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There are many photos, programmes, posters and other Lynden Spring Revue memorabilia in the Galleries and Scrapbook pages.

Bette Norton was the founder of the Lynden Spring Revue and was the choir's musical director until passing the baton to Roger Girard in 1992. Bette also sang in the choir and was president of the board of directors. She retired from singing and the board in 2006. Cathy Bryden has been the Lynden Spring Revue's producer since 1988.

The Lynden Spring Revue had a "prequel". In 1967 a show spearheaded by Bette Norton celebrated Canada's Centennial.

In 1970 the first Lynden show to be called a "revue" celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Lynden United Church. The show, produced by Bette Norton, was billed as "Good Old Days - a variety revue" and ran for 3 performances over 3 evenings. That year the choir featured 28 voices and called itself " The Lynden United Church Centennial Choir".

In 1972 the show began to broaden its focus beyond the church. "Spring Revue '72" featured the 33 member "Lynden Community Choir".

The shows were first presented in what is now the gymnasium in the Lynden United Church. More seating was needed so the performances moved to the main sanctuary of the church.

In recent years the choir has grown to 65 voices. A whole new stage had to be built to accommodate the swelling numbers. In 2010 the stage has been further expanded to make the band more visible.

The Lynden Spring Revue is self-sustaining through ticket sales and sponsorships.
In addition our volunteers build, design, paint, make costumes, give us sound and light, play in the band and much more. Many of these folks take time from their professional lives to give us life. To all of them - Thank You!

From any proceeds the Lynden Community Choir supports the community in two continuing projects:

  • The funding of the annual Bette Norton Music Participation Awards in 6 local schools. (see the winners)

  • A donation to Lynden United Church which, for all these years, has cheerfully let us use its facilities and welcomed our "joyful noise".