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Play, Sun 30 Jun 2019

Pop-Up Choir

Pop-Up Choir


Feel the magic of performing as a group at our pop-up choir, led by singing teacher Emma Sargison with accompaniment from MOBO award nominee Leroy Johnso.
Everyone is welcome at this relaxed event, where you’ll learn a collection of fun songs that will leave you feeling uplifted. Expect everything from Erasure to Americana, with some soul and jazz classics thrown in, too.
All you need is a willingness to listen and take direction – the emphasis is on the enjoyment of singing over creating a perfect arrangement.



Emma is Leeds born and bred. She’s a qualified musician and has worked as a Choir Director, Singer and Teacher in Leeds, London and Sydney.

Emma completed an MA project at Leeds Beckett University researching the musical and physical benefits of communal singing and will encourage you to develop your performance style, harmonise and have fun with other singers.



Leroy is a Yorkshire-born singer-songwriter who was nominated for Best Gospel Artist at the 2015 MOBO and Urban Music Awards. He has played for a diverse selection of artists, from Brian May to Gloria Gaynor, and teaches instrument and singing lessons at the John Smeaton Academy in Leeds.


Left Bank Choir is all about being inclusive, communal singing, voice yoga, developing harmonies and singing songs that make you feel good. Soul, folk, some jazz and lots of good vibes – come and sing in our beautiful space and make some new connections!

Left Bank Choir meet on Mondays 7:30-9pm (excluding bank holidays). Our friendly and informal choir has no auditions and you don’t need to be able to read music. To attend a Monday evening rehearsal, please just pop along or email for further details.

_All money raised through this event will support the development of Left Bank Leeds Charitable Trust, (charity no. 1146734)._

_Please note, we take photos at our events for marketing purposes. If you would prefer not to appear in our images, please speak to staff at the event, who will inform the photographer of your wishes._

Disabled toiletsOn-site light refreshments

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 30 Jun 2019 14:00 to 16:00


Please note that admission is by ticket.


Cardigan Road,



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Map reference: SE 281348  Lat: 53.80962 Long: -1.57444

By Car:

Take the A65 out of Leeds for one mile. At the junction with a viaduct above, turn right on to Caridgane Road. At the next set of lights carry straight on. The venue is found on the right hand side after the entrance to Harold Grove.

Public Transport

Travel by Bus

Local bus number 19 from Leeds city centre stops within a minute’s walk from the venue in either direction.

Buses 49, 50/50A and 56 stop within 10 minutes’ walk of the venue.

Travel by Train

Leeds Train Station is a 10 minute taxi ride away (20 minutes at peak times). The Harrogate line train between Leeds and Knaresborough stops at Burley Park station, which is a 5 minute walk away.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Burley Park station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments