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How to work out the likely dates for future UK singings
 
New Year’s Day
Mapperley, Derbyshire
January 1st January
South West Shape-Note Singing Day February 1st Saturday in February
Flitwick Cooper Book February Saturday before the 2nd Sunday
South Yorkshire February Saturday before 4th Sunday
Sussex - Staplefield March Saturday before the 2nd Sunday
Oxfordshire – Cumnor March or April Palm Sunday
Brighton All-Day April 1st Saturday
East Midlands Convention – Kegworth April 4th Sunday and the Saturday before
Bristol May Saturday before the 2nd Sunday
Goodshaw May Saturday before the 3rd Sunday
Newcastle upon Tyne May/June Saturday after the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend
South West Shape-Note Singing Day June 2nd Saturday after the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend
York All-Day June Saturday before the 3rd Sunday
Oxfordshire – Botley, Oxford June Saturday before the 4th Sunday
East Sussex – Lewes July Saturday before the 1st Sunday
Dublin All-Day July Sataurday before the 1st Sunday
Scotland shapenote July Saturday before the 2nd Sunday
South Wales - Gwehelog July Saturday before the 3rd Sunday
Othhona Bradwell weekend July 4th Sunday, and Thursday, Friday and Saturday before
Winchester August Saturday before the 2nd Sunday
Cork August Saturday before the 4th Sunday
UK Sacred Harp Convention September 3rd Sunday and Saturday before
South West Shape-Note Singing Day October  2nd Saturday
South Yorkshire - Sheffield October Saturday before the 2nd Sunday This will not take place after 2018
London  October Usually Saturday before the 4th Sunday 
Nottinghamshire – Stapleford November Saturday before the 2nd Sunday
West Yorkshire – Haworth November Saturday before the 3rd Sunday
Buckinghamshire -
Jordans Thanksgiving
November Saturday before the 4th Sunday
Christian Harmony Boxing Day Singing in London December 26th December
 
           
           
   

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