Sing Christmas 2008
Take part in the largest interactive celebration ever in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. YOU can join in at a venue near you, which is hosting the Sing Christmas broadcast live on BBC Radio Leicester.
SING CHRISTMAS is a community carol service with live music, well-known carols, special guests and a unique interactive element to experience, broadcast live on Thursday 18 December 2008 at 19.00 by BBC Radio Leicester.
Come and Sing Along
Sing along with the broadcast at a venue near YOU! Here's a list of all the venues taking part...
Your hosts for Sing Christmas are Sandra Herbert and Dave Andrews.
Musicians include the choir Scarlet, Salvation Army Band from South Wigston, local band Resonance and the winning school choirs in the Leicester Mercury 'Sing For Your School' competition.
The Christmas Thought will be given by the Dean of Leicester, The Very Reverend Vivienne Faull.
...All broadcast from the BBC Leicester Open Centre and the Everards Pub, The Barley Mow in Granby Street, Leicester.
Interested In Being a Venue?
If so, you can find out more and register your venue on the Sing Christmas website:
Or you can contact the organiser Jeff Bonser by calling 01858 440624 or emailing:
Here are free resources for you to use:
Sing Christmas 2007
Over 100 venues joined in with Sing Christmas last year. Here are just three of the many positive comments:
"Exciting. Atmosphere brilliant. The pub was jam packed." The Wheatsheaf, Oakham
"Lovely. Lots of smiley faces joining in. Thrilled to be part of something larger." Beech House Care Home, Market Harborough.
"We sang with gusto. Lovely atmosphere. People enjoyed it very much." Belgrave Hall Museum.
To see what happened last year, check out the photo gallery and listen to the broadcast of Sing Christmas 2007...
SING CHRISTMAS is organised by the Leicestershire Churches Media Trust (part of CHAD - registered charity no. 519033) in partnership with BBC Radio Leicester and Churches Together in Leicestershire.
last updated: 16/12/2008 at 15:44