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Cathedral Carols with Wessex Consort 7 Dec 2017

Wessex Consort Choir

Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, Kingland Road, Poole, BH15 1UG, Dorset

Wessex Consort Choir13.05pm - Lighthouse
7.30pm - St Mary's Church, West Moors

Concert with twelve of the finest young professional singers conducted by Andrew King the celebrated early music tenor (ex Kings College, The Sixteen), create that unique English choral sound that has moved people in a special way for five centuries.

The festive programme covers the 500-year history of traditional carols for Advent, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and beyond with beautiful arrangements of favourites such as ‘O Little Town’ and ‘I Saw Three Ships’ as well as ‘The Oxen’ and ‘Why Is the Baby Crying?’ based on Wendy Cope’s poem. The choir will also perform an original carol by Graham ‘I Am the Cat Who Heard His Mother Singing’.

Tickets for the lunchtime concert are £8 and can be booked at lighthousepoole.co.uk link will open in new window, or on 01202 280000.

Tickets for the evening concert at St Mary’s Church are £8 on the door and include refreshments.