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Congratulations to Wayne Ellington and the Manchester Inspirational Voices gospel choir on winning The BBC Songs of Praise Gospel Choir of the Year 2016. The Celebration Choir's own Choir Director sang tenor in the choir.
Congratulation too to all the finalists including the Sheffield Community Choir lead by Janine Dyer. Several of the Sheffield Community Choir also sing with the Celebration Choir.
Be sure to watch the final on the BBC website.

September 2017
   
Sat 29th The Church in the Community Concert
The Huddersfield New Testament Church of God hosted the The Church in the Community Concert featuring the Celebration Choir.
 
Love Lifted Me Homeless Project Fund-raising Event
 
   
Sat 2nd Kingdom Waymakers in association with Life Builders Fund-raising Event
The choir travelled to Peterborough and headlined a fund-raising event.
 
Kingdom Waymakers in association with Life Builders Fund-raising Event
 
   
July 2017
   
Sat 29th Love Lifted Me Homeless Project Fund-raising Event
Over £500 was raised for a South Yorkshire homeless charity as the Celebration Choir brought gospel music to Rotherham at the Eastwood Methodist Church.
 
Love Lifted Me Homeless Project Fund-raising Event
 
   
Sat 22nd New Testament Church of God Leeds present Life4You
The Celebration Choir returned to Potternewton Park, Harehills Lane, Leeds this time to support the Leeds NTOG.
 
New Testament Church of God Leeds present Life4You
 
   
June 2017
   
Sat 10th Huddersfield Church of God Seventh Day Pentecost Service
The Choir returned minister at the annual Pentecost worshop service.
 
 
   
May 2017
   
Sat 27th All Nations Gospel Concert
The Celebration Choir took part in a wonderful evening of gospel music from around the world including India, Nigeria, the Caribbean and North America.
All Nations Gospel Concert, Beeston NTCOG, Leeds
 
   
Sat 13th Power & Praise Night, RCCG Stoke-on-Trent Living Water Parish
The Celebration Choir were invited to to minister in gospel song again at RCCG Living Water Parish in Stoke-on-Trent.
Power & Praise Night, RCCG Stoke-on-Trent Living Water Parish
 
   
April 2017
   
Thu 4th Faith and Culture Event, Leeds Civic Hall
The Celebration Choir were able to contribute with gospel music at the invitation of the Lord Mayor of Leeds to a Faith and Culture Event at Leeds Civic Hall.
 
 
   
Sat 29th An Evening of Praise and Worship, Carterknowle Seventh Day Adventist Church, Sheffield
The choir made it's first appearance at Carterknowle SDA Church in Sheffield.
 
Carterknowle Church An Evening of Praise and Worship
   
Sat 1st Dominion Mandate Conference, New Joy Church
The Celebration Choir brought plenty of gospel songs to the New Joy Church's 2nd Anniversary weekend.
 
Dominion Mandate Conference, New Joy Church
   
Sun 16th Sheffield COGOP Easter Sunday Gospel Concert
The Celebration Choir were again invited to the ever popular Easter Sunday Gospel COncert at Duke Street Christian Centre, Sheffield in aid of raising funds for SACHMA.
 
Sheffield COGOP Easter Sunday Gospel Concert
   
February 2017
   
Fri 31st Community Highlights Magazine 21st Anniversary Concert
Colin Williams & the Celebration Choir started the evening off at the Community Highlights Magazine 21st Anniversary at the Leeds West Indian Centre. Leeds Lord Mayor, Cllr. Gerry Harper, joined the choir on stage to close one of the songs.
 
Community Highlights Magazine 21st Anniversary Concert
   
   
February 2017
   
Sat 18th - Sun 19th The Manchester International Gospel Festival & Concert
The Celebration Choir teamed up with Songs of Praise 2017 Gospel Choir of the Year winners, The Manchester Inspirational Voices, alongside choirs from Sweden and France at Manchester's Royal Northern College of Music. The Celebration Choir also took the opportunity to sing 2 songs themselves, resulting in great appreciation and reviews.
The Manchester International Gospel Festival & Concert
 
December 2016
   
Sun 18th 5PM Carol Service
Leeds New Testament Church of God, Easterly Road, Leeds LS8 2TN.
The Celebration Choir returned to Leeds NTCOG and featured in a popular carol service.
 
   
Sun 11th 6PM Colin Williams & Celebration Choir at New Hope Christian Fellowship
New Hope Christian Fellowship, 660A Halifax Road, Bradford, BD6 2EA
The Celebration Choir always receives a great welcome from the New Hope Christian Fellowship family and this particular Sunday was no exception. The Choir brought gospel music and Christmas with our gospel infusions.
 
