See the amazing Aretha Franklin movie with your local gospel choir!
We present the long awaited part documentary, mostly concert movie that captures Franklin's performance at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles' Watts neighbourhood in January 1972.
Experience Aretha at the peak of her powers.
When and where: Thursday 22 August at 6pm, Penthouse Cinema, Ohiro Road, Brooklyn Wellington.
Be there on time as we will open the show with a couple of favourite gospel numbers.
Book your seats now
Tickets are $18. We'll also have a beaut raffle: tickets $2 each, or $5 for 3.
To pay online, please complete the two steps below. 

Amazing Grace poster

1  Pay online to Gale Force Gospel

Kiwibank account 38 9017 0802983 00. In the payment details please include: your name, number of seats and raffle tickets, and "Amazing Grace".


2 Send a follow-up email with your payment details

Email "Amazing Grace" to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, number of seats and raffle tickets. We'll send a confirmation email.
On the night we'll have your name at the door. You can also pick up your raffle tickets as you go in.

Cash sales will be available from our GFG table at the Penthouse on the night.


We appreciate your support

We are a community choir and this fundraiser helps us cover costs and keep singing. 
If this movie inspires you - check out our Join page and see when and where we rehearse and what to expect.  We are open to all comers and welcome new members.
This grand weekend features choirs from around the Wellington region, including Kāpiti Gospel Choir, Kāpiti Community Choir, WOSOSI, and Gale Force Gospel Choir.
Come as a choir member or as an individual singer - all welcome. There is a full programme from Friday 7pm to Sunday 3pm at only $45 per person.  
Choirs will get a chance to perform to each other, and to sing some massed numbers together. 
  • Accommodation available at the racecourse for Friday and Saturday nights
  • All the singing is in a large function room at the same venue
  • Live band and ceilidh on Saturday night