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Solent City Chorus is Portsmouth’s Premier Men’s Barbershop Chorus

We sing a cappella four-part harmony and we have a repertoire of songs for all musical tastes and genres.
We are a friendly bunch of guys who love singing, performing and learning together.


Solent City Chorus is always pleased to perform at all kinds of events - a party, wedding, event or a show that you are organising.

A quartet or the full chorus we can oblige.

Our wide repertoire includes timeless classics as well as songs from well-known musicals and contemporary hits arranged in the barbershop style.


We meet every Wednesday at 7.45 p.m. at

Christ Church Hall,
London Road,



We are always happy to welcome visitors whether you are and existing singer looking for a new challenge or a new singer who would like to join in the fun.

We meet every Wednesday evening and we are always looking for new members

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Solent City Chorus was formed in the mid 1970s and specialises in a form of a cappella four-part harmony for men known as Barbershop singing. We are a member of the British Association of Barbershop Singers (BABS) and encourage male quartet singing - we boast several medal-winning quartets over the years.

We also complement our barbershop repertoire with a variety of popular songs which include pop, blues, traditional, spiritual, show songs and timeless classics - all sung unaccompanied and in harmony.

The chorus has access to national singing coaches and trainers and build their expertise into our annual programme with special training evenings education days.

We also have fun, we love to sing together and we support each other to make Wednesday a great night of the week

We welcome you for an evening, a few weeks …..or a lifetime

Chorus News

Santa has come early ... with singing masks!
16 December 20
A great big thank you to the wonderful ladies of our sister chorus, SPINNAKER! Not only do they sing like angels, but the Spinnaker sewing bee wield a Read more...

Barbershopper of the Year 2020 - Andy Douglas
01 November 20
Andy Douglas is our Barbershopper of the Year for 2020. In the online poll Andy was the clear winner and deservedly scooped the award for the effort Read more...

Another trophy despite the lockdown!
15 April 20
Back at the beginning of March, Solent City were excited to win the Festival Trophy at the Isle of Wight Festival in the Barbershop Male Voice Choir c Read more...