Felling Male Voice Choir held a Memorial Concert at Gateshead Town Hall to honour the well-loved conductor, Tom Mearis.
Guest of honour was the well-known Northern Bass, Owen Brannigan and Tom Mearis’ daughter, Joan, played piano.
£150 raised from the concert was shared between the Blackpool Festival and the North of England Tournament. Annual interest contributed to the Mearis Memorial Trophy at the Blackpool Festival. Won 6 times by Felling Male Voice Choir.