THE popular Mid Devon Good Afternoon Choir will present its first concert of the year at Crediton Congregational Church on Saturday, March 16 at 7.30pm (doors open 7pm).

The choir is led by Jon Rawles with more than 30 enthusiastic members who are busy preparing their programme for the concert, which will support a local charity. This will be chosen by the members of the choir.

The Good Afternoon Choirs were started by Bath-based Grenville 14 years ago and there are now 25 across the South West of England with more than 1,000 members “Singing in the Afternoon”.

There are no auditions to join and members of the Mid Devon Good Afternoon Choir go along from in and around the area, they meet every Tuesday afternoon from 2pm-4pm at Crediton Congregational Church.

Everyone is welcome to go along and meet Jon and the members of the choir.

The special guests for the concert will be Exeter Male Voice Choir, an established friendly male voice choir with more than 30 members. They sing a range of modern songs as well as film themes.

Tickets priced £8 are on sale from:  – they will also be available on the door on the night of the concert.

Jon Rawles said: “It is going to be a great night of music and we are absolutely delighted to be sharing the stage with the boys from Exeter Male Voice Choir.”