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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

Feedback from Portchester WI singout
04 February 20
May I thank you and the lads for the marvellous selection of songs you performed for us on Thursday. I had comments like, ‘brilliant’, ‘the harm Read more...

Porchester Village WI Singout
09 January 20
A sparkling evening entertaining the ladies of the Portchester WI. A large and appreciative audience saw Solent City perform some 15 songs, including Read more...

Christmas Party 2019
20 December 19
Fantastic turnout for the Solent City Christmas Party at the Red Lion in Southwick, despite awful weather. We Jingle Bell rocked our way into the star Read more...

Bidbury Mead WI Sing out
20 December 19
To Bedhampton for our last Christmas sing out to St.Nicholas Church and the lovely ladies of the Bidbury Mead WI. No sign of fatigue as the boys Rode  Read more...