Joyful Noise presents:

The Yoruba Women Choir

Directed by Funmi Olawumi

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    Thu 25 July 2019

  • Doors open: 19:00

  • £25 | £20 con. | £10 Under 12s adv + cmsn*

  • Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, Islington, London, N1 2UN.

Entry Requirements: Under 16s accompanied by an adult

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The Yoruba Women Choir

Africa’s greatest The Yoruba Women Choir, directed by founder Funmi Olawumi, is one of the world’s greatest choirs. The soulful harmonies of the 10 singers and the infectious rhythms of their 6-piece band are combined to create an uplifting musical experience. Mixing secular and non-secular songs together they create joyful songs that lift your spirit and soothes your soul. The choir’s exquisite harmonies are as deep as the ocean and their performances have won many fans from all over the world.

Funmi Olawumi (Founder), Ayinke Martins, Mary Tade, Dupe Lawson, Joy Aigbetan, Nike Fagbuaro, Biola Dosumu, Kehinde Talabi, Victoria Anu, Kehinde Akande and Denise Adisa.

The Band are Niran Obasa (Keyboards), Segun Idowu (Guitar), Kayode Adeniran (Bass), John Bello (Drums), Wale Ogungbe (Talking Drum), and Ayo Balogun (Conga).

Estimated Times

All times are subject to change on the night

19:00 – Doors, Bar and Margins Cafe serving hot homemade food open

19:45 – The Yoruba Women Choir

22:30 – Curfew

Union Chapel Bar open after the show.

Margins Cafe

Margins Cafe will be serving delicious, hot, homemade food at this event. All profits support The Margins Project, which works with people who face homelessness and crisis and is based here at the Chapel.


You must also have a ticket for this event to eat at Margins Cafe.

The Cafe opens to all ticket holders when the chapel doors open, scheduled to be 19:00 for this show.

We’re also taking limited early dinner reservations at 18:30 for this event. Be quick it can fill up fast!

How to book early dinner reservations:

You can book for dinner when buying your ticket through our site.

If the option doesn’t appear then it means dinner is fully booked.

If you have already purchased your ticket for this show you can check availability and book for all dates here.

If there are no tables available it will say ‘We are sorry but this event has sold out.’

Information for people with a reservation:

You’ll get an email with full details shortly before the event, however, you just need to come to the black gate to the left of the main entrance, marked Early Dinner Reservations at 18:30 and show your reservation and gig ticket.

– Organic saffron chicken with plums, barberries, and lentils
– Porcini mushroom, sundried tomato, and spinach risotto
– Red onion and goat’s cheese quiche with salad
– Spinach and feta quiche with salad

*Ticket Information

Concessions: People over the age of 65, people in receipt of Job Seekers allowance / PIP / DLA payments / Students

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