Enjoy the Sound of the Lea Singers Carolling in Support of the Trust’s 2021 Christmas Appeal

This season the Lea Singers are celebrating their 60th anniversary. The Singers rehearse weekly at St George’s School, Harpenden on Wednesday evenings, and give concerts in the town, in St Albans and surrounding villages, as well as singing at cathedral services around the UK. The 30-strong choir runs an interns scheme for local teenagers and raises funds for local charities, especially at Christmas.

This year their Christmas festivities started early, with carol-singing in September and filming in November for a digital advent calendar. The proceeds this year are going to The Harpenden Trust’s Christmas Appeal, which supports the work of the Care Fund, helping individuals and families in AL5.

For the price of a concert ticket, the Lea Singers will email out a ‘film-a-day’ from 1st to 25th December, with traditional audience carols and Christmas songs featuring soloists from the choir, including intern Jasmine Bending for ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’ and baritone Rupert Ainley in ‘Three Kings from Persian Lands Afar’.

This is a perfect gift for anyone unable to get out much, or for getting a daily dose of Christmas cheer! Find the MerriLea advent calendar digital trailer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmiQOhTPyNY.

Visit leasingers.co.uk/merrilea to buy your calendar.


Photo Credit: The Lea Singers/Annie Griggs.


11 November 2021

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