   
November 2016
   
Sat 5th Celebration Choir at Westgate Baptist Fundraiser
Westgate Baptist, Carlisle Road. Manningham. Bradford. BD8 8BX
The choir ministered again at Westgate Baptists after appreciation for earlier appearances. The Celebration Choir provided the main musical contribution to a successful fund-raiser.
An Evening of Inspiring Gospel Music
 
   
October 2016
   
Sat 29th
6.00 PM
An Evening of Inspiring Gospel Music
Bradford NTCOG, Necropolis Road, Lidget Green, Bradford BD7 2PU
The choir returned to one of the churches where it was first born- Bradford NTCOG, closing the night with uplifting gospel music.
An Evening of Inspiring Gospel Music
 
Sat 8th
6.00 PM
Beeston NTCOG Gospel Event
Beeston NTCOG, United Reform Church, Dewsbury Road Leeds LS11 5HR
The Celebration Choir appeared at Beeston New Testament Church of God for the first time. The choir ministered for around two hours and was warmly welcomed for bringing contemporary, old-skool and Caribbean gospel.
Colin Wiliams & The Celebration Choir at Beeston NTCOG
 
   
July 2016
   
Friday 29th
7.00 PM
RCCG Everlasting Father's Assembly, Leeds
15-17 Walter Street, Leeds LS4 2BB.
The Celebration Choir brought a lively Pentecostal gospel sound to the RCCG Everlasting Father's Assembly Church 10th Anniversary Celebration.
   
June 2016
   
Saturday 11th
7.00 PM
Church of God Seventh Day Pentecost Service
Fartown Methodist Church, Spaines Rd, Huddersfield HD2 2QD
The choir returned to the annual Church of God Seventh Day Pentecost afternoon Service bringing current and classic gospel music.
   
May 2016
   
Saturday 14th
7.00 PM
The Power of Praise (Praise & Power Jam) RCCG Living Water Parish, Stoke-on-Trent
Redemption Community Centre, Shelton Old Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 7RX.
The Celebration Choir travelled to Stoke-on-Trent as guests of RCCG Living Water Parish.
The Power of Praise Praise & Power Jam RCCG Living Water Parish, Stoke
   
December 2015
   
Sunday 19th
7.00 PM
Christmas Concert with the Celebration Choir At Harrogate Elim Church
Elim Harrogate, Park View, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
The Elim Church in Harrogate love gospel music at Christmas time and the Celebration Choir were able to bring it with a Christmas seasonal flavour.
 
   
Sunday 13th
6.00 PM
Celebration Choir at Gospel Christmas event at Hope Christian Fellowship
New Hope Christian Fellowship, 660A Halifax Road, BD6 2EA City of Bradford
Our good friends at New Hope Christian Fellowship hosted the choir again for a Christmas Gospel concert.
 
   
November 2015
   
Sunday 29th
3.00 PM
Celebration Choir at Woodward Court, Bradford
Woodward Court, Allerton, Bradford BD15 7YT
The Celebration Choir brought liked to bring uplifting gospel music to the local community, in this case at Woodward Court.
 
   
Saturday 21st
6.30 PM
Higher Ground Conference, Bradford
RCCG Chapel of His Glory, Nelson Street, Bradford
 
   
October 2015
   
Saturday 17th
7.00 PM
The Celebration Choir at the Teen Challenge Fund Raiser at Christ Temple of Worship, Leeds Christ Temple of Worship
20 Shannon St, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS9 8SS
The Celebration Choir broke new ground by ministering in gospel song at the Teen Challenge Fund Raiser at Christ Temple of Worship in Leeds.
 
Teen Challenge Fund Raiser at Christ Temple of Worship, Leeds
Christ Temple of Worship
   
Saturday 10th
evening
The Celebration Choir at the Westgate Baptist, Bradford Fundraiser
Westgate Baptist Church, Carlisle Rd, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD8 8BY
The choir returned to Westgate Baptist Church to assist in their fund-raising efforts by ministering in gospel song.
 
   
September 2015
   
Sunday 27th
6.00 PM
RCCG Chapel of Grace Event with Chevelle Franklin
Chapel of Grace, 355 Great Horton Road, Bradford. BD7 3BZ
The choir returned to RCCG Chapel of Grace to sing gospel music, this time with international gospel and reggae recording artist Chevelle Franklin.
 
Transformation Gospel Concert
   
Saturday 26th
6.45 PM
Transformation Gospel Concert
Liberty Church, Station Road, Rotherham S60 1JH
The Celebration Choir brought powerful gospel music to Rotherham. Reports received later included several people committing to the faith during the concert.
 
Transformation Gospel Concert
   
August 2015
   
Saturday 5th
4.00 PM
Light of the World Church, Thanksgiving and Praise Gospel Celebration
Light of the World Community Centre, Gaythorne Road, West Bowling, Bradford, BD5 7ES.
The Celebration Choir joined in the Light of the World Church's, annual Thanksgiving and Praise Gospel Celebration.
   
   
July 2015
   
Friday 24th
7.30 PM
Sweet Chariot: Thomas Rutling & The Road To Freedom
The Royal Hall, 32 Cheltenham Parade,Harrogate HG1 1DB. Geraldine Connor & Harrogate International Festivals
The Celebration Choir sang in the extraordinary beautiful surroundings of Harrogate Royal Hall during the production celebrating the life of Thomas Ruting of the pioneering Fisk Jubilee Singers. This was part of the famous Harrogate International jazz festival. See the Video page to watch the choir in action.
 
Sweet Chariot: Thomas Rutling & The Road To Freedom
   
Saturday 26th
3.00 PM
Birthday
Mary Seacole Centre, Little Horton, Bradford
The choir joined in birthday celebrations at Bradford's Mary Seacole Centre.
   
June 2015
   
Saturday 13th
7.30 PM
Church of God 7th Day Huddersfield
The Celebration Choir brought gospel music to the Church of God 7th Day concert in Huddersfield.
 
   
April 2015
   
Sunday 5th
Easter Sunday Celebration
Sheffield Duke Street
Duke Street Church of God of Prophecy always has a wonderful Easter program and the Celebration Choir were please to join in by singing at the Easter Sunday Gospel concert.
 
Easter Sunday Celebration
   
March 2015
   
Saturday 28th
4.00 PM
Judah! (Praise) Emmanuel Church
Glory Community Centre, 50 Nelson Street, Bradford.
 
Judah! (Praise) Emmanuel Church
   
Saturday 14th
5.30 PM
Fundraising Concert, Westgate Baptist Church
Westgate Baptist Church, Carlisle Road, Bradford BD8 8BY
The choir assisted our friends at Westgate Baptist Church by bringing gospel music to their fund-raising concert.
 
Fundraising Concert, Westgate Baptist Church
   
February 2015
   
Saturday 28th
6.00 PM
Praise Xtragavaganza, Chapel of Grace
355 Great Horton Road, Bradford BD7 3BZ
Gospel Music is always about bring praises to God, so the choir was happy to join in RCCG Chapel of Grace's Praise Xtragavaganza.
 
Praise Xtragavaganza, Chapel of GraceG
   
January 2015
   
Saturday 24th
6.00 PM
Home Going Service
Church of God of Prophecy, Victor Road, Bradford.
The choir brought gospel music to the Home Going Service of a dear friend at Victor Road COGOP.
 
   
2014
   
December 2014
   
Saturday 20th
 
150 Community Concert, Together in Praise
Bethel United Church, City Road, Sheffield.
The choir's second outing to Sheffield was for Bethel United Church's Together in Praise event.
   
Sunday 14th
 
New Hope Christmas Concert
New Hope Christian Fellowship, 660 Halifax Road, Bradford BD6 2EA.
The first Christmas event for the choir was with our friends at New Hope Christian Fellowship near Bradford.
   
November 2014
   
Saturday 25th
6.00 PM
Praise Worship
Leeds New Testament Church of God, Easterly Road, Leeds LS8 2TN
The choir made its third appearance at Leeds New Testament Church of God.
 
Praise Worship, Leeds NTCOG
   
Saturday 8th
7.30 PM
Cancer & Dementia Charity Night
Harold Club, Huddersfield Road, Low Moor, Bradford BD12 0UD.
The choir came to sing gospel music at a community dementia charity fund-raiser in Low Moor's Harold Club.
   
October 2014
   
Saturday 25th
 
Leeds NTCOG
Leeds New Testament Church of God, Easterly Road, Leeds LS8 2TN
The Celebration Choir returned to one of it's first venues to bring more gospel music.
   
September 2014
   
Saturday 27th
 
Sheffield New Life Millenium Church
New Testament Church of God, Johnson Street, Nursery lane, Sheffield S3 8GT.
The newly formed Celebration Choir were guests of the New Life Millenium Church in Sheffield.
   
Friday 5th
18.30 PM
Re-fuelled
Leeds New Testament Church of God, Easterly Road, Leeds LS8 2TN.
This was the third and, what was planned to be, final appearance of the Celebration Choir under Colin WIlliams. However such was demand to keep the choir's ministry going, the choir has continued to minister.
   
August 2014
   
Sunday 24th
7.30 PM
Leeds Caribbean Festival 2014
Potternewton Park & Chapeltown Road, Leeds.
The second event for the Celebration Choir was at Leeds's famous Caribbean Festival in 2014.
 
Leeds Caribbean Festival 2014
   
   
July 2014
   
Saturday 12th
17.30
Bradford NTCOG Gospel Concert
Bradford New Testament Church of God, Necropolis Road, Bradford BD7 2PU.
This was the Celebration Choir's first ever appearance. Originally the choir was set up to sing at just three events in Bradford and Leeds, this being the first.

 

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