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Canterbury cathedral's first girls' choir to make debut

23 January 2014 Last updated at 07:14 GMT

For nearly 1000 years the only voices heard singing in Canterbury Cathedral's choirs were male - but that will all change when the cathedral's first girls' choir makes its debut this weekend.

The girls were recruited from local schools and have been rehearsing for their big moment since November, as John Maguire reports.

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