Ongar Music Club presents "A Christmas Cracker"

Ongar Music Club presents "A Christmas Cracker"

Ongar Music Club

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Ongar Music Club is delighted to present this extra special festive fundraising entertainment.

Music of all sorts, and some festive verse too... some Celebrity surprise guests too... so expect some party pieces!

All this will be brought to you by a variety of exciting special guests who have given their performances in aid of Ongar Music Club. Monies raised from the performance will be invested back into the club’s ongoing commitment to promote great music and support young talent.

Your hosts for the evening will be Simeon Wood and Jane Webster... so warm up the mince pies and select your favourite tipple. We look forward to seeing you there!

Watch the show anytime you like, day or night, from Thursday December 16th.... till January 16th 2022!!! Just £5.00!!Do join in the fun... we all need some merriment right now.

A unique gift for friends or family... All the performers have given their video performances for free to help us... we are trying to raise funds for the Club's planned events in 2022.... we have only 4 days to go before the show is launched!!

There are some fabulous lucky ticket prizes... Gorgeous Hampers, Luxury Hotel Afternoon Tea etc... so even the chance of winning one of those is worth a fiver! Celebrity surprise guests will be popping in from stage, tv and the big screen too.. even a Knight of the Realm pops in to wish Ongar Music Club a personal Happy Christmas!... Flash Bang Wallop!!

Here are some of your performers, and links to follow to read more about them. A programme download will be sent to all ticket holders.

Jonathan Veira : Baritone. Cds and books available at

Simeon Wood : Multi Instrumentalist : Biog and Cds available at

Jamie MacDougall - Tenor :

Caroline Clipsham - Pianist :

Madeline Robinson : Soprano : Essex Young Musician of the Year  2021 : Full biog details

Lucinda Taylor : Harpist :

Paul Grunert : Actor and Singer : TV : Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Spooks, Death Defying Acts. Performed in West End Theatres, including The National Theatre, The Old Vic, Drury Lane, The Palladium, The Phoenix and The Adelphi.

Jane Webster : Soprano : Full biog details and recordings available at

Margaret Lion : Pianist : biog details Incorporated Society of Musicians Music Directory (

Tim Morgan : West End Actor and Singer, Tim’s credits include Sweeney Todd, The Sound of Music, The Lord of the Rings, Mary Poppins, Jesus Christ Super Star and Les Miserables Tim is currently appearing in The Phantom of the Opera as Monsieur Lefevre.

Roderick Elms and Joanna Smith: Piano Duo. Full biog for Roderick and Joanna, and details of all Roderick’s compositions, CDs and his new book “Ongar Music Club – A Personal History” available on

John Griffiths : Actor and Singer. Full biog and details of his new book available on

Andrew Robley : Singer :

Gay Soper : Actor and Singer :

Tom Carradine : Pianist and Singer :

Adam Borzone : Actor and Singer : Chairman of the British Music Hall Society.

Simon Wood : Studied at the Guildhall. A multi-instrumentalist and Conductor, Simon leads several Community Projects, most recently at the Kings Hall in Bergen, Norway. Simon is a Composer and also an accomplished Artist.

Nigel Hammond : Pianist :

Nova Skipp and Melody Moppett : Singer and Actor, with daughter Melody.

Duo Yalba Omar Gonzalez Grupo Yalba : Multi Instrumental Duo : www.yalba.ceII

I do hope you will join us, and help us to raise funds so we can continue to bring live entertainment back to Budworth Hall in Ongar again in 2022.

Remember, you can watch the show anytime you like, day or night, from Thursday December 16th.... till January 16th 2022!!! Just £5.00!!

Do join in the fun... we all need some merriment right now.

With all best wishes,

Jane Webster. Chairman, Ongar Music Club

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Ongar Music Club was founded in 1975 in the small market town of Ongar in Essex by a group of local music-enthusiasts, i...n 1984 founded the prestigious Essex Young Musician of the Year competition, under the generous patronage of John Lill CBE.
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