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December 31st, 2007 - BBC Songs of Praise
BBC Songs of Praise

2008 gets off to a dramatic start for the Diocese of Leeds music department! Sunday January 6th Sees 'Songs of Praise' broadcast from Leeds Cathedral on BBC 1 TV.

The hymns were specially chosen to fit with the theme of priceless gifts. The Cathedral will be full with 450 young singers from Catholic Schools in Bradford, Keighley and Huddersfield - who said (young) Catholics can't sing!


Also featured in the broadcast are the Bradford Youth Choir - auditioned voices from the over 1000 children who sing each week as part of the Diocese of Leeds singing program in Bradford and Keighley. The Youth Choir sing 'I am his child' which accurately reflects two of the most valued priceless gifts: those of childhood and that of music and singing.

The congregational items were conducted by Charismatic musician Gordon Stewart who brought out the very best from the young singers!

The program will be broadcast on BBC 1 TV on Sunday January 6th 2008 at 4.45pm. Information about the program can be found here on the BBC SoP website.

If you are outside the UK it might be possible to watch the program on the BBC's new Iplayer .
Drop us a line and let us know if you enjoyed it!


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Music Administrator
Leeds Cathedral
Great George Street
Leeds LS2 8BE

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