harmony College in Nottingham in April.  A brilliant time was had by all!

Beacon of Harmony
18th June 2016

Velvet Harmony enjoyed a joint celebration with Green Street Blues of LABBS‘ 40th birthday.  The important part of the evening was handing over the Scroll of Harmony, as it continued its journey around the UK in advance of this year’s Convention.  Afterwards we posed with the Beckenham Festival cup, a highlight of the last year.  

Festive celebrations
5th January 2016

Velvet Harmony had a lovely time performing several times in the run-up to Christmas. Thanks to Leyham’s Farm, Allington Garden Club and Marie Curie Bromley for inviting us to perform. We would also like to thank our audience at our Christmas concert for coming along… and for eating all the cakes! We hope to see […]

Christmas is coming!
8th November 2015

Join Velvet Harmony for our Christmas concert on Tuesday 8th December at 7.30 pm.  In a change from our usual venue, we will be singing at West Wickham Methodist Church, Hawes Lane.

A ray of sunshine!
10th October 2015

Winter may be coming soon (stay tuned for info about Christmas concerts…) but here are two videos from our Summer Serenade to warm you up: In My Room San Francisco Bay Blues  

Thank you!
28th June 2015

Velvet Harmony would like to thank our guests the Acafellas, Langley Boys Dance Band, Zoe and Ray for their highly entertaining performances at our summer concert.  We are also grateful to our many fans for coming along to support.  We’ll see you again soon!

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About Us

Also known as Bromley Ladies Barbershop Singers, Velvet Harmony is a ladies four-part harmony Barbershop Chorus.  The sections are named as in male Barbershop groups:

  • Tenors – similar to soprano in terms of range, with harmony above Lead
  • Lead – sings the melody and the largest section of the Chorus
  • Baritone – similar to mezzo soprano in range, often with the quirkiest harmony dipping above and below Lead
  • Bass – lower than typical alto range, most well-known for the “bah dhm” notes below the others

We welcome new members so come along on Tuesday evenings to listen or join in.  We take our music seriously but have lots of fun as well!

“I joined Velvet Harmony only a year ago.  The last time I did any singing, I was at school but as a newcomer to the group I was made to feel very welcome –  everyone is so friendly and supportive. I really look forward to our weekly rehearsals” Sandy

“I joined Velvet Harmony in Bromley as I was looking for a local singing group.  I was very impressed by the standard of singing and was soon helped by another member in my section.  After a year and a half I am proud to have been part of many concerts and events in the local community.” Emma

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Join Us

Velvet Harmony is a group of friendly and relaxed ladies whose greatest joy is singing four-part harmony.

Why not join us on at one of our Tuesday evening rehearsals to hear what Ladies Barbershop is like? You can just sit and listen as we rehearse, but few can resist the call of the incredible sound and invariably end up joining in the rehearsal.

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If you’d like to let us know to expect you, or if you have any questions, contact us.  If you experience problems with the web form, you can also get in touch with Gill:

Tel: 020 8852 2778
Mobile: 07810 385299

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Velvet Harmony perform at many events in London, the South East and beyond.  To book our chorus for your concert, wedding, club gathering, fundraiser or Christmas celebration, please contact our Performance Coordinator Jane via our contact form or by telephone: 020 8302 7502

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We practise every week at St Mark’s Church.


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