FOUR musical groups from Sale plan to show their talents in Brass and Voices, a concert at the Salvation Army Church in Ashton Lane, Sale.

Funds raised will go to the Mayor of Trafford, Councillor Judith Lloyd’s, charity fund in aid of the Stroke Association and Trafford Domestic Abuse Services.

The ladies from the Meadway Singers, whose numbers have increased this year, will entertain the audience with songs from West End musicals and popular films.

Recently they collaborated with Sale Male Voice choir in a Christian Aid concert at St Matthew's Church Hall.

So they are glad to meet again with members of Trafford’s only male voice choir. They, too, have increased their membership and their repertoire will include the rousing Fishermen of England, the Farmer’s Boy and the lovely Welsh Llanfair.

In contrast the rousing notes of Sale Brass will envelop the room. The band’s many recent concerts enabled them to independently raise the sum of £4,000 towards their expenses and charities.

They are currently practising for the national areas contest in Blackpool in February.

They will raise the roof with numbers such as the theme from Gladiator, the foot-tapping Hootenany II and Sugar Blues, a cornet solo.

The soft tones of girls aged 13 and over from the award-winning Meadway Youth Choir will be a popular item.

* Brass and Voices will take place at 7pm on Saturday February 4. For tickets, priced £8, telephone 0161 962 4591, 0161 969 6684 or 07773 665 414.