Choir prepares for Christmas concerts

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MEMBERS of a community choir are tuning up their vocal chords to perform two Christmas concerts.

Stamford Bridge Singers will be getting into the festive spirit with their “Joy to the World” concert at The Bar Convent Chapel in York on 3 December.

Starting at 7.30pm, the first half will include anthems, carols and readings from this time of preparation. The second half will include carols, songs and readings for Christmas.

Their second concert, “Sing Noel”, will be held at Sutton on Derwent village hall from 7.30pm. It will feature a variety of light-hearted Christmas carols and songs, duets and piano music, together with festive readings.

Tickets for Joy to the World are £10 and must be booked in advance. They can be bought from The Bar Convent by calling (01904) 643238 or emailing reception@bar-convent.org.uk. Alternatively, visit their website www.bar-convent.org.uk.

Tickets for the Sing Noel concert are also £10 and can be bought from The Derwent Lions on (01904) 608524 or emailjohn.newlove@btinternet.com.