Shapers Shapenote Singing Day
Digswell Methodist Church (The Village Church)
Saturday, 8 June 1996
Singing was from the 1991 edition of
The Sacred Harp unless otherwise stated.
NH - Northern Harmony,
3rd ed. 1995
Fletcher welcomed singers to the first Shapers Shapenote Singing Day,
and led NH30. She then gave a singing school using NH11.
Fletcher called the class back by leading the song on page 178. Leaders:
Bernard Collard NH130; Rachel Jordan 209; Tony Singleton 107; Dave
Townsend 268; Caroline Humphreys NH22; Simon Beirne NH186; Bob Lilley
NH122; Sheila Girling Smith 299. Steve Fletcher led a class
workshop on 'Relief' by Bruce Randall.
Sheila Girling Smith opened the afternoon
session leading NH80. Leaders: Mandy Townsend NH92; Dave Richardson 452;
Steve Fletcher NH86; Glyn Turner and Bernard Collard NH148.
The Memorial Lesson was conducted by Steve Fletcher, who led 'Relief'.
The Sick and Housebound Lesson was conducted by Bernard Collard who led
128. Leaders: Dave Townsend 455; Tony Singleton NH118; Rachel Jordan
31t; Caroline Humpreys NH16; Gillian Warson NH209; Mandy Townsend NH138;
Sheila Girling Smith NH163; Dave Townsend 176b; Tony Singleton 155;
Rachel Jordan NH49; Dave Richardson 40; Jutta Read and Jackie Patten
NH8; Mandy Townsend NH70; Dave Townsend 47b.
Announcements were made and Steve Fletcher closed the singing leading