THE Rivertones Chorus, who are based in Taunton, will be competing in a national competition over the weekend of May 24 until May 26 in Bournemouth.

The British Association of Barbershop Singers holds its National Convention in May every year when choruses from all over the UK meet and compete.

The Rivertones currently have 48 members have been entertaining at events throughout Somerset and Devon for the last 35 years.

They are Somerset’s Premier male acapella chorus.

Mike Eastmond, member of The Rivertones, said: “We are really looking forward to it and very excited at the prospect.

“We rehearse every Thursday and the two songs we are singing have figured very prominently over the last six months.”

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