The Big Sing

The Big Sing is an exciting large-scale event bringing together diverse choirs from throughout Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to receive professional training opportunities and to perform on the Nottingham Playhouse stage.

Choirs can apply now to be part of this unique event. Those selected to take part will:

  • perform as part of the Big Sing event on the Nottingham Playhouse stage
  • take part in music and singing workshops whilst here with us
  • receive expert input from professional musical directors at their regular sessions
  • learn a brand new song specially commissioned for The Big Sing
  • receive discounted tickets for friends and family to attend the show

How to apply

Any Nottingham or Nottinghamshire choir, whose members are all over 14, can apply to be part of The Big Sing. Applications opening soon.

The Big Sing event

The Big Sing event will be a joyous celebration of diversity through music, taking place on Saturday 18 January 2020. Each choir will perform 1 or 2 songs of their choice, with everyone then performing the specially commissioned finale song together. There will be special guest appearances, and all music will be played by live musicians on the night.


£200 for choirs of up to 10 people
£300 for choirs of 11-20 people
£400 for choirs of 21-30 people
£500 for choirs of over 30 people

Some bursary places are available for those who need help meeting the fee. Contact to apply for a bursary, or if you have any questions.

Come and join us for this unique event celebrating the power of song.