Carol Singing December 2020

Tomorrow (Monday) is forecast to start wet but be dry by late afternoon, so carol singing in Hoole WILL go ahead as planned, meeting at 6.45pm. There is a car park at the junction of Pickering St and Walker St that is free after 6pm (before then its resident’s only). We will meet there. We’ve got a couple of choir member’s houses to sing outside of and lots of streets where hopefully people will hear us and be entertained. We’ve also been promised free chips if we sing outside the chip shop!!

Government Guidelines permits us to go carol singing as long as we continue to observe social distancing and do not socialise outside of the rules for our current tier rating. You can read more about that

Please let me know which of these sessions you can commit to. You are welcome to come to as many sessions as you can. I am happy for people to bring friends and family, and of course singers we've not seen for a while are also welcome to join us.

As ever, I am making no fixed charge but you are welcome to send donations. Details on the Money page on this website

Do make sure to wrap up warm, but be aware that these sessions will involve some walking too, which should help keep us warm. Advice for keeping warm outside can be found under the LIVE sessions page on this website

I will be leading sessions on the following dates and locations.

Fri 11 Dec; Newton (Brook Lane and Dickson's Drive)

        Meet on Dickson't Drive next to the park at 6.45pm

**Mon 14 Dec; Callin Court to Water Tower Gardens and Sealand Rd (Callin Court by invitaion)

        Park on Saddlery Way/Crane St. Meet at Callin Court entrance at 2pm (Callin Court is on Greyfriars at the Nun's Rd end)

Tue 15 Dec; Hoole (Canadian Ave area)

        Park on Canadian Ave and meet at junction with Panton Rd at 6.45pm

Sat 19 Dec; Boughton (Heath Lane and Becketts Lane)

        Meet at the junction of Heath Lane and Becketts Lane at 5.30pm

Mon 21 Dec: Hoole (Lightfoot St area)

        Park and meet at Pickering St/Walker St Car Park at 6.45pm

Tue 22 Dec: Newtown (St Anne St)

        Park at Car Park on St Anne St or Black Diamond Park and meet by car park entrance on St Anne St at 6.45pm

I have put together a list of 20 songs which we may or may not get through each time. These are a mix of traditional Carols, more modern Christmas songs and a few appropriate Hallelujahs and Glorias. They will mostly be sung in unison, apart 3 songs (see below). This is the full list;

A Starry Night

Away In A Manger

Carribean Hallelujah

Do You Hear What I Hear?

Gloria

God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

Good King Wenceslas

Hark The Herald

Jingle Bell Rock

Jingle Bells

Jubilate Deo

Let It Snow

O Little Town Of Bethlehem

Once In Royal David's City

Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree

Sans Day Carol

Silent Night

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Winter Wonderland

White Christmas

These three songs will be sung in 3 part harmony. I have put the sound file son Sound Cloud. Click the button here to hear them.

Sans Day Carol

White Christmas

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

NB This also now holds the parts for 'Vigil' too for Sunday 20 Dec in the arches

For the traditional carols, if you know them you are welcome to sing the David Wilcox harmonies

Click here for a PDF file of the word sheets for you to print off.

I will also have some copies to hand out if needed.

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