Bexhill concert in aid of Alzheimer’s Research and Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance

The Christchurch Singers are teaming up with the Hooe Silver Band to raise funds for for Alzheimers Research and Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance, at a seasonal concert at Christchurch Methodist Church, Bexhill.

The show starts at 6pm on Saturday, December 7, and offers plenty of uplifting songs and seasonal music, starting with ‘Glorious Night of Miracles’.

The 35-strong choir will then perform ‘Do You Hear What I Hear?’, ’It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year’, and ‘The First Noel/ Pachelbel’s Canon’, as well as ‘Calypso Lullaby’ (Mary’s Boy Child), ‘Silver Bells’, ‘Sleigh Ride’, ‘A Celtic Silent Night’, ‘It came upon a Midnight Clear’ and ‘O Come To Us, Emmanuel’.

The Hooe Silver Band will accompany the audience singing ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’, ‘Once in Royal David’s City’, ‘While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night’ and ‘Hark The Herald Angels Sing’. They also plan to play one of their own festive offerings.

Entrance is free and there will be a collection for the Alzheimers Research and Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance.

MC Barry Turnwell will introduce the programme, and the choir will be led by conductor and musical director Pat Reigh, accompanied by Elizabeth Bush, flautist Trudy Golding, and the Hooe Silver Band. The band’s conductor will be Hubert McCallum.

Christchurch Singers Secretary, Chris Cox says,
“Please do come early for a seat. Our concerts are very popular; where else could you hear a first class concert and have refreshments for free, and all in a warm and welcoming environment?”

Article courtesy of Hastings and St Leonard’s Observer 2/12/19