fill Highbridge church for choral society's festive concert
180 people filled St John's Church in Highbridge on Thursday night
(December 13th) for Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society's annual
The traditional event featured a programme of seasonal music
that quickly put the audience in a festive mood.
were delighted to have such a good turnout," said Musical
Director Ray Willis, pictured right with Rev Sharon Crossman.
had such a large audience that we were scrambling around to find
extra seats," he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
well as singing the Christmas Oratorio, the society's singers
sang a variety of traditional Christmas songs and carols with
plenty of audience participation throughout the evening.
children from St Andrew's School also gave a superb performance
of several popular festive songs.
of pounds is also expected to have been collected for Children's
Hospice South West during a collection at the end of the evening.
church was full to capacity for Thursday night's popular concert
Mike Mansfield represented the Town Council at the concert in
his role as Burnham and Highbridge's Second Deputy Mayor
Society's singers gave a super performance of festive music