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June 9th, 2015 - Huddersfield Boys’ Choir Tour to Lancashire
Huddersfield Boys’ Choir Tour to Lancashire



The Huddersfield Boys’ Choir are back in Yorkshire after a fabulous tour to Lancashire. They stayed for three days during which they sang at St Mary & St Michael's Church, Garstang and Cartmel Priory as well as enjoying a fabulous activity day at Winmarleigh Hall.

The tour started with a concert at St Mary & St Michael's Church, Garstang. The boys sang a wide range of sacred and secular music with highlights including excerpts from Daniel Justin’s Messe du Grand Départ and Marco Frisina’s Anima Christi. They finished the concert with a few popular favourites including Drunken Sailor and Penny Lane all of which were well received by a substantial and very appreciative audience. Parish priest Fr. David Elder thanked the choir warmly for their singing.

On Saturday the boys took part in an action-packed day at PGL centre Winmarleigh Hall; activities included abseiling, climbing, a challenge course and the zip wire! That evening the boys joined some other groups for a campfire accompanied by songs and stories provided by the PGL staff. The boys took their turn and performed some of their concert repertoire to the other groups. The evening concluded with games and toasting marshmallows round the fire.

The final day of the tour began at St Mary & St Michael's Church where the boys sang Mass before heading to Cartmel Priory for Vespers. After enjoying a walk through Cartmel the boys headed to The Priory Church of St. Mary and St Michael, taking in the spectacular views both in and outside the Priory. After Vespers the boys used up their pocket money in the priory shop and the group headed home feeling truly enriched by the whole experience.



